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Free Breakfast - Cooking up Community Services

Posted By Administration, August 18, 2017

Please see the attachment below in regard to a free breakfast event in support of the Montfort Hospital Foundation.

 Attached Files:
Invitation.pdf (412.19 KB)

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Lawyer-Program Implementation-Contract

Posted By Administration, August 16, 2017

Background: Reach* Equality and Justice for people with Disabilities, is an Ottawa based non-profit and self-funded charity established in 1981. Reach provides a unique lawyer referral service for people with disabilities and their family members through its roster of pro bono lawyers. Reach is seeking a lawyer for a part- time position for 12 months, with a proposed start date of September 18, 2017. The Legal Coordinator will oversee the development and delivery of a community development  project and provide assistance on interpretation and advice in reviewing documents and form filling for people with disabilities.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the ultimate direction of the Executive Director, the Coordinator will be responsible for working in a proactive, collaborative and strategic manner to coordinate the project as follows:

  • Organizing bilingual community drop in clinics for people with disabilities within and outside Ottawa within the Champlain region by
    • establishing Clinic venues
    • managing Clinics drop ins
    • monitoring and managing issues
    • updating the roster of volunteer lawyers
    • maintaining records and statistics for purpose of reports
    • updating the website.
  • Building and maintaining effective and collaborative relationships with interested groups such as clients, community organizations and legal professionals.
  • Recruiting new lawyers from the Champlain region to join the Reach roster.
  • Reviewing correspondence and legal documents, providing summary advice and assisting with completion of form filling with respect to, but not limited to, landlord/tenant law, immigration law, workers rights issues, and social assistance issues, Ontario Disability Support Program, Canada Pension Plan Disability appeals, Small Claims Court applications.
  • Other duties as required. 

LOCATION OF WORK: The Coordinator is expected to work out of the Reach office but mainly at various locations throughout Ottawa and the Champlain Region, travelling to various organizations and community centres.

HOURS OF WORK: Three full days per week.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE/ SKILLS/CERTIFICATION:

  • Called to the Bar of Ontario and Membership in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Demonstrates knowledge of social justice and understanding of issues of significance to people with disabilities
  • Access to a car and travel within Ottawa and within the Champlain region
  • Proficiency or bilingualism (English and French) spoken and in reading documents
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal communications skills and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets
  • Website Maintenance 

Application Procedure:

Interested candidates are asked to submit a cover letter, resume and references to joannesilkauskas@reach.ca no later than September 5,  2017 at 5 pm with the subject line “Project Application”. Only individuals who have been selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Associate Position - Employment & Labour Law

Posted By Administration, August 16, 2017

Sevigny Westdal LLP, a leading labour and employment law firm located in downtown Ottawa, is looking to hire an associate lawyer.  

We believe that we have a lot to offer.  We are very well-positioned in the Ottawa labour and employment law field.  We enjoy quality work, sophisticated clients and strong professional relationships with our respected colleagues.

This position will appeal to candidates with one (1) to three (3) years of post-call practice experience, with strong research and writing skills.  Given the specialized nature of our practice, previous labour and/or employment law experience is required.  

Interested applicants should apply in confidence to bruce.sevigny@sevignywestdal.com

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Family Lawyer - The Law Offices of Audra Bennett

Posted By Administration, August 15, 2017

The Law Offices of Audra Bennett is a progressive and growing small firm in the Ottawa area.  We currently have an immediate opening for a family law lawyer with experience in family law.  The successful candidate will case manage their own caseload from intake to final Order.  They will be responsible for independent legal advice on matters, drafting court documents, correspondence with client’s attending mediations and any and all tasks involved in managing matters including, but not limited to, domestic contracts, custody and access, equalization of property, family responsibility office issues, and all other facets of practice.

If you are a client oriented individual who welcomes new challenge, is interested in a litigation practice in the area of family law and wish to work within a multidisciplinary practice of complimentary fields, we welcome your interest.

We offer competitive remuneration for small firms and the potential for growth.  If you are interested in being part of a team approach, we would like the opportunity to consider you for a placement in our firm.

