Paralegal, Business Law (Securities)

September 13 2021
Industries Legal
Categories Banking, Financial, Commercial, Corporate, Business, Generalist, Legal, Paralegal, Security, Protective Services, Defence
Montreal, QC • Remote


The successful candidate will provide independent professional support in connection with continuous disclosure and insider filings for Canadian public companies. The position requires a strong working knowledge of Canadian continuous disclosure requirements, including proficiency in preparing required continuous disclosure documents.


  • Providing independent professional support services in connection with Canadian reporting issuer continuous disclosure obligations.
  • Assisting with the implementation of a new continuous disclosure service offering for public company clients.
  • Reviewing and assessing potential technology solutions to assist with the preparation and filing of continuous disclosure documents.
  • Preparing, drafting and/or overseeing completion of some or all of the following documents
    • Management Proxy Materials.
    • Annual Information Forms.
    • Management's Discussion & Analysis (MD&A).
    • Press releases and material change reports.
    • Other continuous disclosure, insider and TSX/TSXV filings.
    • Other documents supplemental to or in support of those above

Additional duties and responsibilities include some or all of the following:

  • Completing or overseeing completion of SEDAR/SEDI/TSX Securefile filings, as appropriate.
  • Coordinating pre-clearance and dissemination of press releases.
  • Assisting external clients, lawyers and law students and providing direction and support to external clients, lawyers and law students with respect to various continuous disclosure matters.
  • Preparing checklists and precedents.
  • Keeping current on changes in legislation and government policy and informs others as appropriate.
  • Ensuring quality and accuracy of work, and ensuring work is completed within reasonable time frames.
  • Entering time charges on a timely basis using prescribed firm and departmental procedures.


  • Post-secondary education in Paralegal studies preferred
  • 10 years of relevant experience in securities law
  • Capacity to occasionally accommodate a flexible schedule
  • Capacity to manage many files simultaneously, work well under pressure and exercise initiative
  • Excellent analytical skills, good judgment, organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • Superior written and verbal communication

This position is work from home eligible, however duties for this position must be performed during Mountain/Pacific Standard Time.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume to:

E-mail :

McCarthy Tétrault is an equal opportunity employer that fosters an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment. We thank all applicants for their interest in McCarthy Tétrault; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted. We regret that we are unable to respond to individual inquiries about application status.

Please note that, applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment from McCarthy Tétrault will be required to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada as a condition of employment and to maintain their status as fully vaccinated as a condition of continued employment. McCarthy Tétrault will consider individual requests for accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to health or other grounds.

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