City of Edmonton
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Collaborating with clients across the City, Legal Services leverages knowledge of the City's organization and operations with legal knowledge to provide valued advice and support throughout the corporation. Employees are highly engaged in providing the best support possible through expertise and creativity, keeping client satisfaction at the heart of our work.
Reporting to the Director of Litigation, the Legal Supervisor is responsible for providing oversight and employee management for a team of lawyers working in the area of labour, employment and occupational health and safety. In addition to duties as a supervisor, this role also has a portfolio of legal files. As a member of the Legal Services extended leadership team, the Legal Supervisor also provides input into work plans, business plans and budget planning processes.
Goals and deliverables :
Anticipate business opportunities, influence policy, planning and initiatives, and foster a culture of accountability through performance measurement
Integrate multi-disciplinary teams to work collaboratively with stakeholders supporting corporate priorities
Build new and innovative collaborative partnerships with external agencies such as other orders of government, community organizations, and internal departments and branches
Complete the Certified Hiring Manager Course and additional supervisory training as required
Provide strategic support to lawyers to ensure client project objectives are achieved
Strong representation of the City in legal matters involving labour, employment, human rights, and OH&S matters
Provide knowledgeable and practical legal advice to avoid risk and liability
Completion of LL.B, J.D., or its equivalent and membership with the Law Society of Alberta, or ability to attain membership immediately upon appointment
Significant demonstrated experience as a lawyer practicing in OH&S, Labour and Employment law
Lead and manage change, build organizational talent and capacity and achieve organizational outcomes
Build a respectful workplace culture through a values-based influencer approach and work collaboratively
Balance strategic planning with executive level consulting and communication skills
Understand complex municipal subject matter and build influential relationships with Council, external agencies, orders of government, community organizations and internal departments and branches
Communicate with strong political acumen, strategic planning, issue resolution and decision-making skills
Present complex ideas to diverse audiences, build positive relationships and establish clear expectations
Demonstrated ability to work independently with confidence and under time constraints
Strong analytical, problem solving, negotiating and decision making skills
Service excellence, embracing diversity and promoting inclusiveness
Demonstrate alignment with the Cultural Commitments of Safe; Helpful; Accountable; Integrated; and Excellent, fostering an environment for others to do the same. For more information on the City’s Cultural Commitments, please visit ( http://bit.ly/3bH2Ztv )
Demonstrate the foundational competencies, key behaviours and attributes of the City’s six leadership competencies: Courage, Inclusivity, Values-Based Influencer, Collaborative Networker, Systems Thinker and Creative Innovator. For more information on the City’s leadership competencies, please visit ( http://bit.ly/2PLbz1w ).
The City of Edmonton is committed to inclusive, respectful and equitable workplaces that represent the communities we serve. We continuously improve our systems, policies and practices to remove barriers and ensure our employees, in all their diversity, can succeed. We value applicants with a diverse range of skills, experiences and competencies, and encourage you to apply. To learn more, see the Art of Inclusion: Our Diversity and Inclusion Framework here: https://bit.ly/3hd2d95 .
The City of Edmonton strives to provide reasonable access and accommodations throughout the application and selection process. If you would like to request accommodation at any stage of the process, please contact Employment@edmonton.ca .
COVID-19 Notice : The City of Edmonton has implemented a COVID 19-Vaccination Policy. Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination. Employees who cannot be fully vaccinated on the basis of a protected legal ground (e.g. medical, religious) may request an exemption. Please note that this policy applies to all employees, including new hires, and volunteers. If your application is successful, you will be asked to provide proof of vaccination or request an exemption.
For more information, please refer to our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy ( bit.ly/3lKwb6j) and COVID-19 Vaccination Procedure (bit.ly/39BICMt) .
Up to 1 permanent full-time position
Hours of Work : 36.9 hours per week, Monday - Friday
Salary : $140,910.00- $176,137.00 (Annually)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Looking to make a lateral move and step up to a position with a firm offering superior work, a better billing structure and work environment? Speak with Cartel to find it. We assist experienced defence lawyers find the fit that they are looking for. Our clients are looking for talent. Cartel confidentially presents so your identity is only released for actual open positions when you decide to proceed. If it's time to search for a new position, contact Cartel. We have options.