Please submit your resume to Laura Gibeault by email at lgibeault@legalmatter.ca no later than 5 pm on September 3, 2017.  We thank all applicants in advance.  Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Commercial Litigator – Plaideur en Droit Commercial

Posted By Administration, August 11, 2017

LMR’s Civil Litigation Practice Group is currently recruiting a commercial litigator with 5+ years of relevant experience in commercial litigation.  The successful applicants will have strong client management and team work skills.  The candidate must be able to assume responsibility for a busy and varied commercial litigation practice, including construction liens and partnership litigation.  This is an ideal position for someone who can demonstrate an ability to cultivate and retain commercial clients, has strong inter-personal and advocacy skills and who welcomes the opportunity to work in a supportive team environment.  An ability to speak and draft in French, while not mandatory, would be a strong asset.  

Le groupe du contentieux civil de LMR recherche un avocat-plaideur avec plus de cinq années d’expériences pertinentes au domaine du litige commercial.  Le candidat retenu doit posséder de forts talents de gestion et de travail d’équipe.  Le candidat doit être en mesure d’assumer les responsabilités associées à une pratique en litige commercial à la fois exigeante et variée, qui inclue des causes en droit de la construction, privilège du constructeur et disputes entre partenaires d’entreprises.  Ce poste est idéal pour un individu qui possède une affinité à cultiver et maintenir des relations auprès de clients corporatifs, possède de fortes qualités au niveau des relations interpersonnelles et de plaidoirie, et, qui apprécie la chance d’œuvrer au sein d’un environnement d’équipe qui sait s’épauler.

If you are interested in this position, please send your cover letter resume and list of references in confidence to the Chair of our Recruitment Committee:   James Jeffcott [jjeffcott@LMRlawyers.com]

Si ce poste vous intéresse, veuillez faire suivre, en toute confidentialité, votre lettre de mise en candidature, votre c.v. ainsi qu’une liste de vos références au Président du Comité d’embauche : James Jeffcott, jjeffcott@LMRlawyers.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position.  Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Nous remercions l’ensemble des candidats.  Veuillez noter que seulement des candidats sélectionnés feront l’objet d’un appel/suivi.

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Junior Immigration Lawyer

Posted By Administration, August 10, 2017

Junior Immigration Lawyer (Corporate & Family)

Capelle Kane Immigration Lawyers is a well-established boutique immigration law firm with over 25 years of experience serving the Ottawa business and legal communities. We are seeking a junior lawyer to assist with corporate and family class applications. Only applicants with exposure to Canadian immigration law will be considered. The position requires a high level of attention to detail as well as the ability to meticulously manage and prioritize files with regards to IRCC imposed deadlines and client needs.

Ideally candidate will be able to serve clients in both English and French. The position requires applicant to have excellent computer skills and experience working in an on-line application environment. Experience with electronic and hard copy document management is essential.

The position involves the following duties:

  • Meeting and consulting with clients to gather information to support applications to be filed with IRCC
  • Reviewing and analyzing personal identity documents and employment and business records
  • Amalgamating and preparing documentation in electronic format per IRCC document specifications
  • Drafting Canadian immigration and citizenship applications and submission letters
  • Conducting legal research 
  • Researching labour market information pertaining to various skills shortages and wage rates
  • Posting job advertisements to conform with government specifications
  • Preparing client correspondence
  • Preparing and filing Access to Information and Privacy Act requests
  • Keeping up to date with changes to laws, policies and procedural practices on a daily basis
  • Drafting firm blog/newsletter and preparing power point presentations for conference presentations

Please provide a cover letter explaining how you meet the requirements of the position. Include resume, transcript, writing sample and reference. All applications held in the strictest of confidence. Email applications to Betsy Kane at bkane@capellekane.com. No phone calls please.

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Employment Opportunity- Legal Assistant - Real Estate

Posted By Administration, August 10, 2017

The ideal candidate should have a minimum of +4 years real estate experience and general legal assistance will be an asset.  Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills are essential. Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision, manage multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines.

The required knowledge/duties are as follows:

  1. Knowledge of and experience with Teraview, Conveyancer and other related software programs.
  2. Experience in the preparation of files, closings and ordering of discharge statements.
  3. Experience conducting off-title searches, due diligence, online searches and registrations.
  4. Experience drafting documents, correspondence and reports.
  5. Experience in Will and Powers of Attorney will be asset.

Please apply in confidence with your resume to contact@nirmanslaw.com

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1000 Islands Legal Conference

Posted By Administration, August 8, 2017

On behalf of the 1000 Islands Legal Conference Committee, we are pleased to advise that the registration for the 2017 1000 Islands Legal Conference is now open! Please see the document attached for the Agenda and Registration Form.

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Tags:  CPD 

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NAWL is hiring!

