(5 + years’ experience)

Founded in 1996, Kensington Capital Partners Limited (“Kensington”) is a Canadian alternative asset manager with offices in Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver. Kensington manages over $2.6 billion of assets invested in private equity, venture capital and other complementary alternative strategies. Kensington is a high performing investment firm that provides investors with access to unique investment opportunities within the North American market. Its success has been built upon a network of deep relationships, an entrepreneurial, nimble and flexible approach, its breadth and diversity of experience, and a strong reputation for integrity. Collectively, Kensington’s team has over 100 years of private equity experience, over 100 years of operating experience, and professional designations in the fields of engineering, law, accounting, financial analysis, and portfolio management. Kensington is employee-owned, highly diverse and independent and its funds’ received several awards at the 2022 Canadian Hedge Fund Awards.

Kensington continues its growth in the Canadian market, and is now looking to add a Law Clerk to its legal team. Reporting to the General Counsel, the Law Clerk will provide legal support and take a leadership role over on a broad range of corporate matters. This person will be responsible for organizing new corporations / partnerships, and assist with developing and implementing corporate processes and systems, including file management, establishing tickler systems, legal department databases and maintaining corporate organizational charts. This individual will have the opportunity to interact with a broad range of business groups within Kensington to assist with information requests and assist with transactions. The position will be based in the mid-town Toronto office and will be hybrid role with an expectation of 3 days in the office.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of corporate experience gained from a major law firm or corporation. Experience working with minute books, drafting resolutions and knowledge of corporate entities will be required. Any securities experience will be seen as an asset but not mandatory, including NRD or SEDAR capabilities. A highly motivated self-starter, strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to take ownership of tasks will be important to succeed in this role. You must be a team player, have a flexible and positive attitude, be willing to ‘roll up your sleeves’ to get the work done and work well both in a team and independently with minimal supervision. As well, strong time management and organizational skills with the ability to work well under pressure, to manage multiple tasks and take accountability for providing timely and accurate responses to inquiries and tasks assigned will be valued.

This is a great opportunity to join a growing firm and be a part of a collegial team. The environment is entrepreneurial, respectful and dynamic with predictable hours. It offers exciting work, opportunities for career growth and a competitive compensation package. If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your material, in confidence, to Lorene Nagata or Rachel Romero at Nagataconnex Executive Legal Search.

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