Corporate Law Clerk

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City : Toronto

Category : Legal

Industry : Insurance

Employer : Intact Financial Corporation

At Intact, insurance is not about things. It’s about people.  It’s what we believe, and it shapes everything we do.  It’s why we strive to provide a second-to-none experience for our customers and create an inspiring workplace for our employees to thrive in.
As Canada’s largest provider of property and casualty insurance, we’re not only leading our industry, but we’re redefining what it means to work for it.  As a recognized top employer, we’re committed to living our values and supporting our dedicated people who bring their best to work each day because they know their work matters.  

Your Job

We’re looking for a Corporate Law Clerk for our office located in Toronto.
As a Corporate Law Clerk your work will have a big impact as a key member of the corporate and legal services department.
Here are a few ways you'll make a difference:

Supporting the Corporate Law Department in relation to their corporate, transactional, IT and Procurement work including but not limited to:

Preparing documentation relating to commercial transactional matters (e.g. share purchase, asset purchase and loan agreements).
Gathering information from internal business teams to prepare non-disclosure agreements, evaluation agreements and other procurement-related documentation.

You’ll also handle many key responsibilities: 

Maintaining corporate books and records
Completing corporate reports and filings with provincial & federal regulatory authorities
Conducting corporate research, due diligence searches and updating governmental registries
Answering requests or questions from business units
Providing assistance to counsel in connection with the negotiation of procurement arrangements (including review and revisions to schedules, statements of work and other contractual documents).  

Your Skills

Successful completion of an accredited Law Clerk program and related corporate law and commercial transactional experience is a must
1- 5 years of experience organizing and working with corporate books and records
1- 5 years of experience working in commercial transactions (including some contract drafting experience)

Abilities and Knowledge

Strong time management skills and the ability to prioritize and organize work while effectively managing multiple tasks with conflicting deadlines
Strong computer skills including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Outlook, and CorpLink
Analytical thinking and research skills with ability to assess situations, interpret and apply legislation, and recommend appropriate action
Ability to work well independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team in a fast-paced, high work volume environment
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral)
Self-motivated individual that takes initiative and has excellent problem-solving skills
Bilingualism is an asset
Familiarity with or an interest in technology transactions would be an asset (but is not required).

Here are a few reasons why others have joined our team: 

An award-winning, inspiring workplace that supports its people and recognizes great work (Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Aon Platinum Best Employers, LinkedIn Top Company, Glassdoor Best Place to Work & Top CEO, Indeed Top-Rated Workplaces)
Stimulating, challenging projects and development opportunities to help you grow your skills and career
Flexibility in how and where you work
A comprehensive financial rewards program that recognizes your success
An extensive, flexible benefits package
An industry leading Employee Share Purchase Plan where we match 50% of net shares purchased
A casual ‘dress for your day’ culture that encourages you to be yourself
A $350 annual wellness account that promotes an active lifestyle

Closing Statement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
At Intact, our values guide everything that we do.  We celebrate our differences and appreciate our similarities.  That’s why we are committed to building an inclusive and inspiring environment for all employees.  If you need a specific accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know and we will be happy to provide.
Background Checks
Before receiving a job offer, you will be asked to consent to a background check if it’s a requirement for the role. This may include: verifying work references, validating education and credentials, employment verification, identity checks, reviewing credit reports, as well as criminal and driving record checks.
Internal Candidates
For internal candidates, you can apply for a posted position if you have been in your current position for at least 12 months and are performing at a satisfactory level. Please note we may have identified other internal candidates through our Employee Development Program, and that the selection process may also be opened to external applicants.
Eligibility
It’s important that you are legally eligible to work in Canada at the time an offer of employment is made.  You may be requested to provide proof of eligibility at that time.
This posting closes on December 16, 2019 at 11:59 pm.

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