Estates Litigation Associate (0 to 5 Years)

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Our client, a boutique estate litigation firm located in downtown Toronto and serving clients across Ontario, is seeking a junior to mid level associate to join its team.

The firm acts on all aspects of disputes involving wills, estates, trusts, powers of attorney, guardianships, and fiduciary accounting. It represents both private and institutional clients at all levels of court in Ontario, and its lawyers regularly contribute their expertise to the legal community through presentations, publications, and service on a variety of committees.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in civil litigation and an interest in estate and trust litigation and advocacy. The firm is seeking a like-minded practitioner with a strong work ethic, good client relations and a desire to learn and grow in the field of estate litigation. In return, the firm offers a respectful work environment, competitive compensation, very reasonable targets and meaningful mentorship. The firm recognizes that successful associates need proper resources and room for growth. When you’re dealing with difficult cases, it’s good to know that you have a supportive firm behind you.

If you want to practise estate litigation and are looking for a compatible firm, please contact [email protected]


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Mid Level Associate with an Interest in Restructuring

Categories Restructuring & Insolvency
Location Toronto
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Are you a junior to mid-level associate feeling like you are just spinning your wheels in your current role or are looking for a change? If you have experience as a corporate/commercial litigator or solicitor and want a change of pace, think about the world of Insolvency and Restructuring.

Insolvency and Restructuring meshes many different practices together and would capitalize on your corporate/commercial background. Working with a leading restructuring team would expose you to some of the most sophisticated and interesting work on the Street. Restructuring is a niche practice that is highly sought after.

We are currently looking for junior to mid-level (2-6 years post-Call) corporate/commercial associates from top tier firms who are looking to find the path that lets them get more involved in the file and sets them up for an outstanding career.

If you are ready to make the change, let us know.


KIK Consumer Products – Senior IP Counsel

Categories In-House, Intellectual Property
Location GTA North
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Our client, KIK Consumer Products, is seeking an Intellectual Property Lawyer with 5 to 10 years of post-Call experience to manage the company’s extensive IP portfolio.

KIK Consumer Products is one of North America’s largest independent manufacturers of consumer products, with major positions in the multi-billion dollar household, pool and auto categories and with operations in North America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. It has a brand portfolio of over 40 brands including: Spic and Span®, Comet®, Hertel®  and La Parisienne® cleaning products; Clorox® Pool&Spa™ (under license), Pool Time® and Pool Essentials®, BioGuard®  and Natural Chemistry® pool chemicals; and Prestone® and Holts® automotive performance chemicals. It is also the #1 producer in North America for store-brand (“private label”) bleach and a leading private label provider of laundry detergent and additives, dishwashing products, general purpose cleaning and other home care products.

Job Description

The Senior IP Counsel will be responsible for providing legal advice on a broad range of complex legal and regulatory matters related to intellectual property, marketing, advertising, and privacy. The successful incumbent will also support the business in its related compliance efforts and draft, review and negotiate agreements and contracts related to client facing materials, and provide sound legal risk analysis in relation to compliance and legal processes.

Responsibilities

  • Support to the General Counsel and Secretary by providing strategic legal and compliance advice and services to clients, particularly with an emphasis on the intellectual property portfolio
  • Negotiate, revise and review a range of intellectual property, general commercial, marketing, advertising and privacy documents in relation to various transactions, including identifying risks
  • Manage the intellectual property portfolio, including the management of any legal team members assigned to the intellectual property portfolio
  • Maintain current knowledge of the law, specific to the areas of intellectual property, marketing, advertising and privacy
  • Recommend areas of improvement for consistency with market practices and assist in the design of legal advice strategies and approaches for the department
  • Ensure that the policy framework and related practices in place are adequate

Qualifications & Skills Requirements

  • LL.B or JD from a recognized law school
  • Membership in good standing with the Law society of Ontario
  • 5 to 10 years of post-qualification practice developing expert knowledge as either in-house counsel or with a well-recognized law firm, focusing on IP, advertising and marketing and regulatory compliance ( Health Canada, FDA, FTC )
  • Strong client skills, the ability to work autonomously on projects, flexibility to adapt to changes and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Effective and concise communications in a variety of formats and venues to a wide audience

Please submit all applications to [email protected].  Any submissions made directly to KIK will be redirected to Branion Williams.


