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Blakes inSource – Contract Staff Lawyers (Ottawa)

Posted By Administration, 2 hours ago
Blakes inSource, a division of Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, is seeking staff lawyers on fixed term contracts (with the possibility of a permanent position) in the Ottawa office.

Blakes inSource is an alternative service delivery model, designed to serve clients in innovative and efficient ways. The work done by Blakes inSource typically includes document review work, due diligence, commercial contract review and legislative updates. The staff lawyers work closely with the Partners and Associates at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP to provide excellent customer service to our clients.

Job Requirements:

• Called to the Bar of Ontario
• Licensed by the Law Society of Upper Canada
• Prior document review and/or due diligence experience an asset, but not required
• Corporate Commercial law experience an asset
• Detail orientation with ability to multi-task

For more information on Blakes inSource, please visit our website at www.blakes.com.

Please submit your application, with résumé and transcripts (both undergraduate and law school transcripts are mandatory), to the attention of Kari Abrams, Associates, Student Programs & Benefits Employment Counsel by clicking here submit application.

Blakes welcomes applications from all qualified applicants. The Firm is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment comprised of people with diverse perspectives, backgrounds, identities, and cultures.

The Firm provides accommodation for applicants with disabilities during the recruitment process in accordance with applicable laws. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Associate Lawyer Position Available

Posted By Administration, 22 hours ago

Maclaren Corlett LLP offers services to businesses and individuals in a broad range of practice areas both domestically and internationally. We are currently seeking a lawyer with 8-10 years of corporate/commercial experience with another reputable Ontario law firm to join our Ottawa office. With a view to succession planning, he or she will be responsible for contributing to the continued success of our well-established practice.

The successful candidate will have:

• Proven client management skills
• Strong analytical, communication and drafting skills with excellent attention to detail
• An entrepreneurial attitude
• Superior work ethic
• An established and growing book of business

With your application please provide your cover letter and resume to admin@macorlaw.com. For more information about our firm, please visit our website at www.maclarencorlett.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Full Time

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Will Search Notice - JUNFENG WU

Posted By Administration, January 15, 2019

RE: ESTATE OF JUNFENG WU

Anyone having knowledge of a Will of the late JUNFENG WU of OTTAWA, in the Province of Ontario, who died on December 7, 2018, is requested to contact HAIYAN ZHANG, of HZ Law Professional Corporation, at 215-35 Auriga Drive, Ottawa, ON K2E 8B7; Tel: 613-604-4608 or 613-277-0015; Fax: 613-225-6866; email: hzlaw.ottawa@gmail.com. Your assistance is much appreciated!

Tags:  Wills & Estates 

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Two Judicial Vacancies - Lindsay & Oshawa

Posted By Administration, January 14, 2019

Please see the document below in regard to judicial vacancies in Lindsay and Oshawa.

Lindsay & Oshawa – Criminal Law

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Women in Litigation Symposium, March 7 2019, Ottawa

Posted By Administration, January 11, 2019
Title: Women in Litigation Symposium, March 7 2019, Ottawa

The Advocates’ Society’s award-winning* biennial Women in Litigation Symposium returns to Ottawa on March 7, 2019. Join your colleagues and experience this unique, collegial conference designed exclusively for female litigators. Panels and mentoring sessions will explore practical strategies to help you enhance your strengths as an advocate and fortify your network. Featured speakers include The Honourable Justice Marianne Rivoalen from the Federal Court of Appeal and The Honourable Associate Chief Justice Jocelyne Gagné from the Federal Court of Canada. Prepare to be inspired!

*The Women in Litigation Series received ACLEA’s 2018 Frank V. Harris Award for Professional Excellence.

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Chair - Legal Aid Ontario

Posted By Administration, January 10, 2019

Position/Title: CHAIR (FULL-TIME)
Agency: LEGAL AID ONTARIO
Advertisement Date: 07-Jan-2019
Closing Date: 31-Jan-2019
File Number: PAS-180071
Position Type: Full-Time
Remuneration: SALARY

Current Opportunity


The Government of Ontario and Legal Aid Ontario are offering a challenging opportunity that will require the successful candidate to be accountable for overseeing the management, strategic planning, direction and organizational performance of Legal Aid Ontario.

