Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Mar 21, 2021
Full time
Are you ready to take your next step as a first year associate or recent call? Are you skilled with technology and looking for a non-traditional associate role? Do you have experience in corporate law and thrive on supporting all aspects of corporate transactions? Take your next step and join Osler Works - Transactional, located in our Ottawa office, as a Transaction Services Lawyer and be part of a team dedicated to using cutting edge technology and streamlined processes to transform the way we deliver legal services. Position Requirements This unique non-partnership role will focus on a range of matters including due diligence and contract review, setting up and managing deal rooms, drafting closing documents and managing the collection of signatures, assisting with assembly of disclosure schedules, managing the closing agenda and the electronic closing room, preparing and filing of closing books and updating of minute books, assisting in the evaluation, selection and implementation of technologies that improve Osler Works - Transactional’s efficiency and other routine corporate legal work relating to transactions. Working under the direction and guidance of the Director of Osler Works – Transactional, a successful candidate will: be called to the Ontario Bar (new calls are welcome to apply) be bilingual (French and English) an asset but not essential have corporate law experience, specifically in M&A, Private Equity, and/or Capital Markets ideally have prior experience with due diligence, contract analysis, closings and other routine elements of complex transactions be proficient using technology and adaptable to change   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 apply in confidence with a cover letter, detailed résumé and academic transcripts. Apply Now   Applications submitted outside of our online application portal will not be reviewed. No agencies please. We thank all applicants for their interest in Osler; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted. Osler is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment, and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities and people with diverse backgrounds, identities, and cultures. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates in all phases 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 and apply today by the closing date.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Mar 21, 2021
Full time
Description Are you ready to take the next step in your legal career? Do you have a broad variety of corporate experience including public and private financings, mergers and acquisitions, and ongoing compliance matters? Take your next step and join Osler’s Corporate Practice Group as an associate in our Montreal office and be part of an exceptional team providing legal and strategic expertise on domestic and multi-jurisdictional M&A and corporate finance deals to meet the unique needs of our clients. Position Requirements The successful candidate will have: a minimum of 3 to 6 years of general corporate law experience experience with mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, gouvernance and general corporate matters excellent writing and communication skills, both in French and English; ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to work autonomously; superior analytical skills and attention to detail; strong interpersonal skills and business acumen. How To Apply If you are ready to take your next step and join our team, please reply in confidence with a cover letter, detailed résumé and academic transcripts to: Catherine Lambert Director, Professional Resources Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP 1000 de la Gauchetière Street West, Suite 2100 Montreal, QC H3B 4W5 E-mail: clambert@osler.com No agencies please. We thank all applicants for their interest in Osler; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted. Osler is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment, and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities and people with diverse backgrounds, identities, and cultures. For candidates with disabilities, accommodations are available upon request in all phases of the selection process.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jan 09, 2021
Full time
Do you want to work in an engaging and innovative work environment? 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 an e-Discovery Document Review Lawyer to join our Osler Works - Disputes team. Osler Works – Disputes is a talented team of experts – full-time specialized lawyers, legal professionals and technologists - who work together to deliver high quality results. As part of the broader Osler litigation team, Osler Works – Disputes plays an integral role in helping develop strategy and innovative solutions related to data management, the discovery process and undertakings management. The successful candidate will conduct first level review of documents, conduct quality control work, privilege reviews and perform evidentiary analysis including drafting reports on evidence and chronologies.  