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Junior Litigation Associate

Posted By Administration, September 13, 2019

Employment Opportunity
WILLIAMS LITIGATION LAWYERS
Junior Litigation Associate

Williams Litigation Lawyers has gained a reputation over the past four decades as a leader in the field of civil litigation. Our team of seasoned litigators have extensive trial and appellate experience, representing clients in over 300 trials and appeals before all levels of Court.

We are looking to add an additional lawyer to our team of litigators, on a one-year contract. Our ideal candidate’s year of call is between 2016 and 2019. Litigation experience handling insurance defence, commercial litigation and personal injury files would be an asset. We are looking for someone who wants to get out from behind the desk and onto their feet.

We offer competitive compensation and group health insurance benefits. Most of all, we offer the opportunity to join a dynamic growing team of lawyers who are dedicated to the practice of law and to serving their clients.

Interested applicants should forward a covering letter, résumé, and a list of references in confidence, to Kelly Hart at khart@williamslitigation.ca by Monday, September 23rd, 2019. williamslitigation.ca

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Bookkeeper

Posted By Administration, September 13, 2019

VINCENT DAGENAIS GIBSON is one of Ottawa's leading bilingual law firms, serving the National Capital Region and surrounding areas since 1897.  Since the founding of our firm in 1897, we have strived to create and maintain a firm of lawyers who are active in the community and can work individually or as a team to meet the legal needs of our clients.

As a Bookkeeper you will work closely with all members of the firm including senior managers and partners. You must be an individual who can effectively plan and organize and who has an aptitude for developing and maintaining good relationships with clients and staff.  You must also have the ability to handle a variety of responsibilities in a professional manner. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide bookkeeping services which encompasses the following; banking services, cash management, preparation of cash receipts and cash disbursement summaries, preparation of financial statements and completion and filing of government forms.
  • Payroll and payroll reporting
  • Collect and interpret data and solve any problems
  • Record data on accounting and other related software’s
  • Monthly reporting – payroll, GST, HST, WSIB, EHT etc
  • Efficiently document work performed in a manner that permits review with partner or manager

Qualifications:

  • Community College Diploma in Business Accounting
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience or a combination of education and experience in a full cycle bookkeeping role
  • Experience with payroll and payroll reporting is a requirement
  • General business knowledge
  • Working knowledge of accounting software, such as PCLaw, AccPac, Simply Accounting, Quickbooks, spreadsheets, databases and word processing
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize, and control work
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, working on multiple assignments, with a high degree of autonomy over work
  • Initiative, willingness and ability to accept responsibility. Aptitude for dealing with people in a respectful manner
  • Ability to work under pressure, decisiveness, creativeness, good judgment and common sense
  • Proven ability to recognize and analyze problems, propose sound alternatives and conclusions
  • Ability to develop and maintain good relationships with clients
  • Experience completing bookkeeping duties for multiple clients would be considered an asset
  • Oral and written communication skills in French would be an asset

Interested candidates can email their resume to Tammy Hendrick at tammy.hendrick@vdg.ca.

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Real Estate Lawyer

Posted By Administration, September 13, 2019

Soloway Wright LLP is currently looking for a lawyer to immediately join and grow our established Real Estate team.

Soloway Wright LLP is a mid-sized firm of 30+ lawyers with offices in both Ottawa and Kingston.  The firm is particularly strong in all areas of real estate and related work, with a client roster that is second to none in that industry.  Clients of this group include many of the largest real estate and development companies in eastern Ontario, institutional lenders and a wide range of entrepreneurs and owner-managed businesses.  Our greatest strength lies in our experienced staff of lawyers, clerks and assistants. We foster a team approach, making the most of the experience and competencies of each individual member of our team.

The successful candidate will:

  • Possess 2-7 years’ experience in residential real estate;
  • Experience in commercial real estate, development and leasing is an asset;
  • Must be a member in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario;
  • Will have strong business acumen and interpersonal skills;
  • Experienced in preparing, reviewing and generally dealing with documents related to the practice of real estate;
  • Ability to work directly with clients and with minimal direction;
  • Strong analytical, communication and drafting skills;
  • Team-player.

