Paralegal/legal assistant- corporate law

Groupe Montpetit - Montréal, QC (30+ days ago)

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Our business partner is a boutique law firm located in downtown Montreal with a good reputation in the business community. They are seeking the services of a paralegal / legal assistant with a minimum of three years of experience in corporate law.

As a paralegal / legal assistant , you will have the opportunity to work alongside a team of seasoned lawyers with a clientele composed of both large corporations and pan-Canadian financial institutions. You will provide them with daily support in their various mandates: mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracts, corporate reorganizations, financings, securities, and more!

This is a great opportunity to join a human-sized firm that offers a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits. Apply now!


Among your tasks, your responsibilities will include :
Prepare, modify and revise various legal documents in corporate and commercial law: resolutions, annual declarations, share certificates, shareholder agreements, rollover and exchange agreements, dividend resolutions, mergers, dissolutions, commercial contracts, etc;
Provide support in various corporate and commercial transactions and prepare closing binders;
Incorporate Federal and Provincial corporations;
Conduct corporate research, especially at the REQ and Canada Corporation;
Update and maintain corporate minutes books;
Revise documents and correspondence to ensure they comply with legal procedures and grammatical usage;
Manage the agenda and coordinate meetings as well as travel, while respecting deadlines;
Ensure a rigorous follow-up of files and correspondence;
Manage opening, paper and electronic filing, time entry, follow-up and organization of files.


Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS) in legal secretarial studies, Diploma of Collegial Studies (DCS) in legal technology or any other combination of training and relevant experience;
Minimum of approximately 3 years of experience as a legal assistant in commercial and corporate law;
Excellent knowledge of English and functional knowledge of French, both spoken and written;
Knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite;
Good organizational skills and ability to manage several files simultaneously;
Rigour, autonomy and proactivity;
Professionalism, team spirit and good interpersonal skills.

Interested in this challenge?

Please send us your application in complete confidentiality to:, specifying the reference number: 20-0211P(1).

  • Please note interviews will be conducted virtually .