Senior Paralegal – Corporate Montréal Office

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, one of Canada’s largest and most successful law firms, is currently seeking a Senior Paralegal for the Corporate Services Department in our Montréal office.

Job Description:

Working with lawyers and paralegals, the incumbent will support lawyers in their practice and perform various duties related to corporate law.

Main Duties:

  • Drafting various types of resolutions;
  • Working on corporate mandates relating to the incorporation, amendment of articles, amalgamation, continuance and dissolution of corporations;
  • Preparing documents in the context of transactions and reorganizations;
  • Conducting due diligence reviews of minute books;
  • Conducting various searches on corporations and assembling required documentation with respect to extra-provincial registration;
  • Filing documents with regulatory authorities;
  • Carrying out annual updates of reports, resolutions, statements and other continuous disclosure documents;
  • Drafting reports and corrective resolutions;
  • Updating minute books, registers and the EnAct database;
  • Participating in the training of junior paralegals; and
  • Carrying out all other related tasks.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • College diploma (DCS) in paralegal technology;
  • Minimum experience of 10 years in a similar position;
  • Fluency in French and English (both spoken and written);
  • Proficiency in Word, Outlook and EnAct;
  • Ability to produce a large volume of work within tight deadlines; and
  • Ability to work in a team environment and in a detail-oriented, thorough and organized manner.

For any questions regarding this posting, or to submit an application, please contact our Human Resources Department by email at carrieres@blakes.com.

Blakes wishes to thank all applicants for their interest. However, please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.