Our competitive compensation package, collegial atmosphere, many firm social events and innovative vision make Soloway Wright LLP a great place to work.

Please submit your resume to Kelly Chapman, Office Manager at info@solowaywright.com.   Applications will be held in confidence.

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Sevigny Dupuis is Hiring

Posted By Administration, September 12, 2019
Sevigny Dupuis LLP, a leading labour and employment law firm in Ottawa, is looking for two (2) associate lawyers to join its growing labour and employment law practice.

We believe that we have a lot to offer our future colleagues. We are very well-positioned in the Ottawa labour and employment law field. We enjoy quality work, sophisticated clients (employer and employee-side), and strong professional relationships with our respected colleagues. In addition, we have recently completed our transition to new and expanded office space, in the easily-accessible south end of the City, complete with plenty of free parking, modern design/décor, and some pretty exceptional views over the airport runway. Feel free to take a virtual peak here: http://westviewprojects.com/portfolio-item/228-hunt-club-road/

We are currently seeking two (2) candidates. The first opportunity will appeal to applicants with one (1) to three (3) years of post-call experience, who are seeking a litigation-oriented career in the labour and employment law field. The second position is envisioned as a solicitor/research/writing role, supporting our labour and employment litigators, and could potentially offer flexible work arrangements (ie. reduced work week and/or family-friendly hours) for the right applicant. Given the specialized nature of our practice, previous labour and/or employment law experience is required for both positions. Bilingualism would be considered an asset.

Interested applicants should apply in confidence to Marie-France Dupuis at marie.dupuis@sevignydupuis.com.

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Experienced Bookkeeper Available

Posted By Administration, September 10, 2019
Bookkeeper with 28 years of experience with PCLaw looking for part-time work. Has experience with anywhere from 1 to 15 employees. Works remotely - no need to attend your office. Conducts every aspect of a law firm's daily accounting needs including:

• day-to-day entry including bank deposits
• accounts payable
• accounts receivable
• payroll
• monthly bank reconciliation
• credit card reconciliation
• invoicing
• HST reporting/remittance
• LSO reporting
• T4 preparation
• file management

Contact Jayne Rochon at jaynerochon@rogers.com.

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Law Clerk/Legal Assistant

Posted By Administration, September 10, 2019
Maclaren Corlett LLP, an established and collegial firm located in downtown Ottawa directly on the new LRT route, has an immediate opening for a law clerk in the areas of business/corporate, wills and estates and real estate law.

The successful candidate will have:

• College Degree and/or a minimum of 5 years related experience
• Willingness to learn and ability to adapt quickly
• Attention to detail and office procedures
• Strong communication skills: oral and written
• Strong time management and organizational skills
• Ability to organize, prioritize and multitask efficiently
• Strong ability to work in both a team environment and independently
• Experience using Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, PCLaw, Estate-a-base, The Conveyancer/Unity, and Teraview software would be an asset
• Experience using dictation software would be an asset
• Knowledge of Supreme Court of Canada rules and procedures and experience with Supreme Court of Canada Agency work would be an asset

Duties may include, but are not limited to:

• Drafting of corporate articles, minutes and resolutions and maintenance of corporate records and registers, as well as preparing and filing electronic government forms on various websites
• Drafting corporate/commercial agreements and related documentation
• Drafting wills, powers of attorney, and related documents
• Preparing applications for certificates of appointment of estate trustee and handling general administration of estates
• Independently manage purchase, sale and refinancing files from beginning to end
• Complete the closing of real estate transactions including coordinating the receipt of closing documents and funds and registration of documents
• Preparing final reports and client invoices
• Dealing with, and responding to client inquiries and providing excellent client service at all times
• Performing miscellaneous clerical and administrative duties as required

Salary to be commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should forward their covering letter and resume to mail@macorlaw.com.

