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Cohen Highley LLP London, Ontario, Canada
May 30, 2020
Full time
Cohen Highley LLP is currently recruiting an experienced Paralegal for our London office. Cohen Highley is seeking an experienced Paralegal with a minimum of two years of experience to join our Administrative Law Group. Candidates must have strong employment references and a keen interest in expanding their practice. The right candidate will possess: · excellence in client service · strong analytical skills · strong verbal and written communication skills · superior aptitude for file organization · the ability to work independently and as a part of a team Cohen Highley LLP is a dynamic, full-service law firm with its head office at One London Place, located in the heart of downtown London. London offers many advantages such as affordable housing, easy commuting and a variety of entertainment options. We also have offices in Kitchener, Sarnia, Chatham, Stratford and Strathroy that allow us to provide high quality client service across Southwestern Ontario. Cohen Highley LLP provides a unique private practice culture that encourages professional growth in a collaborative, innovative and familial environment. Cohen Highley provides the opportunity to be part of a dynamic team of knowledgeable lawyers and staff. We are looking for candidates who share our values of exceptional client service and mutual respect. We promote professional development and offer an extensive training and mentoring program. Qualifications: · Strong organizational skills and particular attention to detail · Must have own vehicle and be able to travel · Must be able to prepare documentation in legal proceedings before the Landlord and Tenant Board - Minimum of 5 years of experience attending hearings and drafting documentation is preferred · Licensed as a Paralegal with the Law Society of Ontario A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered to the right candidate. Please include a cover letter and resumé in your application package and specify which location you are applying to. The closing date for applications for these positions is Friday, June 19, 2020. For more information about Cohen Highley, please visit our website at www.cohenhighley.com. Cohen Highley LLP is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Benefits: Work from home opportunities Extended health care Dental care Vision care Vacation & paid time off Life insurance Employee assistance programs
Government of Manitoba Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
May 30, 2020
Full time
CC1-2 Clerk of Court 1-2 Term/part-time (evenings and weekends only) Manitoba Justice Judicial Services, Courts Division Winnipeg MB Advertisement Number:  36292 Salary(s):   CC1-2 $21.70 - $26.75 per hour Closing Date:   June 8, 2020 The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities). Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities. An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months. Candidates who do not meet all essential criteria may be considered on an underfill basis at a commensurate rate of pay. The Judicial Justice of the Peace support staff provides assistance to the public, stakeholders and Judicial Justices of the Peace by answering general court related enquires, preparing court documents, performing basic office duties and ensuring matters are scheduled before a judicial justice of the peace in a timely and effective manner.   Conditions of Employment: Must be legally entitled to work in Canada Satisfactory Enhanced Security Check Satisfactory Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Registry Check, Adult Abuse Registry Check Must qualify for an appointment as a Staff Justice of the Peace pursuant to statutory requirements Must be able to work a variety of rotational shifts during evenings and weekends for a minimum of 50 hours per month Qualifications: Essential: Experience performing clerical and administrative duties which includes typing documents, data entry, handling in person and phone inquiries and filing Strong analytical skills with an ability to exercise sound judgment  Excellent interpersonal skills  Excellent verbal communication skills Organizational skills with an ability to meet work related timelines as well as work under pressure Desired: Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook Experience handling cash, cheques and providing hand-written receipts Completion of a recognized legal or administrative assistant program   Duties: This position is required to work during evenings and weekends. The position assists in the preparation and processing of court documents of the Provincial Court. The duties include screening requests for hearings from law enforcement agencies, court staff, protection order designates, lawyers, other stakeholders and the public. You must be available to work a variety of shifts between the hours of 7 am and 11 pm during the weekends and statutory holidays. Apply to: Advertisement # 36292 Service Centre 1 Human Resource Services 1130-405 Broadway Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3L6 Phone:  204-945-3204 Fax: 204-948-7373 Email:  govjobs@gov.mb.ca   Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications. Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved and appealed. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor's representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted. We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
BC Public Service Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
May 29, 2020
Full time
