Paralegal/legal assistant- corporate law

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

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PARALEGAL/ASSISTANT- CORPORATE LAW

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!

YOUR ROLE

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.

PREREQUISITES

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: cv@groupemontpetit.com, specifying the reference number: 20-0211P(1).

  • Please note interviews will be conducted virtually .