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Cartel inc. Oakville, Ontario, Canada
Aug 17, 2022
Full time
With over 35 years of experience, Cartel is considered one of Toronto's leading employment agencies servicing the legal community. Our clients are among the most distinguished law firms and our success lies in our applicants and their desire for the perfect career match. There is no fee to register with Cartel for any employment opportunity. We listen. We're honest. Just ask your friends. They'll tell you. Cartel. Give us a call; we really do make the difference. Position Title: Corporate Lawyer Opportunity: Corporate Commercial Law   Location: Oakville preferred The client is seeking an Associate with a minimum of 6 years' of relevant experience in Corporate Law to join its team in the Oakville office.   The firm provides legal services to both builders and individual clients. Work on large projects.   Job Description:   Our Client is a growing firm and they require an Associate Lawyer to join its Corporate Practice Group.  A senior lawyer is retiring and leaving a large book of business. Desired Skills & Experience 6 years experience in Corporate Law Desire to become parner in a large firm Ability to work independently as well as on a team Ability to handle a high volume of work Knowledge of MS Office Suite and PC Law Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills If you are interested, please send your CV in confidence to: ben@cartelinc.com Ben Higham, JD, LL.M. Director of Legal Recruitment Cartel Inc.  | First Canadian Place, Suite 2550
Government of Alberta Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Aug 17, 2022
Full time
Job Information   Job Requisition ID: 31895 Ministry: Justice & Solicitor General Location: Calgary Full or Part-Time: Full Time Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week Regular/Temporary: Temporary (Permanent) Scope: Open Competition Closing Date: August 25, 2022 Classification: Legal Officer 1-3 About Us Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, Legal Services Division, is responsible for providing quality legal advice to the Government of Alberta. Within the Division, the Family and Surrogate Court Litigation Team provides legal services and advice to Children’s Services, Community and Social Services and Maintenance Enforcement. FASCL also acts as the Central Authority with respect to Hague Convention matters (International Child Abduction). FASCL Calgary is committed to providing excellent legal services to our multiple stakeholders. Role Family and Surrogate Court Litigation Calgary (FASCL Calgary) has an exciting opportunity for 2 lawyers to join the Calgary office. As a member of the team, your key responsibilities will include: Appearing primarily in Provincial Court on child protection applications and trials under the Child, Youth, and Family Enhancement Act; Appearing in Queen’s Bench to handle appeals, as necessary, on child protection matters; Managing a busy caseload; Reviewing and assessing documents for disclosure; Providing advice and support to the client with respect to child protection issues; and Drafting clear, concise, and accurate legal opinions. In order to be the successful candidate, you should have knowledge and experience in handling child protection matters. In addition, you should have: Exceptional oral advocacy skills; Trial experience; Familiarity and experience in Provincial Court and Queen’s Bench with child protection matters; Excellent negotiation and alternate dispute resolution skills; Effective problem solving and interpersonal skills; Exceptional relationship building skills with clients and stakeholders; Ability to think strategically; Ability to work independently; Knowledge of the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act; and Strong commitment to the Vision and Values of the Alberta Public Service. This position may involve travel outside of Calgary to other judicial centres, e.g. Lethbridge and Medicine Hat, to handle child protection files. Qualifications Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) or Juris Doctor (JD). The candidates must be active members or must have immediate eligibility for full membership with the Law Society of Alberta. Experience in handling child protection matters will be considered a strong asset. APS Competencies Competencies are behaviours that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process. The link below will assist you with understanding competencies: Creative Problem Solving: Ability to gather information from varied sources, analyze and interpret information to formulate reports and make decisions related to case planning. Agility: Ability to prioritize competing workload pressures in an effective manner and contribute to the organizational goals. Drive for Results: Sets and accomplishes goals and priorities in order to deliver outcomes consistent with departmental objectives and directives. Build Collaborative Environment: Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with a variety of teams within the workplace, community and other Government ministries/agencies to meet client and ministry goals and objectives. Develop Networks: Ability to interact positively, build relationships and work effectively with others. Salary Classification and salary will be determined based on candidate's qualifications. Below is the minimum number of years required for each classification: Legal Counsel 1 (up to 4 years of related experience): $3,055.53 - 3,936.73 bi-weekly. Legal Counsel 2 (4 years to 13 years of related