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Hamilton Duncan Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Nov 17, 2019
Full time
WHO WE ARE Hamilton Duncan is one of the Fraser Valley’s largest and most well-established law firms, boasting a team of more than 20 talented lawyers and 50 excellent support staff. Located in Surrey, one of the fastest growing cities in Canada, we provide high-end legal services to a wide variety of individuals and businesses, across diverse areas of practice and a variety of interesting and challenging matters. We pride ourselves in our commitment to our community and in our collegial though a professional workplace. We look for people who share our goals for personal and professional fulfillment and who value a firm culture and management style that fosters respect for everyone while rewarding individual responsibility, initiative, and creativity. As a firm we are committed to opportunities and development amongst all Associates and staff members. THE OPPORTUNITY We currently have a full-time vacancy for an experienced litigation lawyer in our commercial litigation group. This is a true growth position. We are seeking someone who can manage files (with support available from more senior lawyers), take a leadership position in the group and build the group and his or her own practice for the future. THE CANDIDATE Member in good standing with the Law Society of British Columbia 2-5 years of experience in civil litigation with a focus on commercial matters Experience in business ownership disputes (oppression claims, derivative proceedings, partnership disputes, winding up proceedings, etc.) Experience with receiverships and restructurings would be an asset Excellent strategic skills, analytical abilities and knowledge of civil procedure The ability to build strong relationships with clients in the local business community Proactive and organized work style Superior written and oral communication skills Willingness to work collaboratively as a part of a dedicated team, including the ability to establish clear direction to others and to delegate effectively Job Type: Full-time Experience: Litigation: 2 years (Preferred)
CBC/Radio-Canada Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nov 17, 2019
Full time
Work at CBC/Radio-Canada   At CBC/Radio-Canada, we create content that informs, entertains and connects Canadians on multiple platforms. Our successes and accomplishments are driven by embodying and upholding values, which include creativity, integrity, inclusiveness and relevance.   Do you think you have the ability and drive to keep up with this exciting, ever-changing industry? Whether it be in front of the camera, on-air, online or behind the scenes, you would be joining a team that thrives on making connections and telling stories that are important to Canadians.   Please note, this is a temporary position until October 2, 2020. Your role   As Legal Assistant, your main objective will be to provide administrative assistance and clerical support to three lawyers (media law and business law) for the Legal Department in Toronto.   More specifically, you will coordinate office activities, as well as establish priorities and rushes for these three lawyers. You will assist in all stages of legal matters, and compile basic data to facilitate requests for current and non-current information.   You will liaise with Corporation components and service departments, as well as external stakeholders. You will also perform data entry and document formatting, maintain agendas, arrange meetings and/or travel, and fill out expense accounts. Moreover, you will ensure physical and electronic filing, as well as filing system organization.   We are looking for a candidate with the following:   Minimum three (3) years' relevant experience as a legal assistant or legal secretary. A college diploma as a legal assistant or equivalent would be an asset. Excellent knowledge of the Windows environment, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Fluency in English (spoken and written). Knowledge of French would be an asset. Excellent interpersonal skills: tact and diplomacy. Strong organizational (able to prioritize effectively) and time-management skills. Able to work with little supervision, as well as demonstrate initiative, accuracy and thoroughness. Discretion to perform all duties with complete confidentiality.   Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.   If this sounds interesting, please click on ''Apply Online''. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.   CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to being a leader in reflecting on our country’s diversity. That’s because we can only create and tell the stories that connect Canadians, by having a workforce that mirrors the ever-changing makeup of our country. That’s why we, as an employer, value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada’s public broadcaster. For more information, visit the Diversity and Inclusion section of our website. If you have accommodation needs at this stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an e-mail to recruitment@cbc.ca.   You are invited to consult and familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct, which can be found on our corporate website. All employees must adhere to the Code as a condition of employment. We also invite you to take a look at our policy on conflicts of interest. In the event that you become an employee, it will be important to inform us, as quickly as possible, of any situation that, because of your hiring, constitutes or could appear to constitute a conflict of interest.   Wherever in the wording of the job description either gender is used, it shall be understood to include all genders.                                                                                                  ********   Travailler à CBC/Radio-Canada   À CBC/Radio-Canada, nous avons pour mission de créer des contenus qui informent, divertissent et rassemblent les Canadiens sur de multiples plateformes. Nos réussites et nos réalisations reposent sur les valeurs auxquelles nous adhérons : la créativité, l’intégrité, l’inclusion et la pertinence.   Vous pensez avoir la capacité et la motivation d’évoluer dans un milieu bouillonnant et en constante transformation? Que ce soit pour travailler devant la caméra, au micro, en ligne ou dans les coulisses, vous pourriez faire partie d’une équipe qui réussit à créer des liens et à présenter des sujets qui passionnent les Canadiens.   