Current Opportunities

Careers at Torys

Torys LLP is a highly respected international business law firm with offices in Toronto, New York, Calgary, Montréal and Halifax. 

As a Torys employee, you will enjoy both an exciting, fast-paced work environment and a supportive, collegial and team-based culture. We take pride in our ability to attract and retain individuals who excel in their respective fields. We do this by providing stimulating work and learning and development opportunities, as well as a competitive compensation and benefits package. Our multidisciplinary teams work together to offer seamless cross-border services to our clients all over the world. Dedication to professional excellence and outstanding client service is Torys’ hallmark. Of equal importance is our commitment to maintaining a collegial working environment – one that brings together individuals with diverse backgrounds, personalities and styles in an atmosphere of friendship and team spirit. 

At Torys, diversity is a core strength. We thrive on the multifaceted and unique perspectives and talents of our people believing that diverse viewpoints, backgrounds and experiences enrich our professional lives, strengthen the quality of our work and improve our ability to respond to the full spectrum of our clients’ needs. Our commitment to diversity informs our recruitment, retention, development and advancement practices with respect to all of our members. 

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About The LSC

We are excited to announce that the LSC is growing! Interested in being part of a team that is working on the largest and most complex transactions in the country? Dreaming of an ocean breeze? Wondering where you can do both? Opened in 2015 and based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the Torys Legal Services Centre (LSC) was designed to seamlessly enhance the value we provide our clients by providing all Torys offices with fully integrated and specialized expertise in essential corporate services.

Our bright, open concept office space allows for collaboration among team members and promotes true Haligonian style: friendly and welcoming, and only steps away from the Atlantic Ocean. At the LSC, we are focused on working differently – this is your chance to be a part of cutting-edge legal process development and innovation hub. We also offer a hybrid working model and the option to work from home 2 to 3 days per week.

Position Overview

We are currently seeking an associate to join our Legal Services Centre (LSC) in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This is a unique role as your work will be focused with one of our key clients. You will work closely with your team to ensure a high level of efficiency, timeliness, accuracy and expertise in reviewing, drafting and filing complex, public securities documents.

We are seeking someone who,

  • views process and efficiency improvements as an important part of client service and enjoys finding new and improved ways to complete complex, recurring legal work;
  • is excited to apply technology and automation in a legal setting in furtherance of client needs and team goals;
  • wants to engage in important work for a specialized team at a prestigious client in a flexible and collaborative setting;
  • has a willingness to learn and develop and has a strong sense of initiative and personal accountability;
  • is able to work flexible hours when required to meet client demands; and
  • has a superior eye for detail, can readily spot inconsistencies or errors, and can collaborate well internally and with the client to deliver the highest quality work products;
  • exercises excellent judgment, time management and organization, and has superior communication skills.

This is a non-partnership track long-term career role, ideal for a lawyer who prefers to focus on practising law. You will not have to devote time to marketing or client development. We will provide the training you need to succeed in this role.

Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate will:

  • have at least one year of experience as a corporate associate and be in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario or the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society;
  • have exceptional attention to detail and willingness to collaborate;
  • have superior client service skills and a strong work ethic;
  • be highly organized, self-motivated and proactive; eager to take ownership of projects and able to advance work independently;
  • be team-oriented with exceptional interpersonal skills, a positive attitude and a commitment to shared success;
  • have the ability to deal easily with ambiguity and change, including changing priorities, timelines and processes;
  • have the ability to work in fast-paced environment and manage multiple hard deadlines;
  • have excellent judgment and the ability to embrace new challenges and focus on continuing professional development; and
  • have strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and other Microsoft applications, along with experience working in a document management system and using a time entry billing system.
How to Apply:

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Director, Professional Resources at [email protected].

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kim Sheldrake-Head.

About The LSC

We are excited to announce that the LSC is growing! Interested in being part of a team that is working on the largest and most complex transactions in the country? Dreaming of an ocean breeze? Wondering where you can do both? Opened in 2015 and based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the Torys Legal Services Centre (LSC) was designed to seamlessly enhance the value we provide our clients by providing all Torys offices with fully integrated and specialized expertise in essential corporate services.