experience): $4,391.03 - $5,600.88 bi-weekly. Legal Counsel 3 (more than 11 years of related experience): $5,535.55 - $6,467.12 bi-weekly Notes Hours of work: Monday – Friday, 8:15 am - 4:30 pm (36.25/week). Positions Currently available: 1 permanent position 1 temporary (14 months) position This competition may be used to fill current and future permanent and temporary vacancies within the Government of Alberta. Final candidates will be asked to undergo a security screening. What we offer: Working for the Alberta Public Service – Comprehensive benefits plan: Pension plan: Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) – Management Employees Pension Plan (MEPP) – Health Spending Account: Leadership and mentorship programs Professional learning and development Positive workplace culture and work-life balance Opportunity to participate in flexible work arrangements such as working from home up to two days per week and modified work schedule agreements Research Alberta Public Service Careers tool – Please outline how your experience as it relates to the qualifications in detail in your cover letter. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. How To Apply If you are not currently an employee with the Government of Alberta, the first step in applying for a job is creating your candidate profile within our online application system, Existing employees should access the Career tile in 1GX to submit their application in order to be recognized as an internal applicant. Once you have created your candidate profile, visit the Alberta Public Service job site to apply for jobs at Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies. Resources for applicants: It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) Closing Statement We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. If you require any further information on this job posting or a copy of the role profile, and/or require a disability related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Veronica Noronha, TAS Administrator at Veronica.Noronha@gov.ab.ca. If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check      
Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Aug 17, 2022
Full time
JOB INFORMATION Requisition ID: 6222 Number of Vacancies: 1 Department: Legal (20000045) - Legal (30000077) Salary Information: $111,930.00 - $158,831.40 Pay Scale Group: SOL1 (CAN/S/J/SOL1) Employment Type: Temporary November 31, 2023 Weekly Hours: 35, Off Days: Shift: Day Posted On: August 16, 2022 Last Day to Apply: August 31, 2022 Reports to: Litigation Counsel   The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is North America's third largest transit system and has been recognized as one of the top places to work in the GTA. Guided by a forward-thinking strategic plan, the TTC's vision is to be a transit system that makes Toronto proud. The TTC's recruitment efforts are directly aligned to its mission of providing "a reliable, efficient, and integrated bus, streetcar and subway system that draws its high standards of customer care from our rich traditions of safety, service and courtesy." General Accountability Acts as counsel to the TTC with a primary focus on personal injury and insurance litigation matters Key Job Functions   Representing TTC and its employees before various Ontario Courts and tribunals, including the Licence Appeal Tribunal of Ontario Providing day-to-day guidance and legal opinions on a variety of legal matters Presenting cases to opposing counsel fairly and knowledgeably in order to bring about a reasonable settlement of the litigation in the interest of the TTC and related stakeholders Advocating, vigorously and professionally, before a judge, jury, arbitrator and/or mediator, where a reasonable settlement in the interest of the TTC and related stakeholders cannot be reached Participation in the TTC Customer Service Ambassador Program Skills Apply analytical skills Communicate in a variety of mediums Demonstrate knowledge of the industry and / or sector Manage conflict Understand and apply relevant laws and regulations Education and Experience   You must have a Bachelor of Laws Degree or a Juris Doctorate and must be a member in good standing of the Law Society of Ontario You are a Litigation Lawyer with at least three years experienced in Insurance Defence. You have conducted trials, arbitrations, and/or contested motions Additional Requirements   Strong knowledge of legal principles, procedures and practices; and a detailed understanding of the Rules of Civil Procedure, Insurance Act and Regulations and Rules of Evidence as related to liability and assessment of damages in a wide variety of areas including personal injury Thorough familiarity with research methods and techniques Excellent negotiation and communication skills Have strong understanding of the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule Sound judgement, strong organizational, analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills The TTC is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, anti-racism and inclusion in the delivery of its services and in its workplaces. The TTC is committed to fostering a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities it serves at all levels of the organization, and supports an inclusive environment where diverse employee and community perspectives and experiences bring value to the organization. The TTC encourages applications from all applicants, including members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including but not limited to, Indigenous, Black and racialized