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    3+ years
    Intermediate
    Toronto, ON, Canada
    31780

Kareyn Gauthier

Senior Recruitment Consultant, Legal Support

(416) 807-6424

kgauthier@zsa.ca

Toronto 3 + years

Client is searching for a law clerk to join their Private Equity and REAL ESTATE team, the Law Clerk position is HYBRID.

 

The Law Clerk will work be an integral part of the Private Equity legal team, including company counsel, the corporate secretary and other law clerks. In addition to corporate responsibilities, the team is involved with securities and corporate governance matters for public companies. This position is part of a dynamic, fast-paced and growing business.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Managing corporate records, including maintenance of minute books and the corporate entity database
  • Preparing documents for formation and dissolution of entities
  • Filing annual returns filings in Canada and U.S. and drafting minutes/resolutions
  • Preparing organizational resolutions, bylaws, LLC operating agreements and other constating documents
  • Drafting resolutions, agreements and other documents required in connection with flows of funds, including loans, capital contributions, dividends, returns of capital and distributions; transfers of interests; changes to director and officer slates; special approvals; and maintaining organization charts
  • Liaise with internal legal counsel and outside counsel and other internal functional groups
  • Preparing officer certificates and notarial certificates
  • Assist with know your customer (“KYC”) requests from financial institutions, including preparing AML certifications/letters
  • Assist treasury team with bank account openings
  • Performing various corporate searches and corporate on-line registrations
  • Maintaining entity lists and organizational structure charts and co-ordinating quarterly with various business groups and operating companies for updates
  • Manage Diligent entities database and CSC portal

 

Requirements:

  • Diploma from a recognized Ontario Law Clerk program certified with The Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario (or qualifying legal experience with an outstanding performance record)
  • 3-8 years of experience as a corporate law clerk. Experience in a law firm or in-house legal department of large public company an asset
  • Comfortable with SEDI, SEDAR, EDGAR and TSX filings
  • Familiar with various Canadian and provincial corporate registry on-line and paper filings and searches and U.S. Secretary of State business entity searches and filings
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Professionalism and ability to take accountability for providing timely and accurate responses to inquiries from internal and external stakeholders
  • Able to work well under pressure, to manage multiple tasks and take ownership in supporting the team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as in a group alongside all levels and departments of the organization
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and organizational skills
  • MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, iManage and corporate legal records software/database

 

 

For more information or to submit your resume to kgauthier@zsa.ca reference #31780

 

Tagged as : In-House, Permanent
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