Corporate Legal Assistant/Paralegal

O'Keefe Wade - Paradise, NL (30+ days ago)

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O’Keefe Wade is a boutique law firm located in Paradise, NL. We service clients in Newfoundland and Labrador with a practice focussed in the areas of corporate law, tax planning, wills and estate planning, and real estate. We are currently seeking a full-time corporate legal assistant to join our team.

The successful candidate will carry out a variety of tasks, assisting lawyers with various corporate matters. Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Assisting lawyers with transactional work and closings;
  • Handling client inquiries and day-to-day corporate matters independently;
  • Preparing and assembling documents to assist with incorporations, amalgamations, amendments, corporate reorganizations, and share transactions;
  • Creating, updating and maintaining corporate Minute Books;
  • Conducting corporate searches;
  • Filing corporate documentation with the Registry of Companies;
  • Screening and routing phone calls, emails and written inquiries with meticulous follow-up as necessary;
  • Handling miscellaneous administrative tasks, including file and document management and billing, as well as other tasks as needed.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of relative legal experience in the corporate practice area
  • Formal Legal Assistant/Paralegal Education
  • Excellent organization skills with strong attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
  • Strong communication skills when dealing with lawyers, clients and third parties.
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office are required.
  • The ability to prioritize tasks in a face-paced environment with short timelines will be essential.
  • The individual must work well independently with demonstrated initiative and flexibility.
  • Training in PC Law will be an asset.

Thank you for your interest.

Job Type: Full-time