Real Estate Associate

Categories Real Estate
Location Barrie, ON
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Our client, a respected full service law firm in Barrie, is seeking an associate with 1 to 5 years of experience to join its established real estate team to provide legal services relating to the purchase and sale of residential and commercial properties. The tight knit group works with developers and financial institutions and provides the opportunity for good client facing work under the guidance of seasoned practitioners. In addition to real estate work, the associate will gain additional experience working on corporate transactions and wills & estates matters.

The right candidate will be a bright and personable lawyer with good organization skills and an ability to work well with clients. At least a year of solid real estate experience is essential. Additional experience in corporate and estate planning is a plus. The firm offers reasonable targets, a competitive compensation package with benefits and excellent mentorship. It is currently offering a flexible arrangement to work from home, but wants someone who wants to be part of a team and build a practice in Simcoe County.

 

Please contact [email protected] if you are interested.


Experienced Insurance Defence Lawyer

Location Ottawa, ON
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Our client, a prominent and well-respected insurance defence firm providing bilingual advice and serving insurers throughout Ontario, is seeking an experienced lawyer for its Ottawa office.

Boasting some leading members of the Insurance Defence Bar, the firm acts on behalf of major insurers on a wide range of matters, including commercial liability claims, motor vehicle litigation, personal injury litigation, accident benefits, property claims, coverage disputes and professional liability claims.

The right candidate will be a motivated practitioner, focusing primarily on insurance defence, including tort and accident benefits. Bilingualism is an asset.

If you are looking to build upon your insurance defence experience in a firm that offers a solid client base, flexible structure and collegial team, this could be an excellent opportunity for you.

Please apply to [email protected]


Senior Litigation Associate – 5+ Years

Categories Litigation
Location Toronto
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Our client, a successful litigation boutique representing plaintiffs in domestic and cross-border securities and antitrust class actions, is seeking an experienced litigation associate to join its team. The right candidate will bring strong academic credentials, practice experience gained from a leading full service firm or boutique and an excellent understanding of practice and procedure. An understanding of capital markets is a definite plus. Strong writing skills are a necessity. In return, the firm offers a generous compensation package, sophisticated class action work and reasonable expectations in a tight-knit boutique environment.  This is an ideal opportunity for a litigation associate who is looking to maintain high quality work in a more balanced atmosphere.

Please contact [email protected]


Pensions Lawyer 5 Years +

Location Toronto
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Our client, a leading Management-side pensions, labour and employment powerhouse is currently seeking a Pensions associate to join their highly-rated pensions group in their Toronto offices. The ideal candidate will have 5 or more years of post-Call relevant experience. This role is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to move away from more transactional pensions and benefits law and embrace a much more fluid and hybrid workload. The group routinely advises on compliance and is active in draftsmanship, providing opinions and taxations of executive compensation and benefits. If you have strong written advocacy and draftsmanship skills, an attention to detail in analysis and good time management skills, this is a great opportunity for you.

The firm also has a meaningful path to partnership. More senior candidates will be eligible for partnership consideration at the appropriate juncture and the firm is open to candidates who are already partners and who wish to transition their practices.
Given the fluidity of the firm and its practice, it is also open to a moderately flexible work arrangement and candidates  can be physically situated in different geographical locations in Canada (with a preference to Ontario-based practitioners).
Interested candidates should submit a resume in confidence to [email protected] Candidates must be Canadian qualified lawyers and eligible to work in Canada. If you have any questions regarding the qualifications, please let us know.

