Our outstanding corporate client, with its head office located in downtown Toronto, close to Union Station, is looking to hire a Senior Corporate Law Clerk to join its in-house legal team. This is a full-time permanent role.
This company offers a couple of days a week REMOTE work!
In this role you will be an integral member of the small legal team. The work will be varied and interesting.
Maintaining corporate records of corporation and its subsidiaries and ensuring all are registered to do business and are up to date;
Drafting and obtaining signatures on corporate resolutions and other corporate documentation for specific transactions/projects;
Maintaining rolling calendar/work plans for its Board of Directors;
Preparing and circulating Board of Directors’ consent resolutions as required, and drafting proposed resolutions for Board meetings;
Providing support on all internal legal entity re-organizations;
Managing legal aspects of grants of stock options, share subscription, vested options/subscription rights, respectively, including preparing and circulating for signature related documentation;
Manage legal aspects of buy-backs of corporate shares; charts and shareholder / option holder / subscription right holder database;
Assisting in the preparation of Board materials such as agendas and minutes and circulating materials to the Board members as well as attending Board and shareholder meeting and act as recording secretary;
Work with General Counsel to develop/maintain/record Company corporate governance materials, including rolling calendar, mandates/policies, etc.;
Respond to general inquiries from the business relating to legal entities and provide any information requested/required;
Support audits (financial, tax, internal, MDP) by providing corporate information required in connection with audit related activities;
Oversee external legal resources in connection with the furtherance of the above, as required.
Interface with, and provide support in connection with internal reorganizations with regulatory impacts and in connection to licensing activities;
Develop and maintain regulatory portal / database and associated materials for use on regulatory related matters.
Oversee external legal resources in connection with respect to above.
Mergers & Acquisitions:
In addition to transaction related corporate secretarial related work (see above):
Support integration of acquired companies into corporate secretarial model and obtain requisite internal approvals.
Support corporate finance initiative due diligence and other related matters;
Support external counsel on the joinder of acquired companies to all secured lending facilities.
>5 years of related work experience with providing comprehensive oversight of private company corporate secretarial functions and corporate transactions required;
Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills;
Ability to work within tight deadlines, interact effectively with internal client groups, outside counsel, regulators and suppliers;
Strong organizational and drafting skills. Ability to multi task and prioritize.
We thank all applicants for their interest in this role. We will only reach out to those candidates selected for an interview. Thank you for your interest in Linds & Associates Ltd.