Intermediate Law Clerk


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The opportunity:
The Business Law practice of KPMG Law LLP is looking for a confident and driven Intermediate Corporate Law Clerk to join its group in our Ottawa office. Our Business Law group provides legal advice with respect to private mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, corporate finance, and general corporate and commercial matters.

About the team:
KPMG Law LLP is a national law firm with offices in Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary, Ottawa and Montreal. Our assistants work closely with the lawyers to provide a superior client experience. KPMG Law LLP is affiliated with the professional services firm of KPMG LLP.

What you will do:
Perform a variety of complex and routine legal and administrative duties while coordinating and assisting lawyers and senior clerks with assigned matters

Drafting documents to implement incorporations, organizations, changes in corporate charter, annual proceedings, dividends, dissolutions, business names

Drafting closing agendas, share provisions and implementing complex reorganizations

Reviewing corporate records and maintaining records on corporate data base, securities ledgers and registers, preparing appropriate rectification steps when required

Not for profit experience would be beneficial

Drafting documents to create partnerships and limited partnerships, organizations, rollovers, changes in records and maintaining records

What you bring to this role:
A minimum of 5 years of corporate law experience

An undergraduate university degree and/or a college Law Clerk diploma with excellent academic credentials

Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Decisiveness and the ability to balance the demands of an emerging practice

Excellent communication skills

Strong MS Office skills

Keys to your success:
Individuals who take deep personal accountability for their work, have a passion for excellence, driven to achieve their full potential and understand the value of building relationships with clients, future clients, their communities, the global firm and each other. A KPMG professional should have all the following characteristics:

Strong work ethic

Thrive on challenges

Dedicated to providing outstanding client service

Our Values, The KPMG Way:
Integrity, we do what is right | Excellence, we never stop learning and improving | Courage, we think and act boldly | Together, we respect each other and draw strength from our differences | For Better, we do what matters

KPMG is committed to the health and safety of our people, clients and communities. With this commitment in mind, KPMG complies with all public health mandates (provincially and/or federally, as applicable) and has implemented various safety measures, including a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. KPMG’s COVID 19 Vaccination Policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated if they wish to or are required to attend a KPMG office in the course of their duties.

As this role requires occasional or consistent attendance at a KPMG office, the successful candidate must be fully vaccinated (i.e. have received all doses that are recommended by Health Canada, including any boosters) and must provide KPMG with proof of vaccination. KPMG will provide reasonable accommodation if the successful candidate cannot be vaccinated due to grounds protected by human rights legislation in their province of employment.

KPMG in Canada is a proud equal opportunities employer and we are committed to creating a respectful, inclusive and barrier-free workplace that allows all of our people to reach their full potential. A diverse workforce is key to our success and we believe in bringing your whole self to work. We welcome all qualified candidates to apply and hope you will choose KPMG in Canada as your employer of choice.

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