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Cassels Brock & Blackwell Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Sep 29, 2023
About Us: Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP is a leading national law firm focused on serving the transaction, advocacy and advisory needs of Canada’s most dynamic business sectors. We have one of the largest business law practices in the country, serving multinational, national and mid-market clients from our offices in Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary. Our Culture: At Cassels, our mission is to attract, retain and promote individuals of exceptional ability and talent from as broad a range of backgrounds as possible. We offer meaningful career opportunities, invest in professional growth, and foster an inclusive environment. 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. Role Overview: Our Toronto office is currently recruiting for a Legal Assistant – Document Specialists to work evenings in the Document Production Department. This role requires a candidate who has excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to take initiative, and work with minimal supervision as well as work as part of a team. The successful candidate will be responsible for: Drafting and preparing correspondence for professionals using precedents. Correcting/Formatting corrupted documents Troubleshooting technical issues with documents. Revising documents as per professionals' mark-ups. Applying proofreading and editing skills to documents and correspondence. Converting documents from various versions to Word using styles and cross-references. Scanning closing book documents to PDF and creating electronic version. Printing and sorting documents. Transcribing documents including letters, memos, and correspondence or copy-typing handwritten notes. Providing support to lawyers, articling students, law clerks and staff as required and requested. The successful candidate must have the following education, experience and/or demonstrated skills: College Diploma in Legal Administration. A minimum of 5 years as a legal assistant/document specialist in a similar environment. Proficient in MS Office 2007. Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Visio, Kofax, Adobe Professional, iPro Eclipse, Internet applications and digital dictation software. Strong administrative and organizational skills as well as above average attention to detail. Ability to work under pressure, be flexible and adapt to changing situations easily. Ability to work well with all types of personalities and levels of responsibility. Ability to manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines and exhibit sound judgment. Exceptional communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills and very customer-service oriented. Ability to take initiative, work with minimal supervision as well as work as part of a team. Employment Type : Permanent, Full-Time - Fully Remote Monday – Friday - Evenings: 2pm onwards (7 hours shifts, 1 hour break) – Flexible What we offer: Competitive compensation + Extended Health & Dental Care RRSP Matching Program Education/tuition allowance Fitness Reimbursement Program Diversity and Inclusion Centric Culture A Culture of Wellness: Cassels recognizes the importance of wellness and provides a comprehensive program that addresses the mental and physical well-being of our employees by providing resources, services, training and support on an ongoing basis. A fully stocked kitchen with healthy snacks, plus coffee, tea, and drinks throughout the year. A business casual dress code (client/day specific) Employee referral bonus. A hybrid work environment Cassels is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity and an accessible environment. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals and will provide appropriate accommodation for candidates with disabilities or accessibility needs throughout the recruitment process, upon request. Please contact our recruiter for any questions, accommodations or specific requests. . We wish to thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. We regret that we are unable to respond to individual inquiries about application status, unless required for accommodation purposes. Job Type: Full-time Salary: Up to $60,000.00 per year
TD Bank Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Sep 29, 2023
Legal Counsel (Insurance Lawyer) 420940BR Job Category - Primary Legal Services / Counsel Work Location 10025 - 102A Avenue, 125 - 9th Avenue Southeast Employment Type Regular City Calgary, Edmonton Time Type Full Time Province/State Alberta Hours 35 Workplace Model Hybrid Pay Details We’re committed to providing fair and equitable compensation to all our colleagues. As a candidate, we encourage you to have an open dialogue with your recruiter and ask compensation related questions, including pay details for this role. Department Overview Reporting to the Practice Leader, handles assigned insurance legal matters, represents TD Insurance or its policyholders in civil litigation matters involving claims for damages and compensation for personal injury or property damage of varying value with legal issues of ranging complexity. Job Details Uses Litigation Protocols to develop and revise appropriate legal strategy for discovery, investigation, handling and trial/hearing of cases; advises, communicates and develops those strategies with TD Insurance claims advisors and policyholders, as appropriate. Conducts necessary and appropriate questioning, mediations, JDRs trials and similar proceedings. Researches the law applicable to cases or matters. Drafts legal documents, pleadings, motions and briefs as required and conducts settlement negotiations and trials. Advises, communicates and confers with claims advisors and policyholders as appropriate, rendering clear, unambiguous legal opinions and advice. Remains current with developments in the law; understands medical, scientific, engineering or similar issues and defences Job Requirements Completion of law school with LLB and admission to the bar in the applicable jurisdiction. 