Veuillez noter qu’il s’agit d’un poste temporaire jusqu’au 2 octobre 2020. Votre mandat   À titre d’adjoint juridique, votre objectif principal sera de fournir du soutien administratif à trois conseillers juridiques (droit des médias et droit des affaires) du Service juridique à Toronto.   Plus spécifiquement, vous aurez à coordonner les activités du bureau et à établir les priorités et urgences pour trois conseillers juridiques. Vous fournirez une assistance durant toutes les étapes d’un dossier et compilerez des renseignements de base pour faciliter les réponses aux demandes de renseignements courantes et non courantes.   Vous assurerez la liaison avec les composantes de la Société et les services de soutien au sein de CBC/Radio-Canada ainsi qu’avec des intervenants externes. Vous ferez de la saisie de données et la mise en page de divers documents, vous tiendrez à jour les agendas, organiserez des réunions et/ou des déplacements et remplirez les notes de frais. Vous serez également responsable du classement physique et électronique des dossiers ainsi que de l’organisation du système de classement.   Nous sommes à la recherche d'un candidat répondant au profil suivant:   Minimum de trois (3) ans d'expérience pertinente à titre de secrétaire ou d'assistant juridique; Diplôme d’études collégiales comme assistant juridique ou l’équivalent - un atout; Excellentes connaissances de l'environnement Windows, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel et PowerPoint); Excellente maîtrise de l'anglais (oral et écrit); La connaissance du français serait un atout; Excellentes aptitudes pour les relations interpersonnelles. – Tact et diplomatie; Fortes aptitudes pour l'organisation du travail (capacité d'établir les priorités efficacement), la gestion du temps; Capacité à travailler avec un minimum de supervision et à faire preuve d’initiative, de rigueur et de précision; Faire preuve de discrétion pour accomplir ses tâches en toute confidentialité. Les candidats peuvent être soumis à des tests de compétences et de connaissances.   Si ce poste vous intéresse, cliquez sur ''Postuler en ligne''. Nous remercions les candidats de leur intérêt, toutefois, nous ne communiquerons qu’avec les personnes retenues pour une entrevue.   CBC/Radio-Canada s’engage à être un chef de file dans la représentation de la diversité canadienne. Pourquoi cet engagement? C’est que pour pouvoir créer et raconter des histoires qui rassemblent les Canadiens, nous devons nous appuyer sur un effectif à l’image de la société canadienne en constante évolution. C’est la raison pour laquelle, en tant qu’employeur, nous valorisons l’égalité des chances et favorisons un milieu de travail inclusif, où nos différences individuelles sont non seulement reconnues et mises en valeur, mais se retrouvent également dans tous les services que nous offrons comme diffuseur public du Canada. Pour plus d’information, visitez la section Diversité et Inclusion de notre site web. Si vous avez besoin de mesures d’adaptation à cette étape du recrutement, veuillez nous en informer dès que possible en envoyant un courriel à recrutement@radio-canada.ca.   Nous vous invitons à consulter notre Code de conduite sur notre site institutionnel. Tous les employés doivent adhérer au code de conduite car celui-ci est une condition à l’emploi. Vous êtes également invité à consulter notre politique connexe en matière de conflits d'intérêts. Dans le cas où vous deviendriez un employé, il sera important de nous aviser le plus rapidement possible de toute situation qui pourrait constitué, ou être perçue comme constituant, un conflit d’intérêt compte tenu de vos nouvelles fonctions.   Le genre masculin, utilisé dans cet affichage pour plus de commodité, désigne les personnes de tout genre.
Cartel inc. Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nov 17, 2019
Full time
With over 35 years of experience, Cartel is considered one of Toronto's leading employment agencies servicing the legal community. Our clients are among the most distinguished law firms and our success lies in our applicants and their desire for the perfect career match. There is no fee to register with Cartel for any employment opportunity. We listen. We're honest. Just ask your friends. They'll tell you. Cartel. Give us a call; we really do make the difference. Position Title:  Medical Malpractice Lawyer - Plaintiff Side   Location:  Downtown Toronto   Opportunity: Our Client is one of Ontario's pre-eminent Personal Injury law firms.   Job Description: Our Client is a growing firm and they require an Associate Lawyer to join it`s Law Practice.     We are currently recruiting for a medical malpractice lawyer to bring actions, on behalf of plaintiffs, against regulated health professionals and healthcare institutions such as hospitals, clinics, and nursing homes in medical and professional malpractice claims.   Desired Skills & Experience 2 – 5 years experience in Medical Malpractice Law Ability to work independently as well as on a team Ability to handle a high volume of work Knowledge of MS Office Suite and PC Law Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills If you are interested, please send your CV in confidence to: ben@ cartelinc.com Ben Higham, JD, LL.M. Director of Legal Recruitment Cartel Inc.  | First Canadian Place, Suite 2550
M.J. O’Nions Lawyers & Mediators Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Nov 16, 2019
Full time
We at M.J. O'Nions have an opening for an Articling Student position beginning January 2020. The student will receive hands on training in the areas of law in which our firm practices: Family Law, Wills & Estates Law and Business Law. For further information, please visit our website at: www.mjonions.com. The student will also receive practical training in drafting legal documents, assist senior counsel in court and deal with some client interactions including interviewing witnesses, reviewing corporate transactions, dealing with correspondence, etc. The ideal candidate will be proficient with Office and Windows 10. A strong command of the English language is essential. You must be very detail oriented and able to make and meet timelines. You must be proficient in general office procedures. Knowledge of HotDocs, WordPress and QuickBooks are an asset. If you meet the above qualifications please submit your resume, cover letter and transcripts on the clear legal job board. The deadline to apply is November 30th, 2019. This is a paid position.
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