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Siskinds LLP London, Ontario, Canada
Dec 02, 2016
Full time
Job description                                                                        Estate Law Clerk - Full-time   This position will require you to provide support to our Estate Group Lawyers. The work will primarily involve estate and guardianship administration, estate and guardianship accounting and court passing of accounts.   Our ideal candidate will have a post-secondary education ideally with a Law Clerk Diploma, and will have a minimum of five years relevant experience.   We need an intelligent (“quick to pick up”), enthusiastic and proactive individual. The role requires sound time management, and organizational skills. It also requires excellent communication skills (verbal, written and grammatical). Attention to detail is also imperative.   You will work well both independently and within the team setting. You will have a sincere passion for new technology learning and application. You enjoy a fast-paced, multi-tasked and deadline driven environment.   Duties and responsibilities include: Preparing court documents for certificate of appointment applications and guardianship applications Assisting estate trustees and guardians with ongoing estate administration and guardianship administration matters Drafting reporting letters Meeting with estate and guardianship clients and preparing estate and guardianship accounting in court passing format Being a key contact person for servicing of estate and guardianship clients   The following skills and attributes are necessary: Possess a strong understanding of estate and guardianship administration including preparation of estate and guardianship accounting in court passing format Strong computer skills Excellent time management and problem solving skills Strong organizational skills with the ability to take initiative/be proactive Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) Detail oriented Ability to multi-task and work to deadlines Ability to juggle multiple demands and properly judge priorities Highly client serviced   To learn more about us, please visit our website at www.siskinds.com . Please email your resume quoting “Estate Law Clerk” in the subject line, to humanresources@siskinds.com . Siskinds is an equal opportunity employer and will work with and accommodate persons with disabilities throughout the entire recruitment, selection, and on-boarding process. References will be required if contacted for an interview. Deadline for submissions is Friday, December 9, 2016.   Contact information: Siskinds LLP Attention: Human Resources 680 Waterloo Street, P.O. Box 2520 London, Ontario N6A 3V8
Air Canada Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Dec 02, 2016
Full time
Avocat-Conseil, Droit Commercial - Counsel, Commercial Law Montreal, Quebec, Canada Job description Nous sommes à la recherche d’un avocat spécialisé en droit commercial, qui se joindra à notre équipe de professionnels de Montréal. Le candidat choisi travaillera à une variété de projets liés à des opérations commerciales traitant de tous les aspects de nos activités et de notre exploitation. Le candidat choisi possédera au minimum de 5 à 10 ans d'expérience pertinente au sein d'un cabinet d'avocats de premier plan ou d'un service juridique interne reconnu, aura une passion pour l'apprentissage et l'acquisition d'une compréhension approfondie des activités pour appuyer les stratégies et les objectifs plus efficacement. Il démontrera une compétence marquée pour la communication écrite et orale, fera preuve de discernement en affaires, sera stratégique, pragmatique et consciencieux, et aura une habileté à évaluer les risques juridiques. Le candidat retenu détiendra des compétences marquées en rédaction et en négociation, aura un excellent esprit d'analyse, agira comme leader et sera motivé. Le titulaire du poste sera stimulé par les défis et les responsabilités, et se plaira à travailler dans un environnement dynamique en constante évolution, au sein d'une équipe très cohésive de professionnels. Une vaste expérience en droit commercial et une expérience particulière dans la rédaction et la négociation d'une variété d'ententes commerciales sont essentielles. Une expérience des contrats relatifs à certains des domaines suivants est requise : approvisionnement en biens et services pour des besoins critiques, services de technologie de l'information, biens immobiliers, licences, commandites, coentreprises, financement de l'entreprise et impartition. Le candidat retenu sera responsable de fournir des conseils sur les affaires contractuelles et autres questions juridiques et devra rédiger, examiner et commenter des documents contractuels et d'autres documents. Elle ou il jouera un rôle important dans la négociation avec le « client », qu'il appuiera à chacune des phases d’un projet, de la conception à la rédaction de la lettre d'intention et jusqu'à l'achèvement de la documentation menant à la transaction finale.   Compétences   capacité à comprendre et à pressentir les besoins du « client », et à y répondre; demeurer conscient des risques et les communiquer efficacement; stratégique et créatif, il a la capacité d’examiner, d'affiner et de fusionner différentes approches en vue de trouver des solutions pratiques; disposition à faire preuve d'initiative et à se montrer proactif et utile; favorable à l'innovation, faculté d’adaptation, disponibilité pour travailler efficacement dans un milieu caractérisé par des changements rapides et volonté de saisir les occasions d’apprendre et de se perfectionner; capacité à travailler de façon autonome et sous pression et à rester calme dans les situations difficiles; rigueur, ténacité, résistance et enthousiasme dans la poursuite des objectifs, en dépit des difficultés et des obstacles; approche pratique, axée sur les affaires, qui reconnaît les répercussions opérationnelles et commerciales de toute entente commerciale.   