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McInnes Cooper Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Nov 13, 2019
Full time
Full-time - Permanent Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge? Do you enjoy working at a fast pace, with multiple priorities? Do you excel working in a collaborative team environment in which you learn and contribute to a team everyday and where you are challenged to grow professionally? Our Real Property team is seeking an experienced Property Paralegal to join our Halifax office in a full-time permanent position. As part of the Real Property team, you will support the real property lawyers in our Halifax office, ensuring the needs of our clients are exceeded with every interaction. Share What you'll do Responsibilities As a Property Paralegal, you will be responsible for the following: Assisting in all aspects of commercial, condominium, new construction and subdivision property files; Assisting with share and purchase transactions, commercial financings, developer and condominium sales by reviewing and drafting closing documents, including resolutions, officers' certificates, and security documents for financings; Preparing closing books and drafting reporting letters and opinions; and, Conducting all accounting related processes for all property transactions, including liaising with financial institutions to obtain mortgage releases and to deposit closing funds. What you'll need Qualifications The successful candidate will possess the following skill set: The ideal candidate will have a Paralegal or Legal Administration diploma or other related education, with experience in a legal support role; 3-5 years experience assisting with commercial property an/or residential property matters; Experience in drafting land registry office (LRO) forms for subdivisions and submitting Parcel Description Certification Applications (PDCAs) for new developments; Experience with historical title searching and migrations; Exceptional technology skills, with proficiency in all aspects of Microsoft Office and legal billing systems; Excel in a demanding, high-pace team environment, be highly detail-oriented, and be flexible to changing priorities; Excellent communication skills, a special focus on client service and the highest degree of professionalism; and, A positive and collaborative team player with the highest level of personal integrity, always assisting others to ensure the overall team goals are achieved. We're looking for Core Skills Communication Legal Documents Microsoft Office Organization Real Property Time Management A little bit about us McInnes Cooper About MC McInnes Cooper is among the 25 largest business law firms in Canada and is a member of Lex Mundi, the world's leading network of independent law firms. Providing strategic counsel to clients across North America and abroad, McInnes Cooper has nearly 200 lawyers and over 200 professional resources based in six offices across Atlantic Canada. Celebrating 160 years in business, McInnes Cooper continues to thrive because of their relentless focus on client success, talent engagement and innovation. Our People At McInnes Cooper you will find a team that values you. We recognize that our members are key in delivering outstanding client service and we provide a collaborative, professional environment with a member focused culture. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment that values, respects and supports different perspectives, cultures and experiences. Diversity & Inclusion We recognize that our individual differences make us a stronger, more adaptable law firm. We embrace these differences and give all of our members the opportunity to develop their unique skills and talents. Collective Social Responsibility We are recognized as a leader and innovator amongst Canadian law firms in the field of Collective Social Responsibility. Our people are concerned citizens who enjoy giving back. Together, we focus on developing ongoing partnerships with community organizations that do amazing work, often despite limited resources and public awareness. As a firm, we have the ability to respond with contributions of time and monetary support, and our people give generously of their skills and effort. Pro Bono Legal Services Through our Pro Bono Program, we provide legal counsel to disadvantaged people and organizations that have difficulty gaining access to justice on matters of public interest. Environmental Stewardship Like any large organization, our operations leave a footprint on the environment. From paper use and waste production to transportation and energy consumption, we continually look for opportunities to minimize that impact. Are you interested? Work With Us At McInnes Cooper, you will find a team that values you. We recognize that our members are key in delivering outstanding client service and we provide a collaborative, professional environment with a member focused culture. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment that values, respects and supports different perspectives, cultures and experiences. This role offers an exceptional compensation package including a competitive salary, defined-benefit pension plan and Firm-paid health and dental benefits, Health Spending Account, Wellness Spending Account as well as Vacation, Personal & Sick Days
McInnes Cooper St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Oct 23, 2019
Full time
