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CBC/Radio-Canada Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Sep 21, 2021
Full time
Job Family Legal Primary Location Montreal   Position Language Requirement Bilingual (English / French)   Language Skill Level (Reading) B Language Skill Level (Writing) B Language Skill Level (Speaking) B   Status of Employment Contract Work schedule(s) Full-time     Work at CBC/Radio-Canada   At CBC/Radio-Canada, we create content that informs, entertains and connects Canadians on multiple platforms. Our successes and accomplishments are driven by embodying and upholding values, which include creativity, integrity, inclusiveness and relevance.   Do you think you have the ability and drive to keep up with this exciting, ever-changing industry? Whether it be in front of the camera, on air, online or behind the scenes, you would be joining a team that thrives on making connections and telling stories that are important to Canadians.   Your role   Reporting to the Associate General Counsel and Executive Director, Business Law, as Legal Counsel II specializing in business law, you will provide solicitor services primarily to the Real Estate Solutions group and other corporate departments with real estate interests, such as Transmission Engineering and Supply Management.   You will apply your sound judgment and contract negotiation/drafting experience when providing opinions and negotiating/drafting real estate contracts. Duties will include drafting, editing and negotiating building purchase and sale agreements, offers to lease, commercial leases and other miscellaneous real-estate agreements and documents.   You must also monitor the work of external legal counsel retained to assist with transactional matters, and you may be asked to manage litigation matters with support from external counsel.   You may be required to sit on project committees and working groups, such as the one dealing with the Corporation’s environmental obligations, as well as take minutes and implement decisions.   You must stay current on legislation, doctrine and jurisprudence in the field of real estate law.   Please note that this is a 12-month contract position.       We are looking for a candidate with the following: Member of the Quebec Bar Solid experience in business law, specifically real estate law Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience spent primarily negotiating and drafting real estate contracts Ability to show leadership, be motivated and confident, and have a professional attitude Strong writing, analysis, negotiation and communication skills Ability to work well under pressure, prioritize effectively and handle multiple deadlines Strong client and team focus Attention to detail along with the ability to summarize information received and provide practical legal advice Familiarity with environmental law an asset Fluent bilingualism (English and French, spoken and written) Good knowledge of word processing software Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.   If this sounds interesting, please click on ''Apply online''. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.   CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to being a leader in reflecting our country’s diversity. That’s because we can only create and tell the stories that connect Canadians, by having a workforce that mirrors the ever-changing makeup of our country. That’s why we, as an employer, value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada’s public broadcaster. For more information, visit the Diversity and Inclusion section of our website. If you have accommodation needs at this stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an e-mail to recruitment@cbc.ca.   You are invited to consult and familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct, which can be found on our corporate website. All employees must adhere to the Code as a condition of employment. We also invite you to take a look at our policy on conflicts of interest. In the event that you become an employee, it will be important to inform us, as quickly as possible, of any situation that, because of your hiring, constitutes or could appear to constitute a conflict of interest.
Bell Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Sep 21, 2021
Full time
Req Id: 323392   At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content – we advance how Canadians connect with each other and the world.   If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values, professional growth and employee wellness, we want you on the Bell team. Our Legal and Regulatory teams advance and help develop Bell’s corporate, legal and regulatory strategies by providing strategic advice and legal counsel, protecting Bell’s interests, and liaising with regulatory and government agencies. The Administrative Assistant provides administrative support within the Legal and Regulatory Department with primary support to the BCE Inc. Labour and Employment law team.   Responsibilities: Coordinate the files and schedules of the Labour and Employment team members. Interact with arbitrators and Unions representatives in relation with different files. Schedule meetings, book meeting rooms. Create and save files in document management system. Make travel arrangements, expense reports and invoices. Track expenses/invoices. Draft documents and Word processing, PowerPoint presentations, format letters, prepare binders. Arrange couriers. Print, photocopying/scanning documents. Track vacations and keep updated employee absence record. Archive closed files. Back up support for other assistants.   Critical Competencies: Previous experience as administrative assistance in a law firm or similar work environment. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. Superior written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrate initiative and being able to work without direct supervision. Excellent knowledge of Word, Excel, superior knowledge of PowerPoint. Proven ability to deliver high-quality work within specified deadlines. Detail oriented and meticulous work habits. Tact, diplomacy and sensitivity are required, particularly when dealing with sensitive and/or confidential matters. Strong team player. Knowledge of document management software would be considered an asset.   #LI-MS1   Bilingualism is required (English and French); adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec.   Additional Information: Position Type: Management Job Status: Regular - Full Time Job Location: Verdun || Canada : Quebec : Montreal || Canada : Quebec : Verdun Application Deadline: 10/04/2021   Please apply directly online to be considered for this role. Applications through email will not be accepted.   At Bell, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace where every team member feels valued, respected, and supported, and has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.   Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, simply email your recruiter directly or recruitment@bell.ca to make arrangements. If you have questions regarding accessible employment at Bell please email our Diversity & Inclusion Team at inclusion@bell.ca.   Created: Canada, QC, Montreal   Bell, one of Canada's Top 100 Employers .
