Ross & McBride LLP

6 job(s) at Ross & McBride LLP

Ross & McBride LLP Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Jul 12, 2019
Full time
Our Estate Law Practice Group  offers exemplary legal service for fair legal fees which reflect the value of clients receive. We are proud of our history and of what we have accomplished for our clients.    Scope & Responsibilities We are seeking a lawyer with a minimum of 5 + years of experience to join our Estates Law group WITH exposure to: Estate Planning: Preparation of estate plans, including wills of varying complexity Business succession planning including corporate reorganizations, estate freezes, asset and share sales as well as shareholder agreements. Development of probate free and tax avoidance strategies Creation of charitable trusts and foundations, family trust, insurance trusts and gifting programs Creation of special needs to protect the elderly and disabled Development of special trusts like spousal and cottage trusts Creation of Powers of Attorney Preparation of international estate plans, and   Estate Administration: Conduct probate proceedings Prepare estate accounts Advise executors, trustees and beneficiaries Skills & Qualifications Required MINIMUM 5 + years of experience in the areas of Wills and Estates law License in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario. Highly organized, keen attention for detail and interest in working in an energetic environment. Solid drafting, research and writing skills. We are offering Remuneration commensurate with experience and Bonus potential Group Benefits Package Heath and Wellness Membership Opportunities for professional development and growth A collegial and dynamic work environment which values work/life balance Please submit the following in confidence to Mr. Tim Parker, General Manager, via email only to tparker@rossmcbride.com: 1. Cover letter (1 page) 2. C.V. (no more than 2 pages) If you require accommodation in the application/interview process, please advise Mr. Parker by contacting him by telephone at 905-526-9800.
Ross & McBride LLP Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
May 21, 2019
Full time
Ross & McBride LLP is Hamilton’s largest law firm with a rich history of commitment to our clients and our community. We pride ourselves on offering a full-service menu of innovative and intelligent legal services to individuals, businesses, and institutions throughout our community and beyond. VALUE & PROFILE: The Estates Practice Group at Ross & McBride LLP provides a wide range of services in estate planning, administration and litigation. The Group takes great pride in giving our clients concise, effective and timely advice to protect their legacy. SCOPE AND RESPONSIBILITIES: We are seeking a lawyer with 1 – 5 years of experience to join our Estates Law group WITH exposure to: Estate Planning: Preparation of estate plans, including wills of varying complexity Business succession planning including corporate reorganizations, estate freezes, asset and share sales as well as shareholder agreements. Development of probate free and tax avoidance strategies Creation of charitable trusts and foundations, family trust, insurance trusts and gifting programs Creation of special needs to protect the elderly and disabled Development of special trusts like spousal and cottage trusts Creation of Powers of Attorney Preparation of international estate plans, and Estate Administration: Conduct probate proceedings Prepare estate accounts Advise executors, trustees and beneficiaries Skills & Qualifications Required: 1-5 years of experience in the areas of Wills and Estates law License in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario. Highly organized, keen attention for detail and interest in working in an energetic environment. Solid drafting, research and writing skills. We are offering: Remuneration commensurate with experience. Opportunities for professional development and growth. A collegial and dynamic work environment which values work/life balance Please submit the following in confidence to Mr. Tim Parker via email Cover letter (1 page) C.V. (no more than 2 pages) If you require accommodation in the application/interview process, please advise Mr. Parker by contacting him by telephone at 905-526-9800 . Visit us at rossmcbride.com to learn more about us and practicing law in Hamilton. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  
Ross & McBride LLP Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Apr 08, 2019
Full time
LAW FIRM – HAMILTON ESTATES LAWYER Ross & McBride LLP is Hamilton’s largest law firm with a rich history of commitment to our clients and our community. We are a law firm with a purpose; a firm with aspirations to practice positive law by engaging in ethical leadership and by optimizing value for our clients, respect for our lawyers and employees, and advancing community and social betterment. VALUE & PROFILE: The Estates Practice Group at Ross & McBride LLP provides a wide range of services in estate planning, administration and litigation. The Group takes great pride in giving our clients concise, effective and timely advice to protect their legacy. SCOPE AND RESPONSIBILITIES: We are seeking a lawyer with a minimum of 5 + years of experience to join our Estates Law group WITH exposure to: Estate Planning: Preparation of estate plans, including wills of varying complexity Business succession planning including corporate reorganizations, estate freezes, asset and share sales as well as shareholder agreements. Development of probate free and tax avoidance strategies Creation of charitable trusts and foundations, family trust, insurance trusts and gifting programs Creation of special needs to protect the elderly and disabled Development of special trusts like spousal and cottage trusts Creation of Powers of Attorney Preparation of international estate plans, and Estate Administration: Conduct probate proceedings Prepare estate accounts Advise executors, trustees and beneficiaries Skills & Qualifications Required: MINIMUM 5 + years of experience in the areas of Wills and Estates law License in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario. Highly organized, keen attention for detail and interest in working in an energetic environment. Solid drafting, research and writing skills. We are offering: Remuneration commensurate with experience Bonus potential Group Benefits Package Heath and Wellness Membership Opportunities for professional development and growth A collegial and dynamic work environment which values work/life balance Please submit the following in confidence to Mr. Tim Parker, General Manager, via email only: 1. Cover letter (1 page) 2. C.V. (no more than 2 pages) Our Firm’s success is built on the unique skills, perspectives, experiences and values of each individual. We encourage a corporate culture that respects and celebrates the dignity, value and diversity of all. The Firm is committed to fair and accessible employment practices and has created policies and procedures to meet the requirements under the Accessibility of Ontarian’s with Disabilities Act, 2005. If you require accommodation in the application/interview process, please advise Mr. Parker by contacting him, directly.
