Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Performs full legal administrative work for one or more individuals. Maintains files and completes filing. Organizes and expedites the flow of work through the principal’s office, initiating follow-up action. Maintains calendar appointments and ticklers for critical dates and follows up. Prepares basic legal documents with little or no direction, according to general precedents. Handles all aspects related to commercial real estate transactions and follows through with final reports in a timely fashion. Acts as liaison between principal and various internal and external individuals, groups and clients at all levels. Routes or answers routine correspondence not requiring the principal’s attention and initiates follow-up action as required. Takes and transcribes dictation of highly technical and/or confidential nature with minimal error. Prepares special reports including gathering and summarizing data. Exercises initiative and judgment to relieve principal of administrative detail. Opens and closes files, in accordance with office policies and procedures. Performs Teraview property and execution searches. Assists other firm members as may be required.
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON, Canada
Established in 1887, the Faculty of Law is one of the oldest professional faculties at the University of Toronto. Today, it is one of the world's great law schools, a dynamic academic and social community with more than 50 full-time faculty members and up to a dozen distinguished short-term visiting professors from the world's leading law schools, as well as 600 undergraduate and graduate students.
The Faculty's rich academic programs are complemented by its many legal clinics and public interest programs, and its close links to the Faculty's more than 6,000 alumni, who enjoy rewarding careers in every sector of Canadian society and remain involved in many aspects of life at the law school. The Faculty of Law is housed in the elegant, state-of-the-art new Jackman Law Building, along with two beautiful historic buildings, Flavelle House and Falconer Hall.
LAWS is an innovative and collaborative law-themed high school program aimed at students, facing personal and systemic barriers to success, who are interested in the law. Started in 2005, LAWS offers a cross-curricular exposure to legal and justice issues and provides supportive programming designed to encourage students to access post-secondary studies. LAWS is a partnership between the Faculty of Law and Osgoode Hall Law School at York University, and is delivered in seven Toronto District School Board high schools.
Reporting to the Assistant Dean, J.D. Program, the Director oversees and manages all aspects of the program, including the following: fundraising; financial management and reporting; communications and program dissemination; staff and volunteer management; program design, delivery and governance; stakeholder and partnership development and management; and new program development. The Director supervises all LAWS staff at both partner law schools, including LAWS Coordinators, LAWS Program Assistant, and contract staff.
The Director also manages the Faculty’s Youth Summer Program and March Youth Program, and supports other youth outreach activities at both law schools.
Education: Undergraduate University degree. Law degree (LL.B. or J.D.) strongly preferred.
Experience: Minimum five years’ related experience in University, public interest, education or legal setting. Experience working with youth and the education sector. Experience working for a not-for-profit organization. Management experience. Volunteer coordination experience. Excellent knowledge and understanding of legal community and profession. Familiarity with and knowledge of current legal issues and trends in domestic and international law as well as the practice of law, legal education and law-related occupations. Demonstrated experience developing and facilitating appropriate training and educational workshops for youth and adult audiences. Familiarity with and knowledge of current educational and community development issues including issues relating to curriculum, pedagogy and capacity-building. Understanding and analysis of barriers to postsecondary education including barriers of race, culture, class, gender, sexual orientation, ability, language and family background and an understanding of personal and systemic barriers youth face. Demonstrated leadership experience and skills. Extensive writing and communication experience.
Skills: Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
Other: Excellent problem-solving skills; commitment to community advocacy and/or outreach and public education; capacity to work with and motivate multiple stakeholders, including high school students, law students, teachers, faculty and alumni including senior members of the legal and educational communities and other social and business contacts; superior oral and written communication and diplomacy skills; excellent administrative, organizational and writing skills; excellent research skills; ability to work independently and in a team; discretion, tact, pleasant manner and an ability to positively represent the Faculty at all times; willingness to work some evenings and weekends and to be flexible with hours as the program and deadlines demand including by working overtime; willingness to spend a significant amount of time traveling to and from the schools to the two partner law schools, ability to split working week between two partner law schools.
