Law Clerk - Corporate, Ajax

Last update 2024-06-15
Expires 2024-07-15
ID #2163805203
Law Clerk - Corporate, Ajax
Canada, Ontario, Ajax,
Modified May 22, 2024


Lawson Clark & Oldman is one of Durham Region’s oldest and well-respected law firms. We are seeking an experienced Corporate Law Clerk (minimum 2-5 years experience) to join our firm. The successful candidate will assist with all aspects of corporate and commercial files and must have the ability to manage corporate and commercial closings from beginning to end. The full-time, permanent position is based in Ajax. The candidate must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team. The candidate must also be detail-oriented and proactive with excellent time management skills. This position is best suited to qualified individuals who have excellent client service skills, are friendly and professional and are not shy about communicating with lawyers or clients directly. In addition, your refined organizational skills and outstanding ability to multi-task will ensure success in this role. This position would be the ideal opportunity for a corporate clerk with a professional work ethic seeking to work in a rewarding and fast-paced environment. We pride ourselves on having a culture that emphasizes collaboration, open communication, continuous learning, humility and integrity. Duties and Responsibilities: Drafts all letters and emails to clients, accountants etc. Orders and reviews preliminary and full NUANS reports Prepares corporate documents for corporate financings Prepares annual resolutions/minutes of meetings for corporations Prepares resolutions for dividends, bonuses and special resolutions Organizes new corporations and completes all registers in minute book Files business name registrations and renewals Completes and files Form 1 with Ministry when changes of registered office, directors or officers Prepares annual returns Prepares Articles of Incorporation, Articles of Amendment, Continuance, Amalgamation, Dissolution Drafts asset purchase/sale documents, share purchase/sale agreements and all related documents including Closing Agendas Orders all corporate searches, including Certificate of Status, Corporate Profiles, PPSA searches and prepares PPSA registrations and filing of same Communicating with clients and initiating follow-up as required Managing transactions while tracking while communicating effectively and in a professional and timely manner with clients, lawyers and other parties in order to adhering to transaction deadlines Preparation of disbursement statements and draft accounts; We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package commensurate with experience. Requirements: Minimum 2-5 years’ experience working as a corporate law clerk at a large or boutique law firm Law Clerk Diploma from an accredited Ontario college Knowledge of procedures of incorporation and organization of companies and partnerships Knowledge of the Business Corporations Act (Ontario), Canada Business Corporations Act, Limited Partnerships Act (Ontario) and Corporations Information Act Experience with minute books review and rectification of deficiencies Self-starter, highly organized and exceptional attention to detail Professional and able to work independently and juggle competing priorities in a fast-paced environment Strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook Knowledge of corporate entity data management systems is an asset. Job Types: Full-time, Permanent Additional pay: Bonus pay Benefits: Company events Dental care Extended health care On-site parking Paid time off APPLICAION:· Please email applications to Applications must include:· Resume· Cover Letter explaining your interest in the position· Salary expectations Commensurate compensation and benefits package in addition to chances for advancement for the ideal candidate. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Law clerk - corporate

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