Government of Canada
Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
Department of Justice Canada Whitehorse (Yukon) LP-01 $71,734 to $98,936
Closing date: 30 July 2018 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request special accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.
Information on accommodation for persons with disabilities
Tips for applicants: Please provide complete and thorough details of your education and
experience. Do not assume that the screening board has any previous knowledge of your
background, qualifications, or work history. You must be specific and provide concrete examples/details for each Experience element, as applications will be screened only on the information provided. Failure to provide sufficient information may result in your application being
screened out of the process. We will only accept on-line applications received via the jobs.gc.ca site. To submit an application on-line, please click on the button "Apply Now" below. Persons with a disability preventing them from applying on-line should contact us at 1-800-645-5605 . Your answers to the screening questions will be assessed against the resume that you submit. Any noticeable information that cannot be supported by your resume will be deemed invalid and may result in your application being screened-out from this process.
Intent of the process
A pool of qualified candidates may be established and may be used to staff similar term and/or permanent positions (including acting, assignment, deployments, etc.).
Positions to be filled: Number to be determined
Information you must provide
Contact information for 3 references.
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
Education: Bachelor of Law degree
Occupational Certification: Eligibility for membership in the Law Society of Yukon within a specified period of time
Experience: Experience in drafting legal documents required in the conduct of civil litigation.
Experience in conducting legal research and analysis, including using computerized databases.
Recent* experience in litigation in the capacity of a lawyer. Recent means experience acquired within the last 18 months.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Information on language requirements
Knowledge of recent and significant case law in at least one of the following three subject areas: aboriginal law, negligence law or administrative law.
Ability to draft legal opinions and memoranda of fact and law for a superior court. Ability to conduct legal research and interpret legislation. Written Communication: Presents and discusses legal concepts and issues in a clear, concise and effective manner in writing. Oral Communication: Demonstrated ability to present ideas, proposals, concepts and other information clearly, succinctly and with credibility. Adjusts the language, style and tone of communication to suit the audience Judgment: Identifies available alternatives, selects the best alternatives and acts appropriately; makes appropriate decisions which are logical and practical. Thinking Skills: Identifies and analyses problems and situations drawing logical conclusions and viable solutions. Effective Interpersonal Relationships: Demonstrated ability to interact with various individuals such as: staff, colleagues, clients, officials of government departments and others. Demonstrated ability to develop respect, mutual understanding, and productive working relationships; Demonstrated ability to work as a contributing member of a team and occasionally lead on particular issues of low to moderate risk; Shares information in an open manner to help others make informed decisions; Values and encourages the exchange of ideas. Initiative: Willingly seeks out, assumes and discharges responsibility for matters. Professionalism: Performs in a professional manner at all times; maintains effectiveness and composure in stressful situations; takes personal responsibility in meeting targets or deadlines. Thoroughness: Pays attention to details, produces high quality work.
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
ORGANIZATIONAL NEEDS: The Department of Justice is committed to maintaining a representative workforce reflective of Canadian society. In support of achieving a diversified workforce and our employment equity goals, qualified candidates who self-declare in a staffing process as members of Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and/or women may be selected for appointment to fulfill organizational needs.
OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS Willingness and ability to travel as required. Willingness and ability to work overtime as required.
Conditions of employment
Reliability or Secret security clearance (depending on the position or as required). Remain member in good standing with the Law Society of Yukon. Medical Clearance* The incumbent and his/her dependents* may be required to obtain Health Canada medical clearance in accordance with the Isolated Posts and Government Housing Directive. (*): includes incumbent's spouse or common-law partner and children.
The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the targeted groups when you apply.
Information on employment equity
Candidates may be required to meet the other qualifications (may be needed for the job) or the organizational needs, depending on the requirements of the specific position being staffed. You must provide proof of your education credentials. Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application. The Department of Justice encourages persons with priority entitlements to self-refer to our selection processes in circumstances where they believe that they meet the essential qualifications of the advertised position. Additional allowances will be provided for these positions in accordance with the National Joint Council's Isolated Posts and Government Housing Directive. Here is some basic information. More detailed information can be found at the following link: http://www.njc-cnm.gc.ca/directive/ipghpile/index-eng.php. You may also be eligible for the Northern residents deductions when you file your tax return with the Canada Revenue Agency. More information can be found at the following link: http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/tx/ndvdls/tpcs/ncmtx/ rtrn/cmpltng/ddctns/lns248-260/255/menu-eng.html The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group. The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.
Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order.