Le candidat retenu devra avoir la volonté de dépasser le rôle défini, de s’attaquer aux problèmes dans le but d’accroître l’efficacité globale et de considérer la situation dans son ensemble avant de décider des mesures à prendre pour obtenir le résultat souhaité. Le candidat devra être prêt à prendre des décisions difficiles si cela est dans l’intérêt de l’entreprise. Il évaluera les répercussions financières, opérationnelles et stratégiques de toutes les mesures et décisions, et s’assurera que ces facteurs sont adéquatement pris en considération.   Il est essentiel d'avoir la capacité à communiquer des messages et des idées de façon claire, concise, persuasive et ciblée, à écouter et à poser les questions appropriées afin de bien comprendre, à adapter le message à l’auditoire et à transmettre de l’information, des idées et de la rétroaction en temps utile. Le candidat retenu sera reconnu pour son intégrité (éthique de travail solide, critères personnels élevés, capacité de traiter des renseignements sensibles et confidentiels avec discrétion, volonté de respecter ses engagements, ouverture d’esprit et honnêteté pour ce qui est des communications, et comportement respectueux).   Diplômes et attestations hors pair et antécédents qui témoignent du rendement antérieur. L’appartenance au barreau d’une province canadienne ou d'un État américain est essentiel. Une formation en common law  et en droit civil est un atout. We are looking for a commercial counsel to join our team of professionals in Montreal. The successful candidate will work on a variety of commercial transactions supporting all aspects of our business and operations. The successful candidate will have a minimum of five (5) to ten (10) years of relevant experience in a major law firm or an established in-house legal department and have a passion for learning and gaining a deep understanding of the business to more effectively support strategies and objectives. The selected candidate will have strong written and oral communication skills, possess good business judgment and be strategic, pragmatic and thorough with a solid ability to assess legal risk.   The successful candidate will also possess strong drafting, negotiating and analytical skills, be a leader, self-motivated and someone who thrives on challenges and having responsibility and who enjoys working in a dynamic and constantly evolving environment alongside a very cohesive team of professionals. A strong commercial law background and particular experience in the drafting and negotiation of a variety of commercial agreements is key. Particular experience in contracts relating to at least some of the following areas is required: procurement of “mission critical” goods and services, information technology services, real estate, licensing, sponsorships, joint ventures, corporate financing and outsourcing. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing advice on contractual matters and other legal issues and drafting, reviewing and commenting on contractual and other documentation. She or he will play an important role in negotiating and supporting the “client” in all phases of a project, from conception through the letter of intent to completion of the final transaction documentation.     Qualifications   ability to understand, anticipate and meet “client” needs, effectively communicating and always remaining cognizant of related risks; be strategic and creative and ability to consider, refine and merge different approaches to achieve workable solutions; be supportive of innovation, and adaptable and flexible to work effectively in a context of rapid change and to grasp opportunities to learn and build knowledge; capacity to work autonomously and under pressure, displaying composure in difficult situations; thoroughness, tenacity and resilience to persevere towards goals, despite challenges and obstacles, maintaining enthusiasm through to the attainment of the goals; have a practical and business oriented approach, recognizing the operational and commercial implications of any commercial arrangement. The successful candidate will be someone who is willing to go beyond a defined role, to tackle issues oneself as a means to increase overall effectiveness and who looks at the broad context to decide what action is called for to achieve the desired result. He or she will be prepared to pursue the tough option if it means doing the right thing for the business. She or he will consider the financial, operational or strategic impact of all actions and decisions and ensure that these factors are appropriately considered.   The ability to convey messages and thoughts clearly, concisely, persuasively and in a focused manner; to listen and question appropriately in order to gain full understanding; to tailor the message appropriately to the listeners; and to share information, ideas and feedback in a timely manner are essential.  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 demeanor) is assumed.   Solid academic credentials and a proven track record must be demonstrated. Membership in the Bar of a Canadian Province or U.S. State is essential and common and civil law training is an asset.   Intangible Benefits The selected candidate will often be required to work autonomously but will have the benefit of working closely and exchanging with other senior counsel and internal clients who have acquired a broad and deep understanding of all commercial aspects of the business.  While demands are often as high as in private practice, workflow tends to be more predictable. An international dimension is also present for one for whom an international practice, based in Montreal, is an attraction.
