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Corporate Paralegal
Job Title: Corporate Paralegal
Closing date: August 20, 2021
Job ID: MLTA-000035

 
About Us
MLT Aikins LLP is a full-service law firm of more than 250 lawyers with a deep commitment to Western Canada and an understanding of this market’s unique legal and business landscapes. Based out of six key centres across the four western provinces, MLT Aikins is the only law firm to have offices in Winnipeg, Regina, Saskatoon, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver. As one of the 15 Largest Law Firms in Canada (Lexpert, American Lawyer Media), we have the bench strength and geographic scope to meet the increasingly complex needs of clients – from the personal concerns of individuals to the highly sophisticated and comprehensive requirements of major business enterprises.
 
Job Summary
Our Winnipeg office is looking for an experienced paralegal to join our corporate team. This full-time position helps meet client and transactional deadlines, performing paralegal work related to corporate transactions. The successful candidate works independently under the supervision of a lawyer and the department manager.
 
Responsibilities Include:
  • Attending to online filings with Corporate Registries
  • Preparing documents with respect to incorporations/organizations, amendments, amalgamations, dissolutions, restorations, revivals, re-organizations and continuances as well as other transaction related documents
  • Preparing and filing documents for partnerships, limited partnerships, business names and extra-provincial registrations across Canada
  • Preparing documents to change the registered office, issue and transfer shares, appoint and remove directors and officers and document dividends, share redemptions and other corporate resolutions
  • Drafting documents for complex corporate reorganizations, often on a time-sensitive basis
  • Conducting minute book reviews and preparing documents to correct minute book deficiencies
  • Preparing annual documents for Manitoba, federal and extra-provincial entities
  • Conducting and reviewing corporate searches
  • Responding to daily inquiries from counsel and clients and handling day-to-day corporate matters
  • Updating and maintaining corporate records and minute books and ensuring documents comply with the applicable legislation and are entered into the database
  • Attending to file openings
  • Preparing reports and statements of account
Qualifications Include:
  • Graduate of an accredited legal program
  • Previous working experience in the area of corporate law
  • Working knowledge of computer platforms required to perform role-related tasks, including MS Word, Excel and Outlook, Emergent (or equivalent corporate database) and Aderant (or equivalent accounting program)
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Organization skills; demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to meet deadlines with excellent multi-tasking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate and strong client service skills
 We Offer:
  • A competitive salary
  • Comprehensive coverage for health and wellness benefits
  • Access to group savings plans and investment options
  • Options for flexible work agreements and vacation coverage
Our Diversity Statement:
MLT Aikins is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building an inclusive and diverse work environment. Our principles of diversity, equity and inclusion create a space for everyone to collaborate, allowing us to deliver excellent and increasingly innovative legal service to our clients. We encourage individuals of diverse backgrounds to apply to our job postings.

If this sounds like you, please submit your resumé and cover letter to careers@mltaikins.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest in MLT Aikins LLP, however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Position: Corporate Paralegal
Organization: MLT Aikins LLP
Location: Winnipeg,  MB 
Canada
Salary:
Posting Start Date: 8/6/2021
Date Posted: 8/6/2021
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Status: This listing expires on: 10/5/2021
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