Longo’s Vaughan, Ontario, Canada
Sep 21, 2021
Full time
ongo’s is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment where team members have a place to grow and pursue excellence, have the latitude to take ownership of their careers and the support and encouragement necessary to be the best they can throughout their career. We are a Canadian, family operated food retailer which has grown and prospered since 1956. Our team members are dedicated to exceeding customer expectations by offering the best food experience to every customer, every time.  It is through such commitment that Longo’s now operates over 36 stores within the GTA along with Grocery Gateway; our online grocery delivery service, is celebrating 65 years of business and is continuing to grow!     Do you have superior knowledge of Ontario Employment & Labour Laws?   Have you provided in-house legal counsel?   Would you love to pursue a career with a company that is recognized as a Platinum Member of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies and is one of Canada’s 10 most admired corporate cultures. Why not join us?   Position:  In-House Legal Counsel- Permanent   What you’ll do: Reporting to the Director, Senior Legal Counsel, in the role of In-House Legal Counsel, you are responsible for providing legal advice and support to all aspects of the business. You will be a trusted advisor that provides advice on a wide range of legal issues including areas relating to employment and labour law, privacy matters, regulatory compliance, and the overall effective governance of the organization.  You will help proactively identify, manage and mitigate organizational risks and will be responsible for the drafting, reviewing and negotiating of a variety of commercial agreements including those relating to the supply of products, the provision of consulting services and employment agreements, as well as commercial leases. What we are looking for: A J.D. and/ or LL.B. degree from an accredited Canadian Law School Member in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada 3+ years’ post-call experience gained from a leading law firm or in-house with a large organization Superior knowledge of employment and labour law is required, as well as experience with commercial leasing Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with a demonstrated ability to be a strategic business partner to internal and external stakeholders Strong service-oriented mindset that ensures delivery of efficient, effective, and quality legal advice with minimal supervision Exceptional negotiating and drafting skills An ability to deliver sound and decisive advice in a fast-paced environment Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively in a fast-paced environment   Working Conditions: Work will be performed remotely as well as on-site in our Support Centre following physical distancing and precautionary measures in place.   Availability to work outside of business hours including evening and weekends based on business needs. Longo’s is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities throughout the recruitment process and, upon request, will work with qualified job applicants to provide suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs due to disability. Note: A qualified job applicant with a disability is one who possesses the required skills, education, experience and training and who can, with reasonable accommodation, perform the essential functions of the position applied for. If you require accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Coordinator at:   Telephone:          905-264-4100 Email:                   hrdept@longos.com Mail:                     8800 Huntington Road, Vaughan, ON, L4H 3M6      
Altus Group Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Sep 21, 2021
Full time
Legal, Property Tax     Opportunity Awaits at Altus Group!   Altus Group is currently looking for a Legal Counsel to join our Property Tax division in the Montréal office. Given the current situation, you would start off working remotely and then transition into a hybrid position. In this position, you would be collaborating with Property Tax Consulting Staff and Advocacy team to deliver property assessment review and appeal services and assisting in managing legal & compliance issues for Property Tax nationally, with particular emphasis on Québec, based on the advice and guidance of EVP.   Key Responsibilities: Assessment & Tax Appeals (Internal Support) Drafts legal memorandum and advises on relevant appeal and interim proceedings and processes for initiating and advancing clients’ claims Reviews and provides advice regarding reports prepared by consulting staff regarding value, classification, equity, exemptions and other relevant details of assessment and taxation Confirms grounds for appeal proposed by consulting staff and identifies new substantive, procedural and technical bases for appeal    Legislation & Legal Research Researches and provides timely, actionable and focused legal opinions and support nationally on assessment and tax appeals and related areas of practice Maintains general knowledge of and provides advice in relation to contemporary administrative law, Canadian assessment legislation and tribunal practice and procedure Provides notice and details of anticipated and enacted legislative changes with potential to materially impact either our clients or our business   Regulatory Compliance & Professionalism Provides training to staff with respect to file management and documentation particularly as regards requirements of Barreau du Québec Review and assist in preparation of documents, filings, registrations required to maintain entities in compliance with local regulation   Appeals Procedures & Conduct (Client Service) Works in conjunction with consultants, lawyers and paralegals and independently on property tax reviews and appeals, with a Québec work focus, and particularly regarding proceedings before the Tribunal Administratif du Québec, but across our national practice Prepares formal legal documents, reviews evidence, prepares written argument and assists in preparation of reports and other board submissions Determine a litigation strategy in collaboration with consulting staff and provide initial and ongoing risk analysis and monitoring before and during appeals process including responsibility for compliance with all deadlines Conducts negotiations and attends hearing events   Database & Templates  Maintains and upgrades case law and template database for national practice Drafts, reviews, and advises on template appeal documents and client service agreements Prepare articles and blogs based on recent legislative or case law development   Position Requirements: 5+ years of litigation experience Licensed to practice law by Barreau du Québec Significant litigation experience including negotiations, drafting pleadings, conducting examinations for discovery and hearing events Advanced written and verbal communication skills Knowledge of administrative tribunal practice and procedure Excellent commercial awareness and the ability to think and work well under pressure. Strong academics and advocacy skills. Familiarity with assessment legislation   Come realize your potential at Altus Group!   Altus Group is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment where employees feel valued and respected, and where every employee has the opportunity to realize their potential. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if required, and will work with you to meet your needs. If you are a person with a disability and require assistance during the application process, please contact us at accessibility@altusgroup.com or 416-641-9500.
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