Cox & Palmer

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Cox & Palmer Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Jun 26, 2019
Full time
Cox & Palmer is currently seeking an experienced Property Paralegal to join the firm’s Charlottetown Office. The successful candidate will have a Paralegal or Legal Administration diploma or other related education, with two or more years of experience working as a property paralegal. Cox & Palmer is a full -service, top- ranked Atlantic Canadian law firm with knowledge and experience clients rely on for solid legal solutions. The fir m prides itself on a collegial work atmosphere and supportive team environment. We hire self -motivated, team -minded individuals with a strong work ethic, integrity and a commitment to client service .
Cox & Palmer St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Apr 04, 2019
Full time
Cox & Palmer is a full-service, top ranked Atlantic Canadian law firm with the knowledge and experience clients rely on for solid legal solutions. The firm prides itself on a collegial work atmosphere and supportive team environment. We hire self-motivated, team-minded individuals with a strong work ethic, integrity and a commitment to client service. SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES We are seeking a full-time Legal Assistant . The individual will be responsible for providing a broad range of administrative and operational support to assist their assigned lawyer(s) in effectively and efficiently carrying out their law practice. The individual will perform duties with due diligence and a proactive approach. The primary responsibilities include: Prepares, reviews and edits a wide range of legal documents and correspondence of a confidential nature, transcribing dictation as needed, ensuring high quality, accuracy and comprehensiveness; Creates and maintains a filing system; Performs conflict searches, external searches and completes client intake forms; Manages all incoming and outgoing mail, e-mail, faxes and phone calls in a confidential, organized and efficient manner; Establishes and maintains a current calendar of events and a deadline reminder system for assigned lawyer(s)-arranges meetings, coordinates travel arrangements and schedules appointments; Prepares statements of account (pre-bills), receipts incoming cheques and requests outgoing cheques, prepares lawyer expense claims and closes transactions; Acts as a liaison between assigned lawyer(s) and clients, as well as internal departments and external affiliates including financial institutions, municipal and government departments as requested; Where applicable, reviews court lists, posts/tracks time, and prepares and maintains clients records (e.g. minute books); Assists with knowledge sharing, mentoring and training of co-workers and new employees as requested; Other related and administrative duties as assigned. SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS Legal Assistant diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution; A minimum of three to five years' experience working in a Legal Assistant position (real estate experience considered an asset); Above average proficiency in Microsoft applications including Word and Outlook; proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Proficient typing skills at 60+ wpm with a high degree of accuracy; An organized approach to multitasking in a high activity environment. Qualified candidates who are interested in this position should send a cover letter and résumé by April 18, 2019 to: Steve Bragg, CPA, CA, CBV Chief Operating Officer Cox & Palmer St. John's, NL nlcareers@coxandpalmer.com Cox & Palmer is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is a member of the Law Firm Diversity and Inclusion Network (LFDIN) and Pride at Work Canada.                    
Cox & Palmer Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Mar 15, 2019
Full time
Qualified candidates who are interested in this position should send a covering letter and resume to: Ella Kelly Human Resources Manager Cox & Palmer Suite 600 97 Queen Street, Charlottetown, PE C1A 4A9 Direct: (902) 629 3920 ekelly@coxandpalmer.com Lawyer – Family Law Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island Cox & Palmer is currently seeking a lawyer to join the firm’s growing family law practice group. The successful candidate should have two or more years of experience post-call (but could have significantly more), with direct experience in family law matters. While the role is family law focused, the lawyer will be free to compl e ment his/her practice with additional areas of law
Cox & Palmer Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Mar 06, 2019
Full time
Lawyer – Labour, Employment & Administrative Law Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island Cox & Palmer is currently seeking lawyer to join the firm’s growing labour, employment and administrative law practice group. The successful candidate should have four or more years of experience post-call (but could have significantly more), with direct experience in labour, employment and administrative law matters. This is a partnership track position. Cox & Palmer is a full-service, top-ranked Atlantic Canadian law firm with knowledge and experience clients rely on for solid legal solutions. The firm prides itself on a collegial work atmosphere and supportive team environment. We hire self-motivated, team-minded individuals with a strong work ethic, integrity and a commitment to client service.
