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Government of Manitoba Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Mar 24, 2019
Full time
Regular/full-time   Manitoba Justice Legislative Counsel Winnipeg MB Advertisement Number:  34848 Salary(s):   LF1-3 $76,220.00 - $153,725.00 per year Closing Date:   March 29, 2019 The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary civil service that is inclusive and reflective of the population it serves. We encourage applicants to voluntarily self-declare in the cover letter, resumé or application if they are from any of the following employment equity groups: women, Indigenous people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities. Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to women, Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities. An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 6 months. Candidates who do not meet all essential criteria may be considered on an underfill basis at a commensurate rate of pay. Candidates are asked to provide a sample of their writing. Candidates may also be asked to complete a written exercise. The Legislative Counsel Division is the legislative drafting office for the Government of Manitoba. It also provides legal advice and assistance as Law Officer of the Legislative Assembly. Crown Counsel in the Legislative Counsel Division are members of the Manitoba Association of Crown Attorneys and compensation is commensurate with experience as set out in the collective agreement. The Legislative Counsel Division offers a positive working environment. We value and support continuous learning, collaboration and a commitment to excellence. Conditions of Employment: Must be legally entitled to work in Canada Eligible for membership or membership in good standing with the Law Society of Manitoba Satisfactory Criminal Record Check Evening and weekend work as required Qualifications: Essential: Extensive experience and excellence in the practice of law Superior ability to write clearly, accurately and analytically Excellent verbal communication skills Excellent organizational skills with the ability to meet critical deadlines Ability to make decisions and solve problems independently Ability to work cooperatively and constructively in a team environment Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain strong client relationships High level of judgment, discretion and tact with strong political acumen Strong academic background Experience in project management  Desired: Education specializing in financing, accounting or taxation or an equivalent combination of related education, training and experience  Experience in legislative drafting or the development of statutes or regulations Use of plain language in legal writing Excellent French verbal communication skills Excellent French written communication skills   Duties: As Crown Counsel (Legislation), you will work with senior government officials in a broad range of government department and agencies, and with lawyers in other divisions of Manitoba Justice, in drafting statutes and regulations. You will also work directly with members of the Legislative Assembly and their staff in drafting bills and committee amendments for private members. You will also provide related legal advice to the government and to members of the Assembly.  Apply to: Advertisement # 34848 Service Centre 1 Human Resource Services 1130-405 Broadway Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3L6 Phone:  204-945-3204 Fax: 204-948-7373 Email:  govjobs@gov.mb.ca   Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved and appealed. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor's representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted. We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. WHEN APPLYING TO THIS POSITION, PLEASE INDICATE THE ADVERTISEMENT NUMBER AND POSITION TITLE IN THE SUBJECT LINE AND/OR BODY OF YOUR EMAIL. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.
Shoppers Drug Mart Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Mar 24, 2019
Full time
Location: 243 Consumers Road, Toronto, Ontario, M2J 4W8   Take ownership and find more ways to care about our local store owners in a career at Shoppers Drug Mart Central Office / Store Support.  Provide great service, specific expertise and actionable advice to support Associate-Owners and their staff in delivering the best health, beauty and convenience services to Canadians. Why this role is important? Location: Shoppers Drug Mart head office 243 Consumers Road, North York ON M2J 4W8   Role Overview Shoppers Drug Mart is currently seeking a summer student with an interest in commercial leasing and real estate transactions to join the legal department.  Reporting to the Director, Legal Counsel for Loblaw Real Estate, the successful candidate will assist in providing legal services to our Loblaw Real Estate group, specifically Shoppers Drug Mart. The responsibilities of this position will include:   Provide administrative support on various real estate projects, including preparation of Land Titles registration documents within Teraview (training will be provided) Conduct analysis of specific provisions of leases and preparing legal memorandums on specific issues for the business; Assist in purchase/sale transactions of real property, Assist in drafting reference materials to communicate internal processes; Provide assistance in reviewing, preparing and amending legal documents such as lease amending agreements, estoppel certificates and letters to Landlords. Provide assistance in conducting due diligence reviews of leases and documents registered on title   The successful candidate will be working with and taking direction from a legal team of one lawyer, one law clerk and one assistant.  The candidate should be a team player, have some basic knowledge of real estate law, and have excellent drafting skills.   What You’ll Need: Completed 1st or 2nd year of Law School Excellent academic credentials (unofficial transcripts required) You are a person who: makes connections with people and builds trust; is a self-starter and team-player with a professional manner; has strong attention to detail; strong organizational skills and able to prioritize; can meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment, while balancing multiple files; and has excellent legal drafting skills             Why work at Shoppers Drug Mart? Acting as consultants, supporting internal customers and the Associate-Owners, you will get experience unique to the retail industry while working for an award-winning national brand.   Benefit from a purchase discount program, competitive pay and online learning through SDMU. Take ownership of your work and find more ways to care about your work, co-workers, customers and community.     How You’ll Succeed: At Shoppers Drug Mart Inc., we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture.  We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections.  If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.   
