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: Corporate Lawyer Opportunity: Corporate Law
Location: Downtown Toronto
Our Client, one of Toronto's pre-eminent corporate boutique firms, is currently seeking a Senior Associate or Partner with a full or part portable practise to join its legal team in their Downtown Toronto office. They provide comprehensive legal services for a large base of clients, with a focus on service and professional excellence.
Job Description: Our Client is a growing firm and they require a Lawyer to join its Corporate Practice Group. This position offers excellent opportunities for leadership, development, and mentorship. In addition, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading cross-marketing initiatives within the firm, and facilitating client seminars. This partner will also play a pivotal role in networking with the business community to increase referral sources and raise the firm profile in the corporate legal market. This is an excellent opportunity for the entrepreneurial lawyer. The candidate should have an enthusiastic and responsive approach to client requirements and excellent people skills.
Desired Skills & Experience:
Experience in Corporate Law with part or full book of business.
A track record of leadership
Ability to work independently as well as on a team
Ability to handle a high volume of work
Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
If you are interested, please contact: ben @ cartelinc.com
Ben Higham, JD, LL.M. Director of Legal Recruitment Cartel Inc. | First Canadian Place, Suite 2550
Pet Valu Canada Inc.
Markham, Ontario, Canada
What is the role?
Reporting to the VP, U.S. Real Estate Law, the VP, Legal works as part of a privately-owned company cross-functional team to provide practical, business-oriented legal advice on a variety of matters and to support the execution of the Company's strategic direction and special projects. The incumbent will be primarily responsible for providing in-house counsel as it pertains to commercial leasing, contracts and franchise law. Additional experience in various other matters such as privacy, intellectual property and regulatory compliance would be advantageous.
What will you do?
Specializing in real estate and, specifically, leasing:
Provide legal expertise to the corporation on matters relating to real estate and leasing.
Provide legal expertise on other non-real estate related legal matters as required
As a member of the Legal group reporting to the Vice President, U.S. Real Estate,
Administration of leases and subleases.
Supervise one Senior Law Clerk, one Law Clerk, and one Senior Administrative Assistant.
Advising the Company and senior management on a broad range of provincial and federal regulatory and compliance matters, including identifying areas of risk and making suggestions for improvements
Managing outside counsel and developing strategy for litigation and regulatory proceedings
Developing an in-house organization of legal professionals to provide legal assistance to the Company
Researching and analyzing the law on complex issues
Analyzing and summarizing complicated legal documents, including contracts; making suggestions for alterations of those documents
Negotiating with outside parties on contractual issues and legal disputes, including settlement conferences
Negotiating and drafting contracts
Anticipating and mitigating potential legal problems within the organization and developing strategies to avoid costly litigation and reduce potential areas of risk
What will you need to succeed?
Member in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada
5 years of experience practicing commercial leasing in either private practice or in-house
Experience in franchise law is strongly preferred
Experience with privacy legislation, marketing, purchasing, litigation management and other areas related to the retail industry would be an asset
Ability to exercise independent judgment and ethical decision-making with a minimal amount of supervision
Flexible and open to constant change and ability to work under pressure with strong attention to detail, effectively multi-talk and adherence to competing deadlines
Effective verbal and written English communication skills essential
We thank all candidates however only those selected will be contacted.
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Location: Ottawa, ON, CA
Req Id: 216983
Bell is a truly Canadian company with over 138 years of success. We are defined by the passion of our team members and their belief in our company’s vast potential.
To ensure we continue to be recognized as Canada’s leading communications company, we’re committed to finding and developing the next generation of leaders. This means creating best-in-class career and development opportunities for our employees.
If you’re passionate, driven and find yourself seeking interesting work, new challenges and continuous learning opportunities, then we want you to join our team.
Our Legal and Regulatory team includes regulatory and government affairs, as well as legal teams with specialties supporting various areas of the organization.
BCE is seeking a lawyer with exceptional written advocacy skills, a keen interest in policy, and the ability to manage large complex files, to join its Legal & Regulatory Affairs team in Ottawa.
As Counsel, Legal & Regulatory Affairs you will be part of a dynamic group of legal, business, and policy professionals working on a variety of issues of strategic importance to Bell’s operations. You will advance the business interests of Bell’s residential, business, wireless, and media business units through advocacy before government departments and regulatory agencies such the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), and in related litigation.
