Cox & Palmer Charlottetown, PE, Canada
Jun 06, 2017Full time
Our Charlottetown office is currently seeking a qualified candidate to join our corporate team. The successful candidate will have an undergraduate business degree, a Paralegal or Legal Administration diploma or other related education. Experience will be considered an asset. Cox & Palmer is a full-service, top-ranked Atlantic Canadian law firm with knowledge and experience clients rely on for solid legal solutions. The firm prides itself on a collegial work atmosphere and supportive team environment. We hire self-motivated, team-minded individuals with a strong work ethic, integrity and a commitment to client service. SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES Prepare documentation related to incorporations, amalgamations, extra-provincial registrations, acquisitions, continuances, Section 85 rollovers, estate freezes, dissolutions, etc. Update and maintain corporate records and minute books. Prepare documents with and without firm precedents according to instructions and information provided by lawyers/accountants and information gathered through own research (resolutions, minutes, and correspondence). Review documents prepared by lawyers for general compliance with applicable legislation. Research, prepare, and revise precedents and technical procedures checklist to ensure compliance with current legislation. Organize transactions and attend closings with lawyers to oversee the execution of documents. Organize and oversee corporate records database. Maintain confidentiality of firm, client and employee information. Working overtime as needed to meet client requirements. SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS Responsible and hard-working. Works well in a high pressure, timeline-driven environment. Dedicated to providing superior customer service and being a positive and professional ambassador of the firm. Able to work independently, follow instructions with minimal supervision and take initiative. Flexibility to adapt to different tasks and to work with a diverse group of lawyers. Exceptional technology skills, with a proficiency in all aspects of Microsoft Office and legal billing systems. Willing to learn and contribute to the team.Cox & Palmer provides an exceptional compensation and benefits package including: Competitive base salary and discretionary performance bonus; Firm-paid health & dental benefits; Life and disability insurance; Employee assistance program; Annual health and fitness allowance ; and Vacation, personal & sick days.