McInnes Cooper is currently seeking a talented lawyer with one to three years of experience to join our Employment Practice Group in St. John's, NL. The successful candidate will be part of our thriving immigration team with lawyers throughout the four Atlantic Provinces and will also support our labour and employment practice. The ideal candidate must have a demonstrated commitment to client service, have strong analytical, interpersonal, leadership and communication skills, and must possess a strong desire to succeed. An understanding of the full spectrum of legal services in Citizenship and Immigration matters is an asset. This opportunity offers exposure to a wide variety of interesting and sophisticated matters, along with work / life balance in a beautiful, vibrant city. Share                     A little bit about us McInnes Cooper About MC McInnes Cooper is among the 25 largest business law firms in Canada. We serve clients across North America and abroad from six offices in Halifax, St. John's, Fredericton, Moncton, Saint John, and Charlottetown. With nearly 200 lawyers and over 230 professional resources, we are positioned to offer clients a range of legal and business services. We provide services to industry-leading clients in every major sector and with experience in all jurisdictions. Our People At McInnes Cooper you will find a team that values you. We recognize that our members are key in delivering outstanding client service and we provide a collaborative, professional environment with a member focused culture. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment that values, respects and supports different perspectives, cultures and experiences. Diversity & Inclusion We recognize that our individual differences make us a stronger, more adaptable law firm. We embrace these differences and give all of our members the opportunity to develop their unique skills and talents. Collective Social Responsibility We are recognized as a leader and innovator amongst Canadian law firms in the field of Collective Social Responsibility. Our people are concerned citizens who enjoy giving back. Together, we focus on developing ongoing partnerships with community organizations that do amazing work, often despite limited resources and public awareness. As a firm, we have the ability to respond with contributions of time and monetary support, and our people give generously of their skills and effort. Pro Bono Legal Services Through our Pro Bono Program, we provide legal counsel to disadvantaged people and organizations that have difficulty gaining access to justice on matters of public interest. Environmental Stewardship Like any large organization, our operations leave a footprint on the environment. From paper use and waste production to transportation and energy consumption, we continually look for opportunities to minimize that impact Please apply now on the Canada's clear legal job board
McInnes Cooper Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Oct 07, 2019
Full time
The Opportunity   Halifax, NS   Legal and Justice   Experienced   Full-time - Permanent Are you an experienced legal administrative professional looking for a new and exciting opportunity? Do you excel in providing exceptional client service while working in a fast-paced, innovative and collaborative team environment in which you learn everyday? McInnes Cooper is seeking a motivated and proactive Litigation Legal Assistant to join our Legal Services team in our Halifax office for a full-time permanent position. The incumbent will be responsible for providing high quality administrative support for a group of litigation lawyers within an innovative team support model; working to ensure all clients receive the highest level of service.                   What you'll do Responsibilities As a Legal Assistant, you will be responsible for: Working in a team environment assisting in the daily functions of a litigation practice group; Ensuring our lawyers' practices are organized efficiently, and that clients' expectations are consistently exceeded; Being creative, sharing ideas, learning from others and sharing your skills and knowledge; and, Challenging yourself and your team every day; and having fun while doing so! What you'll need Qualifications The successful candidate will possess the following skill set: The ideal candidate will have a Paralegal or Legal Administration diploma or other related education; Minimum 5 years experience as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal preferably within the litigation field; Excel in a demanding, high-paced team environment, be highly detail-oriented, and flexible to changing priorities; Exceptional technology skills, with proficiency in all aspects of Microsoft Office and a genuine interest in keeping up to date with the newest technology; Exceptional communication skills, a special focus on client service and the highest degree of professionalism; and, A positive attitude and enjoy working in a collaborative team environment. We're looking for Core Skills Collaboration Highly-organized Litigation Outstanding interpersonal communication skills Superior Client Service Thrive in A Fast-paced Environment Work Effectively Team Exceptional technology skills A little bit about us McInnes Cooper About MC McInnes Cooper is among the 25 largest business law firms in Canada and is a member of Lex Mundi, the world's leading network of independent law firms. Providing strategic counsel to clients across North America and abroad, McInnes Cooper has nearly 200 lawyers and over 200 professional resources based in six offices across Atlantic Canada. Celebrating 160 years in business, McInnes Cooper continues to thrive because of their relentless focus on client success, talent engagement and innovation. Our People At McInnes Cooper you will find a team that values you. We recognize that our members are key in delivering outstanding client service and we provide a collaborative, professional environment with a member focused culture. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment that values, respects and supports different perspectives, cultures and experiences. Diversity & Inclusion We recognize that our individual differences make us a stronger, more adaptable law firm. We embrace these differences and give all of our members the opportunity to develop their unique skills and talents. Collective Social Responsibility We are recognized as a leader and innovator amongst Canadian law firms in the field of Collective Social Responsibility. Our people are concerned citizens who enjoy giving back. Together, we focus on developing ongoing partnerships with community organizations that do amazing work, often despite limited resources and public awareness. As a firm, we have the ability to respond with contributions of time and monetary support, and our people give generously of their skills and effort. Pro Bono Legal Services Through our Pro Bono Program, we provide legal counsel to disadvantaged people and organizations that have difficulty gaining access to justice on matters of public interest. Environmental Stewardship Like any large organization, our operations leave a footprint on the environment. From paper use and waste production to transportation and energy consumption, we continually look for opportunities to minimize that impact. Are you interested? Work With Us This role offers an exceptional compensation package including a competitive salary, defined-benefit pension plan and Firm-paid health and dental benefits, Health Spending Account, Wellness Spending Account as well as Vacation, Personal & Sick Days
McInnes Cooper Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Oct 06, 2019
Full time
Halifax, NS Administrative Experienced Full-time - Permanent Do you enjoy working in a team environment? Are you an experienced administrative professional looking for a new and exciting opportunity? Do you excel in providing exceptional client service while working in a fast-paced, innovative and collaborative environment in which you learn everyday? McInnes Cooper is seeking a motivated and proactive Legal Assistant to join our Labour & Employment Legal Support Services team in our Halifax office. The incumbent will provide high quality administrative support within our labour & employment team; working to ensure all clients receive the highest level of service. Share What you'll do Responsibilities As a Legal Assistant, you will be responsible for: Working in a team environment assisting in the daily functions of a labour & employment practice group; Ensuring our lawyers' practices are organized efficiently, and that clients' expectations are consistently exceeded; Being creative, sharing ideas, learning from others and sharing your skills and knowledge; and, Challenging yourself and your team every day; and having fun while doing so! What you'll need Qualifications The successful candidate will possess the following skill set: The ideal candidate will have a Paralegal or Legal Administration diploma or other related education; Minimum five (5) years experience in an administrative role; experience working in labour & employment law would be considered asasset; Exceptional technology skills, with proficiency in all aspects of Microsoft Office and a genuine interest in keeping up to date with the newest technology; Excel in a demanding, high-paced team environment, be highly detail-oriented, and flexible to changing priorities; Exceptional communication skills, a special focus on client service and the highest degree of professionalism; and, A positive attitude and enjoy working in a collaborative team environment. A little bit about us McInnes Cooper About MC McInnes Cooper is among the 25 largest business law firms in Canada. We serve clients across North America and abroad from six offices in Halifax, St. John's, Fredericton, Moncton, Saint John, and Charlottetown. With nearly 200 lawyers and over 230 professional resources, we are positioned to offer clients a range of legal and business services. We provide services to industry-leading clients in every major sector and with experience in all jurisdictions. Our People At McInnes Cooper you will find a team that values you. We recognize that our members are key in delivering outstanding client service and we provide a collaborative, professional environment with a member focused culture. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment that values, respects and supports different perspectives, cultures and experiences. Diversity & Inclusion We recognize that our individual differences make us a stronger, more adaptable law firm. We embrace these differences and give all of our members the opportunity to develop their unique skills and talents. Collective Social Responsibility We are recognized as a leader and innovator amongst Canadian law firms in the field of Collective Social Responsibility. Our people are concerned citizens who enjoy giving back. Together, we focus on developing ongoing partnerships with community organizations that do amazing work, often despite limited resources and public awareness. As a firm, we have the ability to respond with contributions of time and monetary support, and our people give generously of their skills and effort. Pro Bono Legal Services Through our Pro Bono Program, we provide legal counsel to disadvantaged people and organizations that have difficulty gaining access to justice on matters of public interest. Environmental Stewardship Like any large organization, our operations leave a footprint on the environment. From paper use and waste production to transportation and energy consumption, we continually look for opportunities to minimize that impact. Are you interested? Work With Us WHY MCINNES COOPER? At McInnes Cooper, you will find a team that values you. We recognize that our members are key in delivering outstanding client service and we provide a collaborative, professional environment with a member focused culture. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment that values, respects and supports different perspectives, cultures and experiences. This role is a full time permanent opportunity that offers an exceptional compensation package including a competitive salary, defined-benefit pension plan and Firm-paid health and dental benefits, Health Spending Account, Wellness Spending Account as well as Vacation, Personal & Sick Days.
