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Jewell Radimisis Jorge LLP Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Mar 16, 2018
We are a Personal Injury Law Firm looking for a dynamic and personable individual to join our team. We welcome candidates available for a full-time articling position starting in the spring of 2018. We are seeking candidates with strong communication, analytical and research skills who can work in a team and independently in a fast-paced environment. During your articling experience you will be:   Prepare file review memos and settlement proposals Draft court documents including motion materials, factums, and pleadings Provide research to lawyers Conduct witness interviews Interact with clients Attend motions and trial scheduling court hearings Attend examinations for discovery, mediations, and pre-trials for observational purposes Receive training and support towards your professional development Gain experience in representing clients   Please be advised that this is an unpaid position. However, the firm will cover travel expenses and if the articling year is completed, the firm will cover your Bar Exam Fees. We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in opportunities with us. Only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.  If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity, please apply online and contact Krisztina Alves at .  
Franklin Templeton Investments Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Mar 16, 2018
Full time
At Franklin Templeton Investments, we are dedicated to delivering strong results and exceptional service to clients, team members and business partners. Over 9,000 employees working in 60 offices around the world are dedicated to servicing investment solutions for our clients in more than 150 countries. For over 65 years, our success has been a direct result of the talent, skills and persistence of our people, and we are looking for qualified candidates to join our team.   What are the goals of the team and how can you contribute to its success?   The incumbent will assist the Canadian Lawyers and Legal Analyst in achieving the business goal of ensuring that all Franklin Templeton products comply with applicable legal and regulatory requirements.  The role would work under the general direction of one or more Lawyers and/or the Legal Analyst.   What are the ongoing responsibilities of the Sr Legal Specialist role? Assist Lawyers and Legal Analyst with drafting/preparation of disclosure documents, material contracts and other ancillary documents for new product launches.   Assist Lawyers and the Legal Analyst in renewal of prospectuses, annual information forms and fund facts for mutual funds, ETFs and commodity pools.   Assist with corporate regulatory filings, such as extra-provincial corporate filings and trust & loan companies act filings. Attend to the filing of continuous disclosure documents such as financial statements and management reports of fund performance. Coordinate and assist with unitholder and shareholder meetings in respect of proposed fundamental changes to funds. Research and respond to changes in applicable legal/regulatory requirements. Work with outside counsel in filing disclosure documents with securities regulatory authorities. Respond to inquiries from securities regulatory authorities. Assist in drafting and/or implementing appropriate policies and procedures. Assist with special corporate projects or requests for assistance from Franklin Templeton affiliates.       What ideal qualifications would help someone to be successful? Bachelor's degree, Law Clerk diploma, or equivalent work experience preferred. 2 to 3 years administrative or law clerk experience is preferred. Strong attention to detail and quality are required. Strong team orientation and partnership skills are required. Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills in order to meet deadlines. Experience in the investment management industry is an asset. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint). What makes Franklin Templeton Investments unique?   In addition to the dynamic and professional environment at Franklin Templeton, we strive to ensure that our employees have access to a competitive and valuable set of Total Rewards —the mix of both monetary and non-monetary rewards provided to you in recognition for your time, talents, efforts, and results.   Highlights of our benefits include:   Flexible medical, dental and vision insurance   Corporate Pension Plan   Employee Stock Investment Program  Purchase company funds with no sales charge   Competitive vacation package that includes three annual personal days   Company paid short-term and long-term Disability Insurance   Education assistance   We believe that being a good corporate citizen is good business. To us, corporate citizenship means being accountable, serving our clients, being an employer of choice, managing our environmental impact, and supporting our communities . An emphasis on corporate citizenship is embedded in our culture and values , and is an important element of how we achieve success.   We are also committed to your learning and development with resources focused around Experience, Exposure, and Education, to help you achieve your professional development goals. Take some time to, meet some of our people , and see what it means to say, “I AM Franklin Templeton”.   Franklin Templeton Investments is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite you to visit us at to learn more about our company and our career opportunities.       
TD Bank Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Mar 16, 2018
Full time
  Calgary Staff Legal Country CANADA Province/ State Alberta City Calgary TD Description 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: 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 08:30 to 17:30 Business Line TD Insurance Job Category - Primary Insurance Job Category(s) Insurance Job Description Uses Litigation Protocols to develop and revise appropriate legal strategy for discovery, investigation, handling and trial/hearing of cases or matters; advises, communicates and develops those strategies with TD Meloche Monnex Group's Claims Representatives and insured Clients, as appropriate. ·  Conducts necessary and appropriate discovery, hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations and similar proceedings. Researches the law applicable to cases or matters; drafts legal documents, pleadings, motions, legal factums and opinions as required. If requested, conducts settlement negotiations. ·  Advises, communicates and confers with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients, rendering clear, 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; understands medical, scientific, construction, products, engineering or similar issues and defenses involved with cases or matters. ·  Prepares and conducts training sessions for the Legal, Claims or other departments as required. Job Requirements 8 - 15 years insurance litigation or comparable experience. ·  Broad work experience in a defence-oriented civil litigation practice. Knowledge of insurance law and specific understanding of the operations and requirements of insured clients ·  The ability to effectively communicate and persuade by printed and spoken word is critical. ·  Motivated self-starter with capability to work productively under pressure. ·  Strong interpersonal & client service skills, professional and positive demeanour. ·  Superior organization & priority setting skills, strong work ethic and ability to multi-task. ·  Conceptual and creative problem solving skills. ·  The ability to effectively communicate and persuade by printed and spoken word is critical. 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) Alberta City (Primary) Calgary  
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