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Acheson Sweeney Foley Sahota LLP Victoria BC
Sep 18, 2019
Full time
Acheson Sweeney Foley Sahota LLP is a leading Personal Injury and Class Action Law Firm located at Dockside Green in Victoria BC. We have passionately advocated on behalf of our clients for over 40 years, ensuring they receive the care and compensation that they deserve.   We are currently seeking a Litigator to join our team. The ideal candidate will have 2+ years of hands-on litigation experience.   Responsibilities include:   Client Meetings and Intakes; Liability Investigations; Document Management; Drafting Pleadings; Drafting Settlement Proposals; Legal Research; Reviewing Records; Preparing Applications; Attending Discoveries and Trials;   The successful candidate will be a team player who has good people, time management, organizational skills and is committed to a thriving career in litigation.   Acheson Law offers competitive Vancouver-indexed salaries and benefits and provides candidates with an environment of constant learning and mentorship.   Resumes can be emailed to jsoole@achesonlaw.ca    
Bereskin & Parr Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Sep 18, 2019
Full time
Legal Assistant - Toronto THE FIRM Bereskin & Parr LLP (B&P) is one of Canada's largest and most respected intellectual property law firms. We have approximately 240 firm members, including more than 80 lawyers, patent and trademark agents and students, with four offices located in major economic or technology centres. We are an award-winning firm with a global reputation as one of the largest, and most experienced in patent and trademark law. We provide exceptional client service and are driven by our commitment to professional excellence. At B&P we are proud of our collaborative and inclusive work environment. THE OPPORTUNITY We are currently looking for a motivated Legal Assistant to join the B&P team in our Toronto office. This position will be supporting three Professionals whose practices focus on trademark prosecution, opposition and enforcement. Your responsibilities will include: Provide assistance to professionals with due date management, running reports, and following-up with team regarding status of work as directed by the professional; Prepare and perform initial review of conflict searches before professional approval Prepare retainer letters; Prepare and upload by-law forms; Open and close files; Create name records and attach contacts as applicable; Assist with knockout searches, request registrability searches and format search opinions; Prepare correspondence to initiate changes of name/title (Canadian/Foreign); Review Confirmations of Change for accuracy and report; Prepare status reports and assist professionals with ad hoc projects; Assist professionals with audit checks; Process monthly prebills; Assist professionals with travel arrangements; Assist clerks with proofreading of lengthy documents, as requested; Maintain Interaction and contacts in Patricia; Edit documents and power point presentations re requested; and, Other duties as assigned. What you’ll bring to B&P: Legal Assistant Diploma/Certificate or Law Clerk Degree. Three to five years’ relevant working experience in the trademark area. Proficient in Microsoft Suite of products (WORD, Excel and Outlook). Excellent attention to detail, time management and prioritization skills. Strong team player that demonstrates excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) and an ability to work independently. Candidates who meet the above qualifications are asked to email their resumes and transcripts by July 26, 2019. Please include "Legal Assistant - Toronto" in the subject line. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Bereskin & Parr LLP is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, aboriginal peoples, visible minorities and people with disabilities. Should candidates wish to receive the above job posting in an alternative format, please contact Liam Bragg, Human Resources Generalist by phone 416-957-1622.
