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Oxford Properties Group Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Mar 20, 2019
Full time
Why join us? We are looking for a highly motivated corporate commercial lawyer to join Oxford’s real estate management legal team in Toronto. You will be a key member of a highly engaged, professional legal team and part of a world-class, winning culture that prioritizes people development and focuses on long-term growth. As a member of this team, you will be responsible for: • Review and negotiate various commercial service and supply contracts and work closely with our national programs team responsible for innovation, sustainability and building operations for Oxford’s office and retail portfolios in Canada • Supervise and mentor contract administrators and law clerks on the negotiation and drafting of various operational contracts • Review and negotiate contracts and agreements and advise business teams on a variety of matters including operational issues, communication, marketing and construction • Manage external counsel in relation to litigation files, bankruptcy and other matters and advise and assist internal departments on such matters • Provide advice on legislative matters governing a real estate management company • Provide services and advice in relation to various other matters as required from time to time. To succeed in this role, you: • Minimum one (1) to five (5) years of commercial real estate experience gained in a law firm or in-house position • Member in good standing of the Law Society of Ontario • Self-directed, initiative and goal oriented • Excellent negotiation and communication skills • Excellent drafting skills • Exceptional organizational skills; multi-tasking; ability to self-manage competing priorities; meet tight deadlines and attention to detail and accuracy • Desire to be part of a legal team, who can also work independently with little direction or supervision, and possess the ability to coordinate and manage multiple projects, and interact confidently and easily with business teams • Excellent interpersonal skills, communication skills both oral and written to communicate with both internal and external stakeholders
The City of Calgary Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Mar 20, 2019
Full time
If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, share our values and have a desire to learn and grow, join The City of Calgary. City employees operate the facilities, deliver the services and run the programs which make a difference in our community. The City's Law Department offers unique opportunities to work on challenging and diverse matters, including high profile municipal projects. Together we make Calgary a great place to make a living, a great place to make a life. As a Planning Lawyer at The City of Calgary, your primary duties will include: Provide legal advice and opinions with respect to all manner of planning and development related issues and, to a limited extent, environmental and indigenous matters. Draft a wide variety of development related agreements and land titles documents. Review and provide advice on statutory plans and policies. Assist various clients with planning related enforcement matters including matters under appeal to the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board, and appearances before the Board.   Qualifications Juris Doctor (J.D.), Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) or equivalent degree from a recognized institution and be an active member or eligible for membership with The Law Society of Alberta. Minimum of 1 year experience in the area of municipal or planning law after being called to the bar is preferred. Strong drafting and analytical skills are critical for success in this position. Prior experience with commercial real estate and/or land development would be considered an asset. Proven self-management skills, strong interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to thrive in a team environment and the ability to be flexible and creative in addressing corporate needs. The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to public service. Pre-employment Requirements Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.   Union: Exempt Business Unit: Law Position Type: Temporary (up to 18 months) Location: 800 Macleod Trail S.E. Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience  Lawyer 1: $77,891 - 126,184 per annum Lawyer 2: $88,307 - 148,297 per annum Lawyer 3: $98,270 - 174,316 per annum Days of Work: This position works a 5 day work week with one day off in a 3 week cycle. Hours of work: Standard 35 hour work week, averaged over a 3 week period. Audience: Internal and External Apply By: March 26, 2019   Job ID #: 301911
CorporationCentre.ca Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Mar 20, 2019
Contract
Looking for junior lawyer who will draft general contracts to be integrated in our proprietary contract and document generation software. The ideal candidate will possess impeccable English writing and legal drafting skills, be able to work autonomously and comfortable in a low-tech WYSIWYG environment. Minimum 3 years legal drafting experience required. No French necessary. This is a permanent position with flexibility afforded as to its full-time / part-time / freelance status. Salary commensurate with experience.
BC Public Service Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
Mar 20, 2019
Full time
1 full time auxiliary opportunity until October 2021. An eligibility list may be established. The BC Prosecution Service is seeking a Legal Assistant for the After Hours Bail Team in Kelowna. Due to the nature of the After Hours Bail Team, the hours of work required fall on Weekends and Statutory Holidays that fall during their work schedule, including Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Staff working on Statutory Holidays will be entitled to additional compensation and day(s) off in lieu, consistent with the BCGEU Master Agreement. Contribute to the administration of justice in a diverse legal environment by bringing your thoroughness, good judgement and initiative to this specialized role. The BC Prosecution Service contributes to the protection of society by preparing for and conducting prosecutions diligently and fairly. BC Prosecution Service prosecutes offences under the Criminal Code of Canada, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and provincial statutes in the provincial, Supreme and Appeal Courts of British Columbia and in the Supreme Court of Canada. The BC Prosecution Service provides legal advice to government and police on criminal law matters and develops policies and procedures on issues relating to the prosecution of criminal justice. As a Legal Assistant, you provide administrative and secretarial services to Crown Counsel. The Legal Assistant receives administrative supervision from the Legal Office Manager, District Administrator or Deputy Director Regional Operations and reports to Crown Counsel for daily assignments and direction. Your ability to deal with issues of a sensitive and confidential nature with tact, diplomacy and good judgement will prepare you to work effectively in a demanding environment where criminal cases are managed. You are well versed in legal terminology, an accurate and efficient information recorder and researcher and adept at handling inquiries from a variety of persons, including those that are possibly irate or resistant. Working with limited direction, you exhibit exceptional organizational, verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to build and maintain productive working relationships with key stakeholders. If you are seeking to gain valuable experience to advance your administrative career in a dynamic environment, we look forward to your application. The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer. The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace. The BC Public Service is an inclusive and accessible employer. Please advise the hiring manager if any accommodations are required to assist you to ensure equitable participation. For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Stacey.Allan@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS . For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time , and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you. NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition. Job Requirements: In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below: Secondary school graduation or equivalent, and successful completion of a recognized legal assistant program or paralegal program or a combination of 4 years of education, training and administrative support/clerical experience. 6 months of experience working in a legal office. Preference may be given to applicants with the following: Experience within the last two years working in a legal office. Experience working as a legal assistant in the criminal law field and/or the Justice Sector. Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting. Enhanced Security Screening will be required, which may include a Criminal Records Review Act (CRRA) check. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Cover Letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed. Resume required: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying. Questionnaire: YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire. IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.
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