Cunningham, Swan, Carty, Little & Bonham LLP
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
We are currently searching for an Associate to join our Litigation Group with three to five years of experience. The ideal candidate will have a broad base of litigation experience with a particular interest in environmental law. Strong interpersonal skills, an ability to work with a team that includes lawyers, staff and students, and a commitment to putting down roots in Kingston are all essential.
Government of Nova Scotia
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Solicitor 1-3, Term, HALIFAX
Competition # 16405
The Legal Services Division of the Department of Justice is the government’s law office, responsible for the provision of all legal services (excluding prosecutions) to the Province of Nova Scotia. As such, the lawyers in the Legal Services Division are accountable for providing legal services on a broad range of matters to the Government and many of its agencies, boards and commissions. The Legal Services Division consists of Solicitor Services, Litigation Services and the Registry of Regulations.
About Our Opportunity
The solicitor is responsible for providing effective and efficient legal counsel to the Government of Nova Scotia and its agencies, and to ensure that public affairs are administered in accordance with the law. In this role, you will provide legal advice and opinions on matters of law and legal policy to senior government officials.
As a Solicitor, you will conduct research, prepare and review legal documents, and draft and interpret contracts, legislation and regulations. In this role, you will provide legal advice to the Crown.
As our successful candidate you will:
Be a practicing member in good standing of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society (or eligible for practicing membership)
Have a minimum of one year of practice experience
Your experience advising government departments or agencies would be considered an asset in this role, as would practice experience in one or more of the following areas: administrative law, family law, contracts law, constitutional law, enforcement of civil judgments, and legislative drafting and interpretation.
As our successful candidate, you will possess excellent research, analytical and organizational skills. You will communicate effectively and persuasively, orally and in writing, and function with a minimum of supervision in a team environment. You have demonstrated abilities to respond to client needs for quality legal services, to anticipate problems and to work effectively with your clients toward resolutions. In addition, you are effective in demanding circumstances, you offer creative and innovative solutions to complex challenges, and use your flexibility to adapt and thrive in a continuously changing and demanding environment.
We will assess the above qualifications and competencies using one or more of the following tools: written examination, standardized tests, oral presentations, interview(s), and reference checks.
This is a term position on the Justice/LAE/OAA Solicitor Services team.
Pay Grade: MCL 29
Salary Range: $3,639.00 - $5,800.00 Bi-Weekly
All current employees who wish to be considered an internal candidate, please click here .
Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy and we welcome applications from Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your electronic application.
Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
For questions or concerns, please contact Competitions@novascotia.ca
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Legal in Toronto, Canada
We’re changing the way people think about transportation. Not that long ago we were just an app to request premium black cars in a few metropolitan areas. Now we’re a part of the logistical fabric of more than 600 cities around the world. Whether it’s a ride, a sandwich, or a package, we use technology to give people what they want, when they want it.
For the people who drive with Uber, our app represents a flexible new way to earn money. For cities, we help strengthen local economies, improve access to transportation, and make streets safer.
And that’s just what we’re doing today. We’re thinking about the future, too. With teams working on new modalities, self-driving cars and even urban air transportation, we’re in for the long haul. We’re reimagining how people and things move from one place to the next.
About the Role
We are currently searching for a high-calibre commercial counsel to help manage our commercial and product needs in Canada. You will be based at Uber's Toronto office.
What You'll Do
Work closely with our Canada team and other members of the legal department globally on commercial contracts, marketing, corporate and product matters
Act as a point of contact on issues for the business in Canada as well as for teams at our HQ in San Francisco
Be an active partner, and ensure the provision of timely business-focused advice, to a variety of business areas including product development, vehicle solutions, business development and Uber for Business
Work on commercial contracts such as promotional agreements, sponsorships, partnerships as well as general procurement and marketing and advertising initiatives
You'll take responsibility for ensuring we have the right processes and tools available to enable the team's capability to scale as the business does
Provide strategic and proactive legal advice to internal business groups. It's our job to peer around corners for the business and ensure that we are well positioned for the future
Understand, interpret and apply current regulations as applicable to Uber's business models in the region and your areas of responsibility
Work hard but have a lot of fun doing it!
What You'll Need
Significant post-qualification experience at a top-notch law firm or in-house (ideally 3+ years of experience)
Strong commercial contracts and consumer law training and experience (ideally including dealing with international contracts, privacy and competition)
Strong academic credentials and law degree from a top law school or university
Excellent business judgment, communication and interpersonal skills
To be able to think on your feet and make quick decisions
Thrive in high impact/high profile situations
Enthusiastic about Uber!
About the Team
Uber is changing the world and the Uber Legal Team is proud to be a part of that. You will be part of a growing team working on cutting-edge issues and shaping the legal landscape in an exciting, fast-paced environment. We're not just another social web app: we help move real assets and real people around their cities.