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Boughton Law

Legal Administrative Assistant

LAA's – Vancouver, British Columbia
Department LAA's
Employment Type Full time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Who We Are

Boughton Law is a Vancouver-based law firm.  We do things differently.
We are committed to excellence, integrity, professionalism, community and development. Our values foster a collaborative and stimulating work environment. If you crave meaningful work and embrace innovation like we do, we want to hear from you. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages (e.g. flex leave time, wellness program, professional development opportunities and more) to ensure we attract and retain high-quality professionals. We are an innovative law firm continuing to redefine the way we practice law.

Who We Are Looking For

Boughton Law is currently recruiting for an Intermediate Legal Administrative Assistant to join our Securities team. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing a variety of administrative, clerical, paralegal and legal support to assigned securities lawyers.  This role is an opportunity for those looking to grow their career and have a desire to work on complex transactions and take ownership of files within a fast paced practice group.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist with preparing general corporate and securities documents from written and oral instructions and precedents (eg. private placements, stock options, AGM's, prospectus, share exchange agreements, escrow agreements, reverse take-overs and others)
  • Perform SEDAR filings (eg. news releases, financial statements)
  • Assist with completing and filing  forms with TSX, TSX-V and the securities commissions in each province and territory as required
  • Complete PPSA searches and registrations
  • Assist with preparing and filing of reports of exempt distribution
  • Post time sheets (using Acumin accounting software)
  • Prepare invoices to clients (using Acumin accounting software)
  • File maintenance which includes, filing, file organization and opening and closing of files
  • Maintain bring forward system to ensure follow up and receipt of requested material/documents
  • Perform other related duties as required

Qualifications

  • Graduate of a Legal Administrative Assistant Program
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years' of experience as a Securities Legal Administrative Assistant or Paralegal
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications and familiarity with Excel  
  • Excellent English, oral and written skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Able to manage multiple priorities while paying attention to details
  • Able to communicate with clients, lawyers and staff
  • Confident and dependable, with strong initiative and the ability to work both independently and in a team oriented atmosphere
  • Familiarity with the billing/invoicing processes in a legal environment would be an asset
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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
    LAA's
  • Employment Type
    Full time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
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