Position Summary

The chair of Legal Aid Ontario provides leadership and guidance to members of the board. The chair assists in defining the organization’s mission, vision, values and objectives ensuring the organization’s programs are consistent with its legislated mandate.

While the corporation is independent, it is accountable to the Government of Ontario. The chair regularly keeps the Attorney General informed and/or consults concerning issues and events as they relate to the provision of legal services to low-income individuals in Ontario.

The chair establishes a schedule for meetings and sets board meeting agendas, chairs meetings, while ensuring that sufficient time is allocated for effective discussion and decision-making and that all points of view are heard.

The chair sets the business and ethical tone by facilitating open and informed discussion, while setting standards for meaningful, respectful and productive debate and interpersonal interactions. The chair will prioritize Legal Aid Ontario commitments to ensure regular attendance and engagement as required.

As Ethics Executive for the Board members, the chair ensures members are aware of their obligations and that they act in compliance with the Public Service of Ontario Act, 2006 including the provisions for Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest.

The chair ensures that Board members and staff of Legal Aid Ontario are aware of and complies with applicable provincial directives, policies and guidelines, including the Memorandum of Understanding between the Chair and the Minister of the Attorney General.

For more information and to apply, click here.

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Litigation Position (Lawyer and Clerk/Assistant)

Posted By Administration, January 10, 2019

LITIGATION LAWYER POSITION

Auger Hollingsworth is an accident and injury litigation law firm serving Eastern Ontario for the last 15 years. We have four offices across Ottawa located in Kanata, Nepean, Downtown, and Ottawa East that allow us to best serve our clients and provide an easy commute for team members.

Role and Responsibilities

As we continue to expand, we are looking for an experienced and passionate Litigation Lawyer to have primary carriage of litigation files. This position works closely with a Law Clerk or Paralegal as well as offers a professional learning opportunity through direct mentorship by senior lawyers. If you are eager to work in a fast-paced environment while conducting your own discoveries, mediations and trials, along with significant direct client contact, this is the position for you!

Requirements

• At least 3 years of civil litigation experience.
• A member in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario.
• Experience with client contact and management, discoveries, mediations, pre-trials and trials.
• Superior communication and English writing skills.
• Ability to work autonomously as well as collaborate in a team environment.
• Quick responder, action taker and “can do anything” attitude.

Assets

• Plaintiff or defence personal injury litigation experience is preferred.
• Some knowledge of accident benefits and injury tort claims.
• Excellent negotiation skills and experience in communicating with insurance adjusters and defence lawyers.
• French or other language skills would be an asset.

What Makes Auger Hollingsworth Different

We are a small team that likes to have fun! Through varies social events and bring your dog to work days on Fridays, we pride ourselves on being a workplace that team members enjoy coming to.

We offer a competitive compensation package including base salary, bonus opportunities, health and dental benefits, and pension plan. We understand that our team works hard, but also needs time to rest and play, which is why we have an unlimited vacation policy.

To ensure we offer the best service possible to our clients, we also provide continuing professional development and internal growth opportunities.

Apply

If you are interested in joining our team as a Litigation Lawyer, please email in confidence a resume and cover letter explaining how you meet the above requirements along with any supporting material to richard@ottawalawfirm.ca.

 

LAW CLERK/LEGAL ASSISTANT POSITION

Auger Hollingsworth is an accident and injury litigation law firm serving Eastern Ontario for the last 15 years. We have four offices across Ottawa located in Kanata, Nepean, Downtown, and Ottawa East that allow us to best serve our clients and provide an easy commute for team members.

Role and Responsibilities

As we continue to expand, we are looking for a Law Clerk/Legal Assistant to work directly with clients and firm lawyers to advance cases through the litigation process. Responsibilities involve all aspects of the litigation process including extensive liaison with firm lawyers, firm clients, defence law firms and Courts; evidence collection, assembly and analysis; legal research and legal drafting; legal brief preparation; assist with Mediation, Pre-Trials, Trials.