Our bright, open concept office space allows for collaboration among team members and promotes true Haligonian style: friendly and welcoming, and only steps away from the Atlantic Ocean. At the LSC, we are focused on working differently – this is your chance to be a part of cutting-edge legal process development and innovation hub. We also offer a hybrid working model and the option to work from home 2 to 3 days per week.

Position Overview

Based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the Legal Specialist, Due Diligence will be a collaborative member of the due diligence review team. Working closely with a team of legal professionals at the LSC and other Torys’ offices, the Legal Specialist, Due Diligence will be responsible for:

  • carrying out due diligence (review), including gathering, organizing, and reviewing relevant documents;
  • liaising with deal teams and flagging material issues and follow-up requests;
  • liaising with corporate law clerks/paralegals to conduct appropriate searches;
  • preparing, assembling, maintaining and/or updating corporate searches, due diligence reports, trackers, summary charts and other deliverables; and
  • working with LSC lawyers and Torys’ Practice Solutions team to improve due diligence project management and processes including the development of due diligence resources such as templates, guides and checklists and developing new processes/efficiencies.
Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate will:

  • have 1-4 years of corporate and commercial experience, including extensive experience performing or managing due diligence work and be in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario or the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society
  • be highly organized, self-motivated and proactive; eager to take ownership of projects and able to advance work independently
  • be team-oriented with exceptional interpersonal skills and a commitment to shared success working across offices and with a broad range of legal and administrative professionals
  • have excellent problem-solving skills combined with attention to detail and thoroughness
  • have strong written and oral communication skills
  • be flexible when managing multiple projects and competing demands efficiently, and able to adapt to changing priorities and demanding deadlines
  • have a strong work ethic, and be able to work flexible hours when required to meet client demands
  • be competent in the use of Microsoft Office and other Microsoft applications

This is a non-partnership track long-term career role, ideal for a lawyer who prefers to focus on practising law. You will not have to devote time to marketing or client development. This position offers flexible working arrangements while still providing the opportunity to working on the largest, most sophisticated M&A transactions. We will provide the training you need to succeed in this role.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Director, Professional Resources at [email protected].

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kim Sheldrake-Head.

About The LSC

We are excited to announce that the LSC is growing! Interested in being part of a team that is working on the largest and most complex transactions in the country? Dreaming of an ocean breeze? Wondering where you can do both? Opened in 2015 and based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the Torys Legal Services Centre (LSC) was designed to seamlessly enhance the value we provide our clients by providing all Torys offices with fully integrated and specialized expertise in essential corporate services.

Our bright, open concept office space allows for collaboration among team members and promotes true Haligonian style: friendly and welcoming, and only steps away from the Atlantic Ocean. At the LSC, we are focused on working differently – this is your chance to be a part of cutting-edge legal process development and innovation hub. We also offer a hybrid working model and the option to work from home 2 to 3 days per week.

Position Overview

Based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the Legal Specialist, Due Diligence will be a collaborative member of the due diligence review team. Working closely with a team of legal professionals at the LSC and other Torys’ offices, the Legal Specialist, Due Diligence will be responsible for:

  • carrying out due diligence (review), including gathering, organizing, and reviewing relevant documents;
  • liaising with deal teams and flagging material issues and follow-up requests;
  • liaising with corporate law clerks/paralegals to conduct appropriate searches;
  • preparing, assembling, maintaining and/or updating corporate searches, due diligence reports, trackers, summary charts and other deliverables; and
  • working with LSC lawyers and Torys’ Practice Solutions team to improve due diligence project management and processes including the development of due diligence resources such as templates, guides and checklists and developing new processes/efficiencies.
Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate will:

  • have 1-4 years of corporate and commercial experience, including extensive experience performing or managing due diligence work and be in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario or the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society
  • be highly organized, self-motivated and proactive; eager to take ownership of projects and able to advance work independently
  • be team-oriented with exceptional interpersonal skills and a commitment to shared success working across offices and with a broad range of legal and administrative professionals
  • have excellent problem-solving skills combined with attention to detail and thoroughness
  • have strong written and oral communication skills
  • be flexible when managing multiple projects and competing demands efficiently, and able to adapt to changing priorities and demanding deadlines
  • have a strong work ethic, and be able to work flexible hours when required to meet client demands
  • be competent in the use of Microsoft Office and other Microsoft applications

