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Cartel inc. Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Dec 12, 2017
Full time
Our client is seeking corporate commercial lawyers to join their business law and real estate groups, preferably with at least 5+ years of relevant experience. The successful candidate will be involved in structuring and completing complex real estate and land development transactions on behalf of many of Canada’s leading condominium and real estate developers, and will have a partial or fully portable practice. To apply, please contact Ben Higham, JD, LL.M. at Ben@cartelinc.com
Coveo Quebec, Canada
Dec 12, 2017
Full time
Description Position at Coveo Solutions   What is Coveo all about? The Best information. Everywhere. Every Time. Recognized as THE Leader in intelligent search and insights, Coveo enables users to benefit from the latest, most relevant information for their needs, via a traditional search box or contextualized content recommendations. Major companies such as Adobe, Logitech and GoPro use Coveo to better answer their customer inquiries, facilitate self-service, accelerate innovation and sell more (and better). What is it like to work at Coveo? You’ll come to join a team of passionate people with an innovative mindset that constantly pushes the envelope. Then you’ll enjoy learning with the best, the empowerment and trust from the leadership and the major projects you’ll be given leadership on. And you’ll stay for the « Work Hard Play hard » mentality; we sweat it off at work and know how to have fun and facilitate a balance with your personal life. For all these reasons, Coveo has been awarded the Grand and Gold Stevie Awards for great employers in 2016. Negotiator 2.0A You will become the “partner in crime law” of our Legal Counsel, working with her and the CFO to draft and negotiate all necessary agreements required by Coveo’s commercial activities. You’re main responsibility will be to revise potential client demands, jumping  on  conference calls in order to find a win-win situation on all outstanding issues and make sure contracts are diligently signed and agreed upon before the deadline. All this in order to mitigate company risks and make sure we exceed our previsions every quarter! Responsibilities: The end of the quarter is approaching and contracts must been signed before the deadlines. You review the client demands before starting a conference call and find an agreement on all aspects to review in order to make sure Coveo is not at risk. You need to master our price structure inside and out, advise our salesforce during contract negotiations and act as an advisor on legal concerns specifically applied to the software industry (SaaS, Data Protection Act, SLAs, etc.). A new administrator is elected and a venture capital investor wants to buy Coveo’s stock options. You go through the Canadian Business Corporation Act, unanimous shareholder agreement and other the corporate documents of the company to present an action plan to the C-level and ensure that all consents and required documents will be received and the minute book is updated. Your colleague from R&D wants to make the code his team developed OpenSource, your colleague from Marketing wants to organize a draw at an event hosted in Ireland and a teammate from the Sales team needs advice on the length of the contract he is currently negotiating with a major client. You make sure to understands the context, all facts, ask questions to the client and research before deciding on each of these legal issues. Coveo’s growth is impressive and you will need to frame our purchasing policies. You negotiate with the renter to double our office’s superficy, you ensure that our providers meet our high client security standards and negotiate the best transaction for Coveo. We have a new company policy, a new product release or a new market to expand to. Gather information on laws and rules that could impact our activities and adjust policies and contracts when necessary. Continuously work to protect Coveo’s interests and minimize legal risks Required Experience & Skills: You get it, it is a dream opportunity to be at the heart of a company, innovative and disrupting the market all over the world and this, within an industry with a bright future. Your responsibilities will be different from one to another and complex. You will be predisposed for that role if: You detain a license to practice law in Quebec with at least 5 years of experience in a private law firm and/or in-house legal department including experience negotiating and drafting technology licenses and/or service agreements You are bilingual (no compromise) You have excellent written/spoken negotiation and communication skills You have an undeniable interest toward technology and/or strong desire to learn B2B cloud software technical concepts You possess an outstanding business acumen You are able to act fast in a service-oriented manner You easily organize and prioritize deadlines in a fast and demanding work environment You have an excellent knowledge of laws specifically applied to the software industry in Canada and the United States You know how to maintain strong work relationships with demanding colleagues Do you have what it takes? After all, you have always wanted to work in commercial law and/or technology or you cannot wait to pull triple shifts to discover this world and master its secrets. You are self-driven, the first to jump on a project and known for your lucidity. You are not afraid of hearing computer jargon, ask brilliant questions and you know how to develop your credibility. You master English which allows you to easily draft and convince a British sales team or another from Mexico of the validity of your arguments. In short,  it is a dream opportunity to participate in the activities of an innovative company currently disrupting the market with its leading technology Join the #CoveoLife! Now time to shine! Send us your CV and cover letter and convince us that you are THE candidate we should not pass on.
