Job Senior Corporate Legal Assistant in Toronto

Senior Corporate Legal Assistant

Job description
Mier Recruitment is hiring!

Our client in Toronto is actively looking for Senior Corporate Legal Assistant to join their team.

Title: Senior Corporate Legal Assistant
Location: Toronto, ON
Job Type: Full Time- Permanent
Salary: $90,000-$95,000

Our client looking for an experienced Senior Corporate Legal Assistant who will contribute to the overall excellent level of service provided to our clients by performing a variety of legal duties. The successful candidate will possess excellent organizational talent along with strong time management skills. This is a good position if you are a self-starter, have excellent oral and written communication and are a team player.

  • Prepare and file articles and corporate documentation relating to simple/complex incorporations, organizations, amendments, continuances to/from other jurisdictions, short and long form amalgamations, dissolutions under the governed by the Business Corporations Act (Ontario), Canada Business Corporations Act, Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act and the Corporations Act (Ontario)
  • Produce routine minute book documentation (i.e. annual meeting materials, changes in directors/officers/registered office, dividends, share provisions, etc.) and make necessary filings
  • Compose and file business name, partnership and limited partnership registrations as required by provincial legislation
  • Draft and file extra-provincial and territorial registrations, amendments and annual returns on behalf of corporations, partnerships and limited partnerships as required by the various provinces and territories
  • Prepare and file annual returns, Forms 1 and 2 as required by the Corporations Information Act (Ontario)
  • Provide assistance during and/or subsequent to completion of a transaction, as may be required
  • Review, analyze and summarize basic/complex minute books and corporate records and recommend a course of action to rectify any deficiencies and draft necessary documentation
  • Conduct preliminary searches for name availability, obtain NUANS, document list, corporate profile report and determine currency of information
  • Obtain Certificates of Status/Compliance
  • Accountable for all work assigned
  • Take initiative
  • Confidential
  • Minimum of five (8) years' experience gained as a Corporate Law Clerk
  • Successful completion of a post-secondary Law Clerk program
  • Completion of the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario Certification
  • Membership in good standing with Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario
  • Flexibility to work outside regular business hours when required and/or necessary
  • Thorough knowledge, understanding and ability to apply working knowledge of the relevant corporate statutes
  • Microsoft 365 Suite of Applications, CorpLink, Cyberbahn and Adobe Acrobat
  • Willingness to accept additional responsibilities as required
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Good judgment and decision making skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Organized
  • Resourceful
  • Detailed
Why You Should Apply:
  • Opportunities for growth and on the job training and development
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • We pride ourselves on being a mid-sized firm with a family feel
  • Active involvement in our community with opportunities to volunteer
  • Mentor program
  • Wellness programs
If you meet the above qualifications, please submit your resume.
Please note that while we appreciate all applications, only those being considered will be contacted.

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Job Senior Corporate Legal Assistant in Toronto

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