5 to 12 years of experience as a lawyer. Background in insurance defence litigation or other litigation, including personal injury and / or general litigation experience preferred. Knowledge of legal and court documents and procedures. Knowledge of standard office equipment and word processing. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with policyholders, courts, and Judges. Ability to edit and proof legal documents. Motivated self-starter with capability to work productively under pressure. Strong interpersonal and client service skills, professional and positive demeanor. Superior organization and priority setting skills, strong work ethic and ability to multi-task. Conceptual and creative problem solving skills. Additional Information We wish to thank all applicants however, only successful candidates will be contacted for interviews. Company Overview Our Values At TD we're guided by our purpose is to enrich the lives of our customers, communities and colleagues, and share a set of values that shape our culture and guide our behavior. In exchange for how our colleagues show up to help TD succeed, we are committed to delivering a colleague experience grounded in Impact, Growth and a Culture of Care. No matter where you work across TD, we empower you to make an impact at work and in your community, explore and grow your career and be part of our caring and inclusive culture. Making Your Well-being a Priority A caring and supportive culture that promotes colleague well-being is core to who we are. At TD, we focus on total well-being with extensive programs to help colleagues assess, manage, and improve their well-being across four core pillars — physical, financial, social and mental/emotional. In addition, we champion a safe, inclusive and supportive work environment to help colleagues feel a sense of belonging, and supported in their personal and professional growth. Through our focus on total well-being, we know that we can help our colleagues thrive, contribute to our culture of care, and support better business outcomes … because when colleagues feel their best, they're more likely to do their best. Our Total Rewards Package Our Total Rewards package reflects the investment we make in our colleagues to help them, and their families achieve their well-being goals. Total Rewards at TD includes a base salary, variable compensation, and several other key plans such as health and well-being benefits including medical, dental, vision & mental health coverage, savings and retirement programs, paid time off, banking benefits and discounts, career development, and reward and recognition programs. How We Work At TD, we believe in-person connections fuel collaboration and collective creativity. Our workplace experience empowers colleagues to do great work side-by-side at TD locations, while offering flexibility to work remotely where it makes sense for the work and team. Our teams work in one of three workplace models: hybrid, onsite and primarily remote. Wherever our colleagues are working, they’ll always have access to the TD community and experience our culture of care. Who We Are TD is one of the world's leading global financial institutions and is the fifth largest bank in North America by branches. Every day, we deliver legendary customer experiences to over 27 million households and businesses in Canada, the United States and around the world. More than 95,000 TD colleagues bring their skills, talent, and creativity to the Bank, those we serve, and the economies we support. We are guided by our vision to Be the Better Bank and our purpose to enrich the lives of our customers, communities and colleagues. TD is a customer obsessed organization, and we are deeply committed to being a leader in customer experience, that is why we believe that all colleagues, no matter where they work, are customer facing. As we build our business and deliver on our strategy, we are innovating to enhance the customer experience and build capabilities to shape the future of banking. Whether you’ve got years of banking experience or are just starting your career in financial services, we can help you realize your potential. Through regular leadership and development conversations to mentorship and training programs, we’re here to support you towards your goals. As an organization, we keep growing – and so will you. Inclusiveness Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion At TD, we’re committed to fostering an environment where all colleagues are encouraged to bring their authentic selves to work, experience equitable opportunities, and feel respected and supported. We’re dedicated to building an inclusive workforce that reflects the diversity of the customers and the communities in which we live and serve. How We're Helping Make an Impact in Communities TD has a long-standing commitment to help drive progress towards a more inclusive and sustainable future. That’s why we launched the TD Ready Commitment in 2018, now a multi-year North American initiative. Under the TD Ready Commitment, we are targeting a total of $1 billion by 2030 in community giving four key, interconnected drivers of change: Financial Security, Vibrant Planet, Connected Communities, and Better Health. It’s our goal to help support change, nurture progress, and contribute to making the world a better, more inclusive place for our customers, colleagues, and communities. Accommodation Your accessibility is important to us. Please let us know if you’d like accommodations (including accessible meeting rooms, captioning for virtual interviews, etc.) to help us remove barriers so that you can participate throughout the interview process. We look forward to hearing from you on the clear legal job board!
