Corporate - Law Clerk
Dentons
Toronto ,CA
6d ago

Position Summary

We are seeking a Corporate Law Clerk to join the Corporate Group. The role requires a polished, confident and reliable individual who has the ability to manage multiple tasks and adapt to changing priorities.

The successful candidate will be organized, discreet, able to multitask and possess a high level of client-care with a confidential work approach.

There is an emphasis for this position on an ability to multi-task, excellent written and spoken English skills, attention to detail and a strong willingness to be an early adopter of new technologies.

Generally, the hours of work are 9 : 00 a.m. to 5 : 00 p.m., Monday to Friday. Due to the nature of the role, overtime and weekend work may be required to meet client needs.

The position also requires carrying and monitoring a Firm smartphone.

Responsibilities

  • Performs a variety of complex and routine legal duties under the supervision of the lawyers;
  • Prepares corporate documentation relating to incorporations, organizations, amendments, continuances, arrangements, amalgamations, dissolutions, mergers, acquisitions, financings, tax reorganizations, share and asset transactions and assists with stock option / share purchase programs;
  • Manages and maintains updated corporate database and corporate records;
  • Works with lawyers in all Dentons Canada offices to attend to OBCA and CBCA transactions, filing and registration equivalents;
  • Attends to the review and analysis of corporate minute book records and recommends the appropriate course of action to update records and rectify deficiencies, including drafting the required documentation;
  • Uses relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards;
  • Attends to general corporate work including government filings, extra-provincial registrations, amendments, renewals for corporations, partnerships and limited partnerships and attends to enquiries from within and outside of the firm;
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Requirements

  • A minimum of 7 years of experience relevant to the responsibilities set out above.
  • Thorough knowledge of legal procedures, statutes and regulations applicable to commercial and corporate law (experience with not for profit corporations and / or securities law is considered an asset);
  • Able to manage files from start to finish;
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with clients directly in a professional manner;
  • Able to multi-task and to meet deadlines under pressure;
  • Demonstrated initiative and able to work with minimal supervision;
  • Excellent organization skills, accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Flexible team player;
  • Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario Certification and membership an asset;
  • Proficiency with EnAct, Oncorp, DocuSign, eShares and Cyberbahn is an asset.
  • Qualified applicants should submit their cover letter and resume by email to :

    Dentons Canada LLP

    Email : resumes.toronto dentons.com

  • We thank all applicants who apply, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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