• Senior Corporate Law Clerk

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 5 days ago(5/16/2018 4:39 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Years of Experience
    Job Industry
    Business and Professional Services, Legal
  • Job Description (EN)

     About Us

    BDO Law LLP provides our clients with legal services to help address their corporate and administrative legal needs efficiently and effectively along with other accounting and tax matters. With over 35 years of combined experience, our legal team has a history of providing a wide array of corporate and commercial legal services to meet the needs of our clients. A career in legal services at BDO means working within a dynamic environment, leading to each day being unique and fostering an enjoyable and fulfilling career experience. We seek problem-solvers and innovators, willing to assume new responsibilities, tackle new challenges, build relationships and navigate the ever-evolving legal landscape.


    Our service offering includes:

    • Incorporation of companies
    • Establishment of trusts
    • Formation of partnerships
    • Drafting of contracts and legal agreements
    • Preparation of minutes/maintenance of minute books
    • Entity amalgamation or windup and liquidation
    • Preparation of wills and estate planning


    Position Summary


    BDO Law LLP has immediate openings for a full-time Senior Corporate Law Clerks to join their busy team. Successful candidates will provide corporate legal services support in a fast-paced, team oriented environment at the National office in Toronto.


    Successful candidates will have an opportunity for professional development by putting forth their best efforts through exposure of diverse corporate transactions, an opportunity for mentoring and continued legal education while working in a state of the art facility to achieve the firm’s goals.



    Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

    • Prepare corporate documents including: incorporations, amendments, amalgamations, continuances, dissolutions, register and maintain limited partnerships and trusts in across Canada
    • Prepare closing checklists, agendas, agreements, ancillary documents for rollovers and other tax-driven reorganizations
    • Complete complex minute book reviews, identify deficiencies with corrective measures, and ratification documentation for all types of entities within set timelines
    • Prepare various government filings, coordinate with extra-provincial agents, attend to completion of extra-provincial registrations and renewals, trade name registrations, limited partnership registrations, etc., in all jurisdictions throughout Canada
    • Coordinate with outsourced corporate services providers and ensure that deliverables are met within set expectations and that all time and disbursements are properly captured
    • Organize and manage corporate minute books and files, including the input and maintenance of
    • electronic corporate records
    • Contribute to and provide input on the development of the firm


    Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

    • Minimum 7 years of experience as a Corporate Law Clerk in private practice or combination of private and in-house settings
    • Law Clerk Diploma from a recognized post-secondary program or Certificate from ILCO
    • Membership in good standing with the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario is advantageous, but not a requirement
    • Experienced with assisting on closings of corporate/commercial transactions, such as share and asset purchases, reorganizations and plans of arrangement
    • Experienced with leveraging Entity Management Systems, such as LawPro, Corplink and Cyberbahn and able to utilize state of the art technology to handle a high volume of clients and files
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a keen eye for detail, organization
    • Flexible and committed team player who is client service oriented, able to multi-task and prioritize while preserving composure effectively managing multiple deadlines
    • Capable of working under pressure and meeting deadlines with minimal supervision
    • Comfortable with a paperless environment for organizing and managing corporate records
    • Available to work extended hours when necessary


    Accessibility BDO Law LLP is committed to a diverse workplace and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, members of visible minorities Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


    Our Vision BDO Law LLP is committed to redefining how corporate legal services is delivered while being engaged to make a difference through valued relationships with our people, clients and communities.





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