Cox & Palmer Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Feb 23, 2019
Full time
Property Paralegal Summerside, Prince Edward Island Our Summerside office is currently seeking an experienced Property Paralegal to join our team. The successful candidate will have a Paralegal or Legal Administration diploma or other related education, with two or more years of experience working as a property paralegal. Cox & Palmer is a full-service, top-ranked Atlantic Canadian law firm with knowledge and experience clients rely on for solid legal solutions. The firm prides itself on a collegial work atmosphere and supportive team environment. We hire self-motivated, team-minded individuals with a strong work ethic, integrity and a commitment to client service. SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES Assisting lawyers with all aspects of commercial and residential property files; Drafting documentation for property files; Acting as a liaison between the firm and clients, providing clear and timely communication on the status of property files; Tracking outstanding deal documentation and managing property closings; Providing formal post-closing reporting of property documentation to clients and lenders; Providing general administration support to members of the property team; Working overtime as needed to meet client requirements; and Other duties as required. SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS Works well in a high pressure, timeline-driven environment; Dedicated to providing superior customer service and being a positive and professional ambassador of the firm; Able to work independently, follow instructions with minimal supervision and take initiative; Flexibility to adapt to different tasks and to work with a diverse group of lawyers; Exceptional technology skills, with a proficiency in all aspects of Microsoft Office and legal billing systems; Able to communicate in a professional manner with lawyers and team members; and Two or more years of experience working in a property support role. Cox & Palmer provides an exceptional compensation and benefits package including: Competitive base salary and discretionary performance bonus; Firm-paid health and dental benefits; Life and disability insurance; Employee assistance program; Annual health and fitness allowance; and Vacation, personal and sick days. Qualified candidates who are interested in this position should send a covering letter and resume to: Ella Kelly Human Resources Manager Cox & Palmer Suite 600 97 Queen Street, Charlottetown, PE C1A 4A9 Direct: (902) 629 3920 ekelly@coxandpalmer.com
Cox & Palmer Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Jan 30, 2019
Full time
Property Paralegal Summerside, Prince Edward Island Our Summerside office is currently seeking an experienced Property Paralegal to join our team. The successful candidate will have a Paralegal or Legal Administration diploma or other related education, with two or more years of experience working as a property paralegal. Cox & Palmer is a full-service, top-ranked Atlantic Canadian law firm with knowledge and experience clients rely on for solid legal solutions. The firm prides itself on a collegial work atmosphere and supportive team environment. We hire self-motivated, team-minded individuals with a strong work ethic, integrity and a commitment to client service. SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES Assisting lawyers with all aspects of commercial and residential property files; Drafting documentation for property files; Acting as a liaison between the firm and clients, providing clear and timely communication on the status of property files; Tracking outstanding deal documentation and managing property closings; Providing formal post-closing reporting of property documentation to clients and lenders; Providing general administration support to members of the property team; Working overtime as needed to meet client requirements; and Other duties as required. SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS Works well in a high pressure, timeline-driven environment; Dedicated to providing superior customer service and being a positive and professional ambassador of the firm; Able to work independently, follow instructions with minimal supervision and take initiative; Flexibility to adapt to different tasks and to work with a diverse group of lawyers; Exceptional technology skills, with a proficiency in all aspects of Microsoft Office and legal billing systems; Able to communicate in a professional manner with lawyers and team members; and Two or more years of experience working in a property support role. Cox & Palmer provides an exceptional compensation and benefits package including: Competitive base salary and discretionary performance bonus; Firm-paid health and dental benefits; Life and disability insurance; Employee assistance program; Annual health and fitness allowance; and Vacation, personal and sick days. Qualified candidates who are interested in this position should send a covering letter and resume to: Ella Kelly Human Resources Manager Cox & Palmer Suite 600 97 Queen Street, Charlottetown, PE C1A 4A9 Direct: (902) 629 3920 ekelly@coxandpalmer.com
Cox & Palmer Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Jan 30, 2019
Full time
