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Corporate paralegal

February 13 2018
Industries Recruitment, Employment services
Categories Legal, Paralegal, Commercial - Corporate - Business
Montreal, QC

Lune Rouge is a Montreal-based company that develops projects and makes investments, with the guiding principle of contributing to innovation, creativity and entrepreneurial spirit, mainly in the areas of technology, entertainment and real estate as well as initiatives with a positive social and ecological impact.

Lune Rouge is currently seeking a corporate paralegal who, under the supervision of the Head of Legal Affairs, will assume the following responsibilities:

Corporate affairs

  • Incorporate affiliates and make out-of-province registrations;
  • Update books and records;
  • Draft annual reports and declarations;
  • Participate in the follow-up of the agendas of board and committee meetings;
  • Assist in the preparation of board and committee meetings;
  • Provide support to business units to complete various forms;
  • Provide support to the legal team in carrying out various mandates.

Transactions and operations

  • Assist the legal team in the execution of transactions, such as the closing of private placements, acquisition or financing;
  • Draft resolutions and corporate documents related to various transactions of corporations and trusts, including organizational documents, mergers, liquidation and dissolution;
  • Conduct research on the Enterprise Registrar, Corporations Canada and various government registries;
  • Conduct corporate review of minutes of proceeding and produce audit reports.

Internal organization

  • Participate in the standardization of legal documents and the establishment of a bank of corporate precedents;
  • Update the document management system;
  • Update the various corporate monitoring tools;
  • Perform the translation of various corporate and contractual documents.

Profile required

  • Good writing skills;
  • Ability to understand, discern and analyze critical issues;
  • Ability to set priorities and ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Organized, proactive and rigorous;
  • Great ability to work in a team and under pressure.

Job requirements

  • DEC in paralegal services or relevant experience;
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a paralegal in a law firm;
  • Knowledge of the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Business Corporations Act (Quebec), the Act respecting the legal publicity of enterprises and trusts governed by the Civil Code of Québec;
  • Experience in corporate law;
  • Proficiency in French and English, both oral and written;
  • Excellent knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite.

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