Corporate Services Paralegal (Due Diligence)

Discover the BOYNECLARKE LLP Advantage

At BOYNECLARKE LLP, we're more than a dynamic, fast-growing law firm situated in downtown Dartmouth, offering breathtaking views of the Halifax Harbour. For over 50 years, we've cultivated an environment where our team members thrive, achieving both professional success and personal flexibility.

Our commitment goes beyond legal expertise. We understand the crucial role of work-life balance, health, and wellness. That's why we offer a range of opportunities, from social activities to financial literacy programs, fitness classes, and a wellness subsidy, ensuring our colleagues are supported in all aspects of their lives.

Join us in a workplace that fosters growth, values your well-being, and encourages professional success. Discover why BOYNECLARKE LLP isn't just a place to work—it's where you'll truly excel.

The Role
We are seeking a highly attentive professional who is detail oriented and is a master of managing concurrent priorities. Our ideal candidate is self-motivated, organized, and values a rewarding career contributing to the success of our Business Law team.

We offer a comprehensive benefit package that includes:
Generous paid time off, including an Earned Day Off (EDO) program
Access to Free 24/7 Virtual Health Care
Excellent benefits (some fully paid by firm, some cost-shared)
RRSP matching program
Health and Wellness focus, including a wellness allowance
Flexible work-life integration with opportunity for limited hybrid work; and,
A casual dress environment.

Core Duties and Responsibilities

As a Paralegal in our Corporate Services Team, your primary responsibility will be conducting due diligence searches for corporate and commercial property files, including PPSA registrations, amendments, renewals, and discharges.

Other responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:
Annual registrations, resolutions, and dividend resolutions;
Coordination of revisions and modifications to corporate precedents;
Maintenance of minute books and corporate seals, including updating inventory and re-shelving;
Incorporations and registrations of business names, NUANS, and name approvals;
Post-closing updating and paper filings for transactions including amalgamations, reorganizations, and acquisitions and sales;
Preparing final reports;
Provincial and extra-provincial registrations; and,
Updating corporate records.

Qualifications and Skills
To be successful, you possess the following qualifications and skills:

Graduate of a Paralegal diploma program or equivalent combination of training and experience;
Strong verbal and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to work with multiple stakeholders;
Proficient in thinking critically and solving problems;
Proven ability to manage time and demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities in a deadline driven work environment;
Ability to be self-motivated and autonomous;
Excellent team player who contributes positively to the team culture;
Adept at using technology such as Outlook and the full Microsoft Office suite, and a talent for learning new computer programs quickly; and,
Knowledge of Property Online and Planet NB considered an asset.

We're looking forward to hearing from you!

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Job Deadline/Expiry Date: 02/29/2024