Litigation Paralegal Summerside, Prince Edward Island Our Summerside office is currently seeking an experienced Litigation/Family Law Paralegal to join our team. The successful candidate will have a Paralegal or Legal Administration diploma or other related education, with two or more years of experience working as a paralegal. Cox & Palmer is a full-service, top-ranked Atlantic Canadian law firm with knowledge and experience clients rely on for solid legal solutions. The firm prides itself on a collegial work atmosphere and supportive team environment. We hire self-motivated, team-minded individuals with a strong work ethic, integrity and a commitment to client service. SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES Assisting lawyers with all aspects of litigation and family law files; Drafting court documents, financial statements and correspondence; Maintaining contact with the family law court and supervising lawyer with respect to ongoing proceedings; Acting as a liaison between the firm and clients, providing clear and timely communication on the status of files; Providing general administration support to members of the litigation team; Working overtime as needed to meet client requirements; and Other duties as required. SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS Responsible and hard-working; Works well in a high pressure, timeline-driven environment; Dedicated to providing superior customer service and being a positive and professional ambassador of the firm; Able to work independently, follow instructions with minimal supervision and take initiative; Flexibility to adapt to different tasks and to work with a diverse group of lawyers; Exceptional technology skills, with a proficiency in all aspects of Microsoft Office and legal billing systems; Able to communicate in a professional manner with lawyers and team members; and Two or more years of experience working as a paralegal. Cox & Palmer provides an exceptional compensation and benefits package including: Competitive base salary and discretionary performance bonus; Firm-paid health and dental benefits; Life and disability insurance; Employee assistance program; Annual health and fitness allowance; and Vacation, personal and sick days Qualified candidates who are interested in this position should send a covering letter and resume to: Ella Kelly Human Resources Manager Cox & Palmer Suite 600 97 Queen Street, Charlottetown, PE C1A 4A9 Direct: (902) 629 3920 ekelly@coxandpalmer.com  
Cox & Palmer Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
Nov 27, 2018
Full time
Our Moncton Office has an immediate opening for a Evening/Weekend Bilingual Litigation Legal Assistant. Position is permanent, full-time and offers flexible hours (2pm-10pm or 3pm-11pm would be ideal). Cox & Palmer is a full-service, top-ranked Atlantic Canadian law firm with the knowledge and experience clients rely upon for solid legal solutions. The firm prides itself on a collegial work atmosphere and supportive team environment. We hire self-motivated, team-minded individuals with a strong work ethic, integrity and a commitment to client service. At Cox & Palmer, our support staff is an essential part of our team effort to deliver outstanding service to our clients. Cox & Palmer provides a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits: Employer paid premiums for individual or family health and dental benefits; Pension with matching employer contribution; Employee assistance program; and Annual fitness allowance. SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES Maintain detailed and accurate client and administrative files; Draft a wide range of legal documents and correspondence; Proofread, data entry, photocopy, and other office related duties; Establish and maintain a calendar and reminder system; and All tasks must be performed with a high degree of accuracy. SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS Spoken and written proficiency in both French and English; Five plus years of experience working in a legal assistant role; Legal Assistant or Paralegal diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution; Above average proficiency in Microsoft applications and typing skills; Excellent proofreading, spelling and grammar skills; Superior organizational abilities. Detail oriented; Preference will be given to applicants with previous litigation experience. This position will remain posted until successfully filled. Qualified candidates who are interested in this position should send a covering letter and resume to: Human Resources Cox & Palmer 644 Main Street, Suite 500 Moncton, NB E1C 1E2 Fax: (506) 856-8150 kperreault@coxandpalmer.com We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Cox & Palmer is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is a member of the Law Firm Diversity and Inclusion Network (LFDIN) and Pride at Work Canada.
Cox & Palmer St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Nov 08, 2018
Full time
Cox & Palmer is a full-service, top-ranked Atlantic Canadian law firm with the knowledge and experience clients rely upon for solid legal solutions. The firm prides itself on a collegial work atmosphere and supportive team environment. We hire self-motivated, team-minded individuals with a strong work ethic, integrity and a commitment to client service. SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES Our St. John's office is currently seeking an Associate to join our growing Corporate and Commercial practice group. 200 lawyers strong with over a century of experience serving Atlantic Canadians, Cox & Palmer is a full-service regional firm providing advice to individuals and businesses in a broad range of sectors across all major industries. Proud to be recognized by Canadian Lawyer as a number one Atlantic Canadian law firm and as a Best Place to Work by Progress since 2009, Cox & Palmer offers challenging work, a supportive work environment, full benefits package and salary commensurate with experience. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, will be focused on client service and business development, and will work as part of a team. SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS Minimum of 3 years of corporate commercial transactional experience; Solution-focused, business-minded and entrepreneurial in spirit; Strong work ethic; Highly motivated self-starter, but with an ability to work with a team; Strong writing and drafting skills; Advanced research skills; Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; Demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced and challenging legal environment; Aptitude and drive for business development. Qualified candidates who are interested in this position should send a cover letter and resume by Friday, October 26, 2018 to: Kate O'Neill Partner, Cox & Palmer, Suite 1100 235 Water Street, St. John's, NL A1C 1B6 nlcareers@coxandpalmer.com This position will remain posted until successfully filled.