Trevali Mining Corporation Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Sep 18, 2019
Full time
WHO YOU ARE You are an ambitious and driven lawyer who will be the right-hand resource for our Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. An expert in juggling multiple priorities, you will support the team in a wide range of legal and corporate matters at our Vancouver office and across all our domestic and foreign operations. You fit our company DNA smart, intuitive, tech-savvy, driven and agile, and you are keen to learn, grow and develop new skills. Above all, you are action-oriented and solutions-focused, you thrive in a fast-paced environment and you do what it takes to get the job done. WHAT YOU WILL DO Negotiate and review corporate agreements including non-disclosure agreements, supply and procurement contracts, commercial contracts and consulting agreements. Provide legal support to the business by ensuring continued compliance with laws and regulations and adherence to corporate policies; advise on risk mitigation relating to same. Lead internal and external due diligence teams on potential M&A transactions and negotiate and review definitive transaction agreements. Act as Assistant Corporate Secretary, including organizing board and committee meetings and materials, attending meetings and taking minutes; maintenance of corporate records for Trevali and its subsidiaries. Prepare and arrange filing continuous disclosure documents, including annual and quarterly financial disclosure, annual information form, management information circular, material change reports and other required filings. Develop and implement corporate policies and templates and produce documents and reports relating to same. Collaborate to develop and oversee processes for monitoring compliance with applicable laws and other regulatory matters at our operations. Provide legal and corporate support. WHAT YOU HAVE JD. or LL.B. with strong academic credentials and a license to practice law in Canada. 2-5 years of law firm and / or in-house experience in corporate and securities law, including with respect to public company governance and reporting. Strong corporate / commercial legal skills, including excellent drafting, negotiation and attention to detail. Strong business acumen and sound and practical judgement that balances legal risk and business opportunity to deliver creative and pragmatic solutions to the business. Able to grasp legal and business issues and provide tailored advice to various stakeholders. Agile; able to multitask, prioritize and work efficiently. Proactive and self-motivated; able to work as part of an interdisciplinary team and perform independently with minimal oversight. Impeccable communication and organizational skills. Has a keen interest in technology and able to pick up new systems easily. Experience in the mining / natural resource industry is preferred. Ability to speak and write in French and/or Spanish is an asset. Please apply to this Vancouver legal job through the Clear Legal Job Board
McInnes Cooper Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Sep 18, 2019
Full time
Halifax, NS Administrative Experienced Full-time - Permanent Do you enjoy working in a team environment? Are you an experienced administrative professional looking for a new and exciting opportunity? Do you excel in providing exceptional client service while working in a fast-paced, innovative and collaborative environment in which you learn everyday? McInnes Cooper is seeking a motivated and proactive Legal Assistant to join our Labour & Employment Legal Support Services team in our Halifax office. The incumbent will provide high quality administrative support within our labour & employment team; working to ensure all clients receive the highest level of service. Share What you'll do Responsibilities As a Legal Assistant, you will be responsible for: Working in a team environment assisting in the daily functions of a labour & employment practice group; Ensuring our lawyers' practices are organized efficiently, and that clients' expectations are consistently exceeded; Being creative, sharing ideas, learning from others and sharing your skills and knowledge; and, Challenging yourself and your team every day; and having fun while doing so! What you'll need Qualifications The successful candidate will possess the following skill set: The ideal candidate will have a Paralegal or Legal Administration diploma or other related education; Minimum five (5) years experience in an administrative role; experience working in labour & employment law would be considered asasset; Exceptional technology skills, with proficiency in all aspects of Microsoft Office and a genuine interest in keeping up to date with the newest technology; Excel in a demanding, high-paced team environment, be highly detail-oriented, and flexible to changing priorities; Exceptional communication skills, a special focus on client service and the highest degree of professionalism; and, A positive attitude and enjoy working in a collaborative team environment. A little bit about us McInnes Cooper About MC McInnes Cooper is among the 25 largest business law firms in Canada. We serve clients across North America and abroad from six offices in Halifax, St. John's, Fredericton, Moncton, Saint John, and Charlottetown. With nearly 200 lawyers and over 230 professional resources, we are positioned to offer clients a range of legal and business services. We provide services to industry-leading clients in every major sector and with experience in all jurisdictions. Our People At McInnes Cooper you will find a team that values you. We recognize that our members are key in delivering outstanding client service and we provide a collaborative, professional environment with a member focused culture. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment that values, respects and supports different perspectives, cultures and experiences. Diversity & Inclusion We recognize that our individual differences make us a stronger, more adaptable law firm. We embrace these differences and give all of our members the opportunity to develop their unique skills and talents. Collective Social Responsibility We are recognized as a leader and innovator amongst Canadian law firms in the field of Collective Social Responsibility. Our people are concerned citizens who enjoy giving back. Together, we focus on developing ongoing partnerships with community organizations that do amazing work, often despite limited resources and public awareness. As a firm, we have the ability to respond with contributions of time and monetary support, and our people give generously of their skills and effort. Pro Bono Legal Services Through our Pro Bono Program, we provide legal counsel to disadvantaged people and organizations that have difficulty gaining access to justice on matters of public interest. Environmental Stewardship Like any large organization, our operations leave a footprint on the environment. From paper use and waste production to transportation and energy consumption, we continually look for opportunities to minimize that impact. Are you interested? Work With Us WHY MCINNES COOPER? At McInnes Cooper, you will find a team that values you. We recognize that our members are key in delivering outstanding client service and we provide a collaborative, professional environment with a member focused culture. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment that values, respects and supports different perspectives, cultures and experiences. This role is a full time permanent opportunity that offers an exceptional compensation package including a competitive salary, defined-benefit pension plan and Firm-paid health and dental benefits, Health Spending Account, Wellness Spending Account as well as Vacation, Personal & Sick Days.
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