Commercial Litigation (5 to 10 years)

Categories Litigation
Location Toronto
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A busy and dynamic boutique is seeking an experienced commercial litigator to join the team as it expands its office. This is an excellent opportunity for client-focused advocate, who is interested in building a practice and receiving sophisticated and challenging work, without the bureaucracy and conflicts often associated with downtown practice. A focus in IP is a definite plus.


Corporate/Commercial or Commercial Real Estate (Partner with part-book)

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If you are a senior associate or a partner with a modest book and either a corporate/commercial or commercial real estate practice and are looking to continue to grow with the support of a well-regarded firm, this opportunity may be the right fit for you.

The firm will be able to provide a degree of file-flow, supplemented by your own partial-book, as well as provide the resources and support expected in a full-service firm.  In addition, with a collegial atmosphere and the desire to expand, the firm is well-positioned to enable you to effect a business plan for continued growth.  Unlike some of its larger competitors, it’s medium size allows it to keep its fees at more modest levels too, thus priming you to grow your client-base by offering competitive services at excellent rates.


Employment Practitioner (Senior Associate)(5-10 Years)

Location Toronto
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Our client, a boutique employment firm, is seeking a senior associate (5-10 years post-Call) to help with the flow of a significant file-load and to act as a mid-level mentor to the more junior associates.  With an impeccable reputation of excellence in the representation of both sophisticated employers and employees, the firm is looking to continue its growth with an experienced associate.


Senior Lawyers – Part Practice

Categories Partners
Location Toronto
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Feel the need to grow?   If you are looking for a firm environment that will assist you in nurturing and developing your practice, then our client is exactly what you seek.   Known for their professionalism, collegial work environment, fair compensation model, and solid infrastructure, our client is a well-respected mid-sized firm with a prime downtown Toronto location.  They are seeking aspiring and entrepreneurial lawyers who want to see their own practices grow and prosper.  If you are a strong commercial, securities or tax practitioner with a small to mid-sized portable practice, please contact us for further details.


Partners – Mid-Market Firm

Categories Partners
Location Downtown Toronto
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Have a successful, moderate practice and looking for a place to grow?

Located in a prime downtown Toronto location, our client is a small, vibrant mid-market law firm. The firm’s practices include: litigation; corporate commercial; real estate; estates/trusts; and family law. With a long history of excellence, clients of the firm enjoy a personable and dedicated approach from its partners and rely on its members to provide quality representation at a reasonable cost.

Looking for strategic growth, the firm is seeking to add one or more colleagues with complementary practices and like-minded approaches to join their collegial team. This close-knit firm offers generous financial arrangements, minimal bureaucracy and solid infrastructure. If you are self-reliant and bring a compatible book of business, this could be the right opportunity for you.


Corporate/Commercial (3 to 5 years)

Categories Corporate/Commercial
Location Downtown Toronto
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A large national law firm is seeking a  mid-level associate with solid academic credentials and transaction experience gained to join its leading Business Law Group


Labour & Employment Partner with Practice

Categories Partners
Location Toronto
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A respected management-side labour & employment group is looking for one or more like-minded partners with portable practices to join its team. The firm offers a collegial workplace in a boutique environment free of many of the constraints of a larger firm. Increase the profitability of your practice and take control of your career.


Securities and Capital Markets (3 to 5 years)

Categories Banking, Finance & Securities
Location Toronto
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A large full service law firm is seeking an experienced associate with solid academic credentials and 3 to 5 years of practice experience to join its Securities and Capital Markets team.


Senior Lawyers with Portable Practices

Categories Partners
Salary Competitive and commensurate with experience
Location Downtown Toronto
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Our client, a fifteen lawyer full service firm, is growing and interested in adding talented lawyers with compatible practices and personalities. The members of the firm bring a wealth of experience in variety of areas of law, including corporate/commercial, civil litigation, real estate, franchise law and personal injury. Operating in a team environment, the firm prides itself on its multidisciplinary approach to provide efficient and cost-effective solutions for its clientele. If you have a compatible practice and are interested in growing that practice in a firm with excellent infrastructure and reasonable overhead.

For more information please contact Branion Williams directly.