Deputy Supervisor, Vancouver Office Legal Counsel Manager This position is excluded from union membership. Travel between Vancouver and Victoria is a requirement for this position. An eligibility list may be established. A newly created opportunity for a proven legal leader to provide leadership to a dynamic and experienced group of litigators, solicitors, paralegals, and professional staff in a team-based environment. Legal Services Branch (LSB) supports the Attorney General as the legal advisor to the government of British Columbia and ensures that the administration of public affairs is carried out in accordance with the law. LSB’s organizational structure consists of five different legal groups. Areas of legal advice provided by LSB include but are not limited to: constitutional law; Aboriginal law; resource, environment and land law; revenue and taxation law; health and social services law; finance, commercial and transportation law; justice and education law; and labour, employment and human rights law. LSB also provides civil, constitutional and Aboriginal litigation services. LSB has approximately 550 staff members, including legal and legislative counsel and professional staff. In this newly created, high impact leadership position, the Deputy Supervising Counsel is responsible for the management of a team of highly skilled legal counsel and paralegals who provide trusted, effective and efficient legal services to government. The Deputy Supervising Counsel’s team is part of a larger legal practice group reporting to the group’s Supervising Counsel. In addition to managing their team of direct reports, the Deputy Supervising Counsel is part of the legal practice group’s leadership team and, along with Supervising Counsel, leads the implementation of LSB and broader government policies and strategies within the team. The Deputy Supervising Counsel oversees the day-to-day provision of legal services by the team, as well as ensures the team’s overall efficient and effective operation and administration. Working with the Supervising Counsel, and where appropriate other Deputy Supervising Counsel within the group, the Deputy Supervising Counsel is responsible for recruitment, orientation, performance management, staff development, file assignment, workload distribution and evaluating client satisfaction. The Deputy Supervising Counsel ensures collaboration and co-operation within this law group and between law groups within LSB to build respectful and engaging relationships which further support the provision of outstanding client service delivery. While the Deputy Supervising Counsel’s primary focus is leadership and management of the team, the Deputy Supervising Counsel will also provide legal services to government by assisting team members to develop strategic direction for files, to provide consistent, understandable and responsive advice to client representatives, and to prepare materials for the ADAG, Deputy Attorney General or Attorney General. The Deputy Supervising Counsel encourages and supports the professional development of team members and works with them to develop and maintain strong relationships with members of the team and client representatives. With the approval of the Group Supervisor and Chief of Legal Operations, a Deputy Supervisor may also have a limited independent practice of their own. The successful candidate will be a member of (or be eligible for immediate membership in) the Law Society of British Columbia with at least 7 years of Call to the Bar. The successful candidate will have experience supervising, or mentoring staff. The successful candidate will also have experience dealing with complex legal matters within their area of expertise and sound knowledge of the depth and diversity of advice and counsel required by government on legal matters. The Deputy Supervisor must possess a record of excellence as a lawyer; proven ability to exercise tact, diplomacy and discretion as it pertains to highly sensitive legal issues and when administering personnel matters, demonstrated ability to provide leadership, work as part of a team and to exercise superior independent judgement and decision making; ability to identify and set priorities, plan and allocate appropriate resources and to persevere in seeing tasks and projects through to completion, particularly in the face of obstacles or challenging circumstances; and outstanding skills in written and oral communication, including the ability to communicate complex legal issues in plain language. The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace. For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Mandy.Giesbrecht@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS . For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you. NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition. Job Requirements: In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below: Education and Experience: Membership in good standing with the Law Society of British Columbia or eligible for immediate membership, with at least 7 years of Call to the Bar. At least five years of experience dealing with complex legal matters as a lawyer. Sound knowledge of the depth and diversity of advice and counsel required by government on legal issues. Recent experience (acquired within the last five years) formally or informally supervising or mentoring junior legal counsel, paralegals, articled students or professional legal staff. At least two years of recent experience (acquired within the last five years) practicing in one or more of the following areas: labour law, employment standards, commercial transactions, land use and resource matters, Indigenous legal relations, liquor licensing or distribution, human rights law, occupational licensing or regulation (other than securities industry participants), or regulation of financial institutions. Preference may be given to candidates demonstrating the following: Recent experience (within the last five years) in the following areas: Providing high quality and timely legal services and advice, as a lawyer, in a government setting. Working on legislative initiatives. Practicing as both a barrister and solicitor. More experience than the minimum job requirements listed above, under the Education and Experience heading. Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting. A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Cover letter required: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed. Resume required: YES - A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes. Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying. Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire. IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.
