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EY Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Mar 06, 2018
Full time
EY’s people in more than 150 countries are committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism.  We strive to help all of our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone's contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work. EY's global alliance of independent law firms cooperate with our offices worldwide to provide our clients with integrated, quality service in Business Law Services, Immigration and Tax Controversy.    Our Business Law Services practice draws on EY’s vast global legal network to support our clients in navigating the complexities of today's business environment. The Business Law Services practice assists on a wide range of commercial law issues in numerous industries. Our team provides corporate and partnership law advisory services, including corporate re-organizations, mergers and acquisitions, financings, joint ventures, transfer pricing, drafting commercial contracts and drafting employment policies and procedures.   We are currently seeking a corporate lawyer to join our EY Law LLP’s Business Law Services team.  The ideal candidate would be a specialist in corporate related matters and also be able to assist with corporate commercial law matters. Corporate law Responsibilities: Drafting, reviewing and analyzing corporate commercial contracts, including but not limited to service agreements, joint operating agreements, participating agreements and other agreements necessary to conduct operations Advising and participating in the review of legal corporate commercial matters including contract disputes, operating agreements, corporate reorganizations, acquisitions and divestitures including due diligence High level of technical knowledge with regards to Canadian corporate and contract law but with recent relevant experience in: Mergers and Acquisitions Distribution, licensing and shareholder agreements Corporate governance Commercial arrangements Implementing tax reorganizations and corporate transactions Assisting starts ups in navigating Canadian legal regime with expansions into Canada Collaborating with various EY practices including our People Advisory Services practice and our Global Network for corporate law related work Ability to build strong relationships with significant experience of working with clients across a wide spectrum of size and activities Must be able to deliver robust and appropriate legal advice and exercise sound judgement when consulting on difficult issues Able to demonstrate sound relationship and business development skills, and a keenness to develop these skills further as you will be expected to take responsibility for servicing and building part of the existing business of the team Qualifications: 4-7 years’ experience as an Corporate Lawyer in private practice or in-house Experience dealing with corporate law issues across Canada Called to the bar in Ontario; member of Quebec Bar is an asset Ability to work in French, while not critical, would be an asset Good judgment, an ability to think critically, strong interpersonal skills and strong drafting skills Ability to work in a fast-paced environment Excellent verbal and written communication skills Able to manage caseload independently Ability to develop innovative and practical approach to legal issues in support of strategic business goals EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.
EY Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Nov 03, 2017
Full time
EY’s people in more than 150 countries are committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax and transaction advisory services. We strive to help all of our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone's contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work.   EY's global alliance of independent law firms cooperate with our offices worldwide to provide our clients with integrated, quality service. Our award-winning tax planning, counsel and litigation teams offer a powerful combination of legal knowledge, experience and national presence to help your organization successfully navigate the complexities of Canada’s tax laws. Our team has been ranked among Canada’s best and a number of our lawyers are widely regarded as leading practitioners and authorities in various areas of tax law and tax litigation, customs and excise and international trade law.   The successful candidate will be involved with all aspects of tax controversy management.     Responsibilities will include:   Assisting clients in responding to federal and provincial audits; advising clients on the tax dispute resolution process; preparing notices of objection and written pleadings to the federal and provincial tax appeals divisions; and assisting with the litigation of tax appeals before various courts. This role also includes assisting with the preparation of legal opinions with respect to the tax consequences of transactions, and performing post-transaction audits for tax efficacy and litigation risk. Qualifications:   The ideal candidate will have at least five years of tax controversy and litigation experience gained at a leading law firm, in both income and sales tax matters Superior academic credentials and excellent communication and research skills.  The candidate should also be a member in good standing of the Quebec Bar. Fluent in both English and French   EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility.  We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.