Requirements

• Minimum one-year working in an office environment. (New graduates with excellent grades and professional office skills will be considered.)
• Relevant post-secondary education such as a Law Clerk or Legal Assistant Diploma or University Degree required.
• Self-starter with ambition to learn and grow. Superior communication and English writing skills. French skills would be an asset.
• Quick responder, action taker and “can do anything” attitude.
• Plaintiff or defence personal injury litigation experience is preferred.
• Knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure.
• Some knowledge of accident benefits and injury tort claims would
be an asset.

What Makes Auger Hollingsworth Different


• We are a small team that likes to have fun! Through varies social events and bring your dog to work days on Fridays, we pride ourselves on being a workplace that team members enjoy coming to.
• We offer a competitive compensation package including base salary, bonus opportunities, health and dental benefits, and pension plan. We understand that our team works hard, but also needs time to rest and play, which is why we have an unlimited vacation policy.
• To ensure we offer the best service possible to our clients, we also provide regular continuing professional development and internal growth opportunities.

Apply

If you are interested in joining our team as a Law Clerk / Legal Assistant, please email in confidence a resume and cover letter explaining how you meet the above requirements along with any supporting material to richard@ottawalawfirm.ca.

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Offices for Rent - Elgin and Somerset

Posted By Administration, January 10, 2019
Offices to Rent with May Irwin & Associates

We are located at the corner of Elgin and Somerset and have up to 3 offices for rent as well as one small space (suitable for an assistant or student).

Availability
     - 1 office available immediately
            o large, well lit
            o built in bookshelves and large desk included
     - 2 other offices and small space available March 1

Other amenities included
     - use of waiting room
     - use of kitchen
     - high speed internet
     - separate entrance for staff
     - secure building
     - building is accessible (elevator)

Additional amenities that may be included
     - photocopier
     - scanner
     - printer
     - underground parking (available as of February 1)

We’re a hard working, fun loving bunch that anyone would be lucky to share space with. Come check us out!

If you’re interested, please contact Kate at kate@mialaw.ca or 613-230-6524

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Real Estate Clerk - SKS Law LLP

Posted By Administration, January 9, 2019
SKS Law LLP is seeking an experienced real estate clerk to join our small, dynamic team in our Ottawa office. The successful candidate will be able to manage residential and commercial real estate transactions from start to finish with minimal direction.

Expected qualifications and responsibilities include:

• 1+ years working in real estate at a law firm;
• Knowledge of and experience with Conveyancer, Teraview and other related software;
• Managing residential purchase and sale files with little oversight. Experience in commercial real estate will be considered an asset;
• Drafting and reviewing an agreement of purchase and sale;
• Conducting relevant title and off-title searches;
• Effective communitcation, ability to organize and attention to detail.

SKS Law LLP offers a competitive salary, an incredible work environment and career advancement opportunities.

Qualified applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Alison Madge at: alison.madge@skslaw.ca

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Will Search - Charles Joseph Rene Martel

Posted By Administration, January 9, 2019
We are looking for the original Will of Charles Joseph Rene Martel, of Cornwall, Ontario. Mr. Martel passed away on September 20, 2018.

Please contact Adrienne Curran, Johnston Family Law Professional Corporation
Contact information:
109-376 Churchill Avenue, North
Ottawa, ON K1Z 5C3
Tel: 613-680-8855
Fax: 613-702-0376
Email: adrienne@johnstonfamilylaw.ca
Website: johnstonfamilylaw.ca

Tags:  Wills & Estates 

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Search for Will - Leon D. Habinski

Posted By Administration, January 9, 2019
Anyone having knowledge of a Will of the late Lee Habinski also known as Leon D. Habinski, of Crysler, Ontario, who died on or about December 30, 2018, is requested to contact Roy C. Reiche, Lawyers, at 203 Nelson Street, Pembroke, Ontario K8A 3N1, Attention: Sheldon R. Reiche, Tel: 613-735-2313, Fax: 613-735-2013, E-mail: sheldon@reiche.ca.

