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Southlake Regional Health Centre Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
Feb 19, 2018
Part time
We are currently recruiting an experienced In House Counsel as a strategic and results-oriented lawyer to join our team on a part time basis approximately 3 days per week. If you are interested in applying to this position, please complete a “Job Posting Application for Hospital Employees” form and return directly to Human Resources on or before 11:59 p.m. on the specified closing date   Job Summary: Aligned with the Southlake’s strategic direction, our In House Counsel will provide a full spectrum of legal services across the organization. In House Counsel will deliver innovative solutions using strong conceptual thinking and decision-making skills to ensure operational needs are balanced with strategic priorities utilizing legal experience. Job Duties Legal Expertise Identify, address and manage legal needs in support of the Southlake’s business and strategic objectives through effective fact-finding, research and the provision of high quality legal advice and in a manner that reflects the organization’s risk tolerance, ensuring measures are in place to minimize professional risk Support Senior Management and Leaders through applying strategic legal knowledge and a broad-based legal expertise, as well as a broader industry and economic knowledge to provide cost-effective, quality legal services on matters affecting daily business activities such as: General corporate services including drafting or review of corporate by- laws, policies, procedures; Contract law, including drafting or review of contracts for supplies and services; General retail and commercial matters, including property management, lease agreements, landlord/tenant issues; General risk management issues, including advice on information disclosure, data or security breaches, whistleblower allegations, internal investigations; General matters involving health related legislation, regulations, and associated compliance issues; Information privacy, confidentiality, release of information and associated legislation; Supporting and/or delivering education and training sessions to management, the Board of Governors, and other Hospital stakeholders on relevant legislation, regulations, policies and compliance issues, case law, best practices, and other matters; General matters involving consent, capacity, and substitute decision making; General employment and labour relations matters, including drafting and review of correspondence, contracts and agreements as required; and General physician relations and privilege issues. Provides support to the Board of Directors and will be responsible for drafting corporate governance materials (e.g. resolutions, board policies, committee mandate, bylaws and terms of reference Enterprise Risk Assessment and Recommendation Legal claims management Identify potential areas of legal risk/opportunity and make recommendations on risk tolerance and mechanisms to manage risk/opportunity. Advises on impact of decisions and on the best methods of handling high-risk contentious issues Responds to more sensitive or controversial queries that potentially impact Hospital operations. Gather and analyze data/trend information, identifying possible improvement/study areas and the impacts of their implementation. Leadership and Education Researches leading practice and provides leadership and advice to Senior Management: recommends changes in organizational policies and practices, influencing their acceptance. Provide targeted education sessions, Commissioner of Oaths service as required and work cooperatively with the medical staff. Monitor changes to law relevant to the Hospital and researches leading practice and provides leadership and advice to Senior Management Establishes and maintain strategic alliances with members of the health care industry, community businesses and organizations, government agencies, regulatory boards, Board of Directors and other stakeholders to anticipate and proactively manage legal needs and risks, and to keep current on best practices and emerging trends in legal practice within relevant sectors Create a positive working environment for staff, encouraging staff education/ development, participation in decision-making, and providing a variety of opportunities for communication. Qualifications: Bachelor of Laws and be a lawyer in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada mandatory 3-5 years of post call related legal experience focused on corporate law and/or health law, required Expertise in the areas of Health, Privacy, IT, Labour, Risk Management, and/or Public Procurement law. Hospital or other healthcare sector organization is an asset Strong experience with contract review, drafting, and negotiation will be an asset. Excellent people relations skills, demonstrating Southlake Regional Health Centre values to put patients first, give a damn, push the envelope and speak up. Demonstrated service excellence approach and commitment to continuous quality improvement and performance measurement; business acumen, accountability and results orientation Expertise supporting organizational change through strategic thinking and organizational behaviour/change management principles Strong time management , planning and organizational skills to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines Excellent communication, report-writing and presentation skills; critical thinking, problem-solving and negotiation skills Superior professional judgment, diplomacy and relationship building skills. Solid understanding and use of project management and ability to balance and manage multiple interests At Southlake Regional Health Centre, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live and serve, including those with disabilities. Southlake Regional Health Centre is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.   It is the responsibility of all Southlake Regional Health Centre employees to work in a safe manner and promote health and safety in the workplce.
Ontario Medical Association Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Feb 19, 2018
Full time
The Administrative Assistant , Legal Services, is accountable to four (4) Legal Counsels and the Legal Services Executive Assistant, administrative and secretarial support (including supporting the ongoing management of the departments “Incorporation for Physicians” program) for the Legal Services Department.   administer and support all aspects of the OMA Incorporation related services for physicians program, including creating and filing corporate Articles of Amendment and preparing relevant reports; respond to inquiries from members regarding general legal information;   support legal counsel in answering routine questions from physicians about professional corporations and the Incorporation Service;   provide secretarial and administrative support to the department including: word processing, proof readinglegal documentation, composing correspondence, establishing and maintaining a filing system, photocopying, collating documents, faxing, answering telephones, arranging appointments, conferences/seminars; committee meetings, processing of department financial matters, travel and hotel accommodations;   perform special projects and departmental duties as assigned by Legal Counsel.     Education: 3 years post-secondary degree in secretarial science or related field.   Experience: 2 years administrative/secretarial. General knowledge of Corporate Law and Medicine Professional Corporations would be an asset.   Resumes, including salary expectations, should be forwarded by January 15, 2018 to hr@oma.org   We regret that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.   Ontario Medical Association is an equal opportunity employer.  We will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code.
