Corporate Law Clerk

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You’ve got big plans. We have opportunities to match, and we’re committed to empowering you to become a better you, no matter what you do.

When you join KPMG you’ll be one of over 207,000 professionals providing audit, tax, advisory and business enablement services across 153 countries.

With the support to do things differently, grow personally and professionally and bring your whole self to work, there’s no limit to the impact you can make. Let’s do this.

Overview of the opportunity:

The newly created Business Law group of KPMG Law LLP, which focuses on legal advisory services relating to commercial entities and transactions, is looking for a confident and driven Corporate Law Clerk to join its group in our Toronto office. Our Business Law group provides legal advice with respect to private mergers and acquisitions, complex reorganizations, and general corporate and commercial matters.

What you will do:

  • Perform a variety of complex and routine legal and administrative duties while coordinating and assisting lawyers with assigned matters.
  • Drafting share provisions, articles of incorporation, articles of amendment, articles of continuance, organization, annual maintenance and compliance, dividends and dissolutions, forming limited partnerships and registering business names.
  • Drafting closing agendas and document lists and documents relating to tax reorganizations and other corporate and commercial transactions.
  • Liaising with internal and external clients in professional manner.
  • Maintaining minute books and drafting rectification documents.
  • Conducting searches.

What you bring to the role:

  • A minimum of 5 years of corporate law experience
  • An undergraduate university degree and/or a college Law Clerk diploma with excellent academic credentials
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Decisiveness and the ability to balance the demands of an emerging practice
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong MS Office skills

Keys to your success

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as administrative and time management skills
  • Self-driven, detail oriented and hard-working
  • Maintaining high ethical standards both personally and professionally
  • Maintaining strict confidentiality on firm and client issues

Learn more about where a career at KPMG can take you.


Our Values, The KPMG Way


We lead by example | We work together | We respect the individual
We seek the facts and provide insight | We are open and honest in our communication
We are committed to our communities | Above all, we act with integrity

KPMG is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. KPMG encourages applications from all qualified individuals and will accommodate applicants’ disability-related needs, up to the point of undue hardship, throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Any assessment and selection materials or processes used during the recruitment process will be available in an accessible format to applicants with disabilities, upon request. If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact the HR Shared Service Centre by email at or by phone at 416-777-8002 or toll free 1-888-466-4778 (Option 1). KPMG will consult with all applicants with disabilities who request accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure that the accommodation provided takes into account the applicant’s individual accessibility needs.


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