We’re HiringKalfa Law is a boutique corporate-commercial and tax law firm located at the Yonge-Sheppard Centre. We offer a unique fast paced law firm environment. We also offer a lucrative compensation model along with a fantastic culture and resources. If you’re a legal professional who loves the law, we want to meet you. Our practice is growing and we’re always on the lookout for law clerks, assistants and professionals whose skills and values compliment ours.
We are currently looking for an associate lawyer in the area of corporate-commercial law. Successful candidate will be enthusiastic, eager and thrive in a fast paced and youthful environment and will have minimum 2 years’ of experience post call in corporate-commercial law. Candidate must possess excellent organizational skills, writing skills and verbal skills; must be a self motivated and enthusiastic.
✓ Corporate law – Incorporation, Amalgamation, Amendment, Dissolution, Revival, Continuance
✓ Tax driven reorganizations – estate freezes, purifications, s.85 rollovers, s.86 exchanges
✓ Commercial transactions – independently manage commercial closings in the purchase and sale of business such as the preparation of the Asset or Share Purchase Agreement, closing agenda, closing documents, communication with all parties, closing in escrow
✓ Preparation of commercial contracts: shareholders agreements, loan agreements, terms and conditions, management contracts, distribution agreement and other commercial agreements
✓ Commercial financing
✓ Research matters; prepare research memorandum
✓ Other routine tax planning and corporate matters
Qualifications and Skills
✓ Member of Ontario Bar, in good standing
✓ Minimum of 1 year experience in the above noted practice areas
✓ Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
✓ Computer: Word, WordPerfect, Excel, Outlook, Teraview, legal research software
✓ Able to multi-task and deal with significant workload
✓ Excellent organizational skills with ability to work well under pressure
✓ Able to work with minimal supervision as well as part of a team
✓ Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills
✓ Demonstrates discretion and professionalism when handling confidential information and sensitive issues
✓ Experience in and/or exposure to tax law would be an asset.
✓ Knowledge of Do Process corporate software and Will builder
✓ Knowledge of PracticePanther, Clio or Amicus Attorney file management systems
✓ Knowledge of citrix conveyancer and Teraview
Great opportunity for energetic lawyer looking for a dynamic work environment with room for advancement. Please send cover letter + CV to [email protected]