Location: Toronto We are currently searching for a lawyer with 2-8 years of experience handling an assortment of Insurance matters. Preference will be given to applicants that have handled a mix of files in addition to MVA. To apply, contact Ben Higham, JD, LL.M. at Ben@Cartelinc.com
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Working in our Ottawa office, the Legal Assistant will join our growing Political Law practice. This role will assist with both administrative and legal-support tasks, and independently manage the daily activities of two to three lawyers. The Legal Assistant will also have an opportunity to assist with regulatory filings (lobbyist registrations, electoral returns, conflict of interest disclosures, etc.) and litigation-related case management. This role has a dual reporting relationship with the Lawyers in the share and the Office Manager.
Hours of work are from 9 am to 5 pm. Occasional pre-authorized overtime may be required to meet client needs. We are currently working remotely and the role offers remote flexibility post pandemic.
Accessibility and Accommodation
It is important to our Firm that all its members, including those with disabilities, find our workplace to be welcoming and supportive. Reasonable accommodations are available on request for candidates with disabilities taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Background and Reference Checks
Any offer of employment may be conditional upon full background checks including a criminal record check, a credit check, employment and educational verifications.
We appreciate hearing from all qualified candidates, however, only those applicants whose background and experience match our requirements will be contacted.
NO AGENCIES, PLEASE.
Government of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Legal Assistant (2 positions)
CL4 Clerk 4
Legal Services Branch, Crown Law
Advertisement Number: 38444
Salary(s): CL4 $48,399.00 - $55,132.00 per year
Closing Date: January 23, 2022
The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).
Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to Indigenous people and persons with disabilities.
An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.
To be considered for this competition, candidates ARE REQUIRED to submit the Application Screening Form, along with their resume and a cover letter, to the Civil Service Commission by email (firstname.lastname@example.org), quoting 38444 and position title in the subject line. If you are having difficulty opening the link, you may have to use a different browser. You may also contact Human Resource Services (contact information under “Apply to”) to request a copy of the Application Screening Form. CLICK HERE to access the application form.
Legal Services Branch functions as the law firm to the Government of Manitoba. It provides a full range of high quality legal services to all government departments and all agencies, boards, commissions, committees and corporations which do not have their own legal counsel, resulting in an interesting and varied work experience. Legal Services Branch offers a positive working environment and supports flexible work arrangements to help employees balance career and family. Continuous learning, development and training are supported and encouraged.
Conditions of Employment:
Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
Satisfactory Criminal Record Check
Satisfactory Child Abuse Registry Check
Satisfactory Adult Abuse Registry Check
Satisfactory Enhanced Security Screening
Extensive related experience performing a full range of legal assistant duties in a civil/family law environment, such as litigation, family law, child protection, corporate commercial and real estate; and performing support duties such as typing, maintaining filing systems, including research and investigative work
Superior written communication skills with experience drafting, proofreading/editing and managing correspondence such as (but not limited to) letters, memos, forms and complex legal documents, such as agreements, transfers of title, closing books, orders, affidavits and briefs
Problem-solving skills with the ability to conduct analysis and handle non-routine issues
Political acumen including the ability to manage confidential and politically sensitive material/situations in an appropriate manner
Excellent organizational and time management skills with ability to work in a high pressure and time sensitive environment to meet conflicting deadlines
Ability to pay attention to detail and ensure accuracy of work
Excellent verbal communication skills with the ability to speak in a clear and concise manner
Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact effectively with Ministers, judiciary, senior managers, other departmental staff, external agencies and the general public
Ability to take initiative and work independently with minimal supervision
Ability to work co-operatively and constructively as part of a team
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite or equivalent programs
Experience searching Land Titles, Personal Property Registry, Queen's Bench Registry and extra-provincial court registries
Experience using Quicklaw and related internet searches
Successful completion of a legal assistant training program
Duties: The Legal Assistant is often the first point of contact for clients on many different types of matters and provides administrative support to Crown Counsel. The position is responsible for providing support to two or more Crown counsel by: ensuring files are properly prepared and relevant information is located, analyzed, and brought to the attention of Crown counsel; making inquiries and conducting appropriate searches (e.g. at Court Offices, Land Titles and Registry Offices); preparing correspondence and legal documents, entering time data for legal billing system, scheduling meetings, making travel arrangements and other duties as assigned; maintaining files and document management systems, including organizing and indexing case law, legal opinions, files, precedents and other legal resources.
Advertisement # 38444
Service Centre 1
Human Resource Services
Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3L6
Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.
Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved and appealed by internal applicants. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor's representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.
We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.