McInnes Cooper Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Jun 03, 2019
Full time
The Opportunity Halifax, NS Legal and Justice Experienced Full-time - Permanent Do you enjoy working in a team environment? Are you an experienced administrative professional looking for a new and exciting opportunity? Do you excel in providing exceptional client service while working in a fast-paced, innovative and collaborative environment in which you learn everyday? McInnes Cooper is seeking a motivated and proactive Legal Assistant to join our Corporate Legal Support Services team in our Halifax office. The incumbent will be responsible for providing high quality administrative support for a group of corporate lawyers within an innovative team support model; working to ensure all clients receive the highest level of service. Share What you'll do Responsibilities As a Legal Assistant, you will be responsible for: Working in a team environment assisting in the daily functions of a corporate or tax practice group; Ensuring our lawyers' practices are organized efficiently, and that clients' expectations are consistently exceeded; Being creative, sharing ideas, learning from others and sharing your skills and knowledge; and, Challenging yourself and your team every day; and having fun while doing so! What you'll need Qualifications The successful candidate will possess the following skill set: The ideal candidate will have a Paralegal or Legal Administration diploma or other related education; Minimum five (5) years experience in an administrative role; experience working in tax and/or corporate law would be considered asasset; Excel in a demanding, high-paced team environment, be highly detail-oriented, and flexible to changing priorities; Exceptional technology skills, with proficiency in all aspects of Microsoft Office and a genuine interest in keeping up to date with the newest technology; Exceptional communication skills, a special focus on client service and the highest degree of professionalism; and, A positive attitude and enjoy working in a collaborative team environment. We're looking for Core Skills Dependable Team Player Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Flexible to Change Positive Can-do Attitude Excellance in client service Collaborative Work Enjoy New Challenges Highly-organized A little bit about us McInnes Cooper About MC McInnes Cooper is among the 25 largest business law firms in Canada. We serve clients across North America and abroad from six offices in Halifax, St. John's, Fredericton, Moncton, Saint John, and Charlottetown. With nearly 200 lawyers and over 230 professional resources, we are positioned to offer clients a range of legal and business services. We provide services to industry-leading clients in every major sector and with experience in all jurisdictions. Our People At McInnes Cooper you will find a team that values you. We recognize that our members are key in delivering outstanding client service and we provide a collaborative, professional environment with a member focused culture. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment that values, respects and supports different perspectives, cultures and experiences. Diversity & Inclusion We recognize that our individual differences make us a stronger, more adaptable law firm. We embrace these differences and give all of our members the opportunity to develop their unique skills and talents. Collective Social Responsibility We are recognized as a leader and innovator amongst Canadian law firms in the field of Collective Social Responsibility. Our people are concerned citizens who enjoy giving back. Together, we focus on developing ongoing partnerships with community organizations that do amazing work, often despite limited resources and public awareness. As a firm, we have the ability to respond with contributions of time and monetary support, and our people give generously of their skills and effort. Pro Bono Legal Services Through our Pro Bono Program, we provide legal counsel to disadvantaged people and organizations that have difficulty gaining access to justice on matters of public interest. Environmental Stewardship Like any large organization, our operations leave a footprint on the environment. From paper use and waste production to transportation and energy consumption, we continually look for opportunities to minimize that impact. Are you interested? Work With Us This role is a full time permanent opportunity that offers an exceptional compensation package including a competitive salary, defined-benefit pension plan and Firm-paid health and dental benefits, Health Spending Account, Wellness Spending Account as well as Vacation, Personal & Sick Days.
