Paralegal

  • McKesson Canada
  • Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Sep 27, 2021
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel) Legal Support Paralegal

Job Description

McKesson requires new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as defined by Health Canada, subject to applicable, verified accommodation requests.

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Canada, we touch the lives of 12 million Canadians every day. We carry more than 35,000 products in 17 distribution centers and ultimately provide distribution to 6,300 retail pharmacies, 1,350 hospitals, long-term care centers, clinics and institutions all over Canada. But we're so much more than a distribution company. We've automated 2,500 retail pharmacies and dispense over 100 million doses a year through our automation solutions. Manufacturers, healthcare providers and patients count on us for a full range of services that contribute to the quality and safety of care for us all.

At McKesson Canada, you'll help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that's vital to us all.

Reporting to the Manager, Paralegal, and working in collaboration with other members of the Legal Department, the role is responsible for assisting on commercial matters including general intake of legal requests, contract drafting, revisions, directed legal research and providing support on real estate matters; general paralegal support for internal databases, department processes, corporate affairs including maintenance of corporate records, litigation and trademarks.

Responsibilities:
  • Support the Legal Department by being involved in different various corporate and commercial matters such as commercial transactions including real estate, business development, and litigation support.
  • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders, including outside counsel, on matters such as trademark registration, registration and maintenance of business licenses, corporate affairs and litigation matters. Assist with the drafting, preparation and proofreading legal documents examining legal instruments and other documents to ensure completeness and accuracy.
  • Assist Legal Department members on special projects or the creation of tools to enable process improvements.
  • Participate in the implementation of a company-wide document retention program in collaboration with the Corporate Compliance department.
  • Acts as a McKesson ambassador of corporate values under the I2CARE and ILEAD principles.
  • Understand and explain basic legal principles and contractual arrangements to internal stakeholders.
  • Provide professional and timely responses to internal stakeholders and customers

Requirements:
  • DEC/College Diploma in Paralegal Studies or equivalent academic experience Minimum 3-5 years of experience in corporate or commercial law environment, either in-house or in a law firm
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments and prioritize workload in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Ability to work in a cross functional environment and communicate with people at various levels of the organization
  • Detailed oriented, whilst maintaining a strong sense of summary and ability to synthesize
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills Corporate, commercial and real estate experience an asset Bilingual in English and French an asset
  • Strong computer skills - Office 365 (Adobe, PowerPoint, Word and Teams).

Career Level - IC-Professional - P2

Worker Type
Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity employer.

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