Excellent written and verbal communications skills are required to provide explanations of the nature of documentary evidence to Osler litigators. Please note: we will be hiring for two positions. Major Responsibilities and Duties: Electronically review documents in complex litigation, corporate, privacy, competition and tax matters using various review platforms, including Relativity Review and code documents for responsiveness, relevancy, issues, confidentiality and privilege Lead and manage reviews independently. Collaborate on review workflow and strategy on larger matters Provide detailed substantive review support and perform quality control on outsourced review for the client and project review team on the use of review tools, including Relativity, Relativity Analytics, and Relativity Assisted Review Position Requirements Education and Skills Required: J.D. or equivalent required with membership in good standing with the Law Society (including recent graduates with bar admission) Previous review and/or e-discovery experience required, supporting document review software applications, preferably Relativity Demonstrated proficiency in managing and working with people in a team environment Ability to work under tight deadlines, ability to handle multiple tasks through prioritization and time management skills Knowledge of MS Office applications required Available to work overtime, including evenings and weekends as needed     How To Apply We thank all applicants for their interest in Osler; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted. Osler is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment, and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities and people with diverse backgrounds, identities, and cultures. For candidates with disabilities, accommodations are available upon request in all phases of the selection process. 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 apply in confidence with a cover letter and résumé by the closing date. APPLY NOW
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nov 21, 2020
Full time
Are you interested in working at one of Canada’s leading business law firms, alongside some of the best and brightest legal minds in the country, providing exceptional services to our clients? Join Osler’s Securities group, as an intermediate Law Clerk, located in our Toronto office. You’ll be part of a team working with our legal professionals nationally to provide legal services to the Firm’s clients by handling securities regulatory filings, applications and registrations. The position will require extensive direct dealings with the Firm’s clients and legal professionals. Ideally, the candidate will have experience with registration-related matters, including international dealer and adviser exemptions and firm and individual registrations. The successful candidate’s main responsibilities will include: overseeing and undertaking SEDAR filings, including prospectuses, other transaction-related documents and continuous disclosure documents, and liaising with securities regulatory authorities on a range of issues preparing, handling and filing insider and early warning reports on SEDI and SEDAR, respectively preparing and filing applications for exemptive relief preparing and filing exempt trade reports assisting clients with all aspects of the dealer, adviser and investment fund manager registration and exemption processes, including drafting required applications, notices and supporting documents for submission to IIROC and securities regulatory authorities, arranging for client review and execution, and seeing the registration process through to completion Position Requirements Do you have what we’re looking for? college degree with a Law Clerk certificate or the completion of the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario Associate Level courses five or more years of relevant work experience in a large firm environment, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience strong knowledge Canadian securities laws, instruments, rules, forms and policies experience with the legal procedures and practices involved in preparing and filing a variety of legal documents in connection with transactions and to comply with ongoing compliance requirements experience with the dealer, adviser and investment fund manager registration and exemption processes strong attention to detail strong verbal and written communication skills and dedication to providing high quality client service superior time-management and organizational skills to efficiently multi-task and prioritize competing demands ability to respond to urgent client requests occasionally outside of normal business hours high technological proficiency including Word, Excel, and other relevant software and platforms such as SEDAR, SEDI, NRD and TSX SecureFile How To Apply Osler prides itself on attracting and maintaining some of the brightest talent in the legal arena. Our legal professionals, 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. If you have the required background and an interest in taking your next step at Osler, please reply in confidence with a cover letter, résumé and transcripts directly to our online application portal below. Apply Here Applications submitted outside of our online application portal will not be reviewed. We thank all applicants for their interest in Osler; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted. Osler is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment, and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities and people with diverse backgrounds, identities, and cultures. For candidates with disabilities, accommodations are available upon request in all phases of the selection process.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Aug 10, 2020
Full time
Description 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 400 lawyers are based in offices in Toronto, Montréal, Ottawa, Vancouver, Calgary 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. We currently have an opening for a Legal Assistant in our Toronto office working in a 3:1 share to support the Corporate practice group. The position requires very strong communication and technical skills. The successful candidate must demonstrate initiative, high attention to detail, and ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment. In addition, strong client service skills, organizational skills and practice management abilities are required. Position Requirements The successful incumbent will have a Community College Certificate in a Legal Secretarial Assistant program or equivalent, strong technical skills (MS Office suite), be a team player, have a positive attitude and professional image, and possess a minimum of five years of experience in a Legal Secretarial Assistant role.  An equivalent combination of education, training and experience is acceptable. 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. Apply Now!
