Stewart McKelvey Prince Edward Island, Canada
Oct 25, 2017Full time
Stewart McKelvey is an innovative, client-driven law firm committed to providing the highest quality of ethical legal services, earning clients' trust and striving to meet and exceed expectations. Since becoming the first regional law firm over 25 years ago, Stewart McKelvey has grown to become one of the 20 largest law firms in Canada with more than 200 lawyers in six locations in Atlantic Canada. The firm invests in its people, technology and its business to ensure the continued delivery of the quality service that clients have come to expect from the firm. Driven by its commitment to outperform expectations, Stewart McKelvey is on the cutting edge of legal technology and process solutions. Tightly integrated within the firm’s workflows are innovative approaches to the practice of law and a desire to optimize service delivery. As a firm, we value diversity and are committed to providing a workplace that fosters a culture of awareness, appreciation and respect. It is our mission to promote diversity and inclusion throughout the firm, to support the diversity initiatives of our clients, and to encourage greater inclusion in our communities through sponsorships and support. It is our belief that diversity and inclusion enhances the delivery of legal services to our clients through the respected and valued input of diverse perspectives, ideas and experiences. Stewart McKelvey requires the skills and talents of a broad range of staff to meet its objectives. We offer full time permanent staff a challenging and progressive environment with an extensive compensation package including; Employer Paid Health & Dental Plan, Wellness Subsidy, Employer Matched Pension Plan, Generous Vacation & Sick Days, Reward & Recognition Program and Education Reimbursement Programs. We are currently seeking a Corporate Paralegal, Annual Registrations to join our team based in our Charlottetown, PE office. Start Date: November, 2017 Type of Position: Full Time, Contract (Covering Maternity Leave) Close Date: Sunday, October 29, 2017 Position Summary: Responsible for providing efficient, top quality corporate paralegal support under the supervision of lawyers in the firm’s Business Department as part of a regional Corporate Services team. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Performs annual registrations for federal, provincial and extra-provincial corporations, limited partnerships, general partnerships and business names including: prepare monthly tracking reports prepare monthly billing reports for Finance and assist with billing of annual registration files reconcile government and minute book records client correspondence, including annual registration packages, reminders, reports and general inquiries process annual registration filings with federal and provincial corporate registries Performs extra-provincial registrations and amendments; Maintains corporate records database; Acts as liaison with Industry Canada and provincial corporate registry; and, Other duties as assigned. Candidate Profile: Paralegal certificate or related experience; Previous experience in business law is an asset; Familiarity with the policies and procedures of Industry Canada and provincial corporate registry and understanding of federal and provincial corporate legislation; and, Familiarity with electronic database management is an asset. Interested Candidates: Interested candidates can apply here . To learn more about Stewart McKelvey please visit our website at www.stewartmckelvey.com . We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All candidates who are interviewed will be requested to complete a Predictive Index. Please note that any offer of employment will be conditional upon a satisfactory background check. Stewart McKelvey is committed to providing an inclusive workplace. During the recruitment process, applicants have the right to request an accommodation. Applicants invited to participate in an assessment process, such as an interview or testing, and who require accommodation should discuss their needs with the Recruiter. No agencies please.