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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.


    • 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  Include an up-to-date resume, law school transcripts and cover letter.

    PDF of Job posting – Randall Johns Law Office


  • Deputy City Solicitor

    Located on the beautiful shores of Lake Superior, Thunder Bay is the sunniest City in Eastern Canada and a four-season outdoor playground. The urban centre enjoys green spaces, parks, and wilderness and is also considered a cultural capital with a thriving visual and performing arts scene. As the most populous municipality in North-western Ontario, Thunder Bay is the region’s commercial, administrative, and medical “hub”, and is home to a variety of educational institutions. Thunder Bay continues to pursue growth and development opportunities on behalf of its diverse community. Always striving to live up to its motto, Superior by Nature, the Corporation of the City of Thunder Bay currently seeks a…

    Deputy City Solicitor

    Reporting to the City Solicitor, you will be responsible for providing independent and professional legal advice directly to Council and other members of the Corporation regarding legal matters, consistent with your professional obligations as a lawyer.  This is an exciting opportunity to join a busy municipality where you can provide sound legal and procedural advice pertaining to municipal, corporate commercial, planning, development, and real estate matters for the Corporation.  You will also assist in the negotiation and drafting of contracts and legal documents to secure legal matters for the City, including necessary resolutions, by-laws, written reports, and opinions.

    As the ideal candidate you will have a post graduate degree in law (LL.B. or J.D.) and be a member in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario (LSO).  Seven years’ progressive varied law experience is preferred, and your experience in municipal law would be considered an asset.  The successful candidate will also have excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills, including demonstrated sound ability to provide advice and direction to Council, senior management, and municipal related boards and agencies.

    For a detailed job description, including job responsibilities and to apply please visit You must indicate competition number CMGR-09-19 on your application.

    Applications will be accepted until 11:59pm (EST) on Thursday, October 31, 2019.

    Deputy City Solicitor Ad – Oct 1, 2019

  • 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


    • 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.


    • 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.


    • Submit your application package by email (preferred) to Johanna Maki –; 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.


    PDF of Job Posting – CARREL PARTNERS

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