Tags:  Wills & Estates 

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Canada Post - Senior Paralegal (Real Estate)

Posted By Administration, January 9, 2019
Updated: January 9, 2019

Canada Post - Senior Paralegal (Real Estate)

Canada Post Legal Affairs is seeking an experienced Real Estate Paralegal with a minimum of 3 years of experience as a real estate paralegal/clerk in a law firm, legal department or as an independent licenced real estate paralegal. This is a full-time permanent position at Canada Post Head Office in Ottawa.

For details please see the Careers section of the Canada Post website:

https://jobs.canadapost.ca/job/Ottawa-Ontario-Senior-Paralegal-%28Real-Estate%29-ON/360404517/

Postes Canada - Technicien juridique principal (biens immobiliers)

L'équipe des affaires juridiques de Postes Canada recherche un parajuriste possédant au moins trois ans d'expérience en tant que parajuriste en droit immobilier dans un cabinet d'avocats, un département juridique, ou en tant que parajuriste immobilier agréé indépendant. Il s’agit d’un poste permanent à temps plein au siège social de Postes Canada à Ottawa.

Pour plus de détails, veuillez consulter la section Carrières du site web de Postes Canada :

https://jobs.canadapost.ca/job/Ottawa-Ontario-Technicien-juridique-principal-%28biens-immobiliers%29-ON/360404417/

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Will - Helen Noel

Posted By Administration, January 7, 2019
We are looking for the original Will of Helen Noel of Kemptville, Ontario. Mrs. Noel passed away on December 1, 2018.

Jennifer Ahde Professional Corporation, 210-1335 Carling Ave., Ottawa, ON K1Z 8N8

Jennifer Ahde
Arbique & Ahde
T: 613-725-0303
FL 613-725-1292

jen@arbiqueahde.com

Tags:  Wills & Estates 

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Exciting news from LMR’s Litigation and Family Law Practice Groups

Posted By Administration, January 7, 2019
Patricia Simpson will join LMR effective January 7, 2019, where she will continue her civil and family law practice, providing advice and representation to clients in all aspects of civil litigation and family law in both adversarial and non-adversarial processes. Patricia is a member of the Practicing Panel of Collaborative Practice Ottawa which she will continue with LMR.

We look forward to welcoming Patricia to the firm

If you would like to extend your best wishes to Patricia, she may be contacted at 613-233-2679 or psimpson@lmrlawyers.com.

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Corporate Law Clerk

Posted By Administration, January 4, 2019
Job Duties: Incorporation and organization (amendments, amalgamations, dissolutions, continuances, etc.) of business corporations, including professional corporations; Minute book creation, review, rectifications and annual maintenance; Drafting corporate documents pertaining to asset/share purchases and sales transactions and tax reorganizations; docketing and billing in PC law; scheduling meetings and communicating with clients, outside lawyers and third parties.

Experience: 2 years + Corporate Law Clerk experience would be an asset

Send cover letter with resume, in confidence, to kbenoit@rsrlaw.ca

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Law Society Award Nominations – Deadline January 25, 2019

Posted By Administration, January 3, 2019

Call for Nominations

Each year the Law Society invites nominations for the Law Society awards. Awards for lawyers include the Law Society Medal, the Lincoln Alexander Award and the Laura Legge Award. Paralegals are eligible for the William J. Simpson Distinguished Paralegal Award. Both lawyers and paralegals are eligible for the J. Shirley Denison Award.

The Law Society Medal was established in 1985 as an honour to be awarded by the Law Society to lawyers in recognition of outstanding service and significant contributions to the profession.

The Lincoln Alexander Award is awarded annually in recognition of an Ontario lawyer who has demonstrated long standing interest and commitment to the public and to the pursuit of community service on behalf of residents of Ontario.

The Laura Legge Award was established in 2007 and is to be given annually to a female lawyer of the Law Society who has exemplified leadership within the profession.

In addition to the lawyer awards, the William J. Simpson Distinguished Paralegal Award recognizes a paralegal who has demonstrated outstanding professional achievement that brings credit to the paralegal profession.

The J. Shirley Denison Award is named in honour of former Treasurer Denison and his commitment to helping others. The award is in recognition of significant contributions to access to justice and/or poverty issues. Both paralegal and lawyer licensees are eligible for this award.

