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Corporate Records Paralegal

Reference ID: 560
Full Time
Vancouver, BC     

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Our client is one of the most progressive firms in its league. This firm is known for their professionalism, positive work culture, employee engagement, and low turnover. They are a large sized firm located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, and are currently looking for an Intermediate to Senior Corporate Records Paralegal to join their team.

Major responsibilities:

- Prepares documentation for BC companies and federal corporations, including
incorporations and organizations, continuances, amalgamations, dissolutions,
reorganizations, restorations and drafting of special rights and restrictions attached to
- Assists lawyers with the preparation of legal documents relating to all stages of complex
corporate transactions, including section 85 rollovers, section 86 share exchanges and
private mergers and acquisitions
- Prepares and files documents for partnerships, limited partnerships, business names
and extra-provincial registrations across Canada
- Prepares documents to change the registered and records office, effect name changes,
change share capital, issue and transfer shares, appoint and remove directors and
officers and other basic miscellaneous resolutions
- Prepares documents for BC societies and federal not-for-profit corporations
- Conducts minute book reviews and prepares documents to correct minute book
- Conducts corporate searches in all jurisdictions across Canada
- Attends to filings with the BC Registrar of Companies and Corporations Canada
- Liaise with the law clerks in other Blakes offices regarding corporate matters
- Prepared to take on other responsibilities as required

Required skills:

- Minimum of 5 - 7 years of intermediate/senior-level corporate paralegal and transaction
- Graduate of a recognized paralegal program
- Highly organized with a strong attention to detail
- Ability to multi-task, establish priorities and work effectively under pressure
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to listen effectively and
respond appropriately
- Ability to work well both independently and as a contributing member of a team,
managing work and priorities successfully in each setting
- Comprehensive understanding of the Business Corporations Act (British Columbia), the
Canada Business Corporations Act and the Societies Act (British Columbia)

Interested? Please apply directly or on our website at

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Posted: October 19, 2016
Closes:December 18, 2016
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1-10 employees
Staffing, Recruiting, HR Outsourcing

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