Our client, is looking for a qualified Law Clerk to join thier team on a temporary basis. Long-term employment is possible based on performance.
Location will be in the Downtown core and pay wage for the position will be from $28.00/hr-$37.50/hr based on experience.
The main focus of this position is to assist the Legal Professionals in providing legal services to the Firm’s clients by handling legal and administrative matters related to securities regulatory filings and approvals. The position will require extensive direct dealings with the Firm’s clients and legal professionals. We are seeking candidates with a strong working knowledge of registration related matters, including IIROC rules and procedures.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
assist clients with all aspects of the dealer, adviser and investment fund manager registration and exemption processes,including drafting required applications, notices and supporting documents for submission to IIROC and securities regulatory authorities, arranging for client review and execution, and seeing the registration process through to completion
assist with co-ordinating prospectus and continuous disclosure filings, including preparing and organizing documents to be filed, and liaising with securities regulatory authorities on a range of issues
filing insider and early warning reports on SEDI and SEDAR
assist in preparing and filing exempt trade reports
Education and Experience
College graduate with Law Clerk certificate (or completion of the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario Associate Level courses) plus a minimum of five years experience as a securities law clerk. An equivalent combination of training, education, and experience may be accepted.
Knowledge and Skills
knowledge of Canadian securities laws, instruments, rules, forms and policies
working knowledge of IIROC rules
expertise with the dealer, adviser and investment fund manager registration and exemption processes
proficiency with Word, Excel, Internet and other relevant programs such as NRD, SEDAR, SEDI and TSX SecureFile
dedication to providing high quality client service
attention to detail
able to handle multiple tasks and prioritize appropriately
able to respond to urgent client requests outside of normal business hours from time to time
interest in covering Firm clients across all Canadian offices
excellent verbal and written communication skills
team player with strong interpersonal skills