Ross & McBride LLP Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Feb 26, 2019
Full time
VALUE & PROFILE: The Human Rights Practice Group at Ross & McBride LLP is seeking a Law Clerk to provide support on both employee and employer-side human rights and employment law matters and litigation. You will work closely with our group of leading practitioners to provide timely and professional legal clerk services to very busy partners in the practice group. RESPONSIBILITIES In this job you will be responsible for: Providing support with respect to the preparation, drafting, revising and finalizing of legal correspondence and documents Preparing, compiling, serving and filing court documents Manage process for scheduling and organizing Discoveries, Mediations, Human Rights Hearings, Speaking Engagements, etc. Ensuring all hard copy and electronic filing is organized and up to date Collating and binding briefs Scheduling meetings and appointments Maintain and organize client files Managing email and mail correspondence Carry out correspondence and communication with internal and external clients and other law firms Maintaining lawyers’ calendars Filing, photocopying, scanning etc. Other general administrative duties as required QUALIFICATIONS Minimum 3 years of experience as a Law Clerk or Senior Legal Assistant in human rights and/or employment litigation. Law Clerk diploma wouldd be an asset Able to take initiative, set priorities, multitask in a fast pace environment and meet deadlines Self-motivated, organized and ability to work independently Strong attention to detail with proofreading and editing skills Excellent verbal and written communication skills Excellent interpersonal and client service skills Knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure, Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario Rules of Procedure Advanced technical experience with MS Word, Outlook PC Law an asset Ability to be a team player Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality Job Type: Full-time  
Ross & McBride LLP Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Nov 06, 2018
Full time
Legal Administrative Assistant Job Description Reports To General Manager Summary The Legal Administrative Assistant is responsible for a wide variety of legal and administrative duties within the Practice Group Operation, under the guidance of the Law Clerk and reporting on a day-to-day basis to the lawyer(s). This includes the preparation of legal documents and correspondence, responding to inquiries, and interacting with clients. Broad and thorough knowledge of basic legal concepts and principles is essential for this role. Practice Group Operation (PGO) Estate and Trust Law Group Profile Working within the PGO, this role will help manage the daily operation of a very busy Associate within our Wills & Estates Practice Group, along with providing administrative support and clerical duties. Core Competencies Concern for Quality Operational Efficiency Initiative Development and Continuous Improvement Team Work Client Service Orientation Interpersonal Awareness Duties and Responsibilities Review and finalize estate planning documents including Wills, Powers of Attorney, Trusts and reporting documentation Attending as a second witness for client signatures Scan, file and e-file a large volume of documentation Communicate professionally with all internal and external clients Handle administrative details with respect to accounting, opening and closing files and billing Manage a large volume of emails Calendar management including arranging meetings and follow-up with external clients Assist with Vault Coordination duties Help to organize practice group meetings and events The ability to be flexible to the changing demands of the job Qualifications or Skills Required: previous legal experience, or a genuine interest in, Wills & Estates Successful completion of a Post-Secondary education in a Legal Assistant/ Admin program Strong technical skills using MS Office A willingness to learn our specialized Wills and Trusts databases etc. Extremely organized and meticulous with follow-up and detail Ability to take initiative, ask questions, prioritize and multitask Flexible, team player that is client service oriented Strong work ethic and committed to doing a great job Please submit the following in confidence to Mr. Tim R. Parker, General Manager, by email only: 1. Cover letter (1 page) 2. C.V. (no more than 2 pages) We encourage a corporate culture that respects and celebrates the dignity, value and diversity of all. The Firm is committed to fair and accessible employment practices and has created policies and procedures to meet the requirements under the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. If you require accommodation in the application/interview process, please advise Mr. Parker by contacting him by email or by telephone at 905-526-9800. Where an accommodation is requested, Ross & McBride LLP will consult with the applicant and provide or arrange for suitable accommodation. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Ross & McBride LLP Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Apr 08, 2018
Full time
We are seeking an Associate to join our Commercial Litigation and Estate Litigation Group. The ideal candidates should have 1 - 3 years' of experience in Commercial and/or Estate Litigation and possess superior advocacy and writing skills, strong interpersonal skills, client management skills and be able to easily adapt. For more information on the firm, or what it's like practising law in Hamilton, refer to our website www.rossmcbride.com.