Air Canada Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Dec 12, 2017
Contract
Being part of Air Canada is to become part of an iconic Canadian symbol, recently ranked the best Airline in North America. Let your career take flight by joining our diverse and vibrant team at the leading edge of passenger aviation.   We are looking for an intermediate-level lawyer to join our team in Montreal for a twelve-month period, commencing early February 2018. Candidates should have between 4 and 8 years’ experience in occupational health and safety and workers’ compensation law. Reporting to the Assistant General Counsel – Labour and Employment Law, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following:   Occupational Health and Safety Providing advice on Part II of the Canada Labour Code, including the applicable obligations to maintain a safe workplace, the establishment and functioning of health and safety committees and the role of the employer and unions vis-à-vis the committees; Providing advice on and negotiating Assurances of Voluntary Compliance with officials; Providing compliance advice on, and drafting responses, to directions of Part II Health and Safety Officers and researching, drafting and filing appeals or responses to appeals of those directions; Representing the company in: appeals before Part II Appeals Officers; health and safety-related reprisal and unfair labour practice complaints before the Canada Industrial Relations Board; health and safety-related grievances before grievance arbitrators; and any associated judicial review proceedings. Workers’ Compensation Providing advice on managing workers’ compensation risks and files and the legal framework for compensation. Representing the Company in workers’ compensation claims before the appropriate tribunals and courts and/or managing the work of outside legal counsel providing those services.   Qualifications   The selected candidate will have acquired solid and specialized experience at a major firm or in-house law department and a membership in a Canadian bar are required.  adaptability and flexibility to work effectively in a context of rapid change, shifting priorities, and conflicting demands, embracing new ideas and adjusting to a variety of situations and individuals; solid decision-making ability, by identifying, defining and assessing all relevant factors and weighing alternative courses of action, and effective judgment under adverse conditions (time constraints, pressure, limited information); capacity to work under pressure, displaying strength and composure in stressful situations; ability to work collaboratively as part of a team, to develop strong co-operative relationships and to convey a shared sense of direction; ability to be creative, analyse fact patterns from an original perspective to promote new ideas and consider, refine and merge different approaches to come up with alternate ways of looking at problems; inclination to take initiative and be proactive and to offer to assist and support co-workers, resourcefulness to prevent problems, and ability to handle work with a minimum of supervision; and drive to satisfy and anticipate “client” needs, prepared to tailor approach to meet the business needs and to create positive image for role and service level of the law branch; drive for results and urgency, high motivation towards achievement, decisive and action-oriented with ability to sensibly prioritize efforts; tenacity and resilience to persevere towards goals despite challenges and obstacles, maintaining energy, enthusiasm and drive through to attainment of objectives. The successful candidate will be one who is apt to tackle issues to increase overall effectiveness and readily accepts responsibility for actions and decisions. He/she will consider the financial impact of all actions and decisions and ensure that it is taken into account appropriately.    Excellent negotiation, advocacy and written and oral communications skills (to convey messages and thoughts clearly, concisely, persuasively, and in a focused manner, to form compelling arguments based on facts, logic and law, to listen and question appropriately to gain full understanding, to tailor the message appropriately to the particular audience and to share information, ideas and feedback in a timely manner) are required. Integrity (including a strong work ethic, high personal standards, discretion in handling sensitive and confidential information, dedication to follow through on commitments, and openness and honesty in communications as well as a respectful demeanour) is assumed. A successful candidate will be one who takes pride in his or her role as a representative of Canada’s international airline.   Intangible Benefits   The selected candidate will have the benefit of being part of a larger labour and employment law group.    The successful candidate will be joining a company with a high profile and complex labour, human rights and privacy landscape. Though the demands are high, the work flow tends to be more manageable than private practice without the pressures of client development. The environment is fast-paced with constant activity.      LINGUISTIC REQUIREMENTS Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates.  At Air Canada, we want to fly higher when it comes to employment equity. We, therefore, encourage applications from Aboriginal peoples, women, members of a visible minority and persons with a disability. Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.      
Cleveland Doan LLP White Rock, British Columbia, Canada
Dec 12, 2017
Full time
Cleveland Doan LLP is an established law firm on the Semiahmoo Peninsula. We have a busy practice in a variety of areas and are seeking a lawyer with 1-5 years of experience to assist other lawyers in the firm. We offer exceptional support staff, state of the art software and infrastructure, and a collegial work atmosphere. CDLLP provides a professional work environment and is committed to helping each lawyer develop his/her practice for the benefit of both the individual and the firm. An overview of our firm can be seen on our website at www.clevelanddoan.com. The successful candidate will assist other lawyers with a variety of matters, both litigation and non-litigation, working as part of a team on most. There is significant overflow work in our strata property and real estate practice areas. Compensation Negotiable Apply in confidence to: Shawn M. Smith Cleveland Doan LLP 1321 Johnston Road, White Rock, BC T (604) 536-5002; F (604) 536-7002 shawn@clevelanddoan.com Our firm values a team- based approach to practice and the ability to develop outstanding client relations. Interested candidates will demonstrate superior relation skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced diverse environment. The successful candidate will be called to a provinicial bar within Canada, and strong academic credentials are an asset. A portable practice is not essential, but would be welcomed..  
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