Legal Administrative Assistant - Securities

Capital Markets, Securities, Mergers & Acquisitions · Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Capital Markets, Securities, Mergers & Acquisitions
Employment Type Maternity Leave
Minimum Experience Mid-level

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GROW WITH US AND BE YOUR BEST

Clark Wilson LLP is seeking a Securities Legal Administrative Assistant to join our Capital Markets, Securities, Mergers and Acquisitions practice group.  This is a one-year maternity leave contract and is ideal for anyone wanting to join a firm that takes pride in having a collegial working atmosphere, where growth and professional development are supported. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • SEDAR filings for reporting companies;
  • coordinating filings with the Toronto Stock Exchange, the TSX Venture Exchange and the CSE;
  • assisting lawyers in preparing documentation related to exempt distribution reports, continuous disclosure (including news releases, material change reports and certifications), directors’ resolutions, private placements, billing and receipt and release of funds;
  • preparing reports of due diligence audits;
  • liaising with legal assistants, paralegals, other lawyers and clients on file progress;
  • reviewing subscription agreements; and
  • general administrative duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • graduate of an accredited Legal Administrative Assistant program or equivalent relevant experience;
  • a minimum of 2 years of experience working as a Legal Assistant in a law firm in a securities practice;
  • proficiency with SEDAR software and online websites related to SEDI and exempt distribution filings;
  • strong technical skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe, and BC Online;
  • excellent verbal and written communications skills;
  • excellent organizational skills and, attention to detail;
  • the ability to prioritize a high volume of tasks and competing priorities;
  • a client-centred approach with the commitment to providing outstanding service;
  • the ability to follow instructions and adhere to strict deadlines;
  • dedicated to providing service beyond expectation; and
  • the ability to exercise sound judgment, discretion and, confidentiality, and to adapt to changing demands.

ABOUT US

Clark Wilson is a thriving regional law firm that provides an excellent platform for business-minded professionals. We are consistently recognized by Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and Best Lawyers® Canada for professional excellence.

Clark Wilson is proud to be recognized as a Best Workplace™ in both British Columbia and Canada, as well as the following distinct categories–

  • Best Workplace™ for Professional Services
  • Best Workplace™ for Women in the Workplace
  • Best Workplace™ for Mental Wellness
  • Best Workplace™ for Giving Back

Our firm is comprised of over 100 highly accomplished lawyers and 160 support staff. We are proud that our team includes a diverse range of backgrounds and experience, with a common dedication to responsive, thoughtful, and comprehensive client service. Our clients count on us to achieve results and provide value quickly and efficiently. Our employees are instrumental in helping us to achieve these results. If you would like to be part of our team and are hardworking and goal-driven – we want to hear from you!

BENEFITS WE OFFER

We offer a comprehensive salary and benefits package that is very competitive, together with opportunities for personal and professional growth.  Our benefits include:

  • a matching RRSP program;
  • an annual education/tuition allowance;
  • ongoing continuing education;
  • flexible health and dental coverage;
  • health spending account;
  • maternity and parental leave top-up;
  • short and long term disability insurance;
  • personal days to help balance outside commitments;
  • employee assistance program;
  • monetary incentive for employee referrals;
  • day off with pay after first anniversary;
  • casual day every Friday; and
  • plenty of opportunities to get to know your co-workers during our various social events and treat days throughout the year.

See for yourself by checking out our Blog under the Culture section of our website.


HOW TO APPLY

Please visit our website to find out more about Clark Wilson (www.cwilson.com). You can apply for this position here or by directing your resume to Tiej Dapp, Manager of Legal Support Services and Staff Recruitment.

Clark Wilson is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive compensation and a positive team working environment. We thank all applicants for their submissions, however, only those persons selected for an interview will be contacted

Thank You

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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
    Capital Markets, Securities, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Employment Type
    Maternity Leave
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level