Posted By Administration, August 4, 2017
NAWL FEMINIST LAW REFORM PROJECT
 
PROJECT DIRECTOR JOB DESCRIPTION
 
Rebuilding Feminist Law Reform Capacity - Substantive Equality in the Law Making Process
 
BACKGROUND

The National Association of Women and the Law (NAWL) is an incorporated not-for-profit feminist organization that promotes the equality rights of women in Canada through legal education, research, and law reform advocacy. NAWL has recently been successful in securing funding to launch a feminist law reform project. The Project’s primary mandate is to revitalise the capacity of feminist organisations and advocates to engage on legislative matters that have an impact on women’s legal equality rights.

NAWL is seeking applications from qualified individuals for consideration for the full-time three (3) year contract position (with the possibility of renewal) for the position of Project Director.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The Project Director will be responsible for all aspects of the Project’s activities, including hiring and managing staff and outside consultants; establishing a National Advisory Board; managing stakeholder and funder relations; materials development (skills workshops, discussion briefs, policy papers, etc.) and preparing reports, as required, to funders. The Director will report to the Co-chairs of NAWL as delegated by NAWL’s National Steering Committee, which is the operational board primarily responsible for the work of the Project.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • With support of NAWL’s NSC, establish the Project (secure office space, hire support staff, develop operational procedures and policies, etc.)
  • Manage and oversee expenditures of Project’s budget; seek and prepare grant proposals to obtain funding for long term viability of the project
  • Supervise, mentor, and direct the work activities of staff and outside consultants as required
  • Report regularly to NAWL’s NSC
  • Represent NAWL and report on the Project’s activities through reports, presentations at meetings/conferences, etc.
  • Respond to inquiries from public, media, government agencies, community partners, etc.
  • Establish National Advisory Committee to provide strategic guidance and connections to diverse network of agencies and coalitions working on women’s equality issues across the country
  • Identify and consult with key stakeholders to assess law reform advocacy priorities
  • Conduct focus groups and workshops to seek further input on identified priority areas
  • Incorporate stakeholder perspectives, develop series of discussion briefs that identify current legislative gaps and proposed solutions that would improve women’s rights to substantive equality
  • Develop communications strategy to ensure broad dissemination and accessibility of briefs
  • Mentor and support capacity of stakeholder groups to engage in law reform advocacy activities and respond to government requests for input on legislative and policy matters relating to women’s substantive equality rights
  • Prepare submissions and represent NAWL before parliamentary committees on matters related to women’s substantive equality
  • Prepare funding and other reports as required under funding agreement and a final report of the Project in collaboration with NAWL’s NSC
  • Perform other related duties as required
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Canadian law degree and/or licensed to practice law in Canada with relevant experience in law reform advocacy and/or equality work
  • Experience with conducting Feminist, anti-oppression analysis of the law and legal systems
  • Functional bilingualism
  • Demonstrated commitment to public interest and feminist issues
  • Demonstrated project co-ordination skills and experience
  • Experience working within a collaborative framework (for example, with coalitions, advisory boards, and multiple stakeholders)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (oral, written and social media) skills, including cross-cultural skills
  • Excellent organizational skills including: time management skills; attention to detail; the capacity to prioritize by assessing situations to determine urgency; ability to develop a work schedule, set goals, create / implement actions plans and monitor progress towards goals; and ability to make clear, timely decisions
  • Grant writing / proposal experience
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage staff
  • Travel flexibility required
TERMS
 
This position is a full-time three-year contract, with the possibility of renewal. A competitive salary and benefits package, appropriately related to experience will be offered. Please send a letter of interest (that specifically addresses how your skills and experience meet the first three bullets in the qualifications section above) and cv to the attention of the hiring committee at info@nawl.ca before 4pm on August 18, 2017. Please ensure you put “Project Director” in the subject line of the email. Successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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Looking for 4 Month Articling Placement in Ottawa

Posted By Administration, August 2, 2017

Lawyer licensing candidate looking for 4-month work-term (articling) placement in Ottawa. 

Amicable and open-minded Ottawa resident, mature uOttawa graduate (common law, English), passed LSUC bar exams.  Interested in all areas of legal practice with some prior experience in contract review.  

Available mid-August for paid or unpaid placement.  Please contact via email if interested.  

Thank-you.