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Mar 15, 2020
Full time
Employment Lawyer – 1+ Year of Experience Date Posted Mar 03, 2020 Location Ottawa Description Are you ready to take the next step in your legal career? Tired of the typical demands of the traditional associate role, but love practicing Employment Law? Join Osler’s Osler Works – HR team, located in our Ottawa office, and provide transactional and litigation support, research and client advice to the national Employment and Labour Department. In this unique non-partnership track role, you will be responsible for providing national support to the lawyers in the Employment and Labour Department.  This position will primarily support “internal clients”, being other members of the firm, and is not necessarily client facing, however, there will be ample opportunity to work for significant business clients, including cutting-edge tech start-ups and venture-scalable businesses in our Emerging and High Growth Companies (EHG) practice area. There is no business development expectation beyond providing exceptional service to your internal and external clients. You will devote the majority of your time to client work. However, you will also be responsible for the development and growth of Osler Works – HR, a unique project dedicated to transforming the practice of employment and labour law through a combination of people, processes and technology. This project will require you to adapt document automation, artificial intelligence, and other technological tools to optimize the Employment and Labour Department’s practice. Position Requirements Working under the administrative direction and guidance of the Head of Osler Works ,  the successful candidate will: be called to the Ontario Bar  (Barreau du Québec an asset) have a minimum of 1 year of employment law experience, in the private or public sector, preferably in both Ontario and Québec be proficient using technology, willing to learn simple software coding (though no prior coding experience is required), and adaptable to change be able to proactively spot opportunities for process innovation, leverage technology to fulfill those opportunities, and analyze the success of such initiatives have proven experience working with teams of various sizes be comfortable working with lawyers in different cities (primarily Toronto and Calgary) and occasional travel to other offices bilingual (French and English) is an asset How To Apply Consistently ranked as one of Canada’s leading business law firms by clients and leading independent reviews, with a highly regarded Employment and Labour Department (all 5 partners are ranked in Chambers), Osler offers the successful candidate 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 in a growing practice. Osler has the national leading EHG practice and our Employment and Labour Department plays a pivotal role in supporting and advising clients in this exciting industry sector. 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 directly to our online application on the clear legal job board in Ottawa. Apply Now
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Mar 06, 2020
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. The Conflicts and Records Management Department is responsible for new business intake/new matter openings, matter amendments and conducting conflict of interest searches for the Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Calgary, Vancouver and New York offices. This is a detail-oriented position with focus on time management skills, and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment . Major Responsibilities and Duties: Conduct conflict of interest searches according to the Firm’s procedures search multiple databases to identify potential conflicts of interest using established procedures and adhere to flag lists and special instructions prepare conflict reports by reviewing, retrieving and summarizing relevant information from multiple databases send search results to the legal professional for file opening decision Open new matters in accordance with the Firm’s procedures receiving and reviewing requests for new matter openings ensure accuracy of information submitted revise incorrect information as required review requisition forms for amendments maintain and update the “critical date reminder” system Responsible for providing accurate conflicts-related information based on information from multiple databases Maintain Firm’s client management system and update related information Follow procedures and policies governing the Firm’s new matter intake process and conflict management activities and responsibilities Perform related administrative, clerical and other duties as required Maintain confidentiality of Firm and client information Position Requirements Education and Experience The successful candidate will have a Community College diploma in Information Management, Information Systems & Design, Library Science or Library and Information Technology, plus, two years of business office experience in a customer service role and/or research. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be accepted. Legal industry experience is an asset. Knowledge and Skills Advanced research and problem solving skills with the ability to conduct conflict of interest searches and exercise judgement to resolve related issues in a timely manner Experience in database searching and interpreting data Accuracy of work product and strong attention to detail Ability to be flexible, adaptable, and show initiative while working in a high-volume and deadline-driven environment Advanced time management and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize conflicting demands in a high-volume and deadline-driven environment; Excellent communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills Exceptional negotiation and teamwork skills to interact/collaborate with various groups; Work effectively as a team member as well as independently; Balances team and individual responsibilities Strong interest in technology and strong computer literacy; experience with MSOffice, new business intake applications, accounting software and database applications; experience in technical troubleshooting 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 committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment, and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities and people with diverse backgrounds, identities, and cultures. For candidates with disabilities, accommodations are available upon request in all phases 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. APPLY NOW ON THE CLEAR LEGAL JOB BOARD