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Corporate Paralegal (12 Month Contract)

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    5 years
    Toronto, ON, Canada
    30963

Kareyn Gauthier

Senior Recruitment Consultant, Legal Support

(416) 807-6424

kgauthier@zsa.ca

5 yrs | Toronto

Corporate Paralegal (12 Month Contract)

Based at the Toronto Regional Corporate Office, this position reports to the Senior Vice President, General Counsel, North & Central America, providing support in the management of corporate entities in the North & Central America Region. The Corporate Paralegal’s responsibilities and essential job duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Maintenance and updating of corporate minute books, annual resolutions and filings, as well as list of authorized signatories for all legal entities
  • Manage state, extra-provincial and liquor/health permit filings and perform other duties such as incorporations and organizations, amendments, amalgamations, continuances, revivals, dissolutions and extra-provincial registrations
  • Drafting powers of attorney, resolutions or other documentation as may be required to support transactions.
  • Organize subsidiary board meetings including preparation of notices, agendas and all meeting materials; attend subsidiary board meetings and record, prepare, circulate and finalize meeting minutes
  • Diarize key dates in legal and compliance calendars
  • Maintain corporate organizational and owner-operator-employer charts
  • Maintain minute book, corporate seal, liquor license, business names and windup lists
  • Maintain online secretarial system
  • Responding to inquiries and communicating and interacting with internal and external contacts
  • Maintaining confidentiality of all matters occurring in the Law Department
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or equivalent 5 years paralegal experience with demonstrated knowledge of paralegal concepts, procedures and practices
  • Member of the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interact across all levels of the organization
  • Must be a self-starter and have the ability to work proficiently with limited supervision and a flexible schedule
  • Strong organizational, analytical and multi-tasking abilities
  • Ability to manage time effectively to work in a high volume/tight deadline environment with shifting priorities
  • Attention to detail is essential
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, Outlook and standard office technology and equipment
  • Previous experience supporting in an in-house environment (preferred)

 

Must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

For more information or to submit your CV to Kareyn Gauthier @ kgauthier@zsa.ca quoting reference #30963

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