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McLeod Law LLP 300, 14505 Bannister Road SE, Calgary
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
PROFILE McLeod Law is seeking an experienced associate to join our growing Business Law Group. Our corporate and securities practice spans several industries from real estate, oil and gas, technology to cannabis and includes public and private equity and debt financing, public and private mergers and acquisitions, and regulatory matters.  QUALIFICATIONS Seven years’ of relevant experience in corporate law and securities work Exceptional client management and customer service skills Excellent skills in interpersonal relations and teamwork High level of commitment and motivation Canadian qualified
McLeod Law LLP 300, 14505 Bannister Road SE, Calgary, Alberta
Jul 18, 2019
Contract
PROFILE McLeod Law is seeking an experienced personal injury lawyer that is looking for a different kind of career as an independent contract lawyer; a career that has more flexibility and the ability to choose when they work, where they work and how many hours they work.  Lawyers who are interested in operating as non-exclusive, independent contractors, including strong defense-side personal injury litigators are welcome to apply. RESPONSIBILITIES Liaise with the client through the entire life of the file and/or manage particular steps in a variety of files. Gather medical documentation and analyze damages. Build and maintain the client relationship by keeping them informed and involved. Manage the relationship with the insurance adjuster and/or opposing lawyer. Prepare settlement proposals and negotiate/mediate the settlement. QUALIFICATIONS 4 - 7 years’ experience of relevant personal injury and/or defence side work. Exceptional client management and customer service skills. Excellent skills in interpersonal relations and teamwork. Canadian qualified. High level of commitment and motivation.
Bereskin & Parr Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
Legal Assistant - Toronto THE FIRM Bereskin & Parr LLP (B&P) is one of Canada's largest and most respected intellectual property law firms. We have approximately 240 firm members, including more than 80 lawyers, patent and trademark agents and students, with four offices located in major economic or technology centres. We are an award-winning firm with a global reputation as one of the largest, and most experienced in patent and trademark law. We provide exceptional client service and are driven by our commitment to professional excellence. At B&P we are proud of our collaborative and inclusive work environment. THE OPPORTUNITY We are currently looking for a motivated Legal Assistant to join the B&P team in our Toronto office. This position will be supporting three Professionals whose practices focus on trademark prosecution, opposition and enforcement. Your responsibilities will include: Provide assistance to professionals with due date management, running reports, and following-up with team regarding status of work as directed by the professional; Prepare and perform initial review of conflict searches before professional approval Prepare retainer letters; Prepare and upload by-law forms; Open and close files; Create name records and attach contacts as applicable; Assist with knockout searches, request registrability searches and format search opinions; Prepare correspondence to initiate changes of name/title (Canadian/Foreign); Review Confirmations of Change for accuracy and report; Prepare status reports and assist professionals with ad hoc projects; Assist professionals with audit checks; Process monthly prebills; Assist professionals with travel arrangements; Assist clerks with proofreading of lengthy documents, as requested; Maintain Interaction and contacts in Patricia; Edit documents and power point presentations re requested; and, Other duties as assigned. What you’ll bring to B&P: Legal Assistant Diploma/Certificate or Law Clerk Degree. Three to five years’ relevant working experience in the trademark area. Proficient in Microsoft Suite of products (WORD, Excel and Outlook). Excellent attention to detail, time management and prioritization skills. Strong team player that demonstrates excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) and an ability to work independently. Candidates who meet the above qualifications are asked to email their resumes and transcripts by July 26, 2019. Please include "Legal Assistant - Toronto" in the subject line. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Bereskin & Parr LLP is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, aboriginal peoples, visible minorities and people with disabilities. Should candidates wish to receive the above job posting in an alternative format, please contact Liam Bragg, Human Resources Generalist by phone 416-957-1622.
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