This posting is for a full-time, term appointment (one year from the date of hire)
Broadband Salary Range: $86,594 - $144,324 -- Hiring Zone: $86,594 - $101,027
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Job posting closing date: June 25, 2018
Canada's leading teaching and research university, the University of Toronto is recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers, one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers, and one of Canada's Top Employers for Canadians Over 40. U of T offers employees challenging work, flexible, family-friendly programs and opportunities for professional and career development. To learn more about the University of Toronto, please go to http://www.utoronto.ca/. To learn more about U of T as a place to work and develop a career, please visit http://www.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
Jardine Lloyd Thompson Canada
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Position Summary: Act as a subject matter expert for all legal issues and provide legal consultation to JLT Canada. Must have the ability to identify and assess risk and communicate effectively with executives, internal team members and business partners. Act as primary liaison with outside counsel on legal matters.
Provides legal consultation as well as identifies and assesses risk in order to advise executives and senior management on key legal issues.
Reviews, drafts and updates of policies and procedures.
Research changes in legislation to ensure compliance.
Reviews contracts, legal documents and broker agreements to ensure they are in order.
Follows JLT policies and procedures, including compliance, privacy and client security procedures, as set out on the Company Intranet and as amended from time to time.
Responsible for general administrative tasks, such as filing, organization of documents and files.
Special projects and other miscellaneous duties as required.
Legal assistant or paralegal diploma, or post-secondary education in the legal/paralegal field required.
Minimum 5-10 years of corporate legal experience required.
Knowledge of legal terminology and ability to analyze legal documents for accuracy.
Superior written and verbal communication skills.
Strong attention to detail.
Ability to prioritize tasks and handle multiple files simultaneously. Proficiency in Word, Excel. Knowledge of Access an asset.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
As Corporate Counsel at Google, you work on the most exciting legal issues as disruptive technological innovations require creative and proactive legal guidance. You're part of a whip-smart group of in-house lawyers and the projects and cases you take on challenge you to think big and differently. You are collaborative -- ready to partner in initiatives that influence all aspects of the business and work with Googlers from all over the company. As an integrated part of the team, you proactively assess legal risks and advise on products that will not only move information into the 21st century, but move information law forward as well. Google Cloud helps organizations empower their employees, serve their customers, and build what’s next for their business — all with technology built in the cloud. As Associate Corporate Counsel on the small, scrappy Canadian legal team, you work on the most exciting legal issues as disruptive technological innovations require creative and proactive legal guidance. You are an adept commercial counsel, primarily supporting our Google Cloud business in Canada, drafting and negotiating enterprise, partnership, professional services and technology licensing agreements and assisting with product go-to-market initiatives and regulatory matters. You are collaborative -- ready to partner in initiatives that influence all aspects of the business and work with Googlers from all over the company. You enjoy rolling up your sleeves to handle complex issues, but at the same time are eager to pitch in where needed to assist our rapidly growing businesses in a collegial, fast-paced environment. 20th century laws don't always solve 21st century problems, and Google Legal crafts innovative approaches for handling some of the toughest legal challenges of the information age. Whether you're a patent attorney, an intellectual property expert or an engineer headed to law school, Google Legal lets you take on unanswered legal quandaries and create new precedents. Our innovative services raise challenging questions that demand creative and practical answers. We provide those answers by working at the crossroads of the law and new technology, helping Google build innovative and important products for users around the world. Responsibilities
Review, draft, and negotiate cloud services, professional services, partnership, reseller and other business and technology agreements that comply with company policies and risk tolerance
Respond promptly to legal requests from the sales team and other internal clients, summarizing and communicating legal concepts that business people can use; advise your business colleagues and other cross-functional stakeholders on legal issues and risks, approval processes, company policies and procedures, and business strategy
Help ensure product and operational compliance with Canadian laws and regulations, including those dealing with privacy. Coordinate with external legal counsel on specific assignments, review preliminary advice and provide internal recommendations
Support the continuous improvement of standard form agreements, legal processes and repositories of legal knowledge
Assist as necessary in the other work of the Canadian legal team to advise the business on our activities in Canada, including product management for online services and hardware, marketing, communications, policy and more
Qualifications Minimum qualifications:
JD or LL.B from an accredited law school
Qualified lawyer in Canada
3 years of relevant work experience
5 years relevant work experience
Demonstrated experience advising clients in structuring complex commercial transactions
Extensive background in drafting and negotiating services agreements, sales contracts, licenses and partnership agreements
Familiarity with cloud computing, professional services and privacy law
Ability to work collaboratively, independently, strategically and with sound judgment
Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage several simultaneous projects under deadline pressure