Law Clerk Toronto

Brookfield Asset Management

Law Clerk

Brookfield has a unique and dynamic culture. We seek team members who have a long-term focus and whose values align with our Attributes of a Brookfield Leader: Entrepreneurial, Collaborative and Disciplined. Brookfield is committed to the development of our people through challenging work assignments and exposure to diverse businesses.
Job Description
The Law Clerk will work be an integral part of the Corporate legal team, including company counsel, the corporate secretary and other law clerks. In addition to corporate responsibilities, the team is involved with securities and corporate governance matters for public companies within Brookfield’s Global Manager Group. This position is part of a dynamic, fast-paced and growing business.
  • Managing corporate records, including maintenance of minute books and the corporate entity database
  • Preparing documents for formation and dissolution of entities
  • Filing annual returns filings in Canada and U.S. and drafting minutes/resolutions
  • Preparing organizational resolutions, bylaws, LLC operating agreements and other constating documents
  • Performing various corporate searches and corporate on-line registrations
  • Preparing and completing Canadian securities regulatory filings for public companies on SEDAR, EDGAR and TSX, including with respect to Insider Reporting obligations
  • Drafting and/or reviewing legal documents and resolutions and assisting with diligence to support acquisitions, dispositions, financings, and corporate and restructuring matters
  • Liaise with internal legal counsel and outside counsel and other internal functional groups
  • Preparing officer certificates and notarial certificates
  • Documenting flows of funds, including capital contributions, dividends, returns of capital and distributions; transfers of interests; changes to director and officer slates; special approvals; and maintaining organization charts
  • Assisting with preparation of public/private company Board and Committee meeting materials, including the preparation of notices, agendas and resolutions [JBB: Already referenced above].
  • Assisting with corporate disclosure, compliance activities and regulatory filings
  • Assisting treasury teams with bank account opening and KYC requests and requirements
  • Supporting compliance activities, including assisting with periodic reporting materials and filings
  • Assisting with implementation of legal policies, processes and standards, and documenting related compliance process maps
  • Maintaining entity lists and organizational structure charts and co-ordinating quarterly with various business groups and operating companies for updates; and preparing quarterly entity list submissions
  • Manage Diligent entities database and CSC portal
  • Assisting with preparation of annual disclosures, including Management Information Circulars, Annual Reports, and Annual Information Forms
  • Diploma from a recognized Ontario Law Clerk program certified with The Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario (or qualifying legal experience with an outstanding performance record)
  • 2-4 years of experience as a corporate law clerk. Experience in a law firm or in-house legal department of large public company an asset
  • Comfortable with SEDI, SEDAR, EDGAR and TSX filings
  • Familiar with various Canadian and provincial corporate registry on-line and paper filings and searches and U.S. Secretary of State business entity searches and filings
  • Professionalism and ability to take accountability for providing timely and accurate responses to inquiries from internal and external stakeholders
  • Able to work well under pressure, to manage multiple tasks and take ownership in supporting the team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as in a group alongside all levels and departments of the organization
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and organizational skills
  • MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, iManage and corporate legal records software/database
Brookfield is committed to maintaining a Positive Work Environment that is safe and respectful; our shared success depends on it. Accordingly, we do not tolerate workplace discrimination, violence or harassment.

Brookfield is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Should you require a Human Rights Code-protected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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