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Senior Manager, Legal Services

Location

Head Office

Overview

Reporting to the Chief Legal Officer and working closely with senior leadership in all business lines, the Senior Manager, Legal Services, will be responsible for corporate records and filings in addition to Canadian securities law and Toronto Stock Exchange filings. The Senior Manager will manage and disseminate disclosure documents related to all applicable Starlight management and directors and will ensure best-in-class governance practices are upheld.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare and file annual returns for all corporate, partnership, limited partnership and condominium entities 
  • Arrange annual meetings for publicly listed vehicles including coordinating details with transfer agent, drafting documents relating to meeting including, information circular, proxy, unitholder letter and attending meeting and recording minutes 
  • Communicate and maintain excellent relationships with external investment professionals involved in public/​private companies including transfer agent, the Toronto Stock Exchange, investment advisors and external legal counsel
  • Co-ordinate and send materials to boards of directors and committees 
  • SEDAR document preparation and filing for all listed issuers including quarterly financial materials, news releases, material change reports and annual information forms. File SEDI filings and early warning reports for all issuer insiders
  • All TSX and TSX‑V filings including monthly distributions, normal course issuer bids and executive compensation grants
  • Review of all materials for public filings 
  • Responsible for dissemination of press releases
  • Liaise with Marketing Department for disclosure posting on the Starlight website
  • Responsible for drafting certain public disclosure documents including:
  • Attend board and committee meetings and records information and action items and responsible for minutes for all public and private boards and committees
  • Responsible for arranging all board and committee meetings including drafting agendas, certain documents, coordinating and collecting board materials and uploading to board portal (Diligent)
  • Key liaison with board members
  • Maintain corporate records and minute books (public companies)
  • Responsible for reviewing all board and committee mandates, job descriptions, charters for existing and new vehicles
  • Administer investment redemptions and pricing letters
  • Ensure strong governance practices
  • Coordinate investment wires 
  • Maintain documentation
  • Deliver tax slips internally 
  • Coordinate stock accounts

Requirements

  • Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario Certification and membership (or equivalent) an asset;
  • Working knowledge of the Canadian, U.S. and U.K. regulatory filing systems is preferred
  • 5 years’ experience as a Law Clerk, preferably with a background in securities and corporate law