BLG's Specialized Business Law Group is currently recruiting an Associate with a minimum of 1-3 years of relevant experience in Commercial Real Estate to join its team in the Ottawa office.
Applicants who have strong client management and teamwork skills are sought to assume responsibility in an active and diverse practice. The ideal candidate will have strong transactional/lending and leasing experience, solid drafting skills, as well as some experience with infrastructure project work. The candidate must be a member of the Ontario B ar in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada, and must appreciate the importance of providing excellent and responsive legal service to clients.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop their skills and career as part of a successful team. With BLG's national ongoing professional development/legal education program, the successful candidate will obtain advanced training, mentoring and exposure to the firm's clients while being supported to build their own practice and expertise. This is an ideal position for someone who can hit the ground running, is a consummate team player, has strong analytical, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills, takes initiative, and seeks an opportunity to be allowed to further develop beyond their current skill level.
BLG is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from diverse candidates.
If you are interested in joining our law firm, please send your cover letter, résumé, and list of references by January 5, 2018, in confidence to:
Professional Recruiting Manager
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
100 Queen Street, Suite 1300
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1J9
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
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