Law Clerk – Corporate Commercial | Toronto ON

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • Posted 7 months ago

Law Clerk – Corporate Commercial | Toronto ON

In this position of Corporate Law Clerk you will contribute to the overall excellent level of service provided to clients by performing a variety of legal duties. The successful candidate will possess excellent organizational talent along with strong time management skills.

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and file articles and corporate documentation relating to simple/complex incorporations, organizations, amendments, continuances to/from other jurisdictions, short and long form amalgamations, dissolutions under the governed by the Business Corporations Act (Ontario), Canada
  • Business Corporations Act, Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act and the Corporations Act (Ontario)
  • Produce routine minute book documentation (i.e. annual meeting materials, changes in directors/officers/registered office, dividends, share provisions, etc.) and make necessary filings
  • Compose and file business name, partnership and limited partnership registrations as required by provincial legislation
  • Draft and file extra-provincial and territorial registrations, amendments and annual returns on behalf of corporations, partnerships and limited partnerships as required by the various provinces and territories
  • Prepare and file annual returns, Forms 1 and 2 as required by the Corporations Information Act (Ontario)
  • Provide assistance during and/or subsequent to completion of a transaction, as may be required
  • Review, analyze and summarize basic/complex minute books and corporate records and recommend a course of action to rectify any deficiencies and draft necessary documentation
  • Conduct preliminary searches for name availability, obtain NUANS, document list, corporate profile report and determine currency of information
  • Obtain Certificates of Status/Compliance
  • Accountable for all work assigned
  • Take initiative
  • Confidential

Core Skills & Requirements:

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience gained as a Corporate Law Clerk
  • Successful completion of a post-secondary Law Clerk program
  • Completion of the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario Certification
  • Membership in good standing with Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario
  • Flexibility to work outside regular business hours when required and/or necessary
  • Thorough knowledge, understanding and ability to apply working knowledge of the relevant corporate statutes
  • Microsoft 365 Suite of Applications, CorpLink, Cyberbahn and Adobe Acrobat
  • Willingness to accept additional responsibilities as required
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Good judgment and decision making skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Organized, resourceful, and detailed

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