Associate Lawyer

Posted 3 weeks ago

Kalfa Law is a boutique corporate-commercial and tax law firm, with two locations across the GTA.

We are currently looking for an associate lawyer in the area of corporate-commercial or tax law. Successful candidate will be enthusiastic, eager and thrive in a fast paced and youthful environment and will have 1-3 years experience in either corporate-commercial law or tax litigation. 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 and tax matters
• Handle commercial closings or provide support to senior lawyers in respect of closings; draft closing documents; draft APA, SPA’s
• Incorporate corporations; prepare shareholders agreements; loan agreements; reorganizations; tax planning; commercial leasing
• Prepare pleadings, motions, and other litigation material
• Attend hearings, EFD and trials
• Prepare a variety of tax submissions
• Meet with clients re signing various documents
• Research matters; prepare research memorandum
• Other routine tax and corporate matters
• Time docket
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.
• 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 ($75,000 + commission)

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

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