2nd Year Student at Law (Summer 2022)

About You

We are seeking a passionate and energetic student at law to work in a dynamic workplace. We work hard to create an environment that values empathy, honesty, and accountability. We take care of our clients and each other! With us, you will get to learn about the legal profession and gain hands-on experience.

Job Type

Full-time, Temporary.

Benefits

Company Events

Schedule and Location

  • 40 hours/week
  • This position is offered at our office in our North York, Ontario. There is opportunity to work remotely occasionally.

About the Role

As a boutique, we work in small teams with diverse clients in a fast-paced environment. You will support incredible companies as they go through challenging and exciting phases of their growth. From start-up foundations, to raising money, M&A transactions, and going public. You will provide administrative support to our team of lawyers. You will also use legal software to create an efficient workflow and minimize paperwork. You will be the face and voice of the firm as you will be working directly with our clients on a regular basis.

About our Firm

Oziel Law specializes in business and technology law with an innovative edge; we use and create technology to deliver the most optimized legal solutions for clients. Our clients are start-ups and fast-growing businesses in a range of industries such as software, robotics, food science, biotech, gaming, e-sports, blockchain, and fashion/apparel. Our clients are founders and entrepreneurs - this means real people with passion and ambition.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Prepare and file articles and corporate documentation relating to simple/complex incorporations, partnerships, organizations, amendments, and public company matters.
  • Prepare and maintain corporate records, including by-laws, resolutions, registers, and ledgers using our entity management software.
  • Conduct legal research, as assigned.
  • Review regulations, laws, and legal articles, as required to assist with matter preparation and legal advice.
  • Draft legal documents, articles, reports, and correspondence.
  • Provide ongoing support to the firm’s lawyers.

Qualifications & Education

  • The student must be currently enrolled in a Canadian University law school program.
  • Experience in a legal environment is optimal.
  • The following background/experiences would be an asset:
    • Working knowledge of Corporations Canada and the Ontario Business Registry; and
    • Proficiency in legal software, cloud-based software (electronic signature platforms), G-Suite software (Google Docs, Gmail), and Office 365 software (OneDrive, Word, Excel, Powerpoint).

To apply, please submit your application package (cover letter, resume, official transcripts, a writing sample, and two reference letters) via email, addressed to Vanessa Liang at vliang@oziellaw.ca by March 11, 2022.