Lilly Canada
Dec 02, 2016
Full time
AutoReqId 30475BR Title Executive Administrative Assistant, Legal, Compliance & Corporate Services City Toronto State / Province Ontario Country Canada Company Overview Lilly is one of the top 10 largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. Lilly has remained dedicated to creating medicines that help improve peoples' quality of life for more than 135 years. At the heart of Lilly's operations are its core values – excellence, integrity and respect for people and these are reflected in business practices that include strong governance principles, the ethical development of medicines, transparency and ethical product promotion.   Responsibilities The Executive Administrative Assistant, Legal, Compliance & Corporate Services, is responsible for providing communication, schedule, and office management for the Legal Department, the Ethics and Compliance Officer as well as the Senior Director, Corporate Services and CFO.     Responsibilities include: Communication Management Reading, screening, documenting, answering, and filing large amounts of correspondence Answering phones, screening calls, and directing incoming requests and faxes to the appropriate personnel Handling e-mail responses as desired by the business partners (read, evaluate, respond, forward, and/or delete as appropriate) Communicating on a daily basis with the business partner to keep him or her informed of department and other activities Editing and proofreading documents for content, style, and accuracy (including technical and/or scientific materials) Creating first-draft documents from rough information or in response to requests Preparing presentations from handwritten notes using appropriate software packages Preparing materials for distribution and presentation at meetings (e.g., make labels, assemble binders, etc.) Preparing agendas and distributing minutes Serving as the key contact person in the area to minimize disruptions for the direct and indirect business partners   Schedule Management Scheduling appointments, meetings, teleconferences Coordinating travel and meeting requests for key department members’ attendance at outside functions, activities, board meetings, etc. Managing and maintaining all travel and meeting planning with global processes Interacting with individuals from other organization’s in coordinating schedules Maintaining the daily calendars of one or more department members – adding and deleting entries, updating availability, authorizing changes to dates and locations, etc. Prioritizing and organizing time and ensuring that the business partners are adequately prepared for each day’s activities (e.g. agenda, pre-read materials, etc)   Office Management Performing general administrative tasks, such as faxing documents and photocopying. Sorting and distributing mail within the department as well as sending out mail and packages and preparing mass mailings. Opening non-confidential mail of business partners, if required. Developing and maintaining department files and filing systems Developing and maintaining databases and spreadsheets for use in tracking complex activities Preparing invoices for processing (PO and non-PO invoices) Ordering and maintaining an inventory of office supplies Tracking time and attendance data for the department Monitor Monthly ITP Gap Review for business partners and department Ensure compliance with policies and procedures Ensure all timelines are met (i.e., Concur, training) Expense reporting and budget tracking as required by the business partners Serving as a backup for other administrative personnel, including for front-desk reception personnel   All other duties as may be assigned from time to time. Basic Qualifications Strong communication skills, both verbal and written Interpersonal skills Demonstrated customer focused attitude Strong computer hardware and software skills Excellent critical thinking, problem-solving and decision making skills Ability to work effectively, both independently and within a team environment Strong organizational and time management skills Bilingual (English and French) is an asset Additional Information Eli Lilly Canada is committed to employment equity.  We encourage applications from qualified women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities. Please do not contact us via phone. We appreciate all who apply; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada.  Eli Lilly Canada does not support work permit sponsorship.   Removal Date 27-Jan-2017
Fisher Law Office Melville, Saskatchewan, Canada
Dec 02, 2016
Full time
Legal Receptionist   Job Order #: 5541939 Employer Name: FISHER LAW OFFICE Posted Date: 01-Dec-2016 Location: MELVILLE   # of Positions: 1 Employment Terms: Part Time Apply By: 31-Dec-2016 How to Apply?: Please submit your resume online or by email.   Apply for this job online now! Application Information   Employer Name: FISHER LAW OFFICE Contact Name: Garnet Fisher Contact Phone: 3067284581 Contact Fax: 8559785616 Contact Email: fisherlaw@sasktel.net   Employer Website: fisherlawoffice .ca     Description Permanent Part/time position for a legal receptionist for a 2 lawyer law firm in Melville. General practice with an emphasis on real estate, wills and estates, corporate law and family law. Duties include answering phones, greeting clients, typing with dictation with great attention to detail, filing, message taking, appointment making, invoicing, receiving payments and all other general office duties. Required qualifications are must be courteous and professional, strong typing skills, ability to multitask, excellent organizational and communication skills, ability to work independently.    Preference will be given to applicant with previous experience working in a Real Estate Law Firm with proficient knowledge with Microsoft Word and Outlook and legal accounting software.     Skills and Abilities Type of Legal Experience (Legal or Law Clerks Only)  - Corporate  - Family  - Property (real estate)  - Trusts  - Wills and estate Business Equipment and Computer Applications  - Database management  - Legal software applications  - Spreadsheet  - Word processing Essential Skills  - Significant use of memory  - Continuous learning  - Computer use  - Finding information  - Job task planning and organizing  - Critical thinking  - Decision making  - Problem solving  - Working with others  - Oral communication  - Writing  - Numeracy  - Document use  - Reading text Legal or Law Clerk Specific Skills  - Prepare legal documents, court reports and affidavits Type of Establishment Experience  - Legal firm  
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