Paralegal, Business Law

November 4 2021
Industries Legal
Categories Commercial, Corporate, Business, Generalist, Legal, Paralegal
Montreal, QC

DESCRIPTION

At McCarthy Tétrault, we offer challenging and rewarding career opportunities and are delighted to have been selected in 2021 as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for the ninth consecutive year. Our culture is built on professional excellence, collaboration, innovation, thought leadership and entrepreneurialism. We embrace inclusion in all its forms and we provide the tools and opportunities to help our people develop to their full potential.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Leading transactional matters in the context of mergers and acquisitions and corporate reorganizations (organization, drafting and follow-up).
  • Preparing and drafting documents such as annual resolutions, minutes of meetings, various resolutions, annual returns/declarations, incorporations and organizations, amalgamation documentation, as well as continuance (importation/exportation), dissolution, revival documentation and closing agendas.
  • Updating the minute books under your responsibility.
  • Performing minute book reviews in the context of a due diligence, drafting the corporate review reports and drafting the corrective resolutions.
  • Coaching and being involved in the training of paralegals from junior and intermediate levels.
  • Interacting with clients and lawyers when the circumstances require it.
  • Assisting paralegal from other departments, as required.
  • Performing any other tasks associated with this position.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • College diploma in paralegal studies or law degree.
  • A minimum of eight years of relevant experience in corporate law.
  • Capacity to manage many files simultaneously and work well under pressure.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Detail and solution oriented, ability to meet deadlines and take initiative.
  • Exercise judgment and make decisions.
  • Strong team work skills and ability to interact with support staff and specialists at all levels.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both French and English.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume to:

E-mail : paraprofessionalrecruit@mccarthy.ca

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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