BE PART OF OUR FUTURE SUCCESS

Redefining the legal services paradigm requires the right kinD of people.

Who are we looking for?

MEP Business Counsel isn't your average law firm, which is why we're not looking for your average business lawyer. Our team is not simply comprised of exceptionally well-trained and talented lawyers, but together we comprise a fiercely collaborative and entrepreneurial group who love the business of business and are passionate about our clients' success.

A commitment to excellence, integrity, and a sense of humour are character traits that define each of us. In return, we offer an amazing collaborative and innovative environment, a balance between career and personal development, and an opportunity to work with people and businesses you are passionate about.

Like what you hear? Reach out to crodriguez@meplaw.ca to start the conversation.

Job Opportunities

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CORPORATE SERVICES CLERK

Description

We are currently seeking a part-time Corporate Services Clerk to join our Corporate Services Department. This is an entry-level position ideal for candidates with an interest and enthusiasm for Corporate Records/Corporate Law. This position is for three (3) days a week but could be flexible to accommodate a student schedule. Given the nature of the work, this role is also expected to work in our physical office, located in downtown Vancouver. The Firm is following COVID-19 protocols to reduce any possible risk for its employees. We look for candidates who demonstrate the same “client-centered” service approach we instill in our Firm, and who want to be a part of a fun, dynamic team.

Qualifications

• Administrative experience in a professional law firm/corporate office environment (preferred) • Proficient technical skills in Microsoft Suite of Applications • Knowledge of Worldox, Workshare Compare, PC Law, ALF, BC Online (preferred) • Ability to prioritize a busy workload for the Corporate Services Department, with attention to detail and quality work output • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, able to work collaboratively on group projects and also comfortable working independently with direction from the Corporate Services Department • Maintaining physical company records books and Corporate Services paper/digital client files • Assist with the conversion of physical company records books into virtual minute books • Perform various BC Online searches • Maintaining/updating the ALF Corporate Database • Formatting/editing of various documents in Word • Preparation of outgoing document packages/records books by courier • Assistance on large-scale projects/transactions for the Firm • Ad Hoc administrative requests as required for the Department or for the Firm

Compensation and Benefits

In addition to a genuine collegial atmosphere offered at MEP Business Counsel, we provide market salary commensurate with experience and in line with leading corporate service departments in the downtown core.

How to Apply

Like what you hear? Reach out and apply for this role by sending your resume and cover letter to crodriguez@meplaw.ca.

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SENIOR CORPORATE PARALEGAL

Description

We are currently seeking a full-time senior corporate paralegal to join our Corporate Services Department. Our clients are primarily private companies that range from emerging start-ups to multinational corporations, across many different industries. We look for candidates who demonstrate the same “client-centered” service approach we instill in our Firm, and who want to be a part of a fun, dynamic team. The Firm is following COVID-19 protocols to reduce any possible risk for its employees.

Qualifications

• 3+ years’ experience as a corporate/commercial paralegal in a busy business firm environment • Intimate knowledge of ALF and BC Online paired with strong technical skills (Microsoft Office) • Experience with Worldox, Workshare Compare, PC Law (preferred) • Ability to prioritize a busy workload for a sophisticated corporate practice, with very high attention to detail and quality work output • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, able to work collaboratively on group projects, mentor junior paralegals and staff, and also comfortable working independently and directly with clients • A view to challenging the status quo and instilling efficiencies in all aspects of the practice • Our paralegals currently support approximately 11 business lawyers on transactional work, and also handle routine corporate maintenance and commercial matters for various corporate minute books (BC, federal and EPRs) as well as LPs, Societies and Family Trusts • Our paralegal team plays a key role in supporting the Business Lawyers in sophisticated commercial transactions, and assume high levels of responsibility and direct client contact, including assisting with preparation of transaction documents, complex tax reorganizations, amalgamations and dissolutions • Due diligence review of corporate records and preparation of rectification resolutions, conduct and review public searches in connection with due diligence matters • Securities and/or Real Estate law experience is a definite asset, but not necessary for this role

Compensation and Benefits

In addition to a genuine collegial atmosphere offered at MEP Business Counsel, we provide market salary commensurate with experience and in line with leading corporate service departments in the downtown core. Extended health/dental benefits, cell phone and fitness reimbursement, as well as a bonus program based on various criteria and contributions to the Firm are just some of the benefits we offer.

How to Apply

Like what you hear? Reach out and apply for this role by sending your resume and cover letter to crodriguez@meplaw.ca.

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SENIOR COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE LAWYER

Description

MEP Business Counsel is seeking a senior commercial real estate lawyer to complement its thriving Corporate/Commercial Practice in the heart of downtown Vancouver. We have been consistently recognized by Canadian Lawyer as one of the Top 10 Corporate Boutique Firms in Canada and have award winning lawyers who have worked at leading international law firms. We are proud that our team includes a diverse range of backgrounds and experience – all with a common goal of doing exceptional work with incredible people. As part of that narrative, you will have the unique opportunity to make your mark at an emerging Firm with an inclusive culture and entrepreneurial spirit.

Qualifications

A minimum of 8+ years’ experience in an established commercial real estate practice and work on high value and complex commercial real estate transactions (including property development, leasing, financings and mortgages, and acquisitions/dispositions), Strong practice management skills, ability to independently grow and manage a commercial real estate group comprised of 2-3 junior lawyers and paralegals, The ideal candidate is a practical, business-minded lawyer who is looking to try something different from the “big firm” experience and accelerate their career at a vibrant boutique business law firm, The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic contributor to the Firm dynamic, possess sound judgement, meticulous attention to detail, strong negotiation skills, and have a collaborative approach to the work environment.

Compensation and Benefits

We offer comprehensive salary, benefits and bonus packages that are competitive among leading downtown law firms in Vancouver, along with flexible fee split and working structures, Unwavering support for personal and professional growth. Like what you hear? Let’s meet and continue the conversation. Please reach out to Carla Rodriguez at crodriguez@meplaw.ca with your materials.

How to Apply

Like what you hear? Reach out and apply for this role by sending your resume and cover letter to crodriguez@meplaw.ca

MICHAEL, EVRENSEL & PAWAR LLP