This is a non-partnership track long-term career role, ideal for a lawyer who prefers to focus on practising law. You will not have to devote time to marketing or client development. This position offers flexible working arrangements while still providing the opportunity to working on the largest, most sophisticated M&A transactions. We will provide the training you need to succeed in this role.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Director, Professional Resources at [email protected].

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kim Sheldrake-Head.

Position Overview

We are currently looking for a junior-level associate to join our Corporate Securities group. The candidate will be working with a strong and interactive team that focuses on advising public and private issuers on a wide variety of financing, business combination and M&A transactions. The ideal candidate will be in good standing with the Law Society of Alberta and will have:

  • 1-3 years’ post call experience at a major Canadian law firm with a focus in securities law
  • a positive attitude and excellent teambuilding skills
  • an exceptional service ethic and a demonstrated work ethic
  • strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • strong organizational skills to perform and prioritize multiple tasks
  • excellent attention to detail
  • excellent academic credentials
Skills & Experience

The successful applicant will have some experience:

  • acting for issuers, underwriters and selling shareholders in domestic and cross-border public offerings and private placement of debt, equity and structured finance products
  • working with corporations, investment banks, and financial institutions in negotiated and contested mergers and acquisitions, proxy contests, independent committee engagements and defence preparations
  • dealing with corporate governance matters, disclosure issues, equity and debt trading strategies, as well as regulatory compliance matters
Applications

Interested candidates should forward their cover letter and resume in confidence to Jocelyn Harris at [email protected]. We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Jocelyn Harris, Senior Manager, Professional Resources and Administration.

Position Overview

We are currently looking for a mid-level associate to join our Corporate Securities group. The candidate will be working with a strong and interactive team that focuses on advising public and private issuers on a wide variety of financing, business combination and M&A transactions. The ideal candidate will be in good standing with the Law Society of Alberta and will have:

  • 4-6 years’ experience at a major Canadian law firm with a focus in securities law
  • a positive attitude and excellent teambuilding skills
  • an exceptional service ethic and a demonstrated work ethic
  • strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • strong organizational skills to perform and prioritize multiple tasks
  • excellent attention to detail
  • excellent academic credentials
Skills & Experience

The successful applicants’ experience will include:

  • acting for issuers, underwriters and selling shareholders in domestic and cross-border public offerings and private placement of debt, equity and structured finance products
  • working with corporations, investment banks, and financial institutions in negotiated and contested mergers and acquisitions, proxy contests, independent committee engagements and defence preparations
  • dealing with corporate governance matters, disclosure issues, equity and debt trading strategies, as well as regulatory compliance matters
  • taking the primary responsibility for multiple files, including leading a team of junior associates and articling students
Applications

Interested candidates should forward their cover letter, resume, undergraduate and law school transcripts in confidence to Jocelyn Harris, Senior Manager, Professional Resources & Administration at [email protected]. We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Jocelyn Harris.

Position Overview

We are currently seeking a junior/mid-level real estate associate to join our dynamic and growing U.S. corporate group in New York.

Skills & Experience

An ideal candidate will have:

  • 2-5 years of real estate experience at a major U.S. law firm with the following broad-based experience and skills:
    • drafting and reviewing closing and registration documentation for commercial real estate transactions (including commercial purchase and sale transactions and financings, including mezzanine financings);
    • negotiating and finalizing title insurance policies for acquisitions and financings;
    • conducting and reviewing complex searches of title and preparing detailed title reports and summaries;
    • conducting detailed due diligence on commercial properties;
    • drafting and reviewing joint venture documentation related to the ownership and acquisition of real property including management agreements;
    • drafting and reviewing lease documents is a plus, but not a requirement;
    • must be willing to work independently and have direct client contact as well as assist in financing, corporate or other transactions involving real property;
    • a superior client service orientation and a strong work ethic;
    • the ability to juggle and take primary responsibility for multiple files; and
    • a strong sense of when to exercise good independent judgment and when to consult as needed.