Revolut Toronto, Ontario, Canada
May 29, 2020
Full time
WE LOOK FOR RADICALLY BETTER   When you join Revolut, it’s not just another job. You’ll have the chance to build something that really matters, with a team that will become like family to you. We’ll give you the freedom and tools to bring your absolute best, and the opportunities will be limitless. We look for people who apply deep logic to their thinking and back everything up with data. We look for natural self-starters who see things through from start to finish, and who learn from every mistake.   Armed to the teeth with technology, we are diving deeper into the world of traditional banking, showing a lost generation that things can be done better. Things can be different. From tearing down financial borders to mending the broken trust, we are the disruption that is needed. We are looking for a Senior Counsel to advise on our Canadian launch and operations and advise on a variety of legal and regulatory matters.   This role will be based in Toronto, working closely with the Head of Operations - Canada and the Legal team at headquarters in London. The position will report directly to the Head of Legal - North America.   WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING ✍️   Have deep knowledge and experience in Canadian law, and provide time-sensitive support on a wide array of legal inquiries in connection with all aspects of Canadian operations Draft, review, negotiate and advise internal stakeholders and negotiate with external counterparts on a variety of commercial agreements, including third party agreements, operations agreements, services agreements, partnerships, and marketing agreements Identify and consult on legal risks in connection with the development of new products Liaise with specialist external counsel in relation to original new products, expansion into new market verticals and areas relating to compliance, privacy, or security Develop and implement processes for efficient and streamlined operations surrounding contract negotiation and processes Develop and maintain form agreements, contract management systems, and other databases Serve as lead counsel on strategic deals, resolving issues that arise in existing commercial relationships, and handling pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries Drive all ongoing compliance review processes, including necessary filings, policies and procedures Monitor changes and proactively handle regulatory developments, and liaise with financial regulators Provide time-sensitive support on a wide array of legal inquiries in connection with all aspects of Canadian operations Identify and consult on legal risks in connection with the development of new products in Canada   WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR   Strong client-service and customer orientation and strengths in forming good working relationships High degree of independence, initiative, and decisiveness An enthusiasm and drive for delivering results Strong analytical skills and an ability to demonstrate sound legal and business judgment, even in ambiguous situations Ability to work independently and also contribute successfully to cross-functional teams Excellent organizational skills, and an ability to manage multiple projects at once, to meet deadlines Common sense, great judgment, and a good sense of humour Strong experience in advising clients on commercial contract matters (past experience in: regulatory, IP, IT is a plus) across a broad range of areas including Financial Services, Technology, and Corporates Thrives working in a fast-paced, high pressure, entrepreneurial environment Work hard but have a lot of fun doing it!   Minimum qualifications Excellent academic and law firm credentials Hold a current practicing certificate 8+ years of strong experience as a private practice lawyer dealing with financial services at a top law firm (and preferably) some in-house experience as well Excellent English skills (written and oral) are a must Ideally, you have experience or are able to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of FINTRAC’s guidelines, privacy laws, and the payments regulatory space A LITTLE ABOUT US We believe that there are better ways for people to control their money. Easier, fairer ways. Revolut started in 2015 with card transactions abroad without rubbish exchange rates or hidden fees. We’ve since added business accounts, vaults, insurance and even access to cryptocurrency exposure. We reached 10 million customers as we rolled into 2020 and we're adding another million every quarter.   WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR From employee 1 to employee 1000, you will be slotting into a global team that shares a number of traits. You can work autonomously and take ownership. We thrive with the space and responsibility to solve problems. You operate best without lots of bureaucracy. We don’t hide behind fancy job titles or clunky processes ‘because that’s how things are done’. You approach work in a logical way. We are not afraid to make mistakes but we use data and logic to backup decisions and improve understanding. And you share our mission to improve people’s relationship with their money.   THE BENEFITS Competitive salary Biannual equity bonuses All the latest tech you need Skip the commute and work from home once a week Roll with a free Revolut Metal subscription Health & Dental coverage Don’t panic about cooking: get free dinners   Please only submit an application for one posting.
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