Stikeman Elliott LLP Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Sep 28, 2023
Full time
We’re looking for a Legal Administrative Assistant with 2+ years of experience . This is an opportunity to join the exceptional Administrative Services team at Stikeman Elliott, one of the most distinguished and respected corporate law firms in Canada. Our Toronto office is located in the heart of the financial district and is just steps to the TTC and GO Train Station. Voted one of the Best Employers in Canada for the past 14 years, and winner of the Venngo Award of Excellence for Financial, Physical & Mental Wellness at the 2019 Canadian HR Awards, Stikeman Elliott is always seeking to provide an excellent employee experience. Here at Stikeman Elliott, we have a culture that values teamwork, service excellence and mentorship. Aside from working with an incredible team, we also have a fantastic benefits program, learning and development assistance and RRSP (Registered Retirement Savings Plan) matching. If you like a fast-paced environment, a team structure that provides support, training, and development – we’d love to hear from you! Key Responsibilities: Provide proactive support to our busy lawyers in the following areas: Legal Document Production & Management Client File Management & Practice Activities Accounts/Billing & A/R Financial Management Marketing & Business Development Support General Administrative Support Calendar, Time & Email Management Project Coordination Knowledge and Experience: 2+ years of experience working as an Executive or Legal Administrative Assistant (or a combination of education and experience) Strong experience with calendar and legal practice management Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) Able to learn and utilize various software programs utilized by the Firm Comfortable in an environment of continuous learning with on-going formal and self-learning opportunities Solution oriented with sound judgement to make informed decisions Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to use discretion when dealing with confidential information Solid organization and time management skills Strong attention to detail and commitment to producing quality work Professional, responsive, friendly, and able to build productive relationships Stikeman Elliott is committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment process. Please Note: Our firm has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy which requires all firm members to be fully vaccinated with a Health Canada approved COVID-19 vaccine. You will not be asked to disclose your vaccination status during the interview process. If you are offered employment, you will find a vaccination clause in your offer of employment providing that prior to commencing any employment with the Firm, you must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and provide proof of a Health Canada approved COVID-19 vaccination. The Firm will make reasonable accommodation efforts if you cannot be vaccinated due to medical, religious, or other grounds to the extent protected by applicable human rights legislation.      
Gowling WLG Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Sep 27, 2023
Full time
About Gowling Wlg   At Gowling WLG, our dedication to excellence and quality service begins with our people. As a global law firm with offices across Canada, the U.K., Europe, the Middle East and Asia, we pride ourselves on sourcing and retaining top talent who bring energy, passion and commitment to the delivery of outstanding client service.   When it comes to diversity, we not only accept it — we celebrate it, support it and thrive on it. To create an engaging and rewarding place to work, we seek to attract talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures. Our aim is to help everyone reach their full potential and achieve their personal and professional goals.   Employee satisfaction is important to us. We work hard to ensure that our people are motivated, engaged and empowered. We are guided by our firm’s Core Values - The Power of Teamwork, Always Striving to be Better, We all Bring Something Different - in all that we do.   Our diverse group of legal professionals, law students, law clerks/paralegals, legal administrative assistants and business support services team work together, and are respected and valued for their individual contributions.   PROFILE   Gowling WLG’s Ottawa office is currently seeking a motivated Trademark Lawyer to join its dynamic Intellectual Property Group. The Intellectual Property Department provides a variety of legal services with respect to the usage, protection and enforcement of intellectual property.   The ideal candidate should have at least 3 to 5 years trademark prosecution and trademark enforcement experience. The candidate must also have experience drafting domain name complaints and be comfortable with online enforcement matters. The candidate must have excellent writing and communication skills and be prepared to work in a fast-paced team environment.   APPLICATION DETAILS   Interested candidates should forward their resumes, including academic records, in confidence via the career page on our website.   Gowling WLG employees benefit from a hybrid work environment.   Not sure if you meet all the requirements? If you are excited about this opportunity but your experience does not align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.   Gowling WLG is dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know.   While we appreciate all applications received, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted via the legal job board.
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