The candidate must be a member in good standing of the New York Bar.

Applications

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, résumé and transcript online here. Applications should be addressed to Dana Schuessler, Director of Professional Resources and Administration.

Position Overview

Torys is currently seeking a tax associate with relevant experience ranging from 3 to 6 years to join our dynamic U.S. tax group in our New York office.

Skills & Experience

An ideal candidate will have:

  • at least three years of experience in a U.S. law firm tax practice;
  • experience in U.S. and cross-border transactions including public and private mergers and acquisitions as well as debt and equity securities offerings;
  • drafted and negotiated tax provisions of limited partnership and limited liability company agreements for private funds and financing documents, including credit agreements and bond offering documents, on behalf of borrowers and issuers;
  • experience advising non-U.S. institutional investors on tax issues (including structuring) in private fund formation and portfolio investments across a variety of investment strategies, including buyout, credit and real estate, and familiarity with investments in REITs;
  • excellent legal research and writing skills;
  • excellent interpersonal and drafting skills and a willingness to collaborate;
  • a superior client service orientation and a strong work ethic;
  • a demonstrable curiosity and interest in tax law;
  • the ability to juggle and take primary responsibility for multiple files; and
  • the ability to work well both independently and in a team-oriented environment.

The candidate must be a member in good standing of the New York bar.

Applications

To apply for this opportunity, please submit your résumé, list of representative transactions and transcripts online here or by email to [email protected]. Applications should be addressed to Dana Schuessler, Director of Professional Resources & Administration.

Position Overview

We are currently seeking a mid-level associate to join our highly-ranked private equity fund formation and fund investment practice group in New York. This group advises institutional investors in structuring, negotiating and investing in private equity, venture capital, infrastructure and other illiquid funds, hedge funds and bespoke separate accounts and fund of one mandates. It also advises fund sponsors on fund formation spanning a range of private market areas, including buy-out, infrastructure and secondary funds.

Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of practical experience working on private equity fund formations and/or investments in private market funds at a major New York law firm. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have experience working collaboratively in a large firm environment and should be comfortable servicing clients across a wide range of sectors in the private funds space.

A positive attitude, team orientation and demonstrated work ethic are essential to succeeding this role, as is an ability to manage multiple work streams in a fast-paced environment. All qualified applicants must be a member in good standing of the New York bar.

Applications

To apply for this opportunity, please submit your résumé, list of representative transactions and transcripts online here.

Position Overview

We are currently seeking a mid-level associate to join the dynamic and busy capital markets practice of our corporate department in New York.

Skills & Experience

An ideal candidate will:

  • be a first to third associate with significant experience:
    • researching and providing corporate clients with advice on general corporate governance as well as corporate and securities law advice in connection with public and private financings and mergers and acquisitions;
    • representing financial institutions and public and private corporate clients in a broad range of capital markets transactions including U.S. registered debt, equity and initial public offerings and cross-border Rule 144A/Regulation S transactions; and
    • advising clients in the preparation of SEC reporting requirements, including annual and quarterly reports;
  • have excellent interpersonal and drafting skills and a willingness to collaborate;
  • have a superior client service orientation and a strong work ethic;
  • have the ability to juggle and take primary responsibility for multiple files;
  • have the ability to work well both independently and in a team-oriented environment;
  • have good judgment; and
  • be a member in good standing of the New York bar.
Applications

To apply for this opportunity, please submit your résumé, list of representative transactions and transcripts online here.

Position Overview

We are seeking a mid- to senior-level private equity/M&A associate to join our dynamic and busy corporate group in New York. For more information on our Private Equity practice, please click here.

Skills & Experience

An ideal candidate will have:

  • significant private equity/M&A deal experience, including: advising private equity/institutional clients and their portfolio companies on buyout transactions, co-investment, joint venture and co-sponsor transactions and add-on acquisitions;
  • the ability to run transactions with limited supervision;
  • excellent interpersonal skills and a willingness to collaborate;
  • a superior client service orientation and a strong work ethic;
  • approximately 5 to 7 years of relevant NY‐law transactional experience in a law firm setting;
  • the ability to work well both independently and in a team-oriented environment; and
  • good judgment.