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Will Search - Ernest Gauthier

Posted By Administration, July 27, 2017

Wills & Estates – Ernest Gauthier

Anyone having knowledge of a Will of the late Ernest Gauthier of 212 Plymouth Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3E5, who died on July 24, 2017, is requested to contact Nicholas D’Aoust of Sicotte Guilbault LLP, 227 Saint-Joseph Boulevard, Gatineau, Québec, J8Y 3X5, telephone number 819-205-5581, fax number 819-205-5580, or by email address: ndaoust@sicotte.ca

Testaments et Successions – Ernest Gauthier
Toute personne ayant connaissance d’un testament de feu Ernest Gauthier, demeurant au 212, rue Plymouth, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3E5, décédé le 24 juillet 2017, prière de communiquer avec Me Nicholas D’Aoust chez Sicotte Guilbault s.r.l., 227, boulevard Saint-Joseph, Gatineau, Québec, J8Y 3X5, numéro de téléphone 819-205-5581, numéro de télécopieur 819-205-5580, courriel : ndaoust@sicotte.ca

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Conway Baxter Wilson LLP - Litigation Legal Assistant Position

Posted By Administration, July 27, 2017

Conway Baxter Wilson LLP, a leading litigation boutique firm, is seeking a litigation legal assistant with a minimum of 5 years’ experience to join its team.  

The successful candidate must be dynamic, tech-savvy, able to multi task, work independently and should possess strong interpersonal, organizational, writing and computer skills.

At Conway Baxter Wilson LLP we make extensive use of computers and specialized software.  Our office is relatively paperless.  We offer a positive and professional work environment and a competitive salary based on experience. We also offer group insurance benefits to all employees.

Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience in a similar role
-Excellent communication skills in English a must.  Bilingualism (English/French) would be considered an asset, however it is not a mandatory requirement. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply
-Attention to detail, time management and organizational skills.

Interested candidates please send your resume to Rachel Robert, Managing Director, at rrobert@conway.pro by August 21, 2017.

We thank everyone for their interest, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Will Search

Posted By Administration, July 26, 2017

THE ESTATE OF BARBARA ANN PRICE

I am searching for the Last Will and Testament of BARBARA ANN PRICE, of Kemptville, Ontario, who died last June 8, 2017. 

Anyone having a will on file, whether a copy or an original, kindly contact me at the phone/e-mail  below. 

BARBARA J. HULME, B.A., M.A., LL.B. 

BARBARA J. HULME PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION

Suite 201- 275 Ontario Street

Kingston, ON K7K 2X5

barb@barbhulmelaw.ca 

TEL. (613) 766-2200

Thank you for your assistance, 

Barbara J. Hulme, B.A, M.A., LL.B.

Tags:  Wills & Estates 

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Civil Litigator/Family Law Lawyer

Posted By Administration, July 26, 2017

CIVIL LITIGATOR/FAMILY LAW ASSOCIATE

Allan Snelling LLP is an established West End Law Firm looking to hire a new associate.  You should have at least 2 years of experience in general litigation and family law. You must be a member in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada with a demonstrated commitment to client service.  We ask that you forward your application to knichols@compellingcounsel.com.   All applications will be held in the strictest of confidence.

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Law Clerk

Posted By Administration, July 24, 2017

Augustine Bater Binks LLP is seeking a law clerk with 3 to 5 years experience to work in the practice areas of Family Law and Civil Litigation.   Salary will be based on experience.  Knowledge of MS Word and DivorceMate is essential.  Interested candidates can email their resume in confidence to Carol Ann Moss at carolann@abblaw.ca.

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Associate, Advocacy (12 month contract - Medical Defence & Health Law)

Posted By Administration, July 21, 2017

ABOUT GOWLING WLG

At Gowling WLG, our dedication to excellence and quality service begins with our people. As a global law firm with offices across Canada, the U.K., Europe, the Middle East and Asia, we pride ourselves on sourcing and retaining top talent who bring energy, passion and commitment to the delivery of outstanding client service.

When it comes to diversity, we not only accept it — we celebrate it, support it and thrive on it. To create an engaging and rewarding place to work, we seek to attract talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures. Our aim is to help everyone reach their full potential and achieve their personal and professional goals.

Employee satisfaction is important to us. We work hard to ensure that our people are motivated, engaged and empowered. Our diverse group of legal professionals, law students, law clerks/paralegals, legal administrative assistants and business support staff work together as a team, and are respected and valued for their individual contributions.

PROFILE

The Gowling WLG Ottawa office is currently seeking a lawyer to work within its Medical Defence & Health Law group for a 12 month contract with the possibility of a permanent position. The Medical Defence & Health Law group acts as counsel on various matters in support of the defence of medical professionals.

