Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
VetCare is a proudly Canadian-owned acquirer and operator of veterinary practices, based in Vancouver, and with passionate associates across Canada. Our commitment to care is at the heart of what we do, from guiding our talented medical and operations teams, supporting practice owners through seamless transitions, and providing the highest quality of care to patients through our community-focused practices.
Reporting to the In-House Counsel, the Paralegal is responsible for providing a range of legal support to the growth and effective management of VetCare and its various business units and clinics. The Paralegal is primarily charged with assisting the in-house legal team and providing support with acquisitions, contracts, and administrative matters. This role requires the ability to work effectively under tight deadlines, extreme attention to detail, and consistently accurate, high quality legal expertise. Your passion for the law, your organizational skills, strong values, and creative-thinking, will be a great fit with the team.
Responsibilities (including but not limited to)
Work closely with the In-House Counsel to support the unit’s mandate and to prioritize projects while defining processes and procedures to increase efficiency.
Draft and review legal documents based on VetCare templates, assisting our functional teams with specific corporate or legal information, and general administrative matters for the legal team.
Perform minute book reviews and summarize deficiencies while assisting with the preparation of documents to rectify the deficiencies.
Conduct due diligence searches and succinctly summarize the results.
Prepare corporate documentation including share issuance documents.
With support from Finance and the Acquisitions Team, prepare closing documents for clinic acquisition transactions.
Assist throughout the closing process to ensure smooth and accurate acquisition transactions including: the drafting of closing documents; the preparation of signing packages and the coordination of the signing process; the creation of fully compiled and executed versions of transaction documents; and making closing books.
Edit, proofread and revise key transaction documents.
Review transaction documents for important dates and diarizing these dates moving forward.
Track and manage follow-up reminders and key dates for future attention.
Update templates for transaction documents.
Paralegal Certificate or Diploma from an accredited educational institution as determined by the Paralegal Association of BC plus one year successful Paralegal experience in a corporate environment; or a Law Degree plus one year successful Paralegal experience in a corporate environment preferred.
A minimum of 1-3 years of relevant professional experience in a legal function supporting business units.
Experience with contract administration with an emphasis on non-disclosure and non-compete agreements, employment agreements, vendor agreements and professional services agreements and statements of work.
Ability to read and understand contractual terms with strong experience in reviewing and amending agreements.
Proven ability to influence change and effectively lead projects; write and edit quickly and efficiently; and develop and communicate recommendations.
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
For more than 20 years Global Relay has set the standard and trends in compliant communications with our multi-award winning unified communications, data capture, and data analysis platform. We securely capture and manage the world's communications data and give its owners greater control and visibility to drive value and ensure compliance with the regulatory requirements of a large variety of industries and authorities.
We offer competitive compensation and benefits and all the other typical things you expect, but we are not your typical company. Global Relay is a career-making company. It is a place for big ideas, new challenges, and cutting-edge innovation. It is a place where you can make an impact.
Are you a dynamic individual, hungry for opportunities to use your superior administrative skills? Are you a strategic thinker with an entrepreneurial spirit, looking to broaden your skills in a legal department?
You could be part of a fast-growing, award-winning tech firm – recognized as a "Leader" by two of the most influential global analysts in its industry.
New technologies are providing companies with more ways to communicate with customers, while creating a myriad of challenges along the way. And that's exactly what makes joining our Legal team – and Global Relay's larger business development team – exciting, challenging, and rewarding.
Why should developers have all the fun? As an in-house legal administrative assistant at Global Relay, you'll be immersing yourself in the hottest tech trends and issues of the day. Big data. Cloud computing. Surveillance and cyber security. Privacy protection. Data sovereignty. And that's just for starters.
You'll be involved in every major aspect of the business – not simply legal matters. You'll help Global Relay forge new partnerships and grow its global distribution network. You'll deal with issues related to compliance archiving, data protection, eDiscovery, and business continuity of highly regulated industries.
If you like the idea of working with an established leader in cloud-based archiving, messaging, and eDiscovery, we like the idea of meeting you.