You must be a member in good standing of the New York bar.

Applications

To apply for this opportunity, please submit your résumé, list of representative transactions and transcripts online here.

Position Overview

We are seeking a junior to mid-level private equity/M&A associate to join our dynamic and busy corporate group in New York. For more information on our Private Equity practice, please click here.

Skills & Experience

An ideal candidate will have:

  • significant private equity/M&A deal experience, including: advising private equity/institutional clients and their portfolio companies on buyout transactions, co-investment, joint venture and co-sponsor transactions and add-on acquisitions;
  • the ability to run transactions with limited supervision;
  • excellent interpersonal skills and a willingness to collaborate;
  • a superior client service orientation and a strong work ethic;
  • approximately 2 to 4 years of relevant NY‐law transactional experience in a law firm setting;
  • the ability to work well both independently and in a team-oriented environment; and
  • good judgment.

You must be a member in good standing of the New York bar.

Applications

To apply for this opportunity, please submit your résumé, list of representative transactions and transcripts online here.

Position Overview

We are currently looking for a junior associate to join our dynamic emerging companies and venture capital group. Torys’ emerging companies and venture capital group provides a complete range of services to emerging and high growth technology companies, and to the venture capital funds, lenders and other investors who finance them. We support our tech clients in all aspects of the creation, acquisition, use and commercial exploitation of their technology, and our fee model for startups is tailored to the needs of the business as it moves across the life cycle. This position will appeal to an excellent lawyer who enjoys collaborating with colleagues to solve complex legal problems. The ideal candidate will have at least 1-2 years of practice experience at a major Canadian or international law firm and will bring with them a positive attitude, a team orientation, and exceptional service ethos and a demonstrated work ethic. Excellent credentials are essential.

Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate should have:

  • strong academic credentials
  • at least 1-2 years’ experience at a major law firm
  • strong background in and/or passion for entrepreneurship and emerging companies
  • some experience with and/or exposure to some or all of corporate structuring, venture finance and mergers and acquisitions involving emerging companies
  • high energy and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • love of learning and desire for accelerated professional development
  • strong interpersonal skills
  • the ability to provide creative solutions to clients’ issues
  • the ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • excellent written and oral communication skills,
  • the ability to balance competing client demands
  • admission to the Ontario bar (or eligibility to be admitted to the Ontario bar)
How To Apply

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Emma Sako at [email protected]. We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Emma Sako, Acting Head of Legal Recruitment & Diversity.

Position Overview

We are seeking a mid-level private equity/M&A associate to join our dynamic and busy corporate group in Toronto. For more information on our Private Equity practice, please click here.

Skills & Experience

An ideal candidate will have:

  • significant private equity/M&A deal experience, including: advising private equity/institutional clients and their portfolio companies on buyout transactions, co-investment, joint venture and co-sponsor transactions and add-on acquisitions;
  • the ability to run transactions with limited supervision;
  • excellent interpersonal skills and a willingness to collaborate;
  • a superior client service orientation and a strong work ethic;
  • approximately 4 to 6 years of relevant transactional experience in a law firm setting;
  • the ability to work well both independently and in a team-oriented environment; and
  • good judgment.

A positive attitude, team orientation and demonstrated work ethic are essential to succeeding this role, as is an ability to manage multiple work streams in a fast-paced environment. All qualified applicants will be members in good standing with (or willingness to be admitted to) the Law Society of Ontario.

Applications

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Emma Sako at [email protected].

To apply online, click here.

At Torys, we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experience and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Emma Sako.

Position Overview

We are currently seeking a mid-level associate to join our highly-ranked private equity fund formation and fund investment practice group based out of our thriving Toronto office. This group advises both fund sponsors and institutional investors in structuring, negotiating and investing in private equity, venture capital and infrastructure funds and co-investment transactions. It also advises fund sponsors on fund formation spanning a range of private market areas, including buy-out, infrastructure and secondary funds as well as formation of segregated accounts and sole mandates.

Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of practice experience working on private equity fund formations and/or investments in private equity funds at a major Canadian or international law firm. We are also willing to consider candidates who have a strong background in transactional corporate and M&A work and have a desire and willingness to learn private equity fund formation and fund investment. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have experience working collaboratively with practice specialists in a large firm environment and should be comfortable servicing clients across a wide range of industries.

A positive attitude, team orientation and demonstrated work ethic are essential to succeeding this role, as is an ability to manage multiple work streams in a fast-paced environment. All qualified applicants will be members in good standing with (or willingness to be admitted to) the Law Society of Ontario.

Applications

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Emma Sako at [email protected].

Click here to apply online for this opportunity.

At Torys, we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experience and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Emma Sako.

Position Overview

We are looking for a corporate associate to join our thriving Toronto office which services major corporations in all major industrial sectors, emerging companies, investment funds, and all levels of government. This position will appeal to an excellent lawyer who enjoys collaborating with colleagues to solve complex legal problems. The ideal candidate will have 2-6 years of practice experience at a major Canadian or international law firm and will bring with them a positive attitude, a team orientation, an exceptional service ethos and a demonstrated work ethic. Excellent credentials are essential.

Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate will have:

  • at least 2 - 6 years of corporate experience, including exposure to some or all of the following:
    • experience working on general corporate/commercial matters;
    • experience working on a variety of large and complex transactions, such debt and private equity deals, public and private securities offerings, fund formations and public and private M&A and financings;
    • experience working with a diverse client base that may include domestic and international corporations, emerging companies, financial institutions, government entities, public companies, etc.
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • superb drafting skills;
  • a superior client service orientation and a strong work ethic;
  • the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage deadlines;
  • the ability to work well both independently and in a team-oriented environment; and
  • admission to the Ontario bar (or willingness to be admitted to the Ontario bar).
Applications

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Emma Sako at [email protected].

Click here to apply online to this opportunity.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Emma Sako, Acting Head of Legal Recruitment & Diversity.

Position Overview

We are currently looking for a mid-level tax associate to join our dynamic tax practice. Torys’ Tax Practice ranks among the best in Canada, with the expertise to support the effective execution of our clients’ most sophisticated goals. Our team approach integrates the firm’s leading skills from across our practice areas, including M&A, competition and foreign investment review, executive compensation and benefits, real estate, intellectual property and securities. We represent large multinational businesses, domestic public and private companies, and financial institutions, including banks, insurance companies and trust companies. We also represent issuers and sponsors of private equity investment funds and superannuated pension funds, and assist venture capital investors, start-up companies and mature businesses. Through our Canadian and New York offices, we advise clients in the planning and structuring of tax matters for cross-border and international transactions. The successful candidate will receive extensive training and mentoring from our existing team of tax lawyers.

Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 3 to 5 years of tax law experience;
  • membership in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario;
  • successful completion of the CPA Canada In-Depth Tax Course (years 1 to 3);
  • the ability to evaluate and assess complicated tax issues and research and analyze applicable tax law and matters;
  • experience with tax planning for mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations, including financings, employee compensation and international aspects related thereto;
  • experience drafting tax memoranda and opinions;
  • experience in applying for and pursuing advance income tax rulings and technical interpretations;
  • excellent communication, interpersonal and drafting skills;
  • the ability to juggle and take primary responsibility for multiple files;
  • a positive attitude, a team orientation, an exceptional service ethos and a demonstrated work ethic; and
  • excellent academic credentials.
Applications

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Emma Sako at [email protected].

Click here to apply online.

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kimberly Sheldrake, Senior Manager, Professional Resources.

Position Overview

We are currently looking for a mid-level to senior associate to join our leading M&A practice, which services major corporations, entrepreneurial and growth-oriented companies in all major industrial sectors, investment funds, and all levels of government. This position will appeal to an excellent lawyer who enjoys collaborating with colleagues to solve complex legal problems. The ideal candidate will have 4-7 years of practice experience at a major Canadian or international law firm and will bring with them a positive attitude, a team orientation, an exceptional service ethos and a demonstrated work ethic. Excellent credentials are essential. All qualified applicants will be members in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario.