We know that there are members in your communities that would be excellent candidates, and we would be delighted to receive their nomination.

Full details on the awards and how to file a nomination are available on the Law Society website at https://lso.ca/about-lso/medals-awards-and-honours/nominations-and-selection-process. The deadline for nominations is January 25, 2019.

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Judicial Vacancy - Owen Sound

Posted By Administration, January 3, 2019

Please see the document below in regard to a judicial vacancy in Owen Sound.

OWEN SOUND (EN)

50% Criminal Law/ 50% Family Law

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Office Space for Lease - Gladwin Business Park

Posted By Administration, January 3, 2019

2212 Gladwin Crescent, Ottawa
OFFICE SPACE FOR LEASE – 2212 GLADWIN CRESCENT

For Lease
Available Area: 1,712-1,912 SF
Base Rent: $12.00 PSF

DESCRIPTION
Main floor office space is conveniently located in the Gladwin Business Park at the corner of St. Laurent Boulevard & Innes Road in the east end of the city. Other tenant on second floor is a law firm. Perfect for technology or professional services companies (including architects, consultants, engineers or lawyers). Recently built and fitted-up with six offices. Large reception area, lots of light and large front windows. Only minutes from Highway 417 and 174. Accommodates 5-15 people.

FEATURES
• Operating Costs: $7.00 PSF (2018)
• Front Building signage available
• 2 Dedicated Parking spots on-site
• Additional dedicated parking available
• Visitor parking
• Kitchenette, reception, boardroom and IT
• Loading/Storage room
• Private washroom
• Quick and easy access to bus station, restaurants, gas stations and other amenities.
• Available immediately

For further information and pictures, see Kijiji ad at: https://www.kijiji.ca/v-commercial-office-space/ottawa/office-space-for-lease-gladwin-business-park-ottawa/1406977822?enableSearchNavigationFlag=true

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Legal Assistant

Posted By Administration, January 3, 2019
Allan Snelling LLP is looking for an experienced legal assistant to join our firm. You will continue working towards growing your legal skills by providing general administrative and clerical support to the Litigation and Corporate Departments. Knowledge of computers and relevant software applications is required. A willingness to be part of a team is essential, also excellent customer service principles and practices are required. We have an excellent benefits package and working environment. Resumes should be sent to knichols@compellingcounsel.com.

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Lunch & Learn Hosted by the Estate, Trust and Family Litigation Group of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Posted By Administration, January 3, 2019

Lunch & Learn Hosted by the Estate, Trust and Family Litigation Group of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
World Exchange Plaza, 100 Queen St. Suite 1300, Ottawa, ON K1P 1J9

Upcoming Estate Law Lunch and Learn at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

You're invited to an
Estate Law Lunch & Learn
Year in Review: Key Cases Concerning Incapacity and Power of Attorney


Hosted by the Estate, Trust and Family Litigation Group of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Speaker & Chair | Kathleen McDormand
________________________________________
Cost $25 (includes lunch)
Cheque (payable to Borden Ladner Gervais LLP)

Thursday, January 10, 2019

12:00 pm
Registration

12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
Speaker & Lunch

Followed by question and answer period
Register at RSVPottawa@blg.com
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Upcoming Family Law Lunch and Learn at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

You're invited to a
Family Law Lunch & Learn
Year in Review: Key Cases


Hosted by the Estate, Trust and Family Litigation Group of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Speaker & Chair: Katherine Cooligan
________________________________________
Cost $25 (includes lunch)
Cheque (payable to Borden Ladner Gervais LLP)

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

12:00 pm
Registration

12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
Speaker & Lunch

Followed by question and answer period
Register at RSVPottawa@blg.com

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Specialist - Legal Operations

Posted By Administration, December 19, 2018
Open Date: December 19, 2018
Close Date: January 18, 2019
Location: Ottawa, ON

BLG’s National Leasing Centre (NLC) is looking for a dynamic individual with a growth mindset that can help solve for today while building for the future.