Information on the preference to veterans
Muskoka, Ontario, Canada
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: Real Estate Associate Lawyer Opportunity:Real Estate Associate Lawyer Location: Muskoka Our Client, a pre-eminent full service law boutique firm, is currently recruiting an Associate with a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in Real Estate to join its team in the Muskoka Region. Job Description: Our Client is a growing firm and they require an Associate Lawyer to join its Real Estate Practice Group. This position offers excellent opportunities for leadership, development, and mentorship. 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
2+ years’ experience in Real Estate 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
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
As Corporate Counsel at Google, you work on the most exciting legal issues as disruptive technological innovations require creative and proactive legal guidance. You're part of a whip-smart group of in-house lawyers and the projects and cases you take on challenge you to think big and differently. You are collaborative -- ready to partner in initiatives that influence all aspects of the business and work with Googlers from all over the company. As an integrated part of the team, you proactively assess legal risks and advise on products that will not only move information into the 21st century, but move information law forward as well. Google Cloud helps organizations empower their employees, serve their customers, and build what’s next for their business — all with technology built in the cloud. As Associate Corporate Counsel on the small, scrappy Canadian legal team, you work on the most exciting legal issues as disruptive technological innovations require creative and proactive legal guidance. You are an adept commercial counsel, primarily supporting our Google Cloud business in Canada, drafting and negotiating enterprise, partnership, professional services and technology licensing agreements and assisting with product go-to-market initiatives and regulatory matters. You are collaborative -- ready to partner in initiatives that influence all aspects of the business and work with Googlers from all over the company. You enjoy rolling up your sleeves to handle complex issues, but at the same time are eager to pitch in where needed to assist our rapidly growing businesses in a collegial, fast-paced environment. 20th century laws don't always solve 21st century problems, and Google Legal crafts innovative approaches for handling some of the toughest legal challenges of the information age. Whether you're a patent attorney, an intellectual property expert or an engineer headed to law school, Google Legal lets you take on unanswered legal quandaries and create new precedents. Our innovative services raise challenging questions that demand creative and practical answers. We provide those answers by working at the crossroads of the law and new technology, helping Google build innovative and important products for users around the world. Responsibilities
Review, draft, and negotiate cloud services, professional services, partnership, reseller and other business and technology agreements that comply with company policies and risk tolerance
Respond promptly to legal requests from the sales team and other internal clients, summarizing and communicating legal concepts that business people can use; advise your business colleagues and other cross-functional stakeholders on legal issues and risks, approval processes, company policies and procedures, and business strategy
Help ensure product and operational compliance with Canadian laws and regulations, including those dealing with privacy. Coordinate with external legal counsel on specific assignments, review preliminary advice and provide internal recommendations
Support the continuous improvement of standard form agreements, legal processes and repositories of legal knowledge
Assist as necessary in the other work of the Canadian legal team to advise the business on our activities in Canada, including product management for online services and hardware, marketing, communications, policy and more
Qualifications Minimum qualifications:
JD or LL.B from an accredited law school
Qualified lawyer in Canada
3 years of relevant work experience
5 years relevant work experience
Demonstrated experience advising clients in structuring complex commercial transactions
Extensive background in drafting and negotiating services agreements, sales contracts, licenses and partnership agreements
Familiarity with cloud computing, professional services and privacy law
Ability to work collaboratively, independently, strategically and with sound judgment
Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage several simultaneous projects under deadline pressure
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
This unique non-partnership track role will be responsible for providing oversight, guidance and quality control to a team of lawyers who will perform due diligence, contract review, manage deal rooms and other routine elements of complex transactions. The Transactions Services Lawyer, Lead will also be responsible for process improvement, implementation of new technology and liaising with clients.
Working under the direction and guidance of the Head of Osler Works- Transactional , the successful Transactions Services Lawyer, Lead will:
be called to the Ontario Bar
be bilingual (French and English)
have a minimum of 3-5 years’ of corporate law experience, specifically in M&A, Private Equity, and/or Capital Markets
have prior experience conducting and overseeing due diligence, contract analysis, closings and other routine elements of complex corporate transactions
be proficient using technology and adaptable to change
have proven experience leading and managing projects of various sizes
How To Apply:
Consistently ranked as one of Canada’s leading business law firms by clients and leading independent reviews, Osler offers the successful candidates the benefit of working with more than 400 of the best legal minds in the country and the opportunity to develop your skills in this innovative and exciting area.
If you have strong attention to detail, can manage multiple deadlines, work in a fast-paced environment independently and as part of a team, and are looking for a unique opportunity, please reply in confidence with a cover letter, detailed résumé and academic transcripts to:
Office Manager, Ottawa Office
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Suite 1900, 340 Albert Street
Ottawa ON K1R 7Y6
No agencies please.
Osler is an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.