Skills & Experience
  • At least 4-7 years’ corporate transactional practice experience, with significant experience advising clients on both public and private M&A transactions.
  • Motivation to do complex and engaging work, which will include assuming significant responsibility on transactions and taking a leadership role on transaction teams.
  • Ability to manage multiple work streams in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent judgment and drafting skills.
Applications

Interested candidates should forward their application materials (cover letter, resume and academic transcripts) in confidence to Emma Sako at [email protected].

Click here to apply online.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Emma Sako, Acting Head of Legal Recruitment & Diversity.

Law Clerks and Paralegals

Position Overview

We are seeking an ambitious, self-driven law clerk to join our corporate team in the Calgary office. This is an excellent opportunity for a proactive team player with excellent communication skills, strong multitasking and organizational abilities. You must be able to process a high volume of documentation with excellent attention to detail. You must be dedicated to quality client service and be able to work outside of regular business hours with the team where the needs dictate.

You will be required to manage competing priorities and to work under tight timelines. You must be able to work independently and be an excellent team player. You will also have a strong sense of initiative and personal accountability as well as good judgment and professionalism.

Skills & Experience
  • The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a corporate law clerk, including exposure to some or all of the following:
    • drafting documentation relating to reorganizations, incorporations, annual proceedings, dissolutions, annual resolutions, securities filings, etc.
    • maintaining corporate records, securities ledgers and registers
    • preparing documents and instructing agents in connection with extra provincial registrations, renewals and notification to provincial authorities
    • conducting corporate searches, and analyzing and summarizing search results
    • assisting with corporate reorganizations, share and asset purchase transactions, including:
      • preparing and maintaining closing checklists
      • reviewing and drafting closing documents, including resolutions, officers’ certificates and other supporting documents
      • preparing closing books and drafting reporting letters
  • Knowledge of applicable corporate statutes and regulations
  • Regular training of incoming students and junior associates on how to effectively use a corporate clerk on corporate law filings and related matters
  • CORES Level 2 required
  • File-related precedent searches as required, including maintaining a record of and sharing such work internally
  • Experience with the following would be an asset:
    • experience accessing and making filings on SEDAR and working on securities transactions drafting filing documents and assisting on securities transactions as necessary (including closing documentation, clearance of press releases and knowledge of CDS/securities depositary/CUSIP mechanics)
    • experience making filings in the Personal Property Registry (PPR) system
How to Apply

Interested applicants should forward a resume and cover letter to Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Director, Professional Resources at [email protected].

At Torys, we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kim.

Position Overview

We are currently seeking a paralegal to join our team to support our corporate transactional practice, with a focus on real estate and general corporate matters.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of experience as a corporate paralegal and will provide general support primarily to our NY corporate practice, including, ideally in the following areas:

Real Estate:

  • Title/survey review,
  • Assist with real property acquisitions and dispositions,
  • Oversee mortgage process for secured financing,
  • Review and revise documents,
  • Act as liaison among various internal departments.

Corporate Transaction Lifecycle Support:

  • Prepare and file UCC Financing Statements, Amendments, Terminations, In-Lieu filings and fixture filings; draft collateral attachments; Lien Search Review; Maintain corporate tickler system;
  • Draft corporate documentation including corporate resolutions, consents and certificates; and
  • Assist with corporate closings; Due Diligence Review; Prepare drafts of agreements (such as security agreements, guaranties, pledge agreements, promissory notes, waivers, bills of sale, assignment agreements) and ancillary documentation; Review and revise documents (proofreading).
  • Prepare and file incorporation, qualification and amendment documentation, including basic operating agreements and by-laws with various state offices.
  • Composing and maintenance of corporate minute books.
  • Obtain public documents, including tax clearance certificates, charters, merger certificates and certificates of good standing.
  • Prepare Rule 144 and 144K Letters.
  • Arrange Franchise Tax and LLC Notices for payment; Prepare and file SS-4 Applications with the Internal Revenue Department.
  • Process invoices for payment (statutory representation, CT, CSC and Precise Corporate Printing).