We appreciate the interest of all candidates, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Family, Wills & Estates Legal Assistant

Posted By Administration, September 9, 2019
Riopelle Group Professional Corporation has an immediate opening for a fulltime, bilingual law clerk to work in the areas of family law, wills and estates at our Orleans office. RG offers a progressive and supportive work environment, the opportunity to join a talented client-focused team and an attractive salary with unique benefits. The ideal candidate will have excellent English and French oral and written communication skills, at least 1-2 years experience and possess proficiency in PCLaw, Divorcemate, Estate-a-Base. Salary is commensurate with qualifications.

Please send resumes to Elaine MacKenzie at elaine@rglaw.ca.

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Legal Assistant for a Busy Law Firm

Posted By Administration, September 6, 2019

Brooker Law Office Professional Corporation is looking for a legal assistant with 2 years or more experience in litigation. Our firm is focused on personal injury and employment law. Applicant must be able to work in a team and independently. The successful applicant will be comfortable with a client-focused approach, working to deadlines and possess excellent administrative, organizational, time-management skills while maintaining an attention to detail. Excellent verbal and written English language skills are essential. Fluency in both English and French is preferred but not required. Post-Secondary degree/diploma in a relevant discipline. Must be comfortable with computers and learning and using a variety of software. Experience with PCLaw would be helpful. Competitive salary and benefits for the right candidate, free parking without the traffic hassles of working downtown.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts and references to info@brookerlawoffice.ca

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Legal Assistant/Law Clerk for Growing Law Firm

Posted By Administration, September 5, 2019

Legal Assistant/Law Clerk for Growing Law Firm


Are you an experienced service-oriented professional with excellent administrative, organizational and time-management skills? The law firm of Lister Beaupré is looking for a legal assistant/law clerk, to support our lawyers and our clients.

About Us
Located in the heart of Ottawa, this law firm is a young, busy civil litigation practice with a broad and varied client base. Lister Beaupré takes as much pride in its customer service as it does in its legal expertise.

About You

You are an enthusiastic, confident team player who understands what first-rate client service means and knows how to deliver it. You have experience working in a legal environment and understand the commitment necessary to support a busy law firm. An ambitious, self-motivated professional, you thrive in an environment that fosters relationship building and career growth.

Duties & Responsibilities
• Preparing standard legal documents (factums, motion records, affidavits of documents etc.)
• Drafting, with the lawyer’s assistance, correspondence
• Handling inquiries in the lawyer’s absence
• Providing exceptional service to the firm’s clients, and potential clients
• General administrative duties including: photocopying, filing, mail, dictations, handling of a senior lawyer’s calendar etc.

Qualifications
• Post-Secondary degree/diploma in relevant discipline
• Minimum of one (1) year previous experience in a legal environment
• Excellent verbal and written skills in English. Bilingualism is an asset.
• Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
• Strong interpersonal and client service skills
• Professional and positive demeanour
• Superior organizational and priority setting skills and the ability to multi-task
• Excellent attention to detail
• Strong work ethic

Do you recognize yourself? If so, please send your resume to chantal@listerlawyers.com.

We thank all applicants for their interests, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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Junior Litigation Lawyer

Posted By Administration, September 5, 2019
McNally Gervan Lawyers, a boutique law firm located in downtown Ottawa which specializes in personal injury and Insurance law is seeking a junior lawyer to join our growing team as an associate. Lawyers with 1 year of experience in personal Injury litigation are sought and encouraged to apply.

We are seeking a self-starter who is capable of working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. The Candidate will assist current lawyers in their practice. Competitive salary based on experience and benefit package is offered to all our staff.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts and references to info@mcnallygervan.ca

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Real Estate Paralegal

Posted By Administration, September 5, 2019
The Department of Justice is seeking real estate paralegal/conveyancers to join its team for temporary and possibly full-time positions for the Legal Services Unit located in downtown Ottawa that serves Public Services and Procurement Canada. The ideal candidates will have a minimum of 5 years of legal real estate conveyancing, registration and closing experience, with an emphasis on the preparation of Ontario Land Titles transaction and title documentation and familiarity with Notices of Leases.
Excellent technical skills are required with proficiency in MS Word, Conveyancer and Teraview. Attention to detail, an aptitude for figures, good interpersonal skills and an ability to work independently and in a team environment are essential.

