Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Toronto, ON, Canada
Dorsey & Whitney LLP is seeking an Associate to join the Corporate practice group in our Toronto office. This associate will have an opportunity to work on Canadian/U.S. cross border transactions and be an integral member of a collaborative team, working directly with Dorsey Partners and Associates and having direct client contact. The associate will primarily provide U.S. legal advice to Canadian and other foreign issuers but will also provide advice to U.S. domestic companies regarding:
NASDAQ and NYSE listings
Regulatory and compliance matters, including compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley and the Securities and Exchange Commission
Private and public debt and equity offerings
General corporate matters related to United States business expansion
In addition, the associate will advise U.S companies seeking listing on Canadian stock exchanges.
Dorsey offers opportunities for advancement within a collegial and dynamic environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits. We support and encourage the professional development and advancement of our lawyers through numerous CLE programs offered by Dorsey U, our internal professional development service.
We are seeking candidates with the following qualifications:
One to five years of experience working on Canadian/U.S. cross border transactions
Strong communication and writing skills
Top academic credentials
The highest ethical standards
At least one U.S. bar admission
Dorsey values the strength that comes from a diverse and inclusive work environment. It contributes to the success of our people and our clients and enriches our experience. We believe that everyone should feel at home and part of our community.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, military or veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.
Clients have relied on the international law firm of Dorsey & Whitney LLP since 1912 as a trusted legal advisor and valued business partner. With locations across the United States as well as Canada, Europe and Asia, Dorsey provides an integrated, dedicated approach to its clients' legal and business needs. Dorsey’s diverse client base includes more than one-third of Fortune 100 companies.
Our lawyers apply superb legal knowledge and skills with practical wisdom and a deep understanding of business and industry. We serve clients in nearly all industries, but focus on six key industries in which we have excellent depth and a history of achieving client success:
Banking and Financial Institutions
Food, Beverage & Agribusiness
Mining & Natural Resources
Dorsey’s distinguished alumni include U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun, noted law professor and scholar William Prosser and former U.S. Vice President Walter Mondale. Recognized for our dedication to community, Dorsey has met the ABA Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge every year since the Challenge began in 1993 by devoting more than 3% of billable hours to pro bono work.
One of our greatest strengths is a friendly, cooperative culture that values and appreciates each individual. Dorsey has received external recognition for our welcoming workplace, including:
Best Law Firms for Women (National Association of Female Executives and Flex-Time Lawyers)
100% rating on the Corporate Equality Index (Human Rights Campaign)
Gold Standard Certification (Women in Law Empowerment Forum)
Top 100 Adoption-Friendly Workplace (Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption)
How to Apply
Dorsey & Whitney LLP accepts online applications at http://www.dorsey.com/attorneyjobs. We do not accept application materials by mail or email except as a reasonable accommodation for qualified disabled applicants. Individuals who are unable to use our online process due to a disability should call 612-492-5186.
Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc.
Position type: Salaried
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Ivanhoé Cambridge develops and invests in high-quality real estate properties, projects and companies that are shaping the urban fabric in dynamic cities around the world. It does so responsibly, with a long-term view to generate optimal, risk-adjusted returns. Ivanhoé Cambridge is committed to creating living spaces that foster the well-being of people and communities, while reducing its environmental footprint.
Vertically integrated in Canada, Ivanhoé Cambridge invests internationally alongside strategic partners and major real estate funds that are leaders in their markets. Through subsidiaries and partnerships, the Company holds interests in more than 1,000 buildings, primarily in the residential, office, retail, industrial and logistics sectors. Ivanhoé Cambridge held more than C$60 billion in assets as at December 31, 2017 and is a real estate subsidiary of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec ( cdpq.com ), one of Canada's leading institutional fund managers.
For more information: ivanhoecambridge.com .