As the successful candidate, you will work in a team environment providing legal advice, guidance and representation in relation to various medical-legal matters.   Your responsibilities will include providing management and strategic direction on matters relating to the defence of medical professionals in medical negligence litigation and various administrative proceedings (including medical regulatory and hospital matters).

QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate will have two to five years of related experience.  A background in litigation is an asset.  Bilingualism is also considered an asset, but is not required. 

APPLICATION DETAILS

Interested candidates should forward their cover letter, resume, academic transcripts, two writing samples and a list of all reported cases in confidence to:  

Sandra Borrello – HR Manager
Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP
Suite 2600, 160 Elgin St.
Ottawa, ON K1P 1C3
Fax: 613-788-3503

resumes.ottawa@gowlingwlg.com

Application deadline: August 15, 2017

Gowling WLG is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to offering equal employment opportunities regardless of race or racial group, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or gender identity. We foster an inclusive, equitable and accessible environment. 

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know.

While we appreciate all applications received, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Labour & Employment Lawyer – Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP

Posted By Administration, July 19, 2017

Experienced Labour & Employment Lawyer

Permanent Positions

Nelligan O’Brien Payne, a multi-service law firm with 46 lawyers, is looking to expand our Labour and Employment practice group by adding experienced lawyers to our busy practice. We are seeking lawyers with at least eight years’ experience to join the Labour and Employment practice group.   Bilingualism would be an asset.

Nelligan O’Brien Payne has a major presence in labour and employment locally, throughout Ontario and beyond. The candidates we seek must possess a well-established reputation in this field of law and be in a position to contribute immediately on joining us to the growth of our client base.  

A collegial work environment, a serious commitment to the professional development of its lawyers and an opportunity to work on significant matters are just a few of the benefits Nelligan O’Brien Payne has to offer.

Nelligan O’Brien Payne values and supports diversity in our work environment and in the practice of law.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume in strict confidence to:

Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP
Suite 300, 50 O’Connor Street
Ottawa, ON   K1P 6L2
Attention: Caroline Choquette CHRL
Email: caroline.choquette@nelligan.ca

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Will Search

Posted By Administration, July 19, 2017

ESTATE OF KEVIN LAURIE McCART 

Anyone having knowledge of a Will for the late KEVIN LAURIE MCCART of Ottawa, Ontario, who died on June 29, 2017, is requested to contact Marcia A. Green, Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP, 300-50 O’Connor Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 6L2, T: (613)231-8356 or by email address: Marcia.Green@nelligan.ca

 

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Mann Lawyers News!

Posted By Administration, July 19, 2017

Mann Lawyers is excited to announce that we have expanded our team by hiring Alexander Bissonnette and Shauna Cant to work with our litigation team and Ian McLeod to work with our corporate team.  

Due to this growth, we are also recruiting a law clerk with at least four years of experience.  If you want to join Mann Lawyers LLP and be a part of a great team that prides itself on collegiality of its members while providing exceptional service to its clients, please visit our website for more details. Or simply apply now, in confidence, to hr@mannlawyers.com.

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The Estate of Tomorr Bejkosalaj (also known as Tom Bejkosalaj or Tomore Bejkosalaj)

Posted By Administration, July 19, 2017

Anyone having knowledge of a Will for the late TOMORR BEJKOSALAJ (also known as TOM BEJKOSALAJ or TOMORE BEJKOSALAJ), who died on the 9th day of April, 2017, is requested to contact Timothy J. Thomas, Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP, 1400-340 Albert Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1R 0A5, by fax (613) 238-8775 or email tthomas@perlaw.ca

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Estate of José David Miller

Posted By Administration, July 19, 2017

RE: ESTATE OF JOSÉ DAVID MILLER (also known as “JOSÉ DAVID MILLER VILLAR”, “J. DAVID MILLER”, and “DAVID MILLER”), Deceased

Anyone having knowledge of a Will of José David Miller, late of Ottawa, Ontario, who died on June 20, 2017, is requested to contact Amy Alksnis, Brazeau Seller Law, 700-100 Queen Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1P 1J9, T: 613-237-4000, F: 613-237-4001, E: aalksnis@brazeauseller.com.

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Junior Legal Assistant – Real Estate

Posted By Administration, July 19, 2017

We are a small Ottawa law firm, located in Centertown, looking to hire a full-time junior legal assistant.

