Senior Law Clerk - Corporate Services

Toronto, ON

Posted: 11/13/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Other Areas Job Number: 14107

Job Description

Our client, a prominent professional services firm  located in downtown Toronto is seeking a full time Law Clerk, please see below:


The successful candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to:
  • Corporate: Drafting substantive legal documentation relating to corporate transactions for Ontario and Federal corporations including, but not limited to, incorporations, amalgamations, continuances, dissolutions, revivals, and amendments.
  • Tax: Drafting substantive legal documentation relating to corporate organizations, partnerships and limited partnerships, reorganizations relating to tax matters, including amalgamations, arrangements, wind-ups, share asset and transfer agreements, section 85 rollovers, estate planning reorganizations and share capital restructuring. 
  • Due diligence: Conducts due diligence reviews, summarizes and analyzes constating documents of corporations and effectively recommends changes thereto. 
  • Client Management: Communicating with clients as required and managing client relationships.

The successful candidate must have the following education, experience and/or demonstrated skills:
  • 8+ years experience as a Corporate Law Clerk in a law firm setting.
  • Possess a broad foundation of legal concepts, experience and applications relevant to the practice of Corporate Law. 
  • Experience with tax reorganizations required.
  • Experience with not-for-profit corporations considered an asset.
  • Law clerk certificate.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office. Previous experience with Corplink, Cyberbahn and Oncorp will be considered a strong asset.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload in a busy environment.
  • Strong drafting and proofreading skills along with excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to review, analyze and make recommendations concerning file details.

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