Department: Legal Affairs, Operations
Position type: Salaried
Draft and negotiate office, industrial and major/complex retail leases and ancillary documents;
Mentor law clerks on negotiation and drafting of office, industrial and retail leases and ancillary documents;
Review and provide legal support for matters relating to general day to day property management, tenant issues/disputes, lease interpretation, social media, security, municipal and planning, real estate taxes, finance, co-owner relationship/agreements and other related and emerging issues in commercial real estate
Provide advice and consultation to various departments within the Company, including asset management, finance , operations, leasing, marketing, communications, insurance, IT, property services, development and construction and other departments;
Review and negotiate various contracts and agreements in relation to property services, development and construction, communication, marketing, and IT;
Manage external counsel and advise and assist internal departments in relation to litigation files (including bankruptcy/insolvency, construction, tenant disputes and other matters)
Provide services and advice in relation to various other matters as required from time to time.
Member in good standing of the Ontario Bar Association;
Minimum 5 to 8 years of pertinent experience in a firm or company;
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment;
Skilled lawyer with strategic business acumen
Excellent organizational skills;
Self-directed, initiative and goal oriented;
Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player;
Excellent negotiation and communication skills;
Excellent drafting skills;
Strong interest and passion in the commercial real estate industry
French spoken and written an asset.
If you are interested in this challenge, please submit your resume.
You have everything to gain!
When you join the Ivanhoé Cambridge team, you are eligible for employment benefits and a pension plan that are among the best in the industry. Our many health and wellness programs encourage you to balance your work and personal lives and fulfil your desire for social involvement, while maintaining a healthy lifestyle. At Ivanhoé Cambridge, you will have many opportunities to develop your skills and thrive professionally, in Canada or elsewhere in the world. Our initiatives aimed at creating an exceptional working environment that inspires our employees to give the best of themselves elevated Ivanhoé Cambridge into the ranks of Canada’s 50 Best Employers, 100 Top Employers and 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures.
Ivanhoé Cambridge’s commitment to diversity and inclusion spans the breadth of its operations. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We take pride in creating a working environment where everyone is set up for success. Please advise us of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.
Please apply online at: https://rita.illicohodes.com/go/5b8e857c61e9d35a749d8d27/55f9bbeb12497d61478f8dce/en
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
JSS Barristers is seeking an exceptional Junior Associate (maximum 4 years experience) or student who is ready to immediately commence articles. Interested applicants should forward a resume, along with law school and undergraduate transcripts, to firstname.lastname@example.org
As a civil litigation boutique, advocacy is our business. Our lawyers have extensive experience as trial advocates and have appeared at all levels of the Courts of Alberta and Canada, including the Supreme Court of Canada. The firm also provides advocacy services before regulatory bodies such as the Alberta Securities Commission, the Alberta Energy Regulator and the Law Society of Alberta. Additionally, alternative dispute resolution processes such as mediations and arbitrations form an integral part of the practice at JSS Barristers. The reputation of the lawyers of JSS Barristers in the legal community and among its clients sustains the firm's practice. We are always looking for highly motivated, intelligent and dedicated advocates to join the firm, expand its practice and work towards further enhancing the reputation of JSS Barristers.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Ottawa, ON, Canada
Blakes inSource, a division of Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, is seeking staff lawyers on fixed term contracts (with the possibility of a permanent position) in the Ottawa office.
Blakes inSource is an alternative service delivery model, designed to serve clients in innovative and efficient ways. The work done by Blakes inSource typically includes document review work, due diligence, commercial contract review and legislative updates. The staff lawyers work closely with the Partners and Associates at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP to provide excellent customer service to our clients.
Called to the Bar of Ontario
Licensed by the Law Society of Upper Canada
Prior document review and/or due diligence experience an asset, but not required
Corporate Commercial law experience an asset
Detail orientation with ability to multi-task
For more information on Blakes inSource, please visit our website at www.blakes.com .
Please visit https://joinblakes.com/careers/ for details on how to submit your application.
Blakes welcomes applications from all qualified applicants. The Firm is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment comprised of people with diverse perspectives, backgrounds, identities, and cultures.
The Firm provides accommodation for applicants with disabilities during the recruitment process in accordance with applicable laws. Please contact us to request accommodation.