Law Clerk

  • Bianchi Presta LLP
  • Vaughan, Ontario, Canada
  • Jul 27, 2022
Full time Law Clerk Legal Support Legal Secretary Paralegal

Job Description

Full Job Description

One of Vaughan’s largest law firm’s located next to Vaughan Mills Mall is actively looking for an experienced Corporate Law Clerk with at least one (1) to two (2) years of specific corporate / commercial experience. Candidates with more experience are also welcome to apply. Pay commensurate with experience.

Successful candidate(s) will be organized, meticulous, dedicated and hard-working with experience bringing a matter from inception to completion, including billing.

Contract: Full-Time Employment for One (1) Year with possibility of contract renewal or permanent employment offer upon expiry of initial term based on performance.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Assist with preparation and filing of articles (incorporation, amalgamation, amendment, dissolution etc.);
  • Prepare and draft correspondence and resolutions;
  • Prepare and file business name, partnership and limited partnership registrations;
  • Conduct preliminary searches in relation to name availability (NUANS), due diligence matters etc.;
  • Assist with preparation of corporate reorganizations, restructurings, mergers and acquisitions;
  • Ability to produce and follow closing agendas for all manner of transactions/matters;
  • Ability to manage multiple transactions and matters simultaneously;
  • Work collaboratively to mentor and share your corporate knowledge with junior staff.

General Administrative Support Duties:

  • Booking appointments for lawyers and following up with clients for scheduling purposes;
  • Preparation and drafting of reporting letters and invoices
  • Process payment of invoices from clients via online LawPay portal;
  • Voicemail system management – Recording voicemail greetings and updating changes;
  • Other related administrative duties as assigned by supervisor(s).

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills when dealing with lawyers, clients, staff and third parties including a positive telephone presence;
  • Demonstrate self-direction & flexibility in handling various duties;
  • Proficient in MS Suite with a willingness and ability to learn new technology;
  • Experience with corporate databases, data room and document sharing technology;
  • Strong understanding of corporate legislation and willingness to learn and keep up-to-date;
  • Handle the pressures of working in a fast-paced environment, including balancing deliverables from multiple individuals with varying levels of importance and urgency & be able to meet strict deadlines;
  • Ability to multi-task and problem solve with limited supervision;
  • Remarkable teamwork & organizational skills are essential in this role; and
  • Italian language skills (verbal) considered an asset due to client base as well as any other verbal foreign language skills

Hours Per Week: Minimum 40 - Candidate must be willing and able to work flexible hours between Monday to Friday which may be modified, as required, based on firm needs.

BACKGROUND & REFERENCE CHECKS:

Any offer of employment is conditional upon full background checks including a criminal record check, a credit check as well as employment and educational verifications. Reference checks will also be conducted.

Mandatory Application Requirements:

Please note only applications that contain: (i) a Cover Letter and (ii) a Resume will be entertained.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply through the Indeed application portal with your cover letter and resume.

We thank you for your interest in joining Bianchi Presta, however, only selected candidates who match our recruitment criteria will be contacted for next steps and interviews. No agencies, please.

Candidates are encouraged to visit our website at https://www.bianchipresta.com to learn more about our firm and help you determine if Bianchi Presta is the right fit for you.

Anticipated Start Date: Flexible - Anytime between September to November 2022

Job Type: Full-time, Contract (1 Year)

Salary: Pay Commensurate with Experience

Benefits:

  • Business Casual Dress
  • Employee Benefits (available after initial three (3) months of employment)

Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract
Contract length: 12 months

Salary: From $48,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Discounted or free food
  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off

 

Practice Area(s)

Corporate Law Clerk Job Board in Toronto, Ontario