groups, people with disabilities, women and people from the LGBTQ(IA+) community. The TTC values and supports an inclusive and barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Accommodations for applicants are available upon request throughout the recruitment and selection process, including for those who identify as having a disability. Please contact Human Resources – Talent Management at (416) 393-4570 . Any information received related to an accommodation will be addressed confidentially. The TTC’s policy prohibits relatives of current TTC employees from being hired, assigned, transferred or promoted into positions, where there is a conflict of interest due to a relationship. Should you be selected for an interview, you will be required to disclose the name, relationship and position of any relative who is a current TTC employee. Note: All TTC Employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a precondition of employment in accordance with TTC's Mandatory Vaccination Policy We thank all applicants for their interest but advise only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
MasterCard Canada
Aug 15, 2022
Full time
Reporting to the General Counsel, the role will be responsible to provide executive and administrative support to the General Counsel and the in-house Legal & Compliance (L&C) team and will undertake a variety of work, including calendar management, meeting support, travel, file maintenance and invoicing. The successful candidate will be based in Canada or any of our listed offices in Africa (Rwanda, Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, Senegal, Ghana and Nigeria) WAYS YOU CAN CONTRIBUTE Manage scheduling for the General Counsel and L&C leadership team, including calendar meeting requests. Plan, coordinate and ensure schedules are followed and respected, and act as a ‘gatekeeper’ while ensuring access to the leadership team. Schedule meetings and coordinate related logistics, such as room bookings, refreshments, and document preparation for all attendees. Manage agenda, take minutes at meetings, and distribute as appropriate. Lead follow up of key action items for the leadership team, ensuring that the L&C leadership team is prepared for meetings and correspondence and work runs smoothly. Manage travel in coordination with the travel team and office coordinator and team assistants, including extensive global travel, accommodation reservations, ground transport, travel visas and immunizations. Prepare and submit expense reports accurately and efficiently in line with organizational policies. Handle highly sensitive and confidential matters relating to the daily activities of the department. Prepare, draft, and revise correspondence, agreements, and other documents. Maintain listing of global legal contacts and familiarize with key contacts. Undertake all file management and housekeeping procedures to ensure filing constantly up to date. Provide support in development of systems and processes that support efficient and effective management of all communications, record-keeping and filing systems. Coordinate and consolidate information in order to meet deadlines. Manage and monitor large volumes of files, electronic and paper. Maintain and update internal policies and legal documentation. Liaise with external legal counsel and/or other Foundation staff on documentation and administrative or confidential matters as well as on various issues. Build and maintain relationships with both staff and external resources. WHO YOU ARE College diploma or University degree is required. Minimum 5 years’ experience as an executive assistant. Previous experience working in a law firm or in-house legal department is a benefit. High level of proficiency with current technology including Microsoft Office, with an emphasis on Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. Excellent planning, prioritization, and time management skills. Strong communication skills in English; written and spoken. An ability to work well under pressure and remain calm during high volume periods. Comfortable taking instructions, following through on assignments, and managing ongoing tasks. Ability to support more than one professional and to undertake additional responsibilities. Professional demeanor, sensitivity with different cultures and impeccable integrity. Team player, who can also work independently with little direction or supervision and possess ability to coordinate and manage multiple projects. Possess excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills with the ability to articulate information to a variety of constituents across cultures. Possess professional maturity, sensitivity with different cultures, and impeccable integrity that exemplify the Foundation’s values. Demonstrate a commitment to Mastercard Foundation’s values and vision. Deadline for Applications is September 5, 2022. Mastercard Foundation (the “Foundation”) values and respects your privacy. By submitting an application for this opportunity, you hereby agree to the Foundation’s collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with its Privacy Policy (available at https://mastercardfdn.org/privacy/ ). Please note that the Foundation may share your personal information with third-party agencies that support the Foundation’s recruitment activities, and such third-party agencies may contact you directly regarding this opportunity. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Foundation’s Privacy Officer at the address indicated in its Privacy Policy.
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