Have experience with securities filings Form ID, Form D, Form 4, Form 3. Proofread securities filings.

Qualifications
  • Must possess a post-secondary degree or diploma in paralegal studies.
  • Proficiency with Westlaw, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Pro/Nuance Power PDF or equivalent software.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Ability to work proactively and independently, with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • Familiarity with corporate documents.
Applications

If this opportunity interests you, please submit your cover letter, résumé and transcripts online here. Applications should be addressed to Dana Schuessler, Director, Professional Resources and Administration.

Position Overview

We are currently seeking a senior wills and estate law clerk to join our busy practice in Toronto. This is an excellent opportunity for a proactive team player with strong communication skills, multitasking and organizational abilities. You must be able to work with a high volume of documents while demonstrating excellent attention to detail. You must be dedicated to quality client service and be able to work outside of regular business hours with the team where the needs dictate.

This role is best suited to an individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment. You will be required to manage competing priorities and to work under tight timelines. You must be able to work independently and be an excellent team player with an interest in mentoring and developing others. You will also have a strong sense of initiative and personal accountability as well as good judgment and professionalism.

Skills & Experience

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in all aspects of estate administration, including:

  • managing estate administration files from initial notification to final distribution
  • having direct interaction and communication with clients
  • preparing all court materials for appointment of estate trustees, including ancillary grants and resealing
  • preparing documents to wind-up estates and trusts and distribute assets to the beneficiaries
  • preparing estate and trust accounts and all court materials for passing of accounts
  • experience with virtual document execution and electronic court filing procedures would be an asset

Qualified candidates will possess a law clerk diploma or Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario Certificate (or equivalent).

How to Apply

Interested applicants should forward a resume and cover letter to Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Director, Professional Resources at [email protected].

At Torys, we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kim.

Position Overview

We are currently seeking a litigation law clerk to join our busy practice in Toronto. This is an excellent opportunity for a proactive team player with strong communication skills, multitasking and organizational abilities. You must be able to work with a high volume of documents while demonstrating excellent attention to detail. You must be dedicated to quality client service and be able to work outside of regular business hours with the team where the needs dictate.

This role is best suited to an individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment. You will be required to manage competing priorities and to work under tight timelines. You must be able to work independently and be an excellent team player. You will also have a strong sense of initiative and personal accountability as well as good judgment and professionalism.

Skills & Experience

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 to 8 years of experience as a litigation law clerk, including exposure to some or all of the following:

  • organizing and coordinating the procedural aspects of litigation files from start to finish
  • coordinating the document discovery process
  • preparing litigation hold memos/document preservation notices
  • maintaining audit and chain of custody logs
  • document production including preparing affidavits of documents, witness briefs, mediation and pre-trial briefs, motion materials and correspondence on a broad range of litigation matters
  • managing electronic data for discovery process and trial
  • managing undertakings and refusals
  • preparing bills of costs and costs outlines
  • trial preparation
  • technical proficiency with Relativity or any other industry standard litigation

Prior experience with or exposure to: large, employment or commercial actions, securities regulatory investigations or civil litigation, privacy or data breach actions, working for major pharmaceutical and health product manufacturers in defending product liability claims across Canada, including class proceedings in all of these areas.Qualified candidates will possess a law clerk diploma or Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario Certificate (or equivalent).

How to Apply

Interested applicants should forward a resume and cover letter to Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Director, Professional Resources at [email protected].

At Torys, we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kim.

Position Overview

We are currently seeking a junior real estate law clerk to join our busy commercial real estate practice in Toronto.  This is an excellent opportunity for a proactive team player with excellent communication skills, strong multitasking and organizational abilities. You will be assisting lawyers and senior law clerks with all types of property transactions. You must be able to work with a high volume of documents while demonstrating excellent attention to detail. You must also,

  • be willing to learn and develop and have a strong sense of initiative and personal accountability;
  • have excellent judgment, organizational skills, and superior communication skills;
  • be dedicated to quality client service; and
  • be able to work outside of regular business hours with the team