Legal Assistant – Corporate Services

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 Legal Assistant to our Corporate Services Team your responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

Open files/subfiles
Updating minute books using the Athennian system
Post-closing updating and paper filings for transactions including amalgamations, reorganizations, and acquisitions and sales;
Updating corporate records
Coordination of revisions and modifications to corporate precedents;
Creation of Visio maps
Filing of documents into our document management system, ProLaw
Uploads to the Closing Folders platform, including document prep and editing
Finalizing transactions procedure in Closing Folders
Courier /Check deposit
Creating departmental invoices, including Incorporations (in and out of province), business name fee, and other flat fee invoices

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

Graduate of a Legal Assistant/Paralegal diploma program or equivalent combination of training and experience;
Detail oriented and meticulous;
Proficient in thinking critically and solving problems;
Strong verbal and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to work with multiple stakeholders;
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 team culture;
Adept at using technology such as Outlook and the full Microsoft Office suite, and a talent for learning new computer programs quickly
Knowledge of Athennian, Closing Folders, and ProLaw an asset

We're looking forward to hearing from you!

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Job Deadline/Expiry Date: 02/29/2024