Corporate Law Clerk


Value & Profile

Our Business Law Group is currently looking for a full-time Corporate Law Clerk.

Scope & Responsibilities

The ideal candidate will be a positive professional who can assist our lawyers with the utmost attention to detail. She/he will be proactive, creative and always exploring ways to improve efficiencies and meet the needs of clients, while maintaining professionalism at all times.

Skills & Qualifications Required

The ideal individual will have 3+ years’ experience in the area of Corporate/Commercial Law.  The successful candidate will be responsible for managing ongoing corporate maintenance under Ontario and Federal legislation, annual minutes, due diligence, corporate reviews, searches, filings and registrations for corporate clients, assistance with asset and share transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, tax reorganizations, financings, closing reports, agendas and record books.  The candidate will have substantive experience drafting complex share provisions, incorporations, extra-provincial registrations, limited partnerships, amendments, amalgamations, dissolutions, and continuances. Experience with not-for-profit corporations is considered an asset. The candidate will have the ability to multi-task, follow instructions with minimal supervision and take the initiative when required.  The candidate will also possess working knowledge of Emergent, Cyberbahn, Prolaw, Microsoft Word, Excel, and be familiar with electronic data and filing procedures. Experience with drafting, editing and formatting documents is expected.
 
Your qualifications should include experience working in a fast paced practice with strong interpersonal skills and the ability manage priorities to ensure all deadlines are met. 
 
Salary to be negotiated corresponding with the successful candidates experience. 
 
Our Firm’s success is built on the unique skills, perspectives, experiences and values of each individual. We encourage a corporate culture that respects and celebrates the dignity, value and diversity of all. The Firm is committed to fair and accessible employment practices and has created policies and procedures to meet the requirements under the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Human Rights Code. If you require accommodation in the application/interview process, please advise Dawn Power by contacting her at dpower@rossmcbride.com or by telephone at 905-667-6409. Where an accommodation is requested, Ross & McBride LLP will consult with the applicant and provide or arrange for suitable accommodation.
Please submit the following in confidence to Dr. Dawn Power, by email only at dpower@rossmcbride.com
 
1.         Cover letter 
2.         C.V. 

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.