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Aon Montreal, Québec, Canada
Sep 24, 2016
Full time
Job Description - Bilingual Corporate Counsel (Commercial Lawyer) – Montréal, Québec (0057064) Job Description  Bilingual Corporate Counsel (Commercial Lawyer) – Montréal, Québec   0057064   Full-time QC-Montreal              Legal Description   Aon is looking for a Bilingual Corporate Counsel (Commercial Lawyer) – Montréal, Québec   As part of an industry-leading team, you will help empower results for our clients by delivering innovative and effective solutions as part of our In-house Legal team. You will be providing legal support to all three lines of business within Aon (Aon Hewitt, Aon Risk Solutions and Aon Benfield) in our Montréal Office.   As a Bilingual Corporate Counsel, you will report directly to our Chief Counsel.  In this position, we’re seeking a high energy professional who is creative and intelligent with a taste for coordination and organization in a fast-paced environment. We are looking for a team player, who is skilled at operational efficiencies, managing business relationships, developing best practices while getting things done.   Your Impact as a Bilingual Corporate Counsel   Job Responsibilities: Establish and cultivate relationships with stakeholders in the business; Assist business, performing contract reviews and drafting; Negotiate, draft, assess and manage commercial contracts and a wide variety of commercial documents; Perform regulatory compliance and risk work as required; Provide advice on current and new projects, products and services; Establish strong working relationships internally with peers on team to collaborate and partner on issues; Manage relationships with external counsel; Assist and support with corporate governance matters; Draft policies and procedures; Provide general legal advice and guidance on a wide range of legal matters to support the business; and Act as a role model for the behaviours defined by the Aon Leadership Model.  Qualifications   You Bring Knowledge and Expertise   Required Experience: Minimum 5-8 years of relevant corporate/commercial post-call experience gained in a upper tier law firm and/or in-house legal department in an insurance or professional consulting services firm and/or a related field such as banking or financial services; Must be fully Bilingual (French/English); Detail and results-orientated; able to work independently on a variety of projects, able to balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced; high pressure environment and meet project deadlines; Strong organizational, planning and time management skills; Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical skills in developing solutions for complex business issues; Ability to work within a team with a heightened sense of responsibility and initiative; Proven client relationship management skills; ability to partner and establish yourself as a trusted advisor with the business; Strong attention to detail with the ability to methodically follow and apply policies and procedures with minimal supervision, working with accuracy and reliability; Strong technical expertise and the proven ability to remain current with respect to trends in the market, and stay current on changes to the applicable law provincially and federally; Sensitive to issues of confidentiality and ability to use discretion as warranted; Excellent interpersonal and communications skills (verbal and written), ability to clearly articulate ideas and information and effective stakeholder engagement skills; Advanced use of MS Office Suite, particularly Word and Excel; Embraces entrepreneurial and creative spirit in work;  forward-thinking, progressive, energetic and disciplined; High level of composure, ability to demonstrate sound judgment, tact and diplomacy required to deal with senior level contacts; and A sense of humour.  Preferred Experience: Would be considered an asset for someone to have previous experience working with legal matters within the insurance industry from working directly with a large insurance carrier, insurance broker and/or a legal firm that specializes in insurance law.  Education: Bachelors of Law Degree is required, with a membership in good standing with the Barreau du Quebec; and Commitment to professional development.   * For your consideration, please submit a copy of your resume in both French and English      We offer you   A competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.   Our Colleague Experience:   From helping clients gain access to capital after natural disasters, to creating access to health care and retirement for millions, Aon colleagues empower results for our clients, communities, and each other every day.  They make a difference, work with the best, own their potential, and value one another.  This is the Aon Colleague Experience, defining what it means to work at Aon and realizing our vision of empowering human and economic possibility. To learn more visit Aon Colleague Experience.   About Aon:   Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is the leading global provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and outsourcing services. Our more than 72,000 colleagues worldwide empower results for clients in over 120 countries with innovative and effective risk and people solutions and through industry-leading global resources and technical expertise.  To learn more visit aon.com.   By applying for a position with Aon, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Aon's employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test.  You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position. Aon is committed to a diverse workforce as an Employment Equity employer (Women, People with Disabilities, Aboriginal Peoples, and Visible Minorities).   DISCLAIMER: Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
