We are seeking a passionate and energetic senior corporate law clerk looking to work in a dynamic workplace. We put great effort to create an environment that values empathy, honesty, and accountability. We take care of our clients and each other!
During the COVID-19 Pandemic, this position will be remote, however, our office will move to a hybrid in-office and remote workstyle. Our office is located in North York.
About the Role
As a boutique, we work in small teams with diverse clients and files. Your role will involve supporting start-up, trademarks and M&A matters as well as taking the lead for on-going corporate needs of our clients. You will work and assist with legal software that’s designed to create efficient work-flow and minimize paperwork.
In addition, you will have the opportunity to get involved in innovative R&D initiatives. We believe that diverse teams lead to more creative and well-rounded solutions.
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.
Prepare and file articles and corporate documentation under Federal and Ontario law relating to simple/complex incorporations, partnerships, organizations, amendments, dissolution, extra-provincial registrations, amalgamations (long and short form), continuances, and revivals
Preparing corporate resolutions and maintaining minute book records
Corporate re-organizations (including rollovers, financings, and estate freezes)
M&A and corporate finance transactions, including ordering and reviewing corporate searches and participating in closings
Preparation of director and shareholder meeting material
Conduct corporate and trademark searches (Canada, US, and International trademark databases)
Draft new trademark applications
Organize and prepare signature packages using our firm’s legal and e-signature software
Experience training and mentoring junior clerks
Experience in Securities Law and using SEDAR/SEDI would be a plus
Qualifications & Education
5 to 7 years of corporate law experience.
Able to work independently as well as in a team-oriented atmosphere.
A solid understanding of legal terminology and knowledge of federal and provincial corporate statutes and procedures.
Successful completion of a post-secondary law clerk, certificate/diploma offered by a recognized Ontario educational institution, or demonstrable experience.
Proficiency in legal software, cloud-based software (electronic signature platforms), G-Suite software (Google Docs, Gmail), and Office 365 software (OneDrive, Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
The following background/experiences would be an asset:
Completion of the ILCO Corporate Law Clerk;
Working knowledge of Cyberbahn, ESC, Athennian, and Clio;
Knowledge of Canadian Trademark legislation and procedures; and
Experience in a similar position in a Corporate Law practice.
To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and references addressed to Allan Oziel (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Let's get in touch
If you have any questions or legal needs, please feel free to give us a call or use our contact form. We endeavor to respond back within 2 business days to set up a time to chat.