Borden Ladner Gervais
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
The ideal candidate will have experience representing clients before judicial and administrative tribunals and will have advised clients on employment and labour issues including disciplinary action, terminations, disability, human rights and investigations in the workplace. The candidate will be creative, have sound judgement and must appreciate the importance of providing excellent and responsive legal service to clients. The candidate must be a member of the Ontario Bar in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada.
This position offers the opportunity for a junior lawyer to develop their skills and career as part of a dynamic and successful national team. With BLG’s national ongoing professional development/legal education program, the successful candidate will obtain advanced training, mentoring and exposure to the firm’s clients while being supported to build their own practice and expertise. This is an ideal position for someone who can hit the ground running, is a consummate team player, has strong analytical, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills, takes initiative, and seeks an opportunity to be allowed to further develop beyond their current skill level.
BLG is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from diverse candidates.
If you are interested in joining our team, we invite you to send your cover letter, résumé, transcripts and a list of references, by February 16, 2018, in confidence to:
Danielle Laflamme Professional Recruiting Manager Borden Ladner Gervais LLP 100 Queen Street, Suite 1300 Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1J9 613.787.3578 DLaflamme@blg.com
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applicants with disabilities may notify us of any accommodations needed to support your participation in the recruitment processes.
BLG is an integrated national law firm that provides a broad range of legal services, with more than 700 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals working in five major Canadian cities.
BLG is committed to helping our professionals reach the next level in their careers. Our comprehensive approach to professional development has received widespread recognition.
Everyone at BLG is required to carry out the duties of their role while upholding the important principles of our respectful workplace policies, and treating everyone with respect, regardless of position. For BLG, valuing diversity and inclusion is key to a respectful workplace.
* Please note that relatives of current BLG employees and Partners are not eligible for consideration.
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
What started small, with a single discount store and the simple idea of selling more for less, has grown over the last 50 years into the largest retailer in the world. In Canada, Walmart was established in 1994 through the acquisition of the Woolco Chain and has grown to over 400 stores nationwide serving more than 1.2 million customers every day. Walmart Canada's flagship online store, walmart.ca is visited by over 600,000 customers daily. With over 95,000 associates, Walmart Canada is one of Canada’s largest employees and is ranked as one of the country’s top 10 most influential brands. Walmart Canada’s extensive philanthropy program is focused on supporting Canadian families in need, and since 1994 Walmart has donated and raised more than $250 million to Canadian charities. Additional information can be found at walmartcanada.ca, facebook.com/walmartcanada and at twitter.com/@walmartcanada.
To provide administrative assistance to three real estate lawyers, two litigation lawyers and two employment lawyers in Walmart’s Legal Department.
We are looking for someone who has the requisite skills and experience which would allow them to successfully perform the following:
• Provide administrative support to multiple lawyers in the Legal Department across a range of practice areas • Provide back-up assistance to other administrative assistants in the Legal Department, as required • Ensure the proper opening, closing, and maintenance of all legal files, including in the ProLaw database • Administer a follow-up tickler system for the various lawyers • Coordinate internal/external meetings • Liaise with stores and all departments within the Store Support Centre on behalf of various lawyers • Perform general administrative functions such as document and letter preparation, reviewing mail, filing, document management, and other administrative duties as requested
Canada Walmart Division
• Community college diploma and/or 3-5 years senior level administrative experience required • Excellent computer skills in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint are required • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to ensure high customer servicing • Ability to work under minimum supervision using good problem solving and organizational skills • Demonstrated experience in managing multiple competing tasks and priorities assigned • High degree of professionalism in dealing with Management level • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic changing environment • Previous real estate administrative assistance would be an asset
Licensing & Other Qualifications
• Community college diploma and/or 3-5 years senior level legal administrative experience • Excellent computer skills in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to ensure high customer servicing • Ability to work under minimum supervision using good problem solving and organizational skills • Demonstrated experience in managing multiple competing tasks and priorities assigned • High degree of professionalism • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamicenvironment • Previous Litigation and/or Real Estate administrative assistance experience preferred
Walmart will accommodate the disability-related needs of applicants and associates as required by law.
The Law Society of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Our Investigations, Monitoring and Enforcement group (“IME”) is seeking a full-time Staff Lawyer on a 14 month term, from approximately April 2018 – June 2019. This is an excellent opportunity to join a collaborative and collegial team of professionals committed to upholding the Law Society’s mandate to protect the public interest. Staff Lawyers in IME must efficiently manage a file load involving a broad spectrum of conduct issues, such as accounting rule breaches, misrepresentations to clients, breaches of undertakings and conflicts of interest. Staff Lawyers have frequent contact with lawyers and the public and their work involves a significant amount of legal writing. The Staff Lawyers in IME are responsible for:
Conducting thorough, efficient, and timely investigations by gathering and assessing evidence, independently and as part of a team;
Conducting interviews of complainants, lawyers, and others as needed;
Exercising judgment in assessing complaints to determine whether to close them at the staff level or refer them to the Discipline or the Practice Standards Committee;
Preparing clear, concise and well analyzed opinions for the Discipline Committee’s consideration and presenting those opinions; and
Other duties as the Manager, IME may require.
Qualifications: To be considered for this position, candidates must possession the following qualifications:
Practicing membership with the Law Society of BC, or eligibility for membership;
Minimum 5 years of recent practice experience;
Superior investigatory, interviewing, and communication skills;
Excellent legal writing skills;
Ability to handle complex, diverse files in a timely manner; and
Ability to work collaboratively as a part of a team.
The terms and conditions of the collective agreement between the Law Society of BC and the Professional Employees Association apply to this position. This position is within the Professional Conduct job classification and the salary range for this position would be $108,989.65 to $113,263.76. To apply, please complete the form below or email your cover letter and resume to email@example.com with the subject “Staff Lawyer, Professional Conduct (14 month term).” The closing date for this competition is February 19, 2018. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. This position is located at the Law Society of British Columbia office in the Yaletown area of Vancouver, BC. 845 Cambie Street Vancouver, British Columbia
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
egal assistant required for our client, a large national law firm located in the downtown core. They are looking to add a assistant to support 2 lawyers in the area of Labour and Employment law. This is a great opportunity for a professional who has worked in the legal field, has supported senior level executives and is looking to become a part of a reputable team. There is a competitive salary range offered, great benefits and a pension plan. Roles and Responsibilities Performs full clerical, administrative, organizational and general office duties for 2 lawyers.
Preparing legal correspondence and legal documents.
Sets up and maintains filing systems, utilizing knowledge of legal records and procedures.
Liaises with client, courts and opposing counsel in a professional, effective and efficient manner.
Follows proper file opening and closure procedures.
Coordinating travel arrangements.
Qualifications and Experience Must have at least 3+ years of professional work experience in Labour and Employment law or Litigation.
Have 4-10+ years of proven legal assistant experience.
Strong communication skills in English; oral and written. Asset to be bilingual in French.
Must have thorough knowledge in the Microsoft Office Suite; Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
Must have a strong typing speed of 55-60+ word per minute.
Must be independent as well as a team player, be a self starter and like to support others.