Reporting to the Assistant General Counsel, Legal & Regulatory Affairs, you will support the company’s business objectives through your skillful advocacy, diligence, and eagerness to learn. You will be responsible for:
Researching and drafting submissions on a range of regulatory and policy issues, in collaboration with colleagues from across Bell’s business units and the Legal & Regulatory Affairs team;
Participating in regulatory proceedings to advance Bell’s position and monitoring CRTC orders, notices and decisions, etc., to determine their impact on the Companies;
Working closely with your business and finance colleagues to produce evidence required to support submissions and litigation;
Providing strategic advice to Bell’s business units, coordinating and filing tariff applications;
Advising/assisting Bell executives on regulatory issues and working with other departments to ensure compliance with regulatory restrictions and requirements;
Preparing review and vary applications, court appeals or petitions to the Governor in Council in respect of adverse regulatory decisions; and
Identifying policy reforms and/or process revisions designed to eliminate or streamline regulation and lessen its adverse impact on the Canadian economy.
2 to 5 years of litigation, regulatory, competition law, or other advocacy- or policy-focused experience in a law firm, corporation, or government department;
Exceptional written communication skills;
Ability to understand data and deploy it effectively in advocacy;
Strong research skills;
Highly organized, diligent, and able to meet deadlines and manage complex projects;
Team player who enjoys collaborating to complete large and important projects;
Strategic and creative thinker with strong analytical ability;
Called to the Bar in Ontario or Quebec;
Experience in telecommunications industry is desirable; and
Bilingual (French & English) strongly preferred
Position Type: Management Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Ottawa Application Deadline: 11/09/2018
Please apply directly online to be considered for this role. Applications through email will not be accepted.
Bell is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees and customers feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live and serve, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.
Created: Canada, ON, Ottawa
Canopy Growth Corporation
Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canada
Canopy Growth Corporation ("Canopy Growth") is a listed company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (WEED), the New York Stock Exchange (CGC) and part of the S&P Composite Index. Its wholly owned subsidiaries, including its flagship Tweed and international medical companies operating under the Spectrum Cannabis brand, are leading producers of legal, regulated cannabis. With millions of square feet of licensed cannabis production, and operations spanning five continents, Canopy is the largest legal producer of cannabis in the world. Headquartered in Smiths Falls Ontario, Canopy Growth recognizes that employees are at the core of our success and take pride in a corporate culture that emphasizes inclusiveness, collaboration and diversity. Our employees stem from a wide range of professional backgrounds; each bringing their own unique skills and talents to the table, working together to continue our incredible momentum of growth.
Reporting to the Chief Legal Officer, the Patent Attorney/ Agent will be a part of a superior legal function building within Canopy Growth, including its wholly owned subsidiaries. This individual will be a detail-oriented person who can work independently and in collaboration with the legal team.
Working closely with Canopy engineers and scientists in Canopy Growth Corporation’s invention disclosure review process to identify valuable inventions for patent applications
Analyzing pending patent applications to determine their value to CGC and to formulate a global filing strategy
Reviewing patent applications and office action responses (including in different foreign jurisdictions) drafted by outside counsel
In-house preparing patent applications and office action responses for filing in different jurisdictions for significant patent applications
Analyzing and managing patent portfolios
Providing support in licensing, litigation, or other matters from time to time
Actively engaging in training, knowledge sharing, and other career development opportunities
Conduct technology and patent portfolio assessments of potential partners and competitors
Other duties as assigned
5-10 years of relevant experience at a law firm or in-house performing patent application preparation through the full range of patent prosecution activities
Experience writing patents involving chemistry and genetics preferred
Experience writing electrical engineering patents an asset
Written over 50 originating patent applications, and demonstrated success in advancing patent applications through prosecution
Registered USPTO/CIPO Patent Agent (member in good standing with applicable provincial/territorial Law Society will be considered an asset)
Ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented, organized, self-starter, able to communicate effectively with individuals across the team, including the legal, scientific, business and technical areas
Strong written and oral communications skills
Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills
Proactive, result-oriented, and strong motivation to excel