The Paralegal role will report directly to the General Counsel and requires a strong understanding of technical legal terminology to support a growing legal team within AMLRS. This role will contribute to moderately complex aspects of projects, including coordinating and working with the Legal and Sales Teams in drafting, preparing, and reviewing contracts to support the company’s business operations. This role will also support internal compliance programs, including the AMLRS environmental, social, and governance (ESG) executive committee. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature.

Responsible for:

  • Assisting and supporting with legal research and due diligence.
  • Preparing legal documents and contracts.
  • Organizing and managing documents in support of the company’s contracting efforts.
 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Paralegal certificate from an ABA accredited program preferred, or a combination of education and/or experience
  • 4+ years of significant and substantive contracts experience as a paralegal/legal assistant
  • Experience drafting, cite-checking, and correcting legal documents and contracts
  • Good understanding of the law and legal system with strong legal research and investigation skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and word processing software
  • Excellent organization and administration skills with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to follow direction & procedures, and able to prioritize workload and assignments
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to exercise independent judgement and escalate matters to the General Counsel, as appropriate

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with contract management software such as CobbleStone
  • Experience with legal research software such as Westlaw
  • Litigation experience as a paralegal/legal assistant with experience supporting litigators
  • Two or more years’ experience supporting financial institutions, financial services companies, and/or managed services providers
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AML RightSource is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome diversity in the workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination and we are committed to providing accommodation to people with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.  To request any accommodations you may require to participate in the recruitment process email accommodationsontario@amlrightsource.com or discuss your needs when contacted for an interview.

 

We’re passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity and inclusion. Companies that are diverse in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, and perspective are proven to be better companies. More importantly, creating an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work is what we strive to achieve at AML RightSource.