Employment Lawyer (4 Years+)

Categories Labour, Employment & Pensions
Location Toronto
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Our client, a top-notch and highly sophisticated employment law boutique, is looking to welcome a new lawyer. Advising employers of all sizes, the firm provides practical advice and helps clients deal with a wide variety of HR issues. The firm also works closely with in-house counsel and HR teams, to help their businesses stay informed about the employment and regulatory landscape as it pertains to their operations and the Canadian workforce. In addition to its employer-side advice, the firm also provides occasional assistance to senior executives as they prepare to transition from one role to another.

The firm values impeccable client service and its lawyers are strong advocates for the businesses and people they represent. Their strong and consistent client base and referral network is evidence of the quality of the firm’s practical advice.

The firm is seeking a like-minded practitioner to manage employer client requests for day-to-day legal and HR advice and to oversee longer term projects and negotiations for their clients. This role includes handling litigation matters, supporting other lawyers with research and drafting, as well as other client management and business development activities. In return, the firm offers a collegial work environment, competitive compensation and benefits, reasonable hours, a flexible hybrid work environment and a well-established practice.

The successful candidate will be a collaborative team player and bring four or more years of employment law experience in a law firm environment. Strong practice management and the ability to work independently within tight turnaround timelines are essential. Candidates must be decisive, capable of handling complex business and HR issues and willing to provide and seek mentorship. Litigation experience is an asset. Neither a book of business nor a partial portable practice is required.


Senior Legal Counsel

Categories Natural Resources, Energy & Environment
Location Chicago, Illinois
Job Information

Our client, SunVest Solar LLC, is a leading solar developer, owner and operator of distributed and utility-scale solar energy projects. A privately-owned and rapidly rising star in the renewable energy market, the company has experienced significant growth and expansion over the last two years and now owns one of the most sizeable nationwide solar footprints, from Maine to Hawaii, with an industry-leading development pipeline. Given this explosive growth, the company and its General Counsel are seeking to add a motivated and knowledgeable Counsel/Senior Counsel to the small, but pivotal legal team. This is an excellent opportunity to join a transitional and impactful company at a crucial time in its development. The role will be essential to the company and involve substantive involvement with executives, including the General Counsel.

Based in a prime West Loop location in Chicago, SunVest offers a fantastic work environment, competitive compensation and benefits and an opportunity to work across multiple verticals within the company. Again, with the feel and culture of a fresh and exciting start-up, this company offers appropriate candidates the opportunity to get involved in meaningful legal and business strategy at an early stage of this company’s explosive growth.

Working side-by-side with the General Counsel, as well as other members of the executive team, the Counsel/Senior Counsel will assist SunVest in business decision-making, negotiations, drafting contracts, managing external counsel, as well as maintaining corporate governance oversight, among other duties.

Ideal candidates will bring:

  • solid academic credentials and 4 or more years of experience from a leading law firm or in-house at a comparable organization;
  • excellent client communication skills;
  • demonstrated experience reviewing, drafting and negotiating commercial agreements (EPC contracts, lease agreements, subcontractor agreements); and
  • specific experience in solar or renewable energy is a plus, but is not essential.

This is an excellent opportunity for a mid-level lawyer interested in the renewable energy sector and looking high quality transactional work in a tight-knit group, where their legal skills and business acumen will be appreciated.

If interested, please apply through this posting or by email to [email protected]. Applications sent directly to SunVest Solar LLC, will be redirected.


Employment Law Associate (1 to 4 Years)

Location Toronto
Job Information

Our client, a well-regarded employment law boutique is looking to expand its team. This is an amazing opportunity for a young lawyer to get fantastic mentorship and exposure to complex and interesting employment litigation and work. The principal of the firm was a leading employment lawyer at a large full-service law firm, who left to build a progressive place to work. They have succeeded in creating a firm that engages in sophisticated employment law, but maintains a meaningful work-life balance, all within a supportive and collegial environment. This approach has been a recipe for the continued success and growth of the firm and has yielded strong associate satisfaction. The firm is only getting busier and is, therefore, looking for a new like-minded associate to join the team and become a critical member of a solid group.

The right candidate will have a strong academic background, between one and four years of post-Call experience.  Candidates can come from a variety of backgrounds, including commercial litigation, straight pure employment law, or mixed labour and employment law.

The firm offers a flexible hybrid work environment, reasonable hours and billable targets and a fair and competitive compensation arrangement. If you are looking for a more hands-on experience, want to be part of a more connected practice with a fresh approach to top-notch work and want a place to firmly establish your career, this is the opportunity for you.

Please apply to [email protected]


Senior Corporate/Commercial Lawyer (3 to 8 Years)

Categories Corporate/Commercial
Location Muscat, Oman
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Our client, Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co. (“AMJ”), seeks a senior high-calibre transactional lawyer to join their top-tier Corporate/Commercial team in Oman.

Boasting a leading Corporate/Commercial practice in Oman, AMJ is top-rated by Chambers Global Legal500 and IFLR and includes senior partners ranked as star performer/leading lawyers in the jurisdiction. The team works with high profile international and regional institutions, corporations and government entities as well as Magic/Silver circle firms in the GCC region, on a large-scale, including cross-border and domestic debt capital markets and equity transactions, IPOs, outward and inward-bound M&As as well as routinely advising on corporate compliance, competition and restructuring.

The right candidate will bring 3 to 8 years of law firm experience in a highly regarded corporate commercial practice and be able to demonstrate technical prowess combined with solid communication and client-care skills. This is an excellent opportunity for an associate/senior associate who has solid credentials, a sense of adventure and a real interest in exploring international legal opportunities in a fast-developing jurisdiction with sophisticated work and a tight-knit team.

Please apply to [email protected]


Senior Corporate/Commercial Lawyer – 10 years+

Categories Corporate/Commercial
Location GTA West
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Our client, a leading regional full-service law firm in the GTA West, is seeking a senior corporate commercial lawyer to join its established Business Law Group.

Boasting a loyal client base, deep community roots and full-service platform, the firm has consistently been recognized as a top law firm in the region. It is looking for a like-minded senior lawyer with solid knowledge of corporate and commercial law, strong client relationship skills and 10 or more years of relevant practice experience. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to join a firm with sharp legal minds, a great culture and a well-deserved reputation in the region. This is an ideal opportunity for someone west of Toronto, who wants to maintain good quality corporate/commercial work, build their practice and reputation in a smaller flexible environment and avoid the conflicts and added commute time, which accompany downtown Toronto firms.

Please contact [email protected] for additional details.


Real Estate Associate

Categories Real Estate
Location Barrie, ON
Job Information

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.


Commercial Litigation (5 to 10 years)

Categories Litigation
Location Toronto
Job Information

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.


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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.