Corporate Services Paralegal


We are a dynamic, fast-growing full-service law firm located in downtown Dartmouth, with spectacular views of the Halifax Harbour. We understand that the success and well-being of our clients and our staff is often rooted in our shared community, that is why we are deeply invested in giving back. We strengthen and support our commitment to community through various programs and initiatives, including volunteer time programs, staff-driven initiatives, and casual days that support a different staff-selected charity each month. We also understand that work-life integration, health, and wellness play an important role in staffs’ ability to be successful and maintain a healthy working environment. Through financial literacy programs, fitness classes, wellness subsidy program, and committee driven initiatives, we invest in maintaining an environment that our staff can thrive in.

Core Duties and Responsibilities

As a Paralegal in our Corporate Services Team, you may be responsible for, or provide backup 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;
Due diligence searches for corporate and commercial property files, including PPSA registrations, amendments, renewals, and discharges;
Preparing final reports;
Provincial and extra-provincial registrations;
Updating corporate records;
Other duties as required

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;
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
Property Online knowledge;
Planet NB knowledge;
Ability to prioritize and handle multiple deadlines;
Ability to work for multiple lawyers with differing procedures and requirements;
Critical thinking coupled with strong problem-solving skills;
Outstanding computer skills, specifically Prolaw, Property Online, Planet NB, RJSC, Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel with the ability to learn new software quickly.

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Job Deadline/Expiry Date: 11/25/2021