Excellent benefits package available. Salary commensurate with experience.

To apply for this position, please email your resume to:

Chanel Matteau
email: chanel.matteau@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

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Law Clerk - Two Positions

Posted By Administration, September 4, 2019
We are growing! Two Law Clerk positions available immediately: one junior position and one senior position. Preference will be given to those candidates with some practical experience (i.e. 2 to 4 years) in family law.

Johnston Family Law Professional Corporation is a boutique firm in Westboro. We practice in the areas of Family Law, Wills and Estate Administration. We are four lawyers and an articling student who work hard and like to have fun while doing so. The successful candidates will assist in the following areas:

Family Law: Initial document drafting including applications, affidavits, financial statements, case conference and settlement conference briefs, separation
agreements, etc. You will also prepare documents for service and filing at court.

Wills and Estate Administration: Initial drafting of wills, powers of attorney, and other supporting documents.

The successful candidates will have very strong personal and technical skills, an ability to work closely and in collaboration with lawyers, other clerks, and staff, and an ability to work and reason independently on client files. He or she will also have a working knowledge of the Family Law Rules, CLIO, Microsoft Office Suite, DivorceMate, docketing, and preparing accounts.

Please reach out to Sheri Kind with your CV / resume at sheri@johnstonfamilylaw.ca

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Real Estate and Family Law Clerk

Posted By Administration, September 3, 2019
Real estate and family law clerk – Bilingual

MJ Gauthier Professional Corporation is seeking a candidate to fill the position of law clerk in real estate and family law in a small law firm in Rockland. The candidate requires to be fully bilingual, oral and written, and either has some experience working in a law firm or has a college degree as a paralegal or a legal assistant. The candidate needs to have exceptional communication skills, a willingness to learn new tasks as well as excellent computer skills. Please send your résumé to mjgauthier@mjgauthierlaw.com.

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Associate Position – Hooper Litigation

Posted By Administration, August 27, 2019

We are seeking to add a junior associate to our team.

Located in the heart of Westboro, we are a small modern boutique firm dedicated to helping individuals and small businesses in the areas of personal injury, employment, professional negligence and commercial litigation. We offer a relaxed work environment with a commitment to work-life balance. Ideal candidates will have less than five years of experience in litigation with a keen interest and commitment to make a difference in the Ottawa community. Bilingualism is an asset.

This is an excellent opportunity for a young lawyer who is ambitious, a self-starter and not afraid to take on challenges.

Interested candidates should email their CV and list of references to jaye@hoop-law.ca. Any applications will be held in the strictest of confidence.

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Loan Closing Specialist

Posted By Administration, August 23, 2019

Job Description: Loan Closing Specialist

Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY):
09/16/2019

Worker Type:
Permanent

Language(s) Required:
English, French

Transactional experience required
Assist with the review and preparation of complex legal documents relating to large credit facilities.

This position is designated bilingual (English and French), and the successful candidate must be able to communicate in both of Canada’s official languages.

What you’ll do:


• Assist FCC internal legal counsel in the completion of loan transactions
• Draft solicitor’s instructions and liase with FCC’s external counsel regarding loan transactions
• Review and analyze loan documentation prepared by external solicitors to ensure it conforms to terms of loan approval
• Collaborate with internal stakeholders regarding loan transactions
• Ensure that internal loan processes are followed
• Provide administrative support for the internal organization and tracking of loans

What we’re looking for:

• Multi-tasker who pays attention to detail
• Organized problem-solver able to work within tight deadlines
• Proven team player

What you’ll need:

• A diploma or certificate in business administration or in Law Clerk/Paralegal and at least three years of related experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
• Fluency in both official languages
• Practical experience as a legal assistant or paralegal, or in loan security and disbursement administration

External Site URL
https://fccfac.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/careers-carrieres/job/Kanata-Ontario/Loan-ClosingSpecialist_R-1000898

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Real Estate Assistant

Posted By Administration, August 23, 2019
Soloway Wright LLP seeks a Real Estate Assistant to join its team. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of legal real estate conveyancing experience, with an emphasis on residential, commercial and development law. Excellent technical skills are required with proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Conveyancer and Teraview. Attention to detail, an aptitude for figures, good interpersonal skills and an ability to work independently and in a team environment are essential.

