Corporate Law Clerk/Legal Assistant

Full Time
Posted 3 months ago

We are currently looking for a full time Law Clerk/Legal Assistant in the area of corporate-commercial-commercial law. Successful candidate will be enthusiastic, eager and thrive in a fast paced and youthful environment. 

Essential Functions:

Responsible for clerical, administrative and general office duties, including:

  • opening files, filing, arranging meetings, managing calendars
  • coordinating and monitoring administrative tasks to ensure completion of work accurately and in a timely manner
  • liaising with clients to obtain information and instructions
  • liaising professionally with clients, other law firms and support staff
  • completing a substantial portion of all files in a variety of areas of law
  • drafting and completing corporate documents such as Articles of Incorporation, Dissolution, Amalgamation, Amendment, Continuance, Revival; preparing by-laws, organizational resolutions, ledgers and minute books
  • drafting commercial closing documents for business purchase and sales
  • coordinating the purchase and sale of businesses and assisting lawyers in transaction; client communication and communication with opposing counsel
  • managing all procedural and administrative tasks
  • performing independently residential real estate transactions and financing transactions completely, including reporting
  • recording your time dockets and preparing accounts

Qualifications and Skills

  • Legal Assistant diploma/Law Clerk diploma
  • Member, Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario – Associate level
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience
  • 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 Fastcompany and Will builder
  • Knowledge of PracticePanther, Clio or Amicus Attorney file management systems
  • Knowledge of citrix conveyancer and Teraview

Salary commensurate with experience ($45,000 +).

Please forward Cover Letter and Resume to reception@kalfalaw.com


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