The NLC is a dedicated, leasing-only resource designed to provide our clients with an innovative approach to managing their leasing portfolios. In this role, the Specialist, Legal Operations will help identify and develop new business processes, maintain information and records, develop and maintain department technology applications, and work with different teams across the Firm to enable the NLC to grow and scale. The Specialist role will be a focal point of the legal team and will pay a central coordination role. This person must be a team player, have a strong work ethic and a mind-set of continuous improvement and be a self-starter in a fast paced environment. The role will need to adapt and evolve as legal operations build and align with the needs of the Centre and our clients. The role will be located at BLG’s Ottawa office and will report to the National Leasing Centre Lead Partner.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a desire to identify problems and gaps, develop and design creative solutions and will have experience working in a legal environment, but does not have to have specific experience with Commercial Real Estate Leasing.

The key responsibilities of this role are:

• Acts as primary contact for the intake of new clients for the National Leasing Centre including the coordination of conflicts, alternate fee arrangements and set up of electronic billing processes
• Acts as primary contact for the intake of new matters for the Leasing Centre
• Reviews and assesses each new Leasing matter and provides responsible lawyer(s) with key matter details including estimate of time commitment and urgency of matter as well as client specific requirements
• Manages the recording, docketing and coordination of all Leasing Centre deadlines including liaising with clients on deadlines
• Collaborates with Law Clerks, Practice Assistants and Lawyers to manage Leasing Centre matters and ensures deadlines are actioned
• Develops and maintains a monitoring system for day to day communications and follow up on Leasing matters
• Collaborates with the NLC Lead Partner and Project Manager to develop workflow processes to optimize the case load management
• Assists in the testing and in the integration and adoption of technology to manage Leasing Centre matters and workflow
• Develops and generates reports of Leasing matter deadlines
• Develops and generates reports to provide Lawyers and clients with the status of Leasing matters
• Assists in the development of precedent letters and creation and maintenance of templates in Contract Express or similar technology
• Assists with the development and adoption of the National Leasing Centre best practices
• Contributes to the ongoing development of the National Leasing Centre

The key competencies required are:

• Law Clerk Diploma or equivalent combination of post-secondary education and experience in a legal or operations field
• Experience working in a Law Firm or In-house as a Law Clerk, Legal Assistant, or Legal Business Operations role for a minimum of 5 years
• Experience developing work flows, Lean Six Sigma
• Experience with Contract Express, Intapp systems and CMS an asset
• Strong organizational and problem solving skills
• Strong interpersonal skills and a team player
• Strong computer skills, particularly with Windows-based computer systems including Microsoft Word, Excel, outlook and Adobe.
• Available to work overtime, when necessary
• Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written
• A strong work ethic and commitment to excellence

BLG is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from diverse candidates. Applicants with disabilities may notify us of any accommodations needed to support your participation in the recruitment processes.

If you are interested in joining our law firm, please send your cover letter, résumé, and list of references by January 18, 2019, in confidence to:

Danielle Laflamme | Manager, Professional Recruiting
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
T: 613.787.3578 | Email: DLaflamme@blg.com

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


BLG is an integrated national law firm that provides a broad range of legal services, with more than 700 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals working in five major Canadian cities.

BLG is committed to helping our professionals reach the next level in their careers. Our comprehensive approach to professional development has received widespread recognition.

Everyone at BLG is required to carry out the duties of their role while upholding the important principles of our Respectful Workplace Policy, and treating everyone with respect, regardless of position.

* Please note that relatives of current BLG employees and Partners are not eligible for consideration.

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The Gift of Giving

Posted By Administration, December 19, 2018

THE 2018 ELGIN STREET COURTHOUSE ANGEL PROGRAM thanks you again – you did it!

As a result of your tremendous generosity, the smiles and glowing faces of well over 450 children with the Children’s Aid Society are reflecting back on you.

A heartfelt THANK YOU to each and every one of you who took the time to be part of the spirit of the season through the Program. I especially thank Mélanie Poirier and her team for volunteering their time and effort.


LE DON DE PARTAGE

LE PROGRAMME D’ANGES 2018 DU PALAIS DE JUSTICE DE LA RUE ELGIN merci encore – bravo!

Grâce à votre abondance infaillible, les sourires et visages pétillants d’au-delà de 450 enfants de la
Société de l’aide à l’enfance miroitent envers vous.

