Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada

5 job(s) at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Feb 13, 2018
Full time
Osler is seeking an associate with four to six years of relevant experience to join its dynamic and growing Vancouver Office. The successful candidate will have: Four to six years of corporate and securities law experience focusing on Capital Markets and M&A Experience in financing and M&A transactions involving public companies HOW TO APPLY Osler is consistently ranked as one of Canada’s leading business law firms in client, peer and industry reviews, including: Best Lawyers named Osler the sole Canadian recipient of the 2017 “Law Firm of the Year” award in Corporate Law and Chambers Canada Awards, 2016 named Osler “Corporate Law Firm of the Year”. Osler ranked #1 among Canadian firms in the 2017 M&A league tables published by Thomson Reuters and Mergermarket. Ranked Tier 1 in the area of Capital Markets in each of: The Legal 500 (2015-2017); IFLR 1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms (2009-2017); and Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2017). In 2016, Osler was Ranked #1 as legal counsel to the issuer for debt and equities combined by deal value and #2 by deal count – Financial Post. Osler’s Vancouver office is a collegial, innovative and rapidly evolving environment focused on providing excellent client service to a broad range of clients at various stages. Associates experience a diverse and inclusive firm culture that promotes teamwork, collaboration and encourages mentoring. If you have strong interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, are someone who likes to take initiative and manage client matters, have an excellent academic credentials and are looking for an exceptional opportunity for development and growth, please reply in confidence with a cover letter, detailed résumé and academic transcripts to: Parm Ahuja-Robertson Manager, Vancouver Office Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP 1055 West Hastings Street Suite 1700, The Guinness Tower Vancouver, BC V6E 2E9 Email: vanassociates@osler.com   Osler is an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Feb 07, 2018
Full time
DESCRIPTION Do you love variety in your work day? Do you want to grow your career at a top tier law firm working with a dynamic and fast-paced team? Then look no further! Osler is currently recruiting for a Legal Talent Coordinator to join our Legal Talent Department. The successful person will play a key role in the day to day operations of the Legal Talent Department, including acting as the first point of contact for inquiries, as well as working closely with the Chief Professional Resources Officer and the Senior Manager, Legal Talent on various talent projects. POSITION REQUIREMENTS Major Responsibilities and Duties: Co-ordinate and assist with projects and day to day deliverables in key talent areas including performance management, employment services and recruitment Develop, prepare and maintain checklists, protocols, and templates with an eagerness to identify opportunities for efficiency and process improvement Develop and maintain the associate, paraprofessional and student program calendars Co-ordinate and support the Legal Talent Department’s operations including departmental meetings, budgeting, goals submissions and reporting Co-ordinate meeting schedules, travel arrangements, expense processing, professional registrations, document revisions etc. Education and Skills Required: Undergraduate degree with at least one year of relevant experience. Experience in a large law firm or professional services context would be an asset. Exceptional organizational skills and rigorous attention to detail and accuracy Self-starter who enjoys taking initiative with an ability to multi-task, prioritize and adapt easily to change Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a demonstrated growth mindset HOW TO APPLY We thank all applicants for their interest in Osler; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted. Osler is one of Canada’s leading business law firms with over 400 lawyers based in offices in Toronto, Montréal, Ottawa, Calgary, Vancouver and New York and is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. All offers of employment are conditional upon satisfactory background and reference checks, including a criminal record check, credit check, and employment and educational verifications. Are you up for the challenge and ready to take your next step? Apply in confidence with your cover letter and résumé to: Human Resources Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP P.O. Box 50, 1 First Canadian Place Toronto, ON M5X 1B8 Fax: 416-862-6666 e-mail: hrtoronto@osler.com
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jan 28, 2018
Full time
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP is one of Canada’s leading business law firms. Advising many of Canada’s corporate leaders, as well as U.S. and international parties with extensive interest in Canada, our over 400 lawyers are based in offices in Toronto, Montréal, Ottawa, Calgary, Vancouver and New York. Osler prides itself on attracting and maintaining some of the brightest talent in the legal arena. Our lawyers, students, management and staff have created a unique firm culture which nurtures mentoring and the exchange of ideas. Osler is a dynamic and exciting place to begin a career or carve out a new path. Osler is currently recruiting for an Ethics & Risk Coordinator to join Osler’s Conflicts, Records & Risk Management group reporting to the Ethics & Risk Manager. Major Responsibilities and Duties: Administer the Firm’s Ethical Wall process to comply with the Firm’s ethical responsibilities to maintain clients’ information in confidence Maintain and administer our national document security system Draft internal communications regarding the establishment or removal of ethical walls Respond to inquiries Maintain system of internal memoranda Administer the Firm’s conflict clearing process for lateral hires Maintain and administer our national lateral conflict inquiry system Manage internal and external communications Request conflict searches relating to lateral hiring of legal professionals, legal assistants and administrative staff in all offices Liaising with legal professionals and draft internal communications regarding potential conflicts of interest Coordinate onboarding of laterals with Records team and New Business Intake team relating to matter transfers Assist in the administration of departures, preparation of reports, liaising with lawyers, assistants and other firm administrative departments, as required. Will be interacting with legal practice areas, administrative departments and involves direct interactions with partners, senior legal staff and administrative managers in all offices Assist with Special Projects and perform other related duties as assigned POSITION REQUIREMENTS Position Requirements: Education and Experience The position requires a College diploma in Legal Administration, Law Clerk Diploma, Business Administration or other applicable diploma program plus two years of business office experience in a law firm, financial institution or professional services firm. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be accepted. Legal industry experience is preferred and bilingualism is an asset. Knowledge and Skills Highly motivated, highly organized with advanced time management skills Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; strong attention to detail; results driven; look for ways to improve and promote quality Maintain a professional demeanor; be service oriented with ability to effectively interact with all levels of personnel, responds promptly to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments Excellent communication; speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions. Writes clearly and informatively and exhibits a high level of professionalism in correspondence; edits work for spelling and grammar Ability to be flexible, adaptable, and show initiative while working in a high-volume and deadline-driven environment; requires excellent multi-tasking skills Exceptional negotiation and teamwork skills to interact/collaborate with various groups; work effectively as a team member as well as independently; able to balance team and individual responsibilities; excellent interpersonal and customer service skills Proactive in taking ownership for the resolution of issues and able to work with minimal supervision, ability to exercise judgment, ability to work with limited direction; ability to assess situations objectively Strong interest in technology and strong computer literacy; experience with MSOffice/Excel; proven ability to learn new software and programs and keep up to date with developments Ability to maintain absolute confidentiality of information HOW TO APPLY We thank all applicants for their interest in Osler; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted. Osler is an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Please note that any offer of employment will be conditional upon background and reference checks, including a criminal record check, credit check, and employment and educational verifications. If you have the required background with the ability to provide exceptional customer service and wish to work in one of Canada’s leading law firms, please reply in confidence with a cover letter and résumé by the closing date to: Human Resources Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP P.O. Box 50, 1 First Canadian Place Toronto, ON M5X 1B8 Fax: 416-862-6666 e-mail: hrtoronto@osler.com Closing date: February 9, 2018 No agencies or phone calls please.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Jan 17, 2018
Full time
This unique non-partnership track role will be responsible for providing oversight, guidance and quality control to a team of lawyers who will perform due diligence, contract review, manage deal rooms and other routine elements of complex transactions. The Transactions Services Lawyer, Lead will also be responsible for process improvement, implementation of new technology and liaising with clients. Working under the direction and guidance of the Head of Osler Works- Transactional , the successful Transactions Services Lawyer, Lead will: be called to the Ontario Bar be bilingual (French and English) have a minimum of 3-5 years’ of corporate law experience, specifically in M&A, Private Equity, and/or Capital Markets have prior experience conducting and overseeing due diligence, contract analysis, closings and other routine elements of complex corporate transactions be proficient using technology and adaptable to change have proven experience leading and managing projects of various sizes How To Apply: Consistently ranked as one of Canada’s leading business law firms by clients and leading independent reviews, Osler offers the successful candidates the benefit of working with more than 400 of the best legal minds in the country and the opportunity to develop your skills in this innovative and exciting area. If you have strong attention to detail, can manage multiple deadlines, work in a fast-paced environment independently and as part of a team, and are looking for a unique opportunity, please reply in confidence with a cover letter, detailed résumé and academic transcripts to: Barbara Fisher Office Manager, Ottawa Office Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Suite 1900, 340 Albert Street Ottawa ON K1R 7Y6 No agencies please. Osler is an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.  
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Dec 01, 2017
Full time
Description Osler is seeking an associate with two to five years of relevant experience to join its Calgary Tax Group. As an associate in this area, you will work on challenging and interesting tax matters as part of a collegial group of accomplished tax practitioners. You will be involved in providing tax advice on a broad range of tax planning and advisory matters and on tax advisory support in respect of tax disputes at the audit, objection, and litigation stage. How To Apply Osler is ranked as one of Canada’s leading business law firms both by clients and independent reviews.  Osler associates work in a dynamic firm culture that promotes teamwork and encourages mentoring. If you have the relevant experience, innovative problem-solving skills, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and a superior academic record, please reply in confidence with a detailed résumé, academic transcripts and references to: Anna Galanter Director, Legal Talent & Operations Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Suite 2500, TransCanada Tower 450 – 1 Street SW Calgary, AB  T2P 5H1 Fax: 403.260.7024 Email: calassociates@osler.com   Osler is an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.