Excellent benefits package available. Salary commensurate with experience.

To apply for this position, please email or fax your resume to:

Kelly Chapman
email: info@solowaywright.com

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Law Clerk - Full-time Permanent Position

Posted By Administration, August 20, 2019
SEEKING EXPERIENCED LAW CLERK.
QUINN THIELE MINEAULT GRODZKI LLP
, a Plaintiff Personal Injury Firm, is seeking, on an immediate basis, to add a litigation law clerk in its Ottawa office. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in general litigation, personal injury law, including MVA tort and accident benefits claims and possess the ability to work independently and assist senior counsel. Bilingualism or ability to speak other languages would be an asset, Send resume, in strict confidence, by e-mail to mquinn@ottawalawyers.com and amineault@ottawalawyers.com.

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Judicial Vacancy - St. Catharines (Criminal Law)

Posted By Administration, August 12, 2019
Please see the document below in regard to a judicial vacancy in St. Catharines:

ST. CATHARINES (Criminal Law)

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Three (3) Positions - Legal Assistants – Real Estate Law, Corporate/Commercial Law and Wills and Estates

Posted By Administration, July 25, 2019
Charron Pilon Sauvé s.r.l. – Trois (3) postes - Adjoints(es) juridiques – Droit immobilier, Droit des affaires et Droit des Successions et Testaments

Charron Pilon Sauvé LLP/s.r.l. est à la recherche de trois (3) adjoints(es) juridiques en droit immobilier, droit des successions et testaments et droit des affaires pour joindre son équipe. Les candidat(e)s doivent être bilingues. En ce qui a trait au poste dans le domaine du droit immobilier, une connaissance des programmes Conveyancer, Teraview, Microsoft Office et PCLAW est un atout, mais non obligatoire.

Si vous êtes intéressé(e)s à joindre notre cabinet, veuillez soumettre votre résumé dès que possible en toute confidentialité à Sophie Sauvé à ssauve@cpsllp.ca.

Nous remercions tous ceux et celles qui soumettront leur demande d’emploi, cependant, seul(e)s les candidat(e)s retenu(e)s pour une entrevue seront contacté(e)s.


Charron Pilon Sauvé LLP – Three (3) Positions - Legal Assistants – Real Estate Law, Corporate/Commercial Law and Wills and Estates

Due to growth of the firm, Charron Pilon Sauvé LLP/s.r.l. is seeking three (3) legal assistants in the areas of real estate, wills and estates and corporate/commercial law to join its team. The candidates must be bilingual. With respect to the real estate position, proficiency in Conveyancer, Teraview, Microsoft Office and PCLAW softwares is ideal, but not mandatory.

If you are interested in joining our law firm, please send your resume in confidence to Sophie Sauvé at ssauve@cpsllp.ca.

We thank all those who apply, however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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Employment Lawyer Needed

Posted By Administration, July 25, 2019
Small Catholic College with degree granting status in Ontario seeks an employment lawyer who could provide assistance from time to time on a pro bono basis. Inquiries would be welcome. Call Joseph Hamon 613-371-6556 x. 101

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Junior Lawyer Position - Honey/MacMillan

Posted By Administration, July 23, 2019
Eric Honey is looking for a junior lawyer to join his busy team at our office in Westboro. Eric's practice is mainly Wills, Estates and Real Estate. Experience is not required but excellent communication skills with clients and colleagues, and eagerness to learn from Eric and his excellent team of paralegals and legal assistants is imperative.

The ideal candidate will be keen to learn and gain experience from a multitude of different client-solicitor interactions, be hardworking and must have strong organizational skills. You must also be willing and able to be called upon to address clients' concerns of many natures and assist in problem solving situations.

If you feel you would be a good fit in our firm, please forward your resume in confidence to Eric at info@erichoney.com. All applications will be kept confidential, and only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest and we hope to hear from you soon.

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