The Opportunity

Charlottetown, PE
Can work Remote
Full-time - Permanent

Are you an experienced paralegal or legal administrative professional looking for a new and exciting opportunity? Do you excel in providing exceptional client service while working in a fast-paced, innovative and collaborative environment in which you learn everyday?

Out Corporate Services team is seeking a Corporate Paralegal to join our firm in a full-time permanent position. As part of the Corporate Services team, you will provide support to our Charlottetown office. Our new team member may be located in any of our office locations (Halifax, Sydney, St. John's, Fredericton, Moncton, Saint John and Charlottetown). We are also open to experienced candidates who live within Atlantic Canada and are able to work remotely.

What you'll do


As a Corporate Paralegal, you will be responsible for:

  • The preparation of documentation and attending to annual renewals and filings related to a range of corporate transactions including, but not limited to, incorporations, amalgamations, continuances, dissolutions, reorganizations, name changes, director changes, registered office changes, business name registrations and renewals, extra-provincial registrations and other transactions as required related to both provincial and federal companies;
  • Assisting in the preparation of closing documents, transaction record books and reporting;
  • Profile and maintain minute books, including cataloguing and inputting of data;
  • Maintain our corporate database according to standard procedures;
  • Act as a liaison between the firm and clients;
  • Being creative, sharing ideas, learning from others and sharing your skills and knowledge; and,
  • Challenging yourself and your team every day; and having fun while doing so!

What you'll need


The successful candidate will possess the following skill set:

  • The ideal candidate will have a Paralegal or Legal Administration diploma or other related education;
  • Previous experience as a Legal Administrative Professional or Paralegal within the corporate field is required;
  • Exceptional technology skills, with proficiency in all aspects of Microsoft Office and legal billing systems;
  • Exceptional communication skills, a special focus on client service and the highest degree of professionalism; and,
  • Experience with Emergent, corporate databases and knowledge management software and government websites would be an asset.

Salary Range: $45,000 - $55,000 annually; dependent on skills, ability, and qualifications.

A little bit about us

McInnes Cooper

About MC

McInnes Cooper is among Canada's 25 largest business law firms and the exclusive member of Lex Mundi for Atlantic Canada, the world's leading network of independent law firms. Providing strategic counsel to industry-leading clients here and abroad for more than 160 years, we continue to thrive through our relentless focus on client success.

Our mission? To turn our knowledge, skills, and effort into value for our clients and our communities through dedicated leadership.

Our People

At McInnes Cooper you will find a team that values you. We recognize that our members are key in delivering outstanding client service and we provide a collaborative, professional environment with a member focused culture. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment that values, respects and supports different perspectives, cultures and experiences.

Diversity & Inclusion

We recognize that our individual differences make us a stronger, more adaptable law firm. We embrace these differences and give all of our members the opportunity to develop their unique skills and talents.

Collective Social Responsibility

We are recognized as a leader and innovator amongst Canadian law firms in the field of Collective Social Responsibility. Our people are concerned citizens who enjoy giving back. Together, we focus on developing ongoing partnerships with community organizations that do amazing work, often despite limited resources and public awareness. As a firm, we have the ability to respond with contributions of time and monetary support, and our people give generously of their skills and effort.

Pro Bono Legal Services

Through our Pro Bono Program, we provide legal counsel to disadvantaged people and organizations that have difficulty gaining access to justice on matters of public interest.

Environmental Stewardship

Like any large organization, our operations leave a footprint on the environment. From paper use and waste production to transportation and energy consumption, we continually look for opportunities to minimize that impact.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

Our team members have access to:

  • Defined-benefit pension plan;
  • Firm-paid health and dental benefits;
  • Health spending account;
  • Personal spending account;
  • Time for you:
    • Including vacation, personal and sick days.
  • Balancing life:
    •  Work from home / Flex work options available for many team members.
  • Our Team - we can't say enough about our people! You will be part of a collaborative, collegial, respectful and caring team; and,
  • Participating in a variety of teams including our Corporate Social Responsibility, Wellness, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and so many more.

McInnes Cooper is committed to building an environment that is diverse and inclusive, representative of the communities in which we serve. We welcome and encourage applications from persons who identify as racially visible, Indigenous, persons with disabilities, women in underrepresented roles and members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. Applicants from these equity groups may self-identify through our on-line application process.

As part of the recruitment process, MC will provide accommodation(s) to candidates with disabilities. If you require an accommodation(s) to participate in the recruitment process with us, please contact Amanda Walker at [email protected] or 902.455.8153.