Urban Recruitment

Corporate Paralegal

(5+ years of experience)

Posted: Tuesday November 10th, 2020
Closing Date: Friday December 18th, 2020
Salary Range: Competitive

Our client is a international law firm who are looking to welcome an exceptional Corporate Paralegal to their esteemed group of professional paralegals in their Vancouver office.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing corporate legal documents such as articles of incorporation, amalgamations, amendments, dissolutions, by laws, share provisions, resolutions, share certificates, registrations and corporate records
  • Reviewing, analyzing, summarizing, updating and maintaining basic to complex minute books and corporate records including electronic records database (ALF)
  • Performing due diligence of minute books identifying deficiencies and material matters, prepares report recommending manner of rectifying deficiencies; prepares any necessary documents required to comply with governing statutes and rectifying any deficiencies
  • Registering, renewing, and canceling business names and partnerships; gathering information; preparing and filing documents and reports accordingly
  • Preparing documents with and without firm precedents according to instructions and information provided by the legal professional and information gathered through own research (examples include resolutions, minutes, and correspondence)
  • Reviewing documents prepared by legal professionals for general compliance with the related legislation
  • Researches, prepares and revises precedents and technical procedures checklist to ensure compliance with current legislation
  • Organizes small transactions and attends closings to oversee the execution of documents
  • Performs other related duties as may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications:

  • Paralegal Diploma/Certificate plus minimum 5 years’ experience as a Corporate Services Paralegal or an equivalent combination of training, education, and experience
  • Eligible for membership in the British Columbia Paralegal Association
  • Thorough understanding of the BC Business Corporations Act, Canada Business Corporations Act, and other relevant legislation, legal terminology, forms and documents related to corporations, partnerships, joint ventures, not for profits, etc.
  • Knowledge of legal procedures and practices involved in drafting, processing and filing a variety of legal documents
  • High technology proficiency including advanced MS Word, Excel, Internet, Corporate Records software and other relevant programs
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work and manage multiple tasks ensuring deadlines are met
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently and exercise judgement
  • Willingness to learn and accept challenges with dedication to providing quality services

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, please send your email to shona@urbanlegal.ca

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We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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