Clark Wilson LLP

  • Vancouver, BC, Canada

4 job(s) at Clark Wilson LLP

Clark Wilson LLP Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Dec 13, 2020
Full time
GROW WITH US AND BE YOUR BEST     Clark Wilson LLP is seeking an intermediate to senior Securities Paralegal to join our growing Capital Markets, Securities, Mergers & Acquisitions Group. This is a full time, permanent position and is ideal for anyone wanting to join a firm that takes pride in having a collegial working atmosphere, where growth and professional development are supported.     PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES     SEDAR, SEDI and BC Registry filings for reporting companies; drafting materials for brokered and non-brokered private placement and public (prospectus) financings together with post-closing filings; drafting continuous disclosure (i.e. new releases, material change reports, MD&A, etc.) documents; drafting materials and coordinating filings with the Toronto Stock Exchange, the TSX Venture Exchange and the CSE; assisting lawyers in preparing documentation related to securities, continuous disclosure, and private placement notices; preparing reports of due diligence audits; liaising with legal assistants, paralegals, other lawyers and clients on file progress; and general administrative duties as required.     QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS     graduate of a recognized Paralegal program or equivalent relevant experience; a minimum of 3-5 years of experience working as a Paralegal in the securities practice group of a law firm; knowledge of securities legislation; knowledge of the Canada Business Corporations Act; proficiency with SEDAR software and online websites related to filings such as SEDI; strong technical skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe, and BC Online; excellent verbal and written communications skills; excellent organizational skills and, attention to detail; the ability to prioritize a high volume of tasks and competing priorities; a client centered approach with the commitment to providing outstanding service; the ability to follow instructions and adhere to strict deadlines; dedicated to providing service beyond expectation; and the ability to exercise sound judgment, discretion and, confidentiality, and to adapt to changing demands.     ABOUT US     Clark Wilson is a thriving regional law firm that provides an excellent platform for business-minded professionals. We are consistently recognized by Canadian Lawyer as one of Western Canada’s top 10 regional firms and most recently certified as a Great Place to Work by Great Place to Work® Institute Canada. Our firm is comprised of over 90 highly accomplished lawyers and approximately 150 support staff. We are proud that our team includes a diverse range of backgrounds and experience, with a common dedication to responsive, thoughtful and comprehensive client service. Our clients count on us to achieve results and provide value quickly and efficiently. Our employees are instrumental in helping us to achieve these results. If you would like to be part of our team and are hardworking and goal driven – we want to hear from you!     BENEFITS WE OFFER     We offer a comprehensive salary and benefits package that is very competitive, together with opportunities for personal and professional growth. Our benefits include:     An RRSP-matching program An annual education/tuition allowance Ongoing continuing education Health and dental coverage Short and long term disability insurance Personal days to help balance outside commitments Employee assistance program Monetary incentive for employee referrals Casual day every Friday Plenty of opportunity to get to know your co-workers during our various social events throughout the year     See for yourself by checking out our Blog under our Culture section of our website.     HOW TO APPLY     Please visit our website to find out more about Clark Wilson (www.cwilson.com). You can apply for this position here or by directing your resume to Sherri Fostvelt, Director of Human Resources. Clark Wilson is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive compensation and a positive team working environment. We thank all applicants for their submissions, however, only those persons selected for an interview will be contacted.
Clark Wilson LLP Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Apr 01, 2020
Full time
Our Indigenous Business Law Group seeks a mid-level associate (minimum 2-3 years of call) to add to our busy, expanding team. The candidate will be dedicated to achieving results for clients in a creative, timely and responsive manner in a fast-paced environment.  This is a great opportunity for a self-motivated associate to join a dynamic team and participate in a meaningful and hands on way in some of BC’s most dynamic First Nations business law work.   The ideal candidate will have skills and experience in the following areas: Corporate and commercial solicitor skills:   IBA agreement drafting; knowledge of real estate law, both on and off reserve; knowledge of private company law; knowledge of the duty to consult as it applies in First Nation business contexts; familiarity with JVs, Limited Partnerships, and Leases; and research skills.   We are also interested in hearing from mid-level to senior associates who may have less direct Indigenous business law experience, but who have comparable experience in corporate-commercial law.   Candidates will also possess the following attributes:   a client centered approach, with excellent communication skills, both written and oral; the ability to handle the volume and inevitable quick deadlines of a busy practice; knowledge of First Nations caselaw; excellent organizational skills, with exceptional attention to detail; the ability to exercise sound judgment, discretion, confidentiality, solve problems, and handle a high level of responsibility; strong analytical and drafting skills; entrepreneurial spirit with ambition to build a long term practice; the ability to work both independently and as part of a collegial team; and has cultural competency working with Indigenous people.