MacMillan Tucker & Mackey Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
Sep 24, 2016
Full time
  Are you tired of Defence work or would you like more variety in your practice?We have an opening for a lawyer that would be doing general litigation and building a personal injury practice.2-5 years of experience would be ideal, but we will consider applicants outside of that spectrum as well.Our firm is located in the heart of Cloverdale and we are quite active in this community.This is an opportunity for someone to build their practice in a small town firm and make a real impact in the community. Please send your applications to sharon@mactuc.com
McCarthy Tétrault LLP Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Sep 24, 2016
Full time
Position Legal Assistant Support - Business Law Office Toronto     Description The LA Support role has the same duties and responsibilities of a Legal Assistant role working in Business Law and Real Property, but whose focus would primarily be to assist with work overflow, replacement of an absent Legal Assistant or any other tasks as may be assigned. RESPONSBILIIES: Documents Preparing, editing, formatting, printing, scanning and revising correspondence, memoranda, large transaction documents, reports, forms, labels and other printed material through dictation, copy typing or other instructions, in accordance with the requirements set by the practice group. Coordinating and dispersing tasks to be performed by various resource groups such as the Document Specialists, Administrative Clerks, Billing Assistants, etc. where appropriate while ensuring tasks are completed in a timely manner. Proofreading documents and checking for appropriate formatting, spelling, grammar and clarity. File and Time Management Managing files including: opening new files, maintaining large and complex files, developing, maintaining and utilizing an orderly filing and retrieval system to ensure ease of reference to historical paper or electronic records, organizing law and precedent files. Working with Records Management and Administrative Clerks to create, maintain and store client files as appropriate. Updating calendars for assigned lawyers, including their meetings, appointments, due dates and client-related activities. Lawyer / Client Support Coordinating lawyer travel arrangements, including preparing itineraries and travel expense reports. Updating contact names and addresses in the client database on a regular basis. Coordinating client meetings, including scheduling rooms and arranging for needed catering or audio-visual equipment. Financial and Administrative Functions Assisting with the preparation and finalization of time entry on a daily basis according to firm standards in preparation for Billing Assistant to process. Working with Finance to coordinate new Client and Matter openings (KYC); Coordinating activities with functional area staff (Office Services, Marketing, etc.), as needed. Providing consistent backup support when assistants are absent; providing support to assistants who may be managing multiple tasks and/or difficult deadlines; and working proactively as a positive and productive member of the team. EXPERIENCE: Required academic, professional certifications and business education.  In addition to education, required work experience. Legal Assistant diploma or college certificate in office administration or Information & Communications Technologies or equivalent. Minimum 3 years of experience as a legal assistant or as an assistant with experience ideally acquired in a professional services environment. In-depth knowledge of business and legal terminology. Strong attention to detail and superior word processing, spelling, proofreading and editing skills. Capacity to perform duties with speed and accuracy. Strong time management, organizational and multi-tasking skills and ability to work under pressure to meet important deadlines. Ability to follow-up on files and delays with minimal supervision. High level of discretion and confidentiality. Flexibility to occasionally work overtime. McCarthy Tétrault offers a pleasant work environment, a competitive salary and an exceptional range of benefits. Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume under confidential cover to the following address: Human Resources Department McCarthy Tétrault S.E.N.C.R.L., s.r.l. / MT Services E-mail : recruit@mccarthy.ca McCarthy Tétrault is an equal opportunity employer that fosters an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment. We thank all applicants for their interest in McCarthy Tétrault; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted. We regret that we are unable to respond to individual inquiries about application status.
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