McInnes Cooper Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
May 28, 2019
Full time
The Opportunity Halifax, NS Administrative Experienced Full-time - Permanent Are you an experienced legal administrative professional looking for a new and exciting opportunity? Do you excel in providing exceptional client service while working in a fast-paced, innovative and collaborative environment in which you learn everyday? Our team is seeking a Litigation Paralegal to join our firm in a full-time permanent position. As part of the Litigation services team, you will provide support to the litigation team regionally. Our new team member will be preferably based in our Halifax office; however, we will consider applications in any of our six office locations. Share What you'll do Responsibilities As a Litigation Paralegal, you will be responsible for: Preparing correspondence, legal documents, various court documents and orders; Assisting in preparation for and attending discoveries, trials and hearings as requested; Managing all aspects of the preparation of Affidavits of Documents and document production, maintaining undertakings, and preparation and registration of Judgments; Using ediscovery technology to manage large, document intensive files; Communicating with clients, opposing parties, witnesses and court personnel; File preparation, organization and management, utilizing a bring forward system to monitor progress of all files including monitoring expiry dates, filing deadlines and limitation periods; Being creative, sharing ideas, learning from others and sharing your skills and knowledge; and, Challenging yourself and your team every day; and having fun while doing so! What you'll need Qualifications The successful candidate will possess the following skill set: The ideal candidate will have a Paralegal or Legal Administration diploma or the equivalent combination of experience and related education; Minimum 5 years experience as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal within Litigation; Experience with e-discovery technology and litigation software; Exceptional technology skills, with proficiency in all aspects of Microsoft Office, legal billing systems and a genuine interest in keeping up to date with the newest technology; Excel in a demanding, high-pace team environment, be highly detail-oriented, and be flexible to changing priorities; Exceptional communication skills, a special focus on client service and the highest degree of professionalism; and, A positive attitude and enjoy working in a collaborative team environment. We're looking for Core Skills Client-focused Collaborative Environment Comfortable working independently Interpersonal and Communication Positive attitude Strong attention to detail E-Discovery Technology Interested in new technology A little bit about us McInnes Cooper About MC McInnes Cooper is among the 25 largest business law firms in Canada. We serve clients across North America and abroad from six offices in Halifax, St. John's, Fredericton, Moncton, Saint John, and Charlottetown. With nearly 200 lawyers and over 230 professional resources, we are positioned to offer clients a range of legal and business services. We provide services to industry-leading clients in every major sector and with experience in all jurisdictions. Our People At McInnes Cooper you will find a team that values you. We recognize that our members are key in delivering outstanding client service and we provide a collaborative, professional environment with a member focused culture. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment that values, respects and supports different perspectives, cultures and experiences. Diversity & Inclusion We recognize that our individual differences make us a stronger, more adaptable law firm. We embrace these differences and give all of our members the opportunity to develop their unique skills and talents. Collective Social Responsibility We are recognized as a leader and innovator amongst Canadian law firms in the field of Collective Social Responsibility. Our people are concerned citizens who enjoy giving back. Together, we focus on developing ongoing partnerships with community organizations that do amazing work, often despite limited resources and public awareness. As a firm, we have the ability to respond with contributions of time and monetary support, and our people give generously of their skills and effort. Pro Bono Legal Services Through our Pro Bono Program, we provide legal counsel to disadvantaged people and organizations that have difficulty gaining access to justice on matters of public interest. Environmental Stewardship Like any large organization, our operations leave a footprint on the environment. From paper use and waste production to transportation and energy consumption, we continually look for opportunities to minimize that impact. Are you interested? Work With Us This role offers an exceptional compensation package including a competitive salary, defined-benefit pension plan and Firm-paid health and dental benefits, Health Spending Account, Wellness Spending Account as well as Vacation, Personal & Sick Days.