Clark Wilson LLP Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Apr 01, 2020
Full time
Clark Wilson LLP’s Commercial Real Estate Group seeks an experienced mid-to-senior level Commercial Real Estate Associate (ideally 4-6 years of Call) with experience in commercial real estate transactions and mixed-use and multi-family development work. This is an ideal opportunity for someone who wishes to be part of one of the Vancouver legal community’s premier commercial real estate groups. In addition to working with top tier clients shaping BC’s real estate industry, you will have the opportunity to work on interesting and challenging commercial real estate projects involving First Nations, Higher Learning institutions, syndications, seniors housing, health and transportation authorities, etc. Key responsibilities for this role include drafting and providing legal advice on various real estate and commercial contracts as set out below. The ideal candidate will have skills and experience in the following areas: working on commercial real estate property development, including drafting disclosure statements and municipal agreements; assisting with financing arrangements for a variety of investment and development projects; Land Title Office filings, including those relating to subdivision and strata plan filings; drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements; drafting and negotiating partnership, co-ownership and joint venture agreements; negotiating and reviewing leasing arrangements; due diligence searching, analysis, reporting and problem solving; and structuring real estate acquisition, disposition and financing transactions. We seek someone who is a solid team-player, genuinely passionate about real estate (and working closely with clients who are equally passionate about real estate!), keen to learn, and not afraid of creativity and innovation. The successful candidate will demonstrate the following attributes: excellent communication skills, both written and oral; the ability to handle the volume and inevitable quick deadlines of a busy practice; excellent organizational skills, with exceptional attention to detail; the ability to exercise sound judgment, discretion, confidentiality, solve problems, and handle a high level of responsibility; and strong analytical and drafting skills.
Clark Wilson LLP Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Feb 25, 2020
Full time
Clark Wilson LLP’s Commercial Real Estate Group seeks an experienced mid-to-senior level Commercial Real Estate Associate (ideally 4-6 years of Call) with experience in commercial real estate transactions and mixed-use and multi-family development work. This is an ideal opportunity for someone who wishes to be part of one of the Vancouver legal community’s premier commercial real estate groups. In addition to working with top tier clients shaping BC’s real estate industry, you will have the opportunity to work on interesting and challenging commercial real estate projects involving First Nations, Higher Learning institutions, syndications, seniors housing, health and transportation authorities, etc. Key responsibilities for this role include drafting and providing legal advice on various real estate and commercial contracts as set out below. The ideal candidate will have skills and experience in the following areas: working on commercial real estate property development, including drafting disclosure statements and municipal agreements; assisting with financing arrangements for a variety of investment and development projects; Land Title Office filings, including those relating to subdivision and strata plan filings; drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements; drafting and negotiating partnership, co-ownership and joint venture agreements; negotiating and reviewing leasing arrangements; due diligence searching, analysis, reporting and problem solving; and structuring real estate acquisition, disposition and financing transactions. We seek someone who is a solid team-player, genuinely passionate about real estate (and working closely with clients who are equally passionate about real estate!), keen to learn, and not afraid of creativity and innovation. The successful candidate will demonstrate the following attributes: excellent communication skills, both written and oral; the ability to handle the volume and inevitable quick deadlines of a busy practice; excellent organizational skills, with exceptional attention to detail; the ability to exercise sound judgment, discretion, confidentiality, solve problems, and handle a high level of responsibility; and strong analytical and drafting skills. ABOUT US Clark Wilson is a thriving regional law firm that provides an excellent platform for business-minded professionals. We are consistently recognized by Canadian Lawyer as one of Western Canada’s top 10 regional firms most recently certified as a Great Place to Work by Great Place to Work® Institute Canada . Our firm is comprised of over 90 highly accomplished lawyers and 150 support staff. We are proud that our team includes a diverse range of backgrounds and experience, with a common dedication to responsive, thoughtful and comprehensive client service. Our clients count on us to achieve results and provide value quickly and efficiently.   Our employees are instrumental in helping us to achieve these results.   If you would like to be part of our team and are hardworking and goal driven – we want to hear from you! See for yourself by checking out our Blog under our Culture section of our website . HOW TO APPLY Please visit our website to find out more about Clark Wilson. You can apply for this position through the careers section ( www.cwilson.com ) by directing your resume to Sherri Fostvelt, Director of Human Resources. Clark Wilson is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive compensation and a positive team working environment. We thank all applicants for their submissions, however, only those persons selected for an interview will be contacted.