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  •  Lawyer (General Practice)

    Randall Johns Law Office is seeking a general practice lawyer with up to five years experience to join our team.  The work  is includes general litigation (collections, powers of sale, estate litigation, administrative tribunal work) as well as some corporate-commercial work, real estate, wills and estates.

    Start date will be immediately post-Labour Day, 2019.  Applications will be accepted until October 1, 2019.

    We offer a competitive salary and bonus tied to performance. We are a small office (currently three lawyers, a student and six staff) looking to expand.  The new lawyer should have some clientele to bring to this  position.  that person will also assist in the transition of our senior lawyer to three days per week over the next one to two years.  We have a reputation for exceeding our clients’ expectations and we are looking for an additional lawyer who sees satisfying the client’s needs as the top priority.  We also seek  a lawyer who will fit into our diverse and happy working group.

    CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS

    • lawyer licensee in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario
    • successful litigation experience
    • willingness and ability to prospect for new clients
    • ability to anticipate the needs of existing clients and to meet those needs
    • technologic literacy
    • problem solving skills/innovative thinking
    • ability to work with other team members to meet and exceed client expectations
    • understanding of the business aspects of the profession

    Please apply via email to Randall Johns at randall.johns@johnslaw.ca.  Include an up-to-date resume, law school transcripts and cover letter.

    PDF of Job posting – Randall Johns Law Office

     

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  • Senior Commercial Transactions Clerk (Full Time)

    CARREL+Partners LLP require a Senior Commercial Transactions Clerk – Full Time. This position involves supporting lawyers in commercial transactions, such as corporate reorganizations, purchase and sale of businesses, commercial financings, and commercial real estate purchases/sales/financing/leasing. 

    Many transactions have a  real estate component.  Upon completion of on-the-job training, the candidate is expected to have a high degree of independence in running the file, always subject to lawyer supervision and guidance. We are specifically seeking candidates from related fields, not only the legal field.

    At the interview, you will be asked detailed and substantive questions, relative to your background, so that you can demonstrate your depth of knowledge that will be transferable to one or more of the types of commercial transactions required of the position. Our team is highly capable, supportive, and energetic.  We deliver top-quality legal services and develop exceptional client relations. 

    We are looking for an individual who will appreciate and contribute to a positive work environment where everyone pulls their own weight.

    SALARY:  Minimum $45,000/year

    BENEFITS: Health, Dental, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life, Paid Vacation Days, Paid Personal Days

    HOURS: Monday to Friday, Full-Time; typically 9-5 with some variability to accommodate peak periods

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Extensive background in commercial, corporate or real estate transactional work, acquired in any of the following fields:
      • Accounting
      • Real Estate
      • Legal
    • High degree of professionalism in manner. You will be dealing with business clients on a regular basis, both in person and on the phone.
    • University degree or college diploma.
    • Technologically literate.
    • Well-written.
    • Comfortable dealing directly with clients on a regular basis.
    • Demonstrated ability to think outside the box, problem-solve, and create efficiencies in established routines.
    • Highly organized (in both paper and digital) and logical.
    • Intermediate (or better) skills in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook.

    DESIRABLE:

    • Project management experience.
    • Experience working in a less-paper, or paper-less office environment.
    • Experience with any of PCLaw, Worldox, Fast Company, Conveyancer, ACL, Teraview, Geowarehouse, Lawyer Done Deal, or similar programs.
    • Experience with document generation programs and /or client databases.
    • Experience with Microsoft Excel and/or accounting programs.
    • Experience with Adobe Acrobat.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    • Submit your application package by email (preferred) to Johanna Maki – makij@carrel.com; by fax to (807) 346-3600; or delivered to CARREL +Partners LLP, 1100 Roland Street, Suite 1, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5M4
    • Application package to include cover letter and resume.
    • If you have graduated from a university or college program in the last 8 years, include your transcripts with your application.

    POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED

    PDF of Job Posting – CARREL PARTNERS

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