McInnes Cooper St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Apr 12, 2019
Full time
The Opportunity St. John's, NL Administrative Experienced Full-time - Permanent Do you enjoy working in a team environment? Are you an enthusiastic and experienced legal administrative professional looking for a new and exciting opportunity? Do you excel in providing exceptional client service while working in a fast-paced, innovative and collaborative team environment in which you learn everyday? McInnes Cooper is seeking a motivated and proactive Litigation Legal Assistant to join our Legal Support Services team in our St. John's office for a full-time permanent position. The incumbent will be responsible for providing high quality administrative support for a group of litigation lawyers within an innovative team support model; working to ensure all clients receive the highest level of service. Share What you'll do Responsibilities As a Legal Assistant, you will be responsible for: Working in a team environment assisting in the daily functions of a litigation practice group; Ensuring our lawyers' practices are organized efficiently, and that clients' expectations are consistently exceeded; Being creative, sharing ideas, learning from others and sharing your skills and knowledge; and, Challenging yourself and your team every day; and having fun while doing so! What you'll need Qualifications The successful candidate will possess the following skill set: The ideal candidate will have a Paralegal or Legal Administration diploma or other related education; Minimum 5 years experience as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal preferably within the litigation field. Experience in corporate or family law would be considered an asset; Excel in a demanding, high-paced team environment, be highly detail-oriented, and flexible to changing priorities; Exceptional technology skills, with proficiency in all aspects of Microsoft Office and a genuine interest in keeping up to date with the newest technology; Exceptional leadership and communication skills, a special focus on client service and the highest degree of professionalism; and, A positive attitude and enjoy working in a collaborative team environment. We're looking for Core Skills Strong leadership skills Proficiency in Microsoft Office Litigation Support Collaborative Environment Exceptional technology skills Positive Can-do Attitude Team-oriented Ability to work in a fast paced environment Enthusiastic self-starter Client Service Oriented A little bit about us McInnes Cooper About MC McInnes Cooper is among the 25 largest business law firms in Canada. We serve clients across North America and abroad from six offices in Halifax, St. John's, Fredericton, Moncton, Saint John, and Charlottetown. With nearly 200 lawyers and over 230 professional resources, we are positioned to offer clients a range of legal and business services. We provide services to industry-leading clients in every major sector and with experience in all jurisdictions. Our People At McInnes Cooper you will find a team that values you. We recognize that our members are key in delivering outstanding client service and we provide a collaborative, professional environment with a member focused culture. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment that values, respects and supports different perspectives, cultures and experiences. Diversity & Inclusion We recognize that our individual differences make us a stronger, more adaptable law firm. We embrace these differences and give all of our members the opportunity to develop their unique skills and talents. Collective Social Responsibility We are recognized as a leader and innovator amongst Canadian law firms in the field of Collective Social Responsibility. Our people are concerned citizens who enjoy giving back. Together, we focus on developing ongoing partnerships with community organizations that do amazing work, often despite limited resources and public awareness. As a firm, we have the ability to respond with contributions of time and monetary support, and our people give generously of their skills and effort. Pro Bono Legal Services Through our Pro Bono Program, we provide legal counsel to disadvantaged people and organizations that have difficulty gaining access to justice on matters of public interest. Environmental Stewardship Like any large organization, our operations leave a footprint on the environment. From paper use and waste production to transportation and energy consumption, we continually look for opportunities to minimize that impact. Are you interested? Work With Us This role offers an exceptional compensation package including a competitive salary, defined-benefit Pension Plan and firm paid Health and Dental benefits, Health Spending Account, Wellness Spending Account as well as Vacation, Personal & Sick Days