Corporate Paralegal

  • McInnes Cooper
  • St. John's, NL, Canada
  • May 30, 2021
Full time Paralegal

Job Description

The Opportunity
St. John's, NL
Legal and Justice
Entry Level
Full-time - Permanent

Are you a legal administrative professional looking for a new and exciting opportunity? Do you excel in providing exceptional client service while working in a fast-paced, innovative and collaborative environment in which you learn everyday, and have fun doing so?

Our Corporate Services team is seeking a Corporate Paralegal to join our St. John's office in a full-time permanent position. As part of the Corporate Services team, you will provide support within our corporate department.

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What you'll do
Responsibilities

As a Corporate Paralegal, you will be responsible for:
Process annual renewals relating to provincial and extra-provincial registrations for which we act as Attorney for Service;
Prepare accounts and process payments related to the annual renewal process;
Update corporate information at the Newfoundland Registry of Companies;
Prepare and update information on annual resolutions/minutes and dividend resolutions;
Prepare and update information re notices of changes of officers, directors, and shareholders and related minute book updates;
Attend to updates regarding name changes, amalgamations, continuances;
Prepare documentation and attend to filings related to basic Provincial and Federal company incorporations;
Attend to minute book updating; and,
Input and maintain data in the Corporate Services database as per standard procedures.
What you'll need
Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess the following skill set:

The ideal candidate will have a Paralegal or Legal Administration diploma or other related education;
Minimum one (1) year experience as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal preferably within the corporate field;
Exceptional technology skills, with proficiency in all aspects of Microsoft Office and legal billing systems;
Exceptional communication skills, a special focus on client service and the highest degree of professionalism; and,
Experience with Emergent and knowledge management software and government websites.
We're looking for
Core Skills
Ability to work in a fast paced environment Team Player Thrive in deadline-driven Environments Positive Can-do Attitude Strong interpersonal and communication skills Exceptional technology skills Client Focused Emergent
A little bit about us
McInnes Cooper

About MC

McInnes Cooper is among Canada's 25 largest business law firms and the exclusive member of Lex Mundi for Atlantic Canada, the world's leading network of independent law firms. Providing strategic counsel to industry-leading clients here and abroad for more than 160 years, we continue to thrive through our relentless focus on client success.

Our mission? To turn our knowledge, skills, and effort into value for our clients and our communities through dedicated leadership.

Our People

At McInnes Cooper you will find a team that values you. We recognize that our members are key in delivering outstanding client service and we provide a collaborative, professional environment with a member focused culture. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment that values, respects and supports different perspectives, cultures and experiences.

Diversity & Inclusion

We recognize that our individual differences make us a stronger, more adaptable law firm. We embrace these differences and give all of our members the opportunity to develop their unique skills and talents.

Collective Social Responsibility

We are recognized as a leader and innovator amongst Canadian law firms in the field of Collective Social Responsibility. Our people are concerned citizens who enjoy giving back. Together, we focus on developing ongoing partnerships with community organizations that do amazing work, often despite limited resources and public awareness. As a firm, we have the ability to respond with contributions of time and monetary support, and our people give generously of their skills and effort.

Pro Bono Legal Services

Through our Pro Bono Program, we provide legal counsel to disadvantaged people and organizations that have difficulty gaining access to justice on matters of public interest.

Environmental Stewardship

Like any large organization, our operations leave a footprint on the environment. From paper use and waste production to transportation and energy consumption, we continually look for opportunities to minimize that impact.

Are you interested?
Work With Us

This role offers an exceptional compensation package including a competitive salary, defined-benefit pension plan and firm-paid health and dental benefits, health spending account, personal (wellness) spending account as well as vacation, personal & sick days

Practice Area(s)

Corporate Law