Associate Lawyer – Business Law, Corporate-Commercial Law

Posted 3 weeks ago

We are currently looking for an associate lawyer in the area of corporate-commercial or business law. Successful candidate will be enthusiastic, eager and thrive in a fast paced and youthful environment and will have 1-3 years experience in corporate-commercial law with a focus on buy-sell asset-share business transactions. Candidate must possess excellent organizational skills, writing skills and verbal skills; must be a self motivated and enthusiastic.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist and support senior counsel in corporate-commercial matters
  • Handle commercial closings or provide support to senior lawyers in respect of closings; draft purchase agreements, closing documents
  • Incorporate corporations; prepare shareholders agreements; loan agreements; reorganizations; commercial leasing
  • Shareholder disputes and resolutions
  • General contracts
  • Tax planning and structuring; section 85 and 86’s
  • Research matters; prepare research memorandum
  • Other routine corporate matters

Qualifications and Skills

  • Member of Ontario Bar, in good standing
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in the above noted practice areas
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer: Word, WordPerfect, Excel, Outlook, Teraview, legal research software
  • Able to multi-task and deal with significant workload
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to work well under pressure
  • Able to work with minimal supervision as well as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrates discretion and professionalism when handling confidential information and sensitive issues
  • Experience in and/or exposure to tax law would be an asset.

Bonus

  • Knowledge of Do Process corporate software and Will builder
  • Knowledge of PracticePanther, Clio or Amicus Attorney file management systems
  • Knowledge of citrix conveyancer and Teraview

Salary commensurate with experience ($85,000+, + commission)

Great opportunity for energetic lawyer looking for a dynamic work environment with room for advancement. Please send cover letter + CV to reception@kalfalaw.com

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