Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Mar 21, 2021Full time
Are you ready to take your next step as a first year associate or recent call? Are you skilled with technology and looking for a non-traditional associate role? Do you have experience in corporate law and thrive on supporting all aspects of corporate transactions? Take your next step and join Osler Works - Transactional, located in our Ottawa office, as a Transaction Services Lawyer and be part of a team dedicated to using cutting edge technology and streamlined processes to transform the way we deliver legal services. Position Requirements This unique non-partnership role will focus on a range of matters including due diligence and contract review, setting up and managing deal rooms, drafting closing documents and managing the collection of signatures, assisting with assembly of disclosure schedules, managing the closing agenda and the electronic closing room, preparing and filing of closing books and updating of minute books, assisting in the evaluation, selection and implementation of technologies that improve Osler Works - Transactional’s efficiency and other routine corporate legal work relating to transactions. Working under the direction and guidance of the Director of Osler Works – Transactional, a successful candidate will: be called to the Ontario Bar (new calls are welcome to apply) be bilingual (French and English) an asset but not essential have corporate law experience, specifically in M&A, Private Equity, and/or Capital Markets ideally have prior experience with due diligence, contract analysis, closings and other routine elements of complex transactions be proficient using technology and adaptable to change How To Apply Consistently ranked as one of Canada’s leading business law firms by clients and leading independent reviews, Osler offers the successful candidates the benefit of working with more than 400 of the best legal minds in the country and the opportunity to develop your skills in this innovative and exciting area. If you have strong attention to detail, can manage multiple deadlines, work in a fast-paced environment independently and as part of a team, and are looking for a unique opportunity, please apply in confidence with a cover letter, detailed résumé and academic transcripts. Apply Now Applications submitted outside of our online application portal will not be reviewed. No agencies please. We thank all applicants for their interest in Osler; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted. Osler is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment, and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities and people with diverse backgrounds, identities, and cultures. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates in all phases of the selection process. Please note that any offer of employment will be conditional upon background and reference checks, including a criminal record check, credit check, and employment and educational verifications. If you have the required background with the ability to provide exceptional customer service and wish to work in one of Canada’s leading law firms, please reply in confidence and apply today by the closing date.