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Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Feb 20, 2019
Full time
Reporting to the partner responsible for the Corporate practice group, the candidate would assist lawyers from the inception to the closing of significant transactions, such as M&A transactions for private and publicly-held companies, debt and equity financing transactions including private placements and venture capital, reorganizations, fund formations and significant real estate transactions. Responsabilities setting up and coordinating virtual data rooms supporting due diligence, namely through coordination of public searches completing, obtaining and/or filing requisite forms and certificates preparing and updating closing agendas and other checklists circulating the transaction documents to the involved parties for review, comment and signature coordinating the assembly and execution of documents for closing attending the closing attending to the post-closing organization of closing documents and other post-closing follow-ups and tasks preparing initial drafts of simple contracts and other closing documents completing such other coordination tasks as may be required by the lawyers involved in the transaction Qualifications and Skills DCS in paralegal technology or equivalent diploma a minimum of 2 years’ experience in corporate law excellent written and oral skills in French and English proficient in MS Office strong analytical and organizational skills, ability to meet deadlines and to work collaboratively and proactively under minimum supervision ability to work well in a dynamic fast-paced environment and to manage multiple files strong communication skills and ability to interact directly with clients available to work, as needed, outside of normal work hours Please send your resume with a cover letter in confidence to mtl.rh@dwpv.com. We regret that we are unable to respond to individual inquiries. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted directly. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment
Travelers Oakville, Ontario, Canada
Feb 20, 2019
Full time
Company Information Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference. Job Summary Accurate entry of new legal file data into a law office file management system. Categorize and upload incoming correspondence and documents. Ability to properly identify participants in a legal action and flag possible conflicts. Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities Perform data input of new incoming legal matters into proprietary document management system Open, maintain and organize legal files, including preparation and shipment of closed files Have a basic understanding of the legal file handling process and the administrative elements that contribute to successful file handling Receive, process and electronically scan incoming mail and faxes, in accordance to office procedures, and following naming conventions. Communicate orally and via e-mail with clients, outside legal professionals and co-workers. Respond to enquiries and requests for information in a timely and professional manner Deliver a high level of service to internal and external customers Performs other administrative duties as assigned to assist in the operation of a law office, such as photocopying, faxing, document scanning, collating and preparation of outgoing mail and packages Order, receive and maintain office supplies. Review, code and upload invoices for payment as appropriate Understand and utilize job-related software Maintains and continually improves general office skills for optimal production and organization Greet and direct visitors to appropriate personnel. Answer and route incoming telephone calls Ability to work in a collaborative team environment Minimum Qualifications High school degree or equivalent required. Education, Work Experience & Knowledge High School education or equivalent preferred. 4+ years of experience preferred. Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies Moderate to advanced skill level required for software applications. Advanced database queries, complicated Excel spreadsheets (e.g. vlookup) Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing accommodation to persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation during the recruitment or interview process we will work with you to accommodate your needs.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Feb 20, 2019
Full time
Location Montréal Description Are you ready for a new challenge in your legal career? Osler is seeking an associate with one to four years of relevant experience to join its Montreal Litigation Department. As an associate in the Litigation Department, you will work with leading lawyers in a broad range of sophisticated, complex commercial litigation and class action defence, including multijurisdictional matters. We represent major institutional clients on high-profile, precedent-setting cases across various industries and at all levels of court. Position Requirements The successful candidate will have: 1 to 4 years of commercial litigation experience; superior academic credentials; excellent writing and communication skills, both in French and English; solid legal research skills; ability to work in a fast-paced environment; strong interpersonal skills. How To Apply Consistently ranked as one of Canada’s leading business law firms both by clients and independent reviews, Osler is committed on providing excellent client service to a broad range of clients at various stages. Osler’s Montreal office offers the successful candidate the advantage of working in a collegial, innovative and rapidly evolving environment, while benefitting from the knowledge and expertise of more than 400 of the best legal minds in the country. Associates experience a diverse and inclusive firm culture that promotes teamwork and collaboration at all levels. If you are ready to take your next step and join our team, please reply in confidence with a cover letter, detailed résumé and academic transcripts to: Catherine Lambert Director, Professional Resources Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP 1000 de la Gauchetière Street West, Suite 2100          Montreal, QC H3B 4W5 E-mail: clambert@osler.com No agencies please. We thank all applicants for their interest in Osler; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted. Osler is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment, and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities and people with diverse backgrounds, identities, and cultures. For candidates with disabilities, accommodations are available upon request in all phases of the selection process.
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