Scarfone Hawkins LLP Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Mar 23, 2019
Full time
Scarfone Hawkins LLP is seeking a talented Law Clerk/Legal Assistant to work in the practice area of Family Law. The Civil Litigation team has quality and diverse files that provide challenging, fast-paced and interesting work in a dynamic, collegial team environment. We pride ourselves on excellence in everything we do, every day. If this matches what you are looking for, come join our team! Responsibilities: Preparing, assembling and organizing legal drafts including, but not limited to, pleadings, discovery and affidavits of documents Preparing trial briefs, exhibits and motions as required Maintaining document files and case correspondence both physically and electronically Organizing and maintaining calendar for key dates and meetings Conducting searches as required Transcribing digital dictation Provide back-up coverage to the group during absences, and assist with overflow work, when required Other administrative duties as required Requirements: Completion of a post-secondary Legal Assistant or Law Clerk course Minimum of two (2) years civil litigation experience Good understanding of the statutes of Family Law rules and court filing procedures Good understanding of legal reference materials, procedures, and legal filing systems. Experienced and knowledgeable in MS Word, Divorcemate and Outlook Excellent oral and writing skills, including proper spelling, grammar, and punctuation for complex documentation Excellent administrative and organizational skills Professional, responsive, and positive work attitude is critical Confident, dependable team player What's in it for you: Convenient location in the heart of Hamilton’s downtown core, close to restaurants, shops and transportation Opportunity to further develop your skills in this hybrid role Competitive salary commensurate with experience Comprehensive benefits package Fantastic office culture with many fun events (and donuts every Friday!) Scarfone Hawkins LLP is committed to diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all persons. We encourages applications from all qualified individuals and will accommodate applicants’ needs throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. While we appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Ardeen Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Mar 23, 2019
Full time
We are looking for a Leasing Paralegal or Real Estate Lawyer to join our team on a full-time permanent basis. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, you will lead all functions related to our commercial leases for existing and prospective locations. RESPONSIBILITIES Review and edit commercial leases and related documents including amending agreements, sublease and assignment agreements, lease terminations, renewals, etc.; Communicates and negotiates non-business provisions contained in lease documentation directly with Landlords, lawyers and other third parties and reviews business provisions; Responsible for the completion of all formal lease documents; Coordinates the execution of all leases and related documents in a timely manner; Collaborate in setting up standardized lease clauses, lease provisions and lease related document templates; Preparation of daily updates of lease documentation status on outstanding files for internal use and tracking; Liaises with various stakeholders internally and externally in response to leasing related matters; Assists with lease review for acquisition due diligence process; Works with Leasing team to review and establish Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and to create best practices, tools and templates; Develops strong relations with Landlords & all other real estate professionals; and Initiates and completes other projects and duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES Bachelor’s degree in law or a recognizedcollege level Paralegal Technology program with equivalent work experience 5to 10 years’ of directly-related experience in retail industry Perfect command of both English and French (spoken and written) Strong understanding/experience with lease administration and legal correspondence Strongability to work as part of a team, show initiative and also work independently Strong computer skills and use of MS Office Excellentcommunications skills with fundamental problem-solving and analytical skills Strongattention to detail and accuracy Abilityto work in a fast-paced environment and changing priorities Strong understanding/experience with lease administration and legal correspondence A driven, dedicated and positive attitude What’s in it for you? Employee discount at Ardene stores Gym discounts & subsidies Work-life balance Holiday & birthday celebrations Community Day & volunteer opportunities Fun contests & giveaways In-house chef and subsidized cafeteria Free parking Job Type: Full-time Experience: Lease administration: 5 years (Preferred) Retail: 5 years (Preferred) Microsoft Office: 5 years (Preferred) Licence: Bachelor's Degree in Law (Preferred)  
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