Provide administrative and drafting support for routine legal work including business communications, corporate policies, customer agreements, partner agreements, non-disclosure agreements
Provide day-to-day administrative support and manage a wide variety of tasks such as scheduling, mailing, and filing
Handle and track third-party legal correspondence and requests
Maintain confidential files and update CRM and other record keeping systems
Improve legal operations by maintaining a legal library, how-to guides, reference manuals, and resource materials
Look for innovative ways to optimize legal processes and take an ownership role in special projects as required
Bachelor's degree, or diploma in a related field, or similar administrative work experience
Highly motivated, meticulous, efficient, organized, assertive, and laser-focused on the details
Highly proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), Internet research, Adobe Acrobat Pro, and Salesforce CRM
Able to juggle multiple projects and manage a high-volume workload in a fast-paced environment, both collaborating as a team and working independently to get the job done, no matter how big or small the project
Calm, self-reliant and able to prioritize workload
Excellent judgment and demonstrated discretion handling confidential information
Strong writing, interpersonal and communication skills
Comfortable working with (and curious about) new technology systems
Positive attitude, strong work ethic with matching sense of humour
Experience with due diligence, technology assessments, and analysis in potential strategic transactions (including M&A, licensing and financing) is a significant plus
Some experience supporting a legal team (either at a law firm or in-house legal department) is a plus
At Global Relay there is no ceiling. This is the land of opportunity for the energetic, intelligent, and driven people that make this company great. The combination of the right people in the right positions and a rapidly growing company means unlimited career potential.
You will receive the mentoring, coaching, and support that you need to reach your personal and career goals. You'll be part of a culture that promotes and rewards hard work and creativity and will grow into the new opportunities that are available to you.
To learn more about our business, culture, and community involvement, visit www.globalrelay.com.
Bell Alliance LLP
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content – we advance how Canadians connect with each other and the world.
If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values, professional growth and employee wellness, we want you on the Bell team.
Corporate Services is at the centre of the action, providing the support that enables Bell’s industry leadership. Our Corporate Security & Responsibility, Communications, Human Resources, Procurement & Value Creation and Real Estate teams work collaboratively to drive our corporate strategy forward.
About the role:
Bell Media is seeking a Legal Counsel to join its Quebec Legal team in Montreal (with offices located at 87 Ontario West). Reporting to the Assistant General Counsel, you will provide a broad range of commercial legal advice and guidance in support of the Astral out-of-home business. You will also provide legal support for Bell Media’s Quebec-based radio stations (including Énergie, Rouge FM and CHOM) and French-language television and digital channels (including Noovo, Super Écran, RDS, Canal D and Canal Vie).
Experience and qualifications:
As the ideal candidate, you will have three to eight years of commercial law experience, with an interest in the broadcasting industry and emerging digital platforms. Success in this position requires excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills; a passion for accurate and precise drafting (in English and French); strong business acumen; and the ability to take initiative and thrive in a fast-paced environment. Bilingualism (French and English) is required.
You must be called to the Bar
This is an excellent opportunity for a talented, commercially-minded lawyer seeking a collegial work environment, work-life balance, and the chance to work with one of Canada’s leading content companies.
Bilingualism is an asset (English and French); adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec.
Additional Information: Position Type: Management Job Status: Regular - Full Time Job Location: Canada : Quebec : Montreal
Flexible work profile: Mobile Application Deadline: 10/29/2021
Please apply directly online to be considered for this role. Applications through email will not be accepted.
At Bell, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace where every team member feels valued, respected, and supported, and has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.
Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, simply email your recruiter directly or email@example.com to make arrangements. If you have questions regarding accessible employment at Bell please email our Diversity & Inclusion Team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Created: Canada , QC , Montreal
Bell, one of Canada's Top 100 Employers.
Government of Canada
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Department of Justice Canada - Canada's Legal Team Ottawa (Ontario) LP-02 $114,884 to $158,449
For further information on the organization, please visit Department of Justice Canada
Closing date: 25 October 2021 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.