Paralegal, Corporate Law

  • McMillan LLP
  • Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Mar 14, 2021
Full time Legal Support Paralegal

Job Description

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Your Next Opportunity

McMillan has an opportunity for a full-time Corporate Paralegal in our Montreal office. This is an excellent opportunity for a Paralegal with experience at the intermediate/senior level, who is looking for a new and exciting challenge at a national law firm.

Please note that McMillan has extensive pandemic protocols in place to protect all firm members. This position is a remote role (WFH) until further notice.

What You’ll Do

You will be working closely with our lawyers, clients, Paralegals, Law Clerks and legal administrative assistants across Canada to deliver quality legal services to our clients and will be involved in a wide variety of legal tasks including:

  • Quebec and Federal incorporations, amalgamations, continuances and dissolutions.
  • Conducting minute book reviews and drafting required updating documents.
  • Assisting with complex corporate transactions and reorganizations including drafting, organizing and finalizing transaction documents and closing agendas, assisting with closings and preparation of closing books.
  • Regular maintenance of corporations including preparation of documents relating to annual meetings/proceedings and associated filings.
  • Updating and maintaining information in our corporate database.
  • Assisting with mentoring and training of junior department members.

What You Bring

You have established yourself as a key resource in your successful legal career and have excellent verbal and written communication skills in both French and English. Your history includes a minimum of five years of Paralegal experience at the intermediate level or higher and extensive experience with complex corporate transactions and reorganizations. Knowledge of legal and technical procedures, statutes, regulations and applicable governmental practices is mandatory. You have strong organizational and interpersonal skills, are detail-oriented, able to effectively meet deadlines, work well in a team setting and provide an exceptional level of client service. You embrace evolving technology and have strong skills in Microsoft Word and Excel. Prior experience with a corporate database product and Desksite, IntApp Time or similar document management and timekeeping software is required.

McMillan Offers You

Growth

Mentorship and Support

Training as Software Evolves

Commensurate Compensation and Benefits Package

Fun Work Environment


 

McMillan = You

Inclusion and diversity are essential elements of our culture at McMillan, which coincides with our core values of respect, teamwork, commitment, client service and professional excellence. We are extremely proud to be one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People five years in a row.

At McMillan, we know we will achieve the most success by attracting and retaining the best talent, and by representing and supporting the communities from which we draw our members, the communities in which we live and work and the communities to which we provide legal services.

We are a law firm that prides itself in sustained quality and excellence in service while fostering a positive and collegial work environment, which nurtures mentoring, and inspires enthusiasm and professional excellence. We commit to putting our best efforts forward in achieving our goals, and the goals of our clients and to working with you to help you achieve your professional and career development goals.

Let’s get started

If you are interested in applying for this position and you reside in or around the Montreal area, please submit your combined resume and cover letter by clicking on the Apply Now button.


 

 

At McMillan we are committed to providing accommodation for applicants with disabilities in our recruitment process. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please submit your accommodation request to us by email or contact us at 1.888.622.4624.

Practice Area(s)

Corporate Law