Paralegal

Toronto, ON | Temporary

Job ID: 60141 Industry: Administrative/Office Support
Paralegal
Duration: Temporary
Compensation: Competitive Hourly Rate
Location: Toronto

Our client, a professional regulatory body is looking for a paralegal to join their team on a temporary basis. The successful candidate will assist the corporate/commercial legal group by providing administrative, legal and secretariat support. If you are an energetic self-starter with a proven ability to manage time, determine priorities and organize, this may be the perfect position for you!

Responsibilities:

  • Leading the administration of the annual general meetings, special general meetings, election and administrative processes.
  • Supporting the Associate General Counsel on the drafting, negotiation and provision of legal, business and strategic advice in respect of corporate / commercial contracts.
  • Maintaining and updating the contracts, other repositories and registers managed by the team.
  • Acting as project manager for specialized, high-profile, organization-wide projects.
  • Providing advice and training to staff on corporate policies and procedures.
  • Acting as the department records officer.
  • Enforcing non-member compliance per the client’s rules and requirements.
  • Acting as first point of contact for applicants, students, members and firms.
  • Managing all aspects of hearing preparation.
  • Attending hearings in the capacity of secretary.
  • Preparing and finalizing Tribunal decisions and orders, facilitating the drafting and finalization of reasons for decisions and orders.
  • Gathering and tracking data, creating and preparing reports.
  • Facilitating publication of disciplinary reasons, including on Quicklaw.
  • Overseeing compliance with all terms ordered by the Tribunal and managing all required correspondence.
  • Creating records of proceedings.

Qualifications:

  • Law clerk diploma, licensed paralegal, or relevant post-secondary education (i.e. law) preferred with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience.
  • Demonstrated experience reading and comprehending legislation and other governing documents.
  • Knowledge of administrative tribunal or court procedures and requirements.
  • At least seven (7) years of related work experience in a law firm or in-house legal department setting.
  • Demonstrated professional regulatory knowledge and/experience
  • Advanced proficiency in a Windows environment, including Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.  Advanced proficiency in Adobe Acrobat.  Working knowledge of iMIS (CRM) or similar computerized databases.
  • Familiarity with legal research tools, including CanLii, LexusNexus and WestLaw.
  • Superior legal writing skills and able to summarize complex information clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to handle a variety of duties and responsibilities simultaneously.  Able to determine priorities and meet deadlines.

To apply, please click Apply Online or submit your resume by email to: CCEresume@bagg.com

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Accommodations are available upon request to support your participation during all stages of the recruitment process.

 


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