TD Bank Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Feb 19, 2018
Full time
  Tell us your story. Don't go unnoticed. Explain why you're a winning candidate. Think "TD" if you crave meaningful work and embrace change like we do. We are a trusted North American leader that cares about people and inspires them to grow and move forward. Stay current and competitive. Carve out a career for yourself. Grow with us. Here's our story: jobs.td.com Department Overview TD Insurance is part of TD Bank Group, one of Canada’s largest financial institutions. TD Insurance helps protect clients from the ‘accidents of life’ with a wide range of products including credit protection, life, health, travel, home and auto insurance. With more than three million clients, TD Insurance authorized products and services are available online, over the phone, and through a network of more than 1,000 TD Canada Trust branches. In Canada, we have two lines of business, General Insurance and Life and Health. Our General Insurance business is one of the top home and auto insurance groups in Canada and the national leader in group insurance and affinity marketing. Our Life and Health business is the number one provider of critical illness insurance and direct life and health insurance in Canada. At TD Insurance, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment. With a Canada-wide workforce of over 4,000 employees and offices in Atlantic Canada, Quebec, Ontario and Alberta, our company is always growing and can help you to grow. TD Insurance offers a stable and dynamic work environment where talent is appreciated and professional development is taken seriously. More than just a job, we offer rewarding careers. Job Type Regular Job Status Full Time Hours as required Business Line TD Insurance Job Category - Primary Insurance Job Category(s) Insurance Legal Services | Counsel Job Description TD Insurance Staff Legal is adding a lawyer in Halifax to its current compliment of over 50 lawyers nationwide.  Reporting to the AVP Claims Litigation & SIU, the lawyer will handle assigned P&C insurance legal matters and represent TD Insurance or its policyholders in civil litigation matters involving claims for damages related to personal injury and property claims.   Main Responsibilities: • Uses Litigation Protocols to develop and revise appropriate legal strategy for discovery, investigation, and trial/hearing of cases; advises, communicates and develops litigation strategies with TD Insurance Claims Representatives and insured clients, as appropriate. • Conducts necessary and appropriate discovery, hearings, trials, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations and similar proceedings. Researches the law applicable to cases. Drafts legal documents, pleadings, motions, legal factums and opinions as required. Conducts settlement negotiations, as directed. • Advises, communicates and confers with Claims Representatives and insured clients rendering clear, well-researched and unambiguous legal opinions and advice. Personally meets with, and maintains good relations and communications with Claims Representatives and insured clients as required. • Remains current with developments in the law, and understands medical, scientific, construction, products, engineering or similar issues and defences involved with P&C cases. • Meets with TD Insurance personnel to provide updates on developments in jurisprudence and legislation. Job Requirements • Completion of law school with LLB or JD and current admission to the bar in Nova Scotia as a practicing lawyer. •  At least 7 years post-call experience as a lawyer, with the majority of that experience obtained in Nova Scotia.   • Extensive experience in insurance litigation, including personal injury and property claims. • Significant courtroom experience including trial experience. • Knowledge of legal and court documents and procedures. • Knowledge of standard office equipment and word processing. • Excellent oral and written advocacy and communication skills. • Ability to communicate effectively with policyholders, claims personnel and judges/adjudicators. • Motivated self-starter with capability to work productively and independently under pressure. • Strong interpersonal and client service skills, and professional and positive demeanour. • Superior organizational and priority-setting skills, strong work ethic and ability to multi-task productively. • Conceptual and creative problem solving skills. • Ability to communicate effectively in French, in addition to English, considered an asset.   #LI-POST    Additional Information Flexible work schedules available.  We thank all interested parties but not all applicants will be contacted for interviews. At TD, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live and serve. If you require an accommodation for the recruitment/interview process (including alternate formats of materials, or accessible meeting rooms or other accommodation), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.   Inclusiveness At TD, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live and serve. If you require an accommodation for the recruitment/interview process (including alternate formats of materials, or accessible meeting rooms or other accommodation), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs. **Province/State (Primary) Nova Scotia City (Primary) Halifax  
Cartel inc. Mississauga or Brampton ON, Canada
Feb 19, 2018
Full time
Our client is seeking a full-time lawyer with 5+ years’ experience in the practice of family law. The successful candidate must have experience with family law matters involving complex income determination and property issues. Excellent drafting and research skills are essential. The candidate will be able to run files independently on complex matters, possess a superior work ethic and be detail oriented. Candidates must possess strong academic credentials and exceptional communication skills. To discuss this role further, please submit your CV to: ben @ cartelinc.com Ben Higham B.S., JD., LL.M. Director of Legal Recruiting Cartel Inc. One, First Canadian Place, Suite 2550 100 King Street West Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5X 1A4 Alternatively, if you know of anyone else suitable, then please let us know as we offer rewards for successful referrals.
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