The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 3 years real estate experience, in addition to experience in estates, wills and corporate law. Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills are essential. Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision, manage multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines.

The required knowledge/duties are as follows:

  1. Knowledge of and experience with Teraview, Conveyancer and other related software programs.
  2. Experience in the preparation of files for builder sales, closings and ordering of discharge statements.
  3. Experience conducting off-title searches, due diligence, online searches and registrations.
  4. Experience drafting documents, correspondence and reports.
  5. Experience in the preparation of Application for Probate forms, Estate Information Returns, and Powers of Attorney.
  6. Experience in preparation of Articles of Incorporation, Amendments and Re-stated Articles.
  7. Experience in preparation of Annual Minutes of Meetings, Initial/Notice of Change forms, Resolutions and complete initial start of minute books.

 To apply, please email your resume in confidence to  alafontaine@gwshlaw.com

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Legal Assistant

Posted By Administration, July 19, 2017

Legal Assistant
General Counsel
Management Level: COR-MPF-3
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Ottawa, ON

NAV CANADA is a private company that owns and operates Canada’s civil air navigation service (ANS) and guides the world’s aircraft safely and expeditiously through Canadian-controlled airspace. With approximately 4,600 employees located from coast to coast, we offer some of the most exciting careers in the field of aviation. Named a top 100 Canada Employer and top NCR employer, NAV CANADA provides a professional and fulfilling work environment for their employees.

The Legal Assistant will be a member of the Law Department within the Legal and Corporate Services team at NAV CANADA. Our Law Department is a dynamic and exciting team within a unique company that is responsible for providing legal services to NAV CANADA and providing timely, valued advice, direction and leadership to our clients. This role will be responsible for assisting the Law Department in achieving operational goals and objectives by providing efficient and effective administrative, technical and legal support within the Law Department. This position will be located in downtown Ottawa at our Head Office.

The ideal candidate would have 3+ years of experience in the Legal industry with strong administrative, computer and analytical skills. The individual must be self-motivated and have great communication skills as they will be dealing with high level clients and employees. Bilingualism is an asset.

What we have to offer

  1. Competitive Management Base Salary and Leave Structure
  2. Annual Incentive Awards
  3. Health Care and Dental Care Plan (with additional Health Spending Account)
  4. Annual Fitness Allowance
  5. Defined Benefit Pension Plan

What you’ll be doing

  1. Assist with upkeep of filing for all Legal Counsel(s)
  2. Undertake special projects as directed by Law Department such as legal opinion database 
  3. Interface with outside counsel when directed
  4. Provide support and assistance to the Legal Counsel(s) wherever needed with regards to the day to day function of NAV CANADA
  5. Logistics and event planning for other corporate events
  6. Provide administrative support to Legal Counsel(s), including travel plans, meeting tracking, drafting and editing documents
  7. Coordinate, plan and prioritize workload and deadlines for Law Department 
  8. Manage office requirements and supplies for Law Department 
  9. Assist the Law Department in achieving operational goals and objectives
  10. Drafting correspondence
  11. Conducting legal research using various legal resources. 
  12. Manage contract database including tracking of all corporate contracts pertaining to contract work. Maintain contract log and ensure efficiency of contract review.  Keep database current and up-to-date on an ongoing basis.  

What we’re looking for

  1. 3+ years’ of experience in the legal field
  2. Strong administrative and office system/computer skills
  3. Advanced communication skills
  4. Analytical skills
  5. Time management skills
  6. Capability to understand database development.
  7. A great deal of self-motivation.
  8. Ability to work independently with little direct supervision.
  9. Ability to focus on detail
  10. Knowledge in managing scheduling priorities, knowledge of industry, principal contacts/stakeholders and corporate hierarchy is an asset
  11. Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet applications, databases, research banks
  12. Knowledge of legal terminology and the substance of legal agreements
  13. Bilingualism is an asset

Education

  1. College diploma in a related field and/or equivalent work experience

Application

If interested, please submit your application via our website by August 2, 2017.

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Judicial Vacancy – Brampton (Criminal Law)

Posted By Administration, July 14, 2017

Please see the documents below in regard to a judicial vacancy in Brampton.

 Attached Files:
English.pdf (80.37 KB)
Français.pdf (138.48 KB)

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Legal Assistant - Estates

Posted By Administration, July 10, 2017

Legal Assistant required in a full time position at small Westboro law firm to work on estates. Experience an asset but not a requirement. Please apply by email only to honeys.estates@rogers.com.

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