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Deloitte Toronto, Ontario, Canada
May 20, 2018
Full time
External Posting Description   The successful candidate will be responsible for advising clients with respect to obtaining temporary and permanent status in Canada. This includes all types of work permits (including but not limited to International Agreements, LMIA, reciprocity, significant benefit, open permits, post graduate permits, CSQ), permanent residence (Express Entry, CEC, Federal Skilled Workers, PNP, Family Class, Quebec immigration), temporary resident visas, inadmissibility issues, permanent residence issues (PR card renewal, residency obligations, travel documents), citizenship matters.  This role requires excellent multi-tasking skills, organization and an ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of clients from corporations to individuals. We are seeking an individual with 1 to 3 years of experience in all aspects of Canadian immigration law. Role and Responsibilities:  Analyzing facts and law to determine the most suitable application and process; Assessing cases to advise as to the appropriate work permit category as well as identify and resolve any potential issues; Reviewing and assessing client documentation in order to evaluate applicant’s qualifications; Preparing applications and providing advice throughout the application process including extensions and amendments, if applicable Writing submission letters, drafting immigration forms and submitting application to the appropriate office Keeping abreast of changes to laws, regulations, manuals, policies, procedure and process Filing applications to the port of entry, case processing centre, central intake office, on line,  embassy/consulate, EDSC and MIDI as is appropriate Advising clients as to legislative changes and how it will impact their file or business; Communicating updates on immigration process to clients; Following - up on pending matters to ensure activities reach a timely conclusion; Handling a high volume of immigration-related matters; Advising clients on the application of the relevant laws to their situation by carefully analyzing the case and considering all facts and options. Developing solutions to legal issues Appropriately managing client expectation Staying on top of deadlines Reviewing forms and documents provided by clients and providing feedback, where applicable guiding an administrative assistant with respect to same       External Posting Qualifications   Law degree from an Canadian law school Membership in good standing with the Law Society and/or Barreau du Quebec. Immigration law experience mandatory, with exceptional knowledge of immigration practices and procedures Ability to demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills within a fast-paced environment; Strong attention to detail and accuracy, and ability to multi-task and meet aggressive deadlines; Strong organizational and computer skills Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Outstanding time management skills     Guberman Garson LLP (GG) is a highly reputable, experienced, and client-focused law firm practicing exclusively in the area of immigration law.  With 25 years of experience, GG's alliance with Deloitte LLP in Canada enables the Firm to service clients worldwide.  GG understands the particular nature of immigration law and acts on behalf of a wide range of clients from multinational corporations, skilled or professional individuals, temporary workers, students and individuals in sports and the arts. GG is seeking qualified individuals to join our team of experienced professionals providing strategic immigration advice and guidance.  GG offers a unique talent experience that empowers our people with opportunities to do meaningful work and to grow, learn, and lead at every point of their career. Guberman Garson LLP is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce.  We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, and are committed to providing career opportunities in a way that respects the dignity and independence of people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process, due to a disability, please reach out to your Recruiter, or send an email to We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 32203  
TD Bank Calgary, Alberta, Canada
May 20, 2018
Full time
  Calgary Staff Legal Country CANADA Province/ State Alberta City Calgary TD Description Tell us your story. Don't go unnoticed. Explain why you're a winning candidate. Think "TD" if you crave meaningful work and embrace change like we do. We are a trusted North American leader that cares about people and inspires them to grow and move forward. Stay current and competitive. Carve out a career for yourself. Grow with us. Here's our story: Department Overview TD Insurance is part of TD Bank Group, one of Canada’s largest financial institutions. TD Insurance helps protect clients from the ‘accidents of life’ with a wide range of products including credit protection, life, health, travel, home and auto insurance. With more than three million clients, TD Insurance authorized products and services are available online, over the phone, and through a network of more than 1,000 TD Canada Trust branches. In Canada, we have two lines of business, General Insurance and Life and Health. Our General Insurance business is one of the top home and auto insurance groups in Canada and the national leader in group insurance and affinity marketing. Our Life and Health business is the number one provider of critical illness insurance and direct life and health insurance in Canada. At TD Insurance, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment. With a Canada-wide workforce of over 4,000 employees and offices in Atlantic Canada, Quebec, Ontario and Alberta, our company is always growing and can help you to grow. TD Insurance offers a stable and dynamic work environment where talent is appreciated and professional development is taken seriously. More than just a job, we offer rewarding careers. Job Type Regular Job Status Full Time Hours 08:30 to 17:30 Business Line TD Insurance Job Category - Primary Insurance Job Category(s) Insurance Job Description Uses Litigation Protocols to develop and revise appropriate legal strategy for discovery, investigation, handling and trial/hearing of cases or matters; advises, communicates and develops those strategies with TD Meloche Monnex Group's Claims Representatives and insured Clients, as appropriate. ·  Conducts necessary and appropriate discovery, hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations and similar