Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Work hard, have fun and make history with Amazon's legal team. We're looking for an exceptional lawyer to support Amazon's Canadian consumer business. Our work is intellectually challenging, exciting and fast-paced. Developing innovative solutions to novel legal questions is part of our daily business. Like everyone at Amazon, we’re passionate about our customers. You will serve as the primary lawyer responsible for counseling several business category leaders on a broad range of strategic, commercial and regulatory matters. You will work directly with the business, serving as lead counsel on strategic deals, regulatory engagement, and product development. You will also provide day-to-day advice, resolving issues that arise in existing commercial and regulatory relationships, and handling pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries. You will work with regulators and brands at the highest levels, invent new customer experiences, and help determine Amazon’s future north of the 49th parallel. Primary duties include developing strategies for handling legal issues in creative, business-centric ways, and building processes that address risk and allow the business flexibility and freedom to move quickly. This is a multifaceted role where you will advise clients on a wide range of issues, working with PR, Public Policy, Marketing & Advertising, Product Safety, IP and Trade Compliance teams to structure, negotiate and draft general business transactions and drive policy change and improvement across the business. This position will be located in the Seattle. Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.
· Strong academic credentials including a J.D. degree from a top law school and membership in one state bar is required. · 5+ years of legal experience (at least 2 years at a law firm)
· A mix of corporate law firm and in-house experience is a plus · Canadian legal degree and/or experience is a plus · Ability to demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations · Ability to work independently while being able to contribute successfully to cross-functional teams · Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects at once, follow through and meet deadlines · Strong written and oral communication skills · Strong analytical and computer skills · Common sense, great judgment, and a good sense of humor
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Location: Ottawa We are currently searching for a lawyer with 2-8 years of experience handling an assortment of Insurance matters. Preference will be given to applicants that have handled a mix of files in addition to MVA. To apply, contact Ben Higham, JD, LL.M. at Ben@Cartelinc.com
North York, Toronto, ON, Canada
Senior Personal Injury Law Clerk
Our client is one of the top Personal Injury law firms in the city and is seeking to hire a seasoned law clerk to join their winning team. To be successful in this position you should have 7+ years of clerking experience and be a keen learner with the ability to work in a fast paced environment. With a strong administrative team, and one of the friendliest partners you've ever worked for, this is the place to be. Take advantage of this opportunity by applying in confidence today!
Competitive Salary + Benefits
Work from Home.
File management from intake to trial
Preparing correspondence, requesting medical, employment and other records
Drafting pleadings, file summaries, mediation and pre-trial memos, motions and settlement briefs
Scheduling examinations for discovery, medical legal, mediation, hearings and court appointments
Preparing Affidavit of Documents; document production and undertakings follow up
Trial and hearing preparation
Maintaining and updating calendars
Minimum 7+ years of experience in Personal Injury, Tort
CAT file experience a BONUS
Law Clerk diploma plus additional courses an asset
Knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure and Ontario court systems
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to work well under pressure
Excellent interpersonal and client service skills, strong initiative and ability to work in a team oriented atmosphere
Confident and dependable with strong initiative and ability to work both independently and in a team oriented atmosphere
Strong technical skills (including Microsoft Office)
To apply, please forward your resume to:
Manager- Law Clerk Division
BC Public Service
Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada
Legal Assistant Clerk Stenographer R11 An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies. 1 position is currently available. Contribute to the administration of justice in a diverse legal environment by bringing your thoroughness, good judgement and initiative to this specialized role The BC Prosecution Service contributes to the protection of society by preparing for and conducting prosecutions diligently and fairly. The BC Prosecution Service prosecutes offences under the Criminal Code of Canada, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and provincial statutes in the provincial, Supreme and Appeal Courts of British Columbia and in the Supreme Court of Canada. The BC Prosecution Service provides legal advice to government and police on criminal law matters and develops policies and procedures on issues relating to the prosecution of criminal justice. As a Legal Assistant, you provide administrative and secretarial services to Crown Counsel. You are responsible for providing witness management functions. The Legal Assistant receives administrative supervision from the Legal Office Manager or Deputy Director, Regional Operations and reports to Crown Counsel for daily assignments and direction. Your ability to deal with issues of a sensitive and confidential nature with tact, diplomacy and good judgement will prepare you to work effectively in a demanding environment where criminal cases are managed. You are well versed in legal terminology, an accurate and efficient information recorder and researcher and adept at handling inquiries from a variety of persons, including those that are possibly irate or resistant. Working with limited direction, you exhibit exceptional organizational, verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to build and maintain productive working relationships with key stakeholders. If you are seeking to gain valuable experience to advance your administrative career in a dynamic environment, we look forward to your application. 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 Veronica.Couture@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your 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 Standard 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:
Secondary school graduation or equivalent (GED); AND
Successful completion of a recognized legal assistant program or paralegal program; OR
A combination of 4 years of education, training and administrative support/clerical experience in a legal office.
Minimum of 6 months of recent experience working in a legal office as a legal assistant or paralegal; OR
Any recent experience (within the last 2 years) working as a legal assistant or paralegal with the BC Prosecution Service.
Experience in word processing, spreadsheets, databases, email, Internet and other standard computer applications in MS Office.
Preference may be given to applicants with:
Experience working as a legal assistant in the criminal law field and/or the Justice Sector.
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 Review Act Check (CRRA) and Enhanced Security Screening will be required. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Cover letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed. Resume: YES - A resume is required as part of your application; however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes. Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - 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.
BC Public Service