Career opportunities

Our affiliate company, AIC Global Holdings, has the following opportunity:


LAW CLERK


Tired of commuting or paying Toronto parking rates? AIC Global Holdings Inc., located in Burlington, Ontario, a subsidiary of the global conglomerate Portland Holdings Limited (www.portlandholdings.com) invites you to become part of our fast paced, dynamic and strong entrepreneurial environment which will provide you with challenges and opportunities leading to professional growth and personal development. We offer competitive compensation including group health benefit plan, training and development re-imbursement as well as free on-site parking.

We have an opening for a full-time (37.5 hours per week) Law Clerk. The ideal candidate will have corporate law clerk and/or compliance law clerk experience which will be the foundation you will use to assist with our numerous off-shore companies. The hours of work are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Essential Functions:

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to

  • Maintain corporate records, prepare resolutions for routine matters such as dividend declarations, changes to directors and officers, name changes, annual resolutions and obtain required signatures
  • Complete minute book reviews, identify and correct any deficiencies, and prepare ratification documentation for all types of entities within set timelines
  • Organize and manage corporate minute books and files, including the input and maintenance of paper and electronic corporate records
  • Assist in the preparation and filing of non-financial regulatory compliance filings for various registrants
  • Assist in the preparation of periodic compliance questionnaires, due diligence and KYC requests
  • Proofread and revise compliance/legal documents
  • Assist with complex financing transactions
  • Coordinate with other professional advisors including specialized legal advisors; ensure that deliverables are met within set timelines and that associated time and disbursements are accurately captured
  • Reviewing, revising and drafting legal correspondence including contracts; correspondence; resolutions, etc.; under supervision
  • Communication and coordination with various stakeholders across the conglomerate – board of directors, senior management, and other departments
  • Special projects as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned

Key Competencies:

  • Experience in assisting on closings of complex corporate/commercial, financing and M&A transactions.
  • Able to work cooperatively with others as part of a team and also able to work independently on certain tasks.
  • The ability to adapt to and work effectively within a variety of situations, and with various individuals or groups in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work independently, under pressure, prioritize workflow, and to follow instructions with minimal supervision and take initiative as required.
  • Possess superior attention to detail, organizational, analytical and English written and oral communication skills.
  • Committed and flexible team player and able to work extended hours when necessary to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent keyboarding skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications with demonstrated expertise in Word, Outlook and Excel (Power Point knowledge is an asset).
  • Be willing and positive towards advancing skills and adapting to new responsibilities.

Education:

  • College Diploma Law Clerk Program or equivalent work experience.

Professional Designation:

  • Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario an asset

Work Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of recent and related experience working in a corporate law firm on in-house legal department.
  • Experience with maintaining off-shore companies and with off-shore regulators would be considered an asset.
  • Experience handling complex litigation files would be considered an asset.

Qualified applicants should email resumes along with a cover letter to resumes@portlandic.com.
We thank all applicants in advance, however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

We respect the dignity and independence of persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.