Assistance Lawyer - Identity Restoration

  • Desjardins
  • Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Oct 28, 2022
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel)

Job Description

At Desjardins, we believe in equity, diversity and inclusion. We're committed to welcoming, respecting and valuing people for who they are as individuals, learning from their differences, embracing their uniqueness, and providing a positive workplace for all. At Desjardins, we have zero tolerance for discrimination of any kind. We believe our teams should reflect the diversity of the members, clients and communities we serve.   If there's something we can do to help make the recruitment process or the job you're applying for more accessible, let us know. We can provide accommodations at any stage in the recruitment process. Just ask!   Job Level NV-09   As an Assistance Lawyer - Identity Restoration, you help protect the organization’s legal interests by ensuring it complies with all laws. You also play a key role in making sure that its rights are protected and obligations are met. You may be responsible for one or more sub-specialties, such as contested matters and the Office of the Corporate Secretary (ethics and professional conduct, official registries, meeting minutes, the general meeting, etc.).

You analyze and help diagnose issues, provide opinions in accordance with your discipline’s rules, and help develop recommendations and implementation plans. You develop tools, methods and processes. Your projects and initiatives require extensive knowledge of your line of work.

You share ideas and help solve problems using your analytical skills, extensive knowledge of your line of business and ability to manage complexity. You interact with stakeholders working in other fields.

You provide discipline-specific support to your unit, clients and partners.   General Information on the Position   Other working conditions
  • Schedule : Daytime from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with a rotation on evening shifts from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Work place: Position located in Montreal, Levis or Granby, depending on the applicant selected. The work arrangement for the position is hybrid work #LI-Hybrid
  • Temporary work : scheduled to end on December 16, 2023, with strong possibility of extension
  • Number of jobs available : 4
  • Bachelor’s degree in law or in a related field
  • A minimum of two years of relevant experience
  • Experience in customer service
  Please note that other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered
  • Be a member or recent member of the Quebec Bar
  • For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required
  Specific knowledge
  • Strong communication skills in both French and English, both oral and written due to the nature of the duties or work tools or because the position involves interactions with English-speaking partners, members and/or clients
  Desjardins Cross-sector skills Action oriented, Customer Focus, Differences, Nimble learning   Key competencies for the job Business insight, Interpersonal Savvy, Plans and aligns   Work Location 4141 rue Pierre de Coubertin, Montréal   Trade Union Non Syndiqué   Unposting Date 2022-11-10   Job Family Legal Affairs (FG)   Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, and one of the largest employers in the country. It offers a full range of financial products and services and is home to a wealth of expertise in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, wealth management, services for businesses of all sizes, securities brokerage, asset management, venture capital, and secure, leading-edge virtual access methods.