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Hunter West Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada
Oct 25, 2021
Full time
  Our client is a close-knit firm which takes pride in their ability to provide personalized client service. On their behalf, we seek a capable and motivated Litigation Legal Administrative Assistant to join their team practicing in Family Law. Our client offers: A supportive and collegial work environment Health spending account Competitive compensation Responsibilities: Open and close files Prepare and draft correspondence, and other legal documents Interact with clients, opposing Counsel, and other important stakeholders Manage calendars and schedule important matters including Discoveries, TMCs, etc. Managing bring forward system Other administrative duties as required Requirements: A minimum of 1 year of experience in litigation in a legal environment. Experience in family law/civil litigation considered an asset. Completion of a Legal Administrative Assistant/Paralegal program from an accredited institution Knowledge of BC Court rules High degree of attention to detail Excellent communication skills Strong computer skills (MS Office) If you're looking for a positive environment to grow your career, please apply today! Thank you for your interest in this opportunity. Please note we may only be able to respond directly to those who are selected for interview. We encourage you to visit us frequently at www.hunterwest.ca as our list of exciting opportunities is updated regularly! We invite you to connect with us to learn more and to access our expertise and our connections during your job search.  Legal job board British Columbia and Vancouver
City of Ottawa Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Oct 25, 2021
Full time
Requisition ID: 525 Department: Innovative Client Services Department Service: Legal Services Branch: Legal Operations and Support Services Branch Employment Type: 1 Full-time Permanent , 1 Full-time Temporary - Up to 1 year Work Hours: 35 hours per week Affiliation: Non Union/Non MPE Salary Information: $58,365.58 - $68,297.32 annually (2021 rates of pay) Location: City Hall,110 Laurier Avenue West Job Category: Administrative Jobs Application Close: 02/11/2021 JOB SUMMARY Legal Services provides a comprehensive and complex range of legal services to elected officials, all City of Ottawa departments, and various boards and commissions (i.e. Ottawa Police Services Board, Ottawa Community Land Development Corporation and the Ottawa Public Library), in the areas of civil litigation, labour and employment law, prosecutions, and corporate, municipal, planning, development, environmental, and commercial law. You are responsible for providing administrative, secretarial and clerical services to the managers and lawyers within Legal Services. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Completion of 2 year Legal Secretarial program Minimum of 3 years of related legal experience CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENCES Not applicable KNOWLEDGE General and legal office procedures and practices, file systems and general office equipment Microsoft Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point) City policies and procedures Knowledge of applicable health and safety legislation, including the rights and duties of workers. COMPETENCIES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Coordinate and prioritize work Communicate effectively with a wide range of staff, clients, developers and external law firms Manage information pertaining to projects and files Maintain a "Bring ForwardTickler" system Compose correspondence Maintain confidentiality Operate word processing equipment, transcriber and other office equipment Arrange meetings and travel Research, compile and summarize data to facilitate preparation of documents and reports Effective interpersonal skills Work independently Use discretion and tact and maintain confidentiality Reliable, thorough and detail-oriented WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Driver’s License Requirement: This position requires the successful candidate to use their own transportation. You may initially be paid 95% of your starting rate of pay, in accordance with the terms and conditions. Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic requirements. The City of Ottawa has a Mandatory Vaccination Policy which requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination by November 1, 2021 as a condition of employment Please save a copy of the job poster. Once the closing date has passed, it will no longer be available.   We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.   The City of Ottawa promotes the principles of diversity and inclusion and adheres to the tenets of the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. We encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples and persons of all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions.   The City of Ottawa provides accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If contacted to proceed to the selection process, please advise us if you require any accommodation.   Accessible formats and communication supports are available upon request. Please contact the HR Service Centre at 613-580-2424, extension 47411 .      
Zurich Insurance Company Ltd Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Oct 25, 2021
Full time
Job Qualifications Required: Juris Doctor and 7 or more years of experience in the litigation area including personal injury, products liability, and property damage Member of the Law Society of British Columbia in good standing  
Ontario Securities Commission Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Oct 25, 2021
Full time
The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is the statutory body responsible for administering and enforcing securities legislation in the Province of Ontario. As a regulator of the capital markets, the OSC is working to safeguard the integrity of the Ontario securities markets. With the challenges of regulating today’s ever changing dynamic capital markets, the OSC continues to be an employer that offers exciting career opportunities.   The  Enforcement Branch  investigates and litigates breaches of securities laws in Ontario, assisting in protecting investors from unfair or improper practices and fostering fair and efficient markets . In addition, this branch plays an active role in policy review and development within the OSC. It is now seeking a policy counsel.  For this position, you will assist in advising on and drafting of policies, rules, legislation and staff notices, interact with stakeholders including the General Counsel’s Office, government and the CSA, conduct research on complex issues and contribute to the development of policy initiatives.  You will also have the opportunity to analyze and develop plans and principles for the legal services being provided. This position will report to a Director and senior management level individuals and, post-COVID, be located in downtown Toronto, however, there will be flexibility to work from home for part of the time.    The ideal candidate will have 3 to 6 years of policy development or securities litigation experience gained at a government, a regulator, a law firm or a corporation. Excellent writing and communication skills and the ability to analyze and process information quickly will be necessary to succeed in this role. The ability to work on a team, be analytical and balance regulatory objectives with practical business considerations will also be important.  You should also be able to summarize complex information for reporting to senior management, be detail oriented, take pride in your work and be able to multi-task.    This is a unique position and an opportunity to influence the further development of securities laws and regulations. The work associated with this role is top quality, varied and complex, allowing you to experience continuous personal and professional growth. This is an opportunity to join a very collegial and close group. It offers a diverse, fair and flexible work environment and takes pride in its challenging and rewarding work.  If you like to problem solve and have a genuine interest in protecting the integrity of the ever changing capital markets, this may be the perfect position for you.  If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your cover letter and resume to Lorene Nagata or Garrett Giannidis of NagataCONNEX Executive Legal Search at info@nagataconnex.com .    Grow your career and make a difference working at OSC.   The OSC is committed to diversity and providing an inclusive workplace. It is our priority to ensure employment opportunities are visible and barrier-free to all under-represented groups including but not limited to, Indigenous, Black and racialized groups, people with disabilities, women and people from the LGBTQ2S community, to achieve an employee demographic profile reflective of the demographic profile of Ontarians.   The OSC is a proud partner with the following organizations:   BlackNorth Initiative ,  Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion , and  Pride at Work Canada .   If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know by contacting our confidential inbox     HRRecruitment@osc.gov.on.ca   .  Visit      Accessibility at the OSC     to review the OSC’s policies on accessibility and accommodation in the workplace.      
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