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Senior Paralegal Specialist - Trans-Canada Capital - 26799

Location: MONTREAL, QC, Canada
Posting Start Date: Jan 11, 2022
Posting End Date: Jan 25, 2022


Job Description


Trans-Canada Capital Inc. (TCC) is an innovative asset management firm specializing in non-traditional investment strategies for institutional investors. Since 2009, the team has successfully managed the pension assets of Air Canada, one of the largest corporate pension plans in the country. Over the years, we have earned an enviable reputation by generating superior returns through sophisticated strategies focusing on alpha generation in a rigorous risk-controlled framework. With more than $30 billion in assets under management, over 75 investment professionals based in Montreal, and a complete range of innovative solutions, TCC is well positioned to meet the needs of institutional investors seeking consistent returns.

The Position

We are seeking a paralegal specialist with at least seven (7) years of relevant experience to join our dynamic legal team in downtown Montreal.  The selected candidate will provide paralegal support on a wide range of corporate, investment and commercial matters including but not limited to: maintaining corporate minute books, drafting of resolutions or contracts, maintaining various registrations, research and filings. The selected candidate will be one who is a dynamic team player, as collaboration is an essential aspect of the job. 

The successful candidate will need to have strong organizational skills, have a high level of attention to detail and possess meaningful experience as a corporate or transactional paralegal as well as a good understanding of corporate, commercial and investment matters.  The person will be called upon to perform with lawyer oversight, among others, the following tasks:
  • Maintain and update corporate Minute Books for TCC and its subsidiaries and related filings and registrations.
  • Maintain and update existing TCC templates, databases and records.
  • Prepare first drafts of resolutions, contracts and other documentation on the basis of existing TCC templates.
  • Review contracts against TCC templates or other standard forms.
  • Coordinate and liaise with internal and external parties in connection with transactions.
  • Provide accurate support by composing and/or editing a variety of documents, including sensitive and confidential correspondence.
  • Perform legal research. 
  • Perform additional functions related to the position as directed or assumed on personal initiative to create or improve workflows and processes.

The selected candidate may not necessarily have experience to perform all tasks and will receive hands- on-training from our capable team.


Mandatory Covid-19 Vaccination Required as of October 31st 2021

Bilingualism is generally required although excellent knowledge of English is key.

To succeed in the position, the candidate should have a track record demonstrating the following qualification, qualities or characteristics:
  • Diploma in Paralegal Technology; 
  • adaptability and flexibility to work effectively in a context of regular change, shifting priorities, and conflicting demands, to embrace new ideas and to adjust to a variety of situations and individuals;
  • solid research and analytical skills, to identify, define and assess all relevant factors and weigh alternative courses of action, and sound judgment in fast paced environment;
  • capacity to work under pressure, often within tight timelines, and displaying composure in sensitive situations;
  • ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and to develop strong co-operative relationships;
  • inclination to take initiative (“ownership”) and be proactive and to offer to assist and support co-workers;
  • resourcefulness to prevent problems and ability to handle work independently, taking responsibility for own actions;
  • tenacity, energy and resilience to persevere towards goals despite challenges and obstacles, maintaining enthusiasm and drive through to attainment of objectives.

Excellent written and oral communications skills and word processing skills are required.  Integrity is assumed (including a strong work ethic, discretion in handling sensitive and confidential information, dedication to follow through on commitments, and openness and honesty in communications as well as a respectful demeanour).  Knowledge of the investment industry is an asset.  
Linguistic Requirements

Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates. 

Diversity and Inclusion
Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.
As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.

Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.