Will Davidson LLP
Oakville, Ontario, Canada
Will Davidson LLP is seeking an Articling Student for a 10-month term, commencing in July 2019.
Will Davidson LLP is a firm focused on both insurance defence and personal injury litigation for the past 90 years. For this reason, articling students at Will Davidson LLP are provided with an invaluable opportunity to learn the litigation process from the perspective of both a plaintiff and a defendant. Whether working on complex cases for a large insurance company or focusing on a case for an individual, the practical experience gained by our students better prepares them for a career in litigation. Our students work closely with all of our lawyers on an equal amount of defence and plaintiff matters. They are given a great deal of responsibility and independence throughout the term, all while being supervised and mentored by our experienced counsel.
Completed 3 years of Law School
Strong research and writing skills
Ability to work independently
Strong Interpersonal Skills
Articling Students Responsibilities:
Conduct legal research.
Prepare legal documents and argument.
Prepare for an attend at motions.
Prepare for and assist with trials.
Maintain carriage of Small Claims Court matters, and conduct Small Claims Court trials independently.
The successful candidate will also attend at examinations for discovery and mediation with our lawyers to observe and learn more about the processes.
We offer a competitive compensation package to our students which include a salary, group benefits, contribution towards a gym membership and payment of bar admission fees and tuition.
Start date: July 2019
Application Deadline: May 04, 2018
All interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter by email to Meghan Walker.
Thank you for your interest! To learn more about our firm please visit willdavidson.com
British Columbia, Canada
A career at ICBC is an opportunity to be part of a talented, diverse and inclusive team that is driven to serve its customers and community. Make the most of your skills and take the opportunity to grow and develop your career. You can expect a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a challenging work environment. Drive your career with us. ICBC is committed to being an inclusive employer, one that reflects the diversity of the people and communities of British Columbia. Paralegal ICBC Job Title: Paralegal Reference Number: 111054B Location: Various Locations Employment Type: Permanent Full Time Hours of Work: 7.5 hr Day Shift (M-F) Posted Date: 2018/04/30 Position Highlights ICBC’s legal team have a number of full time permanent positions for a Paralegal. You will contribute to the success of ICBC as we work to provide the legal defense of personal injury claims and other lawsuits against ICBC and its insured. You will assist lawyers in the preparation, development and handling of personal injury defense files for litigation.
Drafting Chambers applications, pleadings including Responses to Civil Claim, List of Documents and Bills of Costs.
Reviewing files, identifying legal issues and preparing Chronologies and Mediation Summaries.
Interviewing witnesses and preparing statements.
Assisting counsel in preparing for examinations for discovery and Trials, including obtaining relevant information/documentation
and coordinating with support staff and resources as instructed.
Conducting legal research and preparing memoranda as instructed.
Providing paralegal support to an assigned group of 2 to 3 lawyers.
Paralegal Certificate or Diploma from an accredited educational institution;
2+ years' experience in a litigation environment; personal injury experience is ideal;
Knowledge of the Supreme Court Civil Rules, relevant Acts and Regulations;
Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to adapt your communication style to your audience;
The ability to be motivated by high volume, a fast paced environment with tight deadlines.
Locations may include: Depending upon business needs, the locations may vary. Abbotsford – 2885 Tretheway Street Burnaby, Brian Canfield Centre, 3777 Kingsway Courtenay, 505 Crown Isle Blvd Kamloops, 1251 Battle Street 151 West Esplanade | North Vancouver | BC | V7M 3H9 | 604-982-6675 | 1-844-982-6675 | www.icbc.com HRERC37B Kelowna, 1634 Harvey Ave Nanaimo, 6460 Applecross Rd New Westminster, 625 Agnes Street New Westminster Claims Centre, 1320 – 3rd Avenue Surrey, Guildford Corporate Centre – 10470 – 152 Street Surrey Gateway, 13479 – 108 Avenue Vancouver, 456 West 5th Avenue Vancouver, 808 Nelson Victoria, 425 Dunedin 151 West Esplanade | North Vancouver | BC | V7M 3H9 | 604-982-6675 | 1-844-982-6675 | www.icbc.com
Johnson & Johnson
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Johnson & Johnson is currently seeking a Senior Counsel for Johnson & Johnson Innovation, primarily supporting the JLABS business. This position will preferably be based in New Brunswick, New Jersey but could potentially be based at other sites where a JLABS is located. This position will report to Vice President Law, Johnson & Johnson Innovation or a senior member of the JJI Legal Team.
Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 125 years. We embrace research and science - bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.
With $76.5 billion in 2017 sales, Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly-based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices markets. There are more than 265 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employing approximately 126,500 people and with products touching the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world. If you have the talent and desire to touch the world, Johnson & Johnson has the career opportunities to help make it happen.
Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
As the Senior Counsel for JLABS, you will support Johnson & Johnson Innovation (JJI) generally and sit on the board of the business unit within JJI and primarily advise JLABS leadership and support the legal needs of the JLABS organization.
JLABS is a global network of open innovation ecosystems, enabling and empowering innovators across a broad healthcare spectrum including pharmaceutical, medical device, consumer and digital health sectors to create and accelerate the delivery of life-saving, life-enhancing health and wellness solutions to patients around the world. JLABS achieves this by providing the optimal environment for emerging companies to catalyze growth and optimize their research and development by opening them to vital industry connections, delivering entrepreneurial programs and providing a capital-efficient, flexible platform where they can transform the scientific discoveries of today into the breakthrough healthcare solutions of tomorrow.
At JLABS we value great ideas and are passionate about removing obstacles to success to help innovators unleash the potential of their early scientific discoveries. JLABS is a no-strings-attached model, which means entrepreneurs are free to develop their science while holding on to their intellectual property. JLABS also produces campaigns to seek out the best science called QuickFire Challenges. For more information, visit www. jlabs.jnjinnovation.com or follow @JLABS.
Qualified applicant is an excellent lawyer with outstanding people skills who possesses the ability to negotiate and draft agreements to implement the vision of JLABS leadership team and the GEI leadership team.
Provide legal support for the global JLABS team comprising some 60 associates and managing relationships with external suppliers, partners and/or outside counsel.
Serve as a trusted advisor to the JLABS business leader and leadership team and participate in leadership meetings and negotiations.
Advise on contest rules (Quick Fire Sourcing Contest Challenge) and the ability to interface with global law colleagues, including privacy, social media, etc to assist with launching these challenges
The candidate will be a member of the Johnson & Johnson Innovation Legal Team and provide support for JLABS,
You may be asked to work from time to time on external collaborations and projects initiated by JJI.
A US or Oversees law degree from an accredited Law Program and admission to, and good standing with, a local Bar Association is required.
A minimum of 9 years of legal experience at a top national or international law firm or in-house legal department of national or international reputation is required.
Proven ability to provide outstanding legal services to a range of senior executives is required.
Strong drafting and negotiation skills, an ability to support several different transactions at the same time is required.
The ability to function in a highly-matrixed environment and effectively partner across legal and other functional areas, such as healthcare compliance and regulatory affairs is required.
Experience working in incubators and/or with startups is highly preferred.
Experience with early stage licensing and acquisitions in the life sciences industry is strongly desirable.
Familiarity with early stage IP and product licensing, university technology transfer contracts, university-based sponsored research agreements, startup company transactions and/or other similarly relevant technology-related transactions is preferred.
Experience or familiarity with venture capital financing and public/private partnerships is preferred.
Drafting and negotiation skills to put in place the necessary agreements should JLABS expand its global footprint is required.
A self-starter, with a positive attitude, high emotional intelligence and the ability to work in a highly matrixed but rewarding business environment is required.
Candidate must be fluent in English, and additional language skills would be highly desired. (Most desired additional languages include Mandarin, Dutch and/or Portuguese)
This position would require less than 10% domestic/international travel.
Government of Nova Scotia
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy and we welcome applications from Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify, on your application form, cover letter, or on your resume. Duties The Legal Services Division of the Department of Justice is the Law office of the Government of Nova Scotia, and is responsible for providing legal representation and advice to all Departments, Agencies, Boards and Commissions (excluding prosecutions). In order to effectively provide this service, we maintain a roster of lawyers with experience in many different areas of law who may be interested in short-term casual employment in Halifax, Truro or Sydney and who can be called upon relatively quickly. If you are interested in a casual opportunity with government and have experience in legal matters such as administrative law, employment law, contracts, regulations, child protection and/or litigation and have flexibility to accept a short-term assignment, please forward your resume as described below. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: Providing legal advice and opinions on matters of law and legal policy to senior government officials for the effective and efficient representation of the Crown in the course of civil proceedings before trial and appeal courts, boards and tribunals Conducting research Preparation and review of legal documents Drafting and interpretation of legislation and regulations Qualifications The successful candidate must: Be a practicing member of the Nova Scotia Barristers Society in good standing (or eligible for practicing membership); Have a working knowledge of computer software programs, Internet and electronic mail. Special Statement This posting is a call for resumes to be considered for casual opportunities that arise within the Legal Services Division. Casual positions are filled from a roster of pre-screened candidates. This competition will be open until April 30, 2019, and candidates may apply until that date. Resumes will be kept on file until the closing of the competition on April 30, 2019. At that time, candidates with a continued interest in casual positions will be asked to re-apply. Pay Grade: MCL 15 Salary Range: $34.15 - $75.82 Hourly We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.