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
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Active in the Canadian market since 1998, FBA is a leader in the development and delivery of customized, innovative solutions in legal protection, assistance programs, warranty plans and claim management. The insurance companies, financial institutions, retailers, real estate brokerage firms and professional associations comprising its clientele entrust FBA with the task of assisting their clients. On behalf of these organizations, FBA develops solutions for retaining and growing their client base and provides efficient, impeccable service.
Lawyers of FBA Solutions answer legal questions on all aspect of private life of clients benefiting from a legal assistance program. Legal information is delivered in an accessible and clear manner.
Respond to legal information requests from clients regarding a variety of issues, including court proceedings, work-related issues, family law, contractual disputes, neighbourhood problems, successions, etc.
Carry out jurisprudential research.
Manage legal expense insurance claims.
Draw up legal notices and revise contracts.
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.
Dorval, Quebec, Canada
Counsel, Commercial Law - Montreal - 21704
Location: DORVAL, QC, Canada Posting Start Date: Nov 28, 2018 Posting End Date: Dec 12, 2018
Are you passionate about reaching new heights, teamwork and making a meaningful contribution? Do you picture yourself as a valued member of an industry-leading organization? If you answered yes to these questions, Air Canada is seeking enthusiastic individuals to join the diverse and vibrant team working together to lead the growth and expansion of Canada’s flag carrier.
Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international airline serving more than 200 airports on six continents. We are among the 20 largest airlines in the world and serve over 48 million customers. This year, for the second year in a row and the seventh time in nine years, we were selected Best Airline in North America in the independent U.K. Skytrax World Airline Awards. We are growing and transforming on our corporate mission “Flight Path” to become a Top Ten global airline in everything we do. We have an innovative and passionate team of over 50 legal and compliance professionals and support staff that continues to earn the respect and confidence of its internal clients, participating as true business partners to support Air Canada’s strategic objectives. When you join Air Canada and its Law and International Affairs Branch, you will become a vital part of a team of driven professionals that aim to be “World Class” in everything we do.
Air Canada is looking for a commercial lawyer. As a member of the Corporate & Commercial team, you will:
Work on a variety of commercial transactions and initiatives supporting all aspects of our business and operations.
Be responsible for providing advice on contractual matters and other legal issues and drafting, reviewing and commenting on contractual and other documentation.
Play an important role in negotiating and supporting the “client” in all phases of a project, from conception through the letter of intent to completion of the final transaction documentation.
A minimum of three (3) to eight (8) years of relevant experience in a leading law firm or an established in-house legal department.
Strong commercial law background and demonstrable experience in the drafting and negotiation of a variety of commercial agreements is key.
Particular experience in contracts relating to at least one of the following areas is required: procurement of “mission critical” goods and services, information technology, intellectual property, e-commerce services, licensing and outsourcing.
Experience relating to privacy, anti-spam, advertising, marketing, and sponsorship matters is also an asset.
A passion for learning and gaining a deep understanding of the business to more effectively support strategies and objectives.
Strong written and oral communication skills, possess good business judgment and be strategic, pragmatic and thorough with a solid ability to assess legal and business risk.
Strong drafting, negotiating and analytical skills, be a leader, self-motivated and someone who thrives on challenges and having responsibility and who enjoys working in a dynamic and constantly evolving environment alongside a very cohesive team of professionals.
Drive for results and urgency and motivation towards achievement of goals.
Ability to understand, anticipate and meet “client” needs, effectively communicating and always remaining cognizant of related risks.
Strong desire to participate as part of a team and initiative to empower and guide the team (when appropriate), with an ability to contribute to a shared sense of direction.
Creative and analytical ability to consider, refine and merge different approaches to achieve workable solutions.
Inclination to take initiative and be proactive and resourceful.
Be supportive of innovation, and adaptable and flexible to work effectively in a context of rapid change and to grasp opportunities to learn and build knowledge.
Facility in managing shifting priorities.
Capacity to work autonomously and under pressure, displaying composure in difficult situations, demonstrating thoroughness, tenacity and resilience to persevere.
Have a practical and business-oriented approach, recognizing the operational and commercial implications of any commercial arrangement.
The successful candidate will be willing to go beyond a defined role, to tackle issues oneself as a means to increase overall effectiveness and who looks at the broad context to decide what action is called for to achieve the desired result. She or he will be prepared to pursue the tough option if it means doing the right thing for the business. She or he will consider the financial, operational or strategic impact of all actions and decisions and ensure that these factors are appropriately considered. The ability to convey messages and thoughts clearly, concisely, persuasively and in a focused manner; to listen and question appropriately to gain full understanding; to tailor the message appropriately to the listeners; and to share information, ideas and feedback in a timely manner are essential. Integrity (including a strong work ethic, high personal standards, discretion in handling sensitive and confidential information, dedication to follow through on commitments, and openness and honesty in communications as well as a respectful demeanor) is assumed. The successful candidate will be one who takes pride in her or his role as a representative of Canada’s flag carrier. Intangible Benefits The successful candidate will often be required to work autonomously but will have the benefit of working closely and exchanging with other counsel and internal clients who have acquired a broad and deep understanding of all commercial aspects of the business. While demands are often as high as in private practice, workflow tends to be more predictable. The work is diverse and challenging and not monotonous. There are regular opportunities for exposure to new mandates; the range of available work is wide, and quality is typically high. An international dimension is also present for one for whom an international practice, based in Montreal, is an attraction.
Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates.
Diversity and Inclusion
Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.
As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.
Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.