Un MERCI chaleureux à chacun et chacune pour votre dévouement afin de participer à cet esprit des fêtes lors du Programme. Je veux remercier et mettre l’accent sur l’aide bénévole de Mélanie Poirier et son équipe.

Justice Lynn Ratushny

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Lawyer (Associate) - Employment

Posted By Administration, December 19, 2018
Samfiru Tumarkin LLP is a busy and fast-growing boutique litigation firm in Ottawa. Our labour and employment practice is expanding and we are looking for an associate with 1 – 5 years of employment law experience acting for employees and/or employers.

The ideal candidate will have:
• strong written and verbal communication skills;
• the aptitude to work independently while coordinating with other team members;
• excellent attention to detail; and
• the competence to prioritize and meet urgent deadlines.

We are looking for someone that is responsive, eager to learn, adaptable, and enjoys a fast-paced work environment.

If you are interested, please send your resume and cover letter to Lior Samfiru (Partner) at lior.samfiru@stlawyers.ca by January 18, 2019. New calls will not be considered.

Samfiru Tumarkin LLP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. (No phone calls please.)

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Unlawfully Funny Comedy Night in Support of the Ottawa Mission

Posted By Administration, December 17, 2018

Come join the Carleton University Criminology and Criminal Justice Society for a night of laughs and fun at Yuk Yuks Comedy Club on Elgin! The night will be a showcase of the comedic talent of a number of legal professionals in the Ottawa region, as well as some of the cities best local talent! Proceeds will be going towards the Ottawa Mission!

Where: Yuk Yuks Comedy Club, 292 Elgin Street
When: January 20th, 2019 at 7pm
Why: In support of the Ottawa Mission
How much: 12$ including tax (Tickets are available online on the Yuk Yuks Website), as well as via e-transfer to the cuccjs@gmail.com
Who: Justice Phillips, Israel Gencher, and Lorenzo Patino have agreed to perform. As well as some of Ottawa’s best local talent.

More information can be found here.

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Commissioner of Canada Elections Seeking Senior Counsel / Le commissaire aux élections fédérales est à la recherche d’un(e) avocat(e) principal(e)

Posted By Administration, December 13, 2018

Commissioner of Canada Elections
Seeking Senior Counsel

The Office of the Commissioner of Canada Elections is seeking a bilingual counsel with a minimum of ten years’ experience in the practice of criminal law. Open to Canadian citizens residing in the National Capital Region.

Applications may be submitted online at:
https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicant/page1800?toggleLanguage=en&poster=1243548

Closing date for applications:
December 18, 2018 (could be extended as needed)

For more information about this opportunity, please direct enquiries to:

Cynthia Lascelle - Senior Human Resources Advisor: Cynthia.Lascelle@ppsc-sppc.gc.ca

Hannah Lyall - Human Resources Assistant:
Hannah.Lyall@ppsc-sppc.gc.ca 

Additional information about the Commissioner of Canada Elections may be found at:
www.cce-cef.gc.ca


 

Le commissaire aux élections fédérales
est à la recherche d’un(e) avocat(e) principal(e)

Le Bureau du commissaire aux élections fédérales est à la recherche d’un(e) avocat(e) bilingue avec au moins dix ans d’expérience dans la pratique du droit pénal. Peuvent postuler les citoyens canadiens résidant dans la Région de la capitale nationale.

Les demandes peuvent être transmises par Internet à l’adresse suivante :
https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicant/page1800?toggleLanguage=fr&poster=1243548

Fermeture de la période de candidature :
Le 18 décembre 2018 (pourrait être prolongée)

Pour plus de renseignements concernant cette possibilité d’emploi, communiquez avec :


Cynthia Lascelle - Conseillère principale en ressources humaines:
Cynthia.Lascelle@ppsc-sppc.gc.ca

Hannah Lyall - Adjointe en ressources humaines :
Hannah.Lyall@ppsc-sppc.gc.ca

Veuillez visiter le www.cef-cce.gc.ca pour obtenir plus d’informations au sujet du commissaire aux élections fédérales.

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