Corporate Paralegal

Calgary - Alberta - Canada - Services - Legal - Public Law - Academic Bachelor

The Paralegal, Securities & Corporate will have exceptional securities experience and will provide key support to the Legal Department. While fulfilling the responsibilities of this position, you will build trusting and productive relationships with a variety of people and job functions, both within the organization and externally. You will also be a key liaison with Board of Directors, and therefore, must have exceptional communication skills and professionalism. The Paralegal, Securities & Corporate will be required to analyze and anticipate the needs of the Legal Department and the Board of Directors.

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Marieke Bravo, Account manager

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About this role

  • Act as the first point of contact for the Legal Department, providing support as needed.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with the senior leadership team and internal departments that work with the Legal Department.
  • Maintain corporate and department records.
  • Supervise and perform corporate and securities filings in all jurisdictions (such as annual returns, extra-provincial registrations, securities commission, stock exchange and SEDI filings).
  • Under the supervision of a lawyer, co-ordinate and follow-up with the Finance Department in organizing and completing a variety of securities-related transactions, including option grants, normal course issuer bids and corporate reorganizations.
  • Under the supervision of a lawyer, prepare and file exempt distribution reports, insider reports, material change reports and early warning reports to ensure ongoing compliance with continuous disclosure requirements and regulatory filings with the TSX and Securities Commission.
  • Draft various corporate resolutions, meeting minutes, agreements, board packages and other meeting materials and legal correspondence.
  • Coordinate the various aspects of the annual meeting of shareholders, including liaising with the transfer agent and assisting with the Chairman’s script.
  • Assist with the preparation of annual disclosure documents (i.e. AIF, Information Circular and the Annual Report).
  • Serve as a primary contact for electronic board books using Diligent software.
  • Gather evidence with respect to ongoing or potential litigation, such as responding to subpoenas and other information requests, and work with external legal counsel requesting such information and the various business units where such information resides.
  • Assist in corporate transactions, including conducting due diligence searches, drafting and compiling lists of documents together with all resolutions and reorganization documents.
  • Coordinate incorporations/registrations in new jurisdictions.
  • Coordinate the legalization of documents with foreign jurisdiction consulates.

About you

Education

Diploma or better in Legal Assistant or related field.

Diploma or better in Paralegal or related field.

7 years: with public company securities, corporate secretarial and/or paralegal experience preferred.

  • Professionalism, discretion and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Must have intermediate to advanced computer skills with all Microsoft Office applications, such as: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Practical experience managing corporate and securities filings (SEDAR, SEDI, TSX SecureFile).
  • Ability to quickly modify work priorities to meet unexpected and sometimes competing deadlines.
  • Practical, detail oriented, flexible and dedicated team player.
  • Expectation of complete confidentiality on all business matters.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative when needed.

About us

In 1975, from a small office in The Netherlands, graduate engineer Jan Brand found a temporary job for a fellow engineer. This first placement was the beginning of an era in worldwide temporary employment. Today, we’ve grown into a global service provider with over 10,000 employees in 104 offices across 35 countries around the world.

Summary

  • Vacancy number: PUB208941
  • Location: Calgary
  • Market: Services
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Legal
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Public Law
  • Closing date: Saturday, June 8, 2019
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Feel free to contact

MB

Marieke Bravo

Account manager Brunel Energy Canada Calgary

+1 403 539 5009

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