proceedings. Researches the law applicable to cases or matters; drafts legal documents, pleadings, motions, legal factums and opinions as required. If requested, conducts settlement negotiations. ·  Advises, communicates and confers with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients, rendering clear, unambiguous legal opinions and advice. Personally meets with, and maintains good relations and communications with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients as required. ·  Remains current with developments in the law; understands medical, scientific, construction, products, engineering or similar issues and defenses involved with cases or matters. ·  Prepares and conducts training sessions for the Legal, Claims or other departments as required. Job Requirements 8 - 15 years insurance litigation or comparable experience. ·  Broad work experience in a defence-oriented civil litigation practice. Knowledge of insurance law and specific understanding of the operations and requirements of insured clients ·  The ability to effectively communicate and persuade by printed and spoken word is critical. ·  Motivated self-starter with capability to work productively under pressure. ·  Strong interpersonal & client service skills, professional and positive demeanour. ·  Superior organization & priority setting skills, strong work ethic and ability to multi-task. ·  Conceptual and creative problem solving skills. ·  The ability to effectively communicate and persuade by printed and spoken word is critical. Inclusiveness At TD, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live and serve. If you require an accommodation for the recruitment/interview process (including alternate formats of materials, or accessible meeting rooms or other accommodation), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs. **Province/State (Primary) Alberta City (Primary) Calgary  
Clark Wilson LLP Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
May 20, 2018
Part time
We are looking for a very experienced civil trial lawyer to become our first Litigation Training Lawyer.  For more information, please visit our website.
Blend Toronto, Ontario, Canada
May 19, 2018
The Corporate General Counsel will have an integrated role, working across the company to provide legal expertise, risk management and regulatory governance. As the Counsel looks to increase and maintain the company’s reputation, s/he will ensure compliance, legal conformity and diminished probability of exposure. Success in this role will be determined by a direct and tangible impact on steering business success while guaranteeing the company follows strict guidelines and protocols. Our client is looking for an entrepreneurial, inquisitive and analytical Lawyer to join the team as a critical member in meeting negotiations, setting best practices and crafting the legal requirements to meet our strategic business goals. Expectations of this role are to build out the legal function from creating a legal framework to drafting/creating documents, refining existing documents and policies to negotiating on behalf of our client with all stakeholders to protect our client’s interests and reduce exposure. D UTIES AND R ESPONSIBILITIES Provide accurate and timely legal counsel to management on a variety of topics such as but not limited to contract law, IP, non-competition, trademarks, board governance, cyber security, privacy law etc.; Draft, review, and negotiate on behalf of our client with external stakeholders on a variety of topics. Develop policies to administer the company’s corporate legal affairs and bridge gaps in existing policies; Devise risk management and effective regulatory compliance strategies; Interpret and ensure compliance with privacy legislation, alerting the Executive team and management of regulatory changes or new legislation; Communicate legal risks to business partners related to negotiated provisions in contracts; Create programs to ensure management executes on Service Level agreements and delivery obligations to customers; Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations; Research unique legal issues impacting the organization by identifying applicable statutes, judicial decisions, and codes; Review Statement of Works (SOWs), and assist in reviewing and writing RFI / RFPs; Provide advice and participate in Due Diligence in joint ventures, strategic partnership deals, and mergers and/or acquisitions; Explain legal language and advise executives on business terms of various deals; Provide advice and guidance on advertising and marketing materials to ensure compliance with legal requirements; Provide advice and guidance on Human Resources issues and requirements in Canada, the USA and globally. Requirements   Law degree from an accredited Canadian or American law school; Minimum 5 years’ experience at a top tier firm or in-house experience; Called to the bar in a Province of Canada; Member in good standing to practice law; At least 4 years’ prior experience as in-house legal counsel on creating, drafting legal contracts, terms and conditions, SOWs, MSAs etc to protect the legal interests and reducing the liability for organizations related to such matters as anti-competition, intellectual property, privacy law, corporate law, employment law, CASL and general contract matters; Knowledge of regulatory policies across multiple jurisdictions to assess potential business impact and opportunities; Ability to provide training to management/executives and its affiliates on substantive legal topics; Deep experience in business law, familiarity with regulatory reporting within a technology field Expert knowledge of corporate and contract law, and exposure to IT/IP law; Must be proficient in drafting and solidifying agreements, contracts and other legal documents; Strong negotiator and has led/facilitated multiple commercial negotiations; Boundless professionalism and a capacity to multitask and manage time effectively using prioritization; Conduct work with integrity and responsibility; High degree of professional ethics and integrity; Ability to work well on your own but enjoy participating in a dynamic and fast-paced team environment; Strong teamwork and collaboration skills to work across the organization and lead cross- functional teams; Strong communication skills to communicate complex and/or controversial topics and concepts to a wide and diverse audience both internally and externally; Exceptional organizational abilities, prioritization techniques; Innovative and resourceful with a strong sense of corporate awareness.
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