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    5+ years
    Intermediate/Senior
    Toronto, ON, Canada
    31787

Kareyn Gauthier

Senior Recruitment Consultant, Legal Support

(416) 807-6424

kgauthier@zsa.ca

Mississauga – 5 + Years

Our client, a leading industrial gas and engineering company, is looking to add a Paralegal/Law Clerk to their team.

Assist in-house counsel as they work with business divisions in negotiating contracts, sending communications, coordinating schedules with key individuals, maintaining paper and/or electronic records and other various aspects of supporting the corporation’s function.

Key Accountabilities

  • Maintaining calendars and coordinating conference calls and recurring meetings
  • Open and maintain organized paper and electronic files in accordance with Records Retention policies
  • Work with counsel and the business to revise contracts being negotiated
  • Review standard documents to see / note changes and review with counsel
  • Prepare standard Non-Disclosure Agreements, Amending Agreements and other standard documents
  • Guide finalized contracts through the signature process and maintain Official Document records
  • Draft correspondence after consultation with counsel
  • Communicate with external counsel to arrange for consultations on various matters
  • Conduct legal research
  • Assist with Law Department budget
  • Track progress of litigation matters for reporting on status
  • Stay up-to-date with continuing professional development programs of potential interest to counsel, track CPD hours completed and update Law Society account accordingly
  • Prepare and distribute slide presentations for quarterly meetings and periodic training

 

Required Qualifications

Education

  • Post-secondary education Certificate/Diploma in a Law Clerk/Paralegal program

 

Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience with a law firm or in-house counsel

 

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Able to handle and prioritize a high volume of matters simultaneously
  • Able to efficiently communicate, write, edit, research, analyze, negotiate and problem solve
  • Possess confidence, flexibility, diplomacy and good interpersonal skills
  • Detail-oriented and able to proofread for spelling, grammar and formatting irregularities in documents
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs – Word, Excel, Powerpoint, OneDrive
  • Proficient in use of Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Proficient in use of WorkShare Compare

 

For more information or to submit your resume please send an email to kgauthier@zsa.ca. Reference #31787

Tagged as : In-House, Permanent, Senior
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