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Careers at Minden Gross LLP - Join an Industry Leader

Minden Gross LLP is a well-respected mid-size law firm. We are large enough to offer firm members all the support, training, and services provided by the larger firms while at the same time providing a warm and congenial working environment.

We are currently looking to fill the following positions: 

Corporate Legal Assistant

We have an immediate opening for a Corporate Legal Assistant with 5 years’ experience.

Summary of Duties:

As a Corporate Legal Assistant, you will provide legal support to one or more lawyers. The successful candidate must have experience in a wide-range of corporate/commercial matters, particularly in lending, financing and private business, mergers and acquisitions, and competition law. Must have exceptional commitment to internal/external client service.

Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Performance of full clerical, administrative, and general office duties, including opening and closing files, entering dockets, and accounts/billings
  • Prepare necessary legal documents, resolutions, and closing transactions
  • Compose, transcribe, format, and proofread routine letters and memos
  • Prepare banking documents with respect to financings relating to asset and share purchase transactions
  • Maintain office files/records in accordance with procedures
  • Open and distribute mail
  • Other tasks as required

Qualifications:

  • Minimum college Law Clerk/Legal Administration diploma/certificate, or equivalent work experience
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in the specified practice area
  • Extensive knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience with CorpLink and Cyberbahn would be an asset
  • Proficient in DM (document management system)
  • The successful applicant must have a pleasant and welcoming personality, and respond positively to all members of staff
  • Must be capable of a high level of accuracy and have the ability to prioritize in a deadline-oriented department
  • Ability to follow direction and work productively without supervision
  • A fast learner demonstrating a quick ability to grasp and apply new procedures and techniques
  • Strong ability to adapt to the demands of the job, including new challenges and work environments

If you take pride in the quality of your work, are client-service driven, and enjoy working in a fast paced team environment, we invite you to forward your resume, including your salary expectations, to the Manager of Human Resources, Lorisa Merlin at lmerlin@mindengross.com. Please be certain to indicate “Corporate Legal Assistant” in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please. We thank all applicants for their interest in Minden Gross LLP; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted.

Minden Gross LLP is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process.


Senior Leasing Clerk

We have an immediate opening for a Senior Leasing Clerk with 7-10 years’ experience.

Summary of Duties:

As a Senior Leasing Clerk, you will assist supervising Lawyers in handling commercial lease negotiations and transactions from beginning to end.

Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Prepare commercial leases and related documents including amending agreements, sublease agreements, and lease surrenders and renewals with a focus on shopping centre leases
  • Assist Corporate and Real Estate Lawyers in reviewing and summarizing multiple leases relating to acquisitions, dispositions, and refinancing of retail, commercial, and industrial premises
  • Prepare leasing documentation, supplementary documents, lease analysis and summaries, first drafts of leases (when precedents are available), assignments (consent), subleases (consent), distress notices, and non-disturbance agreements
  • Draft, review, and revise notices of default and termination, notices of lease and registrations, and confidentiality agreements
  • Conduct extensive lease reviews and identify issues
  • Make decisions based on pre-approved rules, precedent, or lease section policy
  • Negotiate with opposing lawyer(s) and tenant as required
  • Handle all related accounting procedures and any other administrative tasks as required

Qualifications:

  • Completion of a recognized college level Law Clerk program
  • ILCO membership in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Strong technical skills and proficient in Microsoft Office 2013, Document Management systems, and Teraview
  • Have exceptional written and communication skills; are organized and meticulous with follow-up and details; and are able to take initiative, prioritize, and multi-task

If you take pride in the quality of your work, are client-service driven, and enjoy working in a fast-paced team environment, we invite you to forward your resume, including your salary expectations, to the Manager of Human Resources, Lorisa Merlin, at lmerlin@mindengross.com. Please be certain to indicate “Senior Leasing Clerk” in the subject line of your email.  No phone calls please. We thank all applicants for their interest in Minden Gross LLP; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted.

Minden Gross LLP is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process.


We are always looking for new talent to expand our service to clients.

For lawyer positions, please submit your application to:

The Legal Personnel Committee
Diane Carty

Chief Operating Officer
(416) 369-4120
dcarty@mindengross.com

For law student positions, please submit your application to:

The Student Committee
studentinfo@mindengross.com

For law clerk, legal, and administrative staff positions, please submit your application to:

Lorisa Merlin
Manager of Human Resources​
lmerlin@mindengross.com

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