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Holt Renfrew Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Feb 22, 2020
Full time
At Holt Renfrew, our purpose is to inspire a life of style. We achieve this by living our Brand Spirit; demonstrating Holts’ values: Passion - Own it Excellence - Elevate every moment Warmth - Open to the world Unity - One team. One Holts The Legal Assistant will support a team of lawyers working on matters spanning all areas of the company in a fast paced environment. Specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following: Tracking, recording and prioritizing deadlines and action items and ensuring follow-up in a professional and timely manner Assisting with routine correspondence, documents and organizing files to make them available and easily accessible Drafting, editing and coordinating presentations, templates and materials with attention to grammar, spelling, and content accuracy. Managing corporate records, licenses, registrations and applications Arranging execution of agreements and other documents Arranging audio/visual requirements, conference calls, hotel and travel arrangements, catering and meeting logistics General administrative duties such as preparing expenses and invoices for payment Performing other duties as assigned The ideal candidate: Self-starter who is able to deliver on commitments and is capable of working both independently and in a group setting Excellent judgment, discretion and attention to detail Excellent writing skills, including proper spelling, grammar, and punctuation Able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines Superior time management skills and the ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision Strong interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to build trust and work in a collaborative manner with a diverse group of people and teams across the organization Resourceful, professional and creative with the ability to connect the dots in original and insightful ways Bright, curious, open to new ideas and interested in our business and developing new skills when required Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) The measures of success: Contribution to financial objectives Individual objectives linked to the achievement of department goals Feedback from internal and external clients
Gowling WLG Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Feb 22, 2020
Full time
ABOUT GOWLING WLG At Gowling WLG, our dedication to excellence and quality service begins with our people. As a global law firm with offices across Canada, the U.K., Europe, the Middle East and Asia, we pride ourselves on sourcing and retaining top talent who bring energy, passion and commitment to the delivery of outstanding client service. When it comes to diversity, we not only accept it — we celebrate it, support it and thrive on it. To create an engaging and rewarding place to work, we seek to attract talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures. Our aim is to help everyone reach their full potential and achieve their personal and professional goals. Employee satisfaction is important to us. We work hard to ensure that our people are motivated, engaged and empowered. We are guided by our firm’s Core Values - The Power of Teamwork, Always Striving to be Better, We all Bring Something Different - in all that we do. Our diverse group of legal professionals, law students, law clerks/paralegals, legal administrative assistants and business support services teams work together, and are respected and valued for their individual contributions. PROFILE Our Calgary Employment, Labour and Equalities team provides a range of employment and immigration related services as well as guidance on Occupational Health & Safety and Workers’ Compensation matters. Our office represents a wide range of sectors including oil & gas, insurance, energy and agriculture. Additionally, our Calgary professionals advise on a number of employment matters arising out of transactions; including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and cross-border deals. We have a robust labour practice, acting exclusively for employers. We regularly appear before the Alberta Labour Relations Board, Alberta Human Rights Commission, all levels of Alberta court and frequently conduct grievance arbitration hearings. We are looking for a Legal Administrative Assistant with excellent attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and a genuine interest in employment law to join our team. RESPONSIBILITIES Prepare legal documents, letters, memos and other documents as required according to general precedents and instructions from our legal professional; Organize and expedite the flow of work through the professional’s practice, initiating any follow-up action as appropriate; Work proactively in the day-to-day support of the professional’s practice including management of diary systems and databases to ensure important deadlines are met; Use initiative and good judgement to relieve the professional of administrative detail including but not limited to accounting, opening and closing of files, and billing; Coordinate flow of documents between legal professionals, various internal and external individuals and clients at all levels; Other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS Strong interest in Employment, Labour, & Equalities, with demonstrated experience in this area of law being required; Experience in litigation is required; Legal Administrative Assistant Diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution is required; Ability to handle a heavy and varied workload; Exceptional organizational and prioritization skills; Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Strong problem solving skills, including the ability to set priorities while dealing with conflicting and emerging priorities; Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with other staff and professionals. Gowling WLG is proud to offer equal employment opportunities. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know. While we appreciate all applications received, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
ICBC Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Feb 21, 2020
Contract
ICBC is committed to delivering consistently high quality customer service to all British Columbians. If you are interested in receiving a competitive salary, doing meaningful work, contributing to an inclusive and respectful workplace and are a responsible and reliable team member, we invite you to apply to join us at ICBC. Drive your career with us. ICBC is committed to being an inclusive employer, one that reflects the diversity of the people and communities of British Columbia.
Telus Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Feb 21, 2020
Full time
Senior Counsel - TELUS Consumer and Employment Law ( Job Number:   LEG00377-19 )     Are you ready to create better business outcomes with your legal skills and creativity? Join our team The in-house TELUS Legal Services team provides world-class, innovative solutions to the TELUS group of companies. Our scope of work is broad and diverse and includes contract and commercial law, regulatory law, commercial litigation, privacy law, intellectual property law, real estate and environmental law, securities law, employment law, pensions, financing, mergers and acquisitions and competition law. We are trusted advisors who collaborate closely with leaders and teams across the organization to deliver better outcomes for internal and external customers. Here's the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together As a dynamic, business-minded lawyer you will have the opportunity to leverage your consumer and litigation background to support TELUS’ consumer business in Quebec, as well as its People and Culture team in the area of employment law. This is a senior level position suitable for someone with 8-12+ years from their call to the Bar. Here’s How As a lawyer supporting the consumer team, you will be engaged in a variety of legal matters including the review of marketing plans, advertisements, contracts and business processes to ensure compliance with legislative mandates. As a lawyer supporting the People and Culture team, you will be engaged on a wide range of employment law matters involving federally and provincially regulated employees. You will also be involved on some claims and commercial litigation matters. This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to: join an innovative and leading national company with operations across Canada; gain exposure to legal issues across TELUS’ diverse range of business groups including telecommunications, health, and home security; and engage in a broad and challenging legal portfolio.     You’re the missing piece of the puzzle Talented in one or more (but not necessarily all) of the following subject areas: Consumer protection Employment law Commercial litigation Claims litigation Class actions Telecommunications law  Privacy/data protection Strong legal and analytical skills, and the ability to communicate legal advice effectively, in both oral and written form Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, with minimal supervision Demonstrated ability to focus on critical goals and strive for superior results Recognized for your ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing situations and priorities Drive to learn, understand and proactively contribute to business objectives, and to work collaboratively and creatively Personable, and skilled at developing and maintaining relationships with sophisticated clients Fluency in both French and English Member of the Bar of Québec Who is TELUS?   We're a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada. Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses; and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.   Everyone belongs at TELUS. It doesn’t matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected. Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want and our communities need.   Do you share our passion?   At TELUS, you create future friendly® possibilities.   At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.
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