Corporate Paralegal



  • Legal
  • Job Code: 9D34235972
  • Posted: July 17, 2018
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit for a Corporate Paralegal.

Are you a legal professional looking for an adventure? Do you have the flexibility to relocate?

Our NWT client is looking to hire a motivated and dedicated Corporate Paralegal to join their existing legal team.  Reporting to the General Counsel the role will provide a variety of legal and administrative duties across the corporation and its respective companies.  This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to gain excellent experience in a culturally and financially rewarding environment. The role can either be a permanent position or a long term contract depending on the preference of the ideal candidate. 

The Role:
  • Prepares and maintains corporate, commercial and other legal documentation including filing of corporate forms at applicable corporate branches
  • Registers and maintains business names
  • Prepare documents required to form corporations as well as amendments, dissolutions and revivals
  • Submits documents for registration with appropriate agencies e.g., Corporate Registry, Land Titles, etc.
  • Undertakes corporate compliance functions consistent with legislation and corporate by-laws, including annual filings and preparations for periodic meetings
  • Acts as a liaison between clients and counsel when counsel is unavailable and coordinates and liaises with outside legal counsel
  • Updates and maintains corporate records and minute books and ensures documents comply with the applicable legislation and are entered into the database
  • Ensures all notices required to be given to all members, directors, auditors and members of committees are duly provided
  • Sets up and maintains records management systems, including classifying and coding electronic and hardcopy files for the Legal Library filing system
  • Assists in researching data and projects accessing on-line legal resources as needed
  • Assists General Counsel and other staff as needed

The Ideal Candidate:
  • Completion of a Paralegal Diploma / Certificate
  • 5 years of experience as a Corporate Paralegal or Equivalent training / experience
  • Knowledge of legal systems and corporate legal practices
  • Excellent oral, written and English communication skills
  • Technologically proficient in Corporate Records, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to conduct legal research and prepare related documentation

My client offers a very competitive compensation package including relocation and subsidized housing options.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Declan Bird, Partner, Aplin Accounting & Finance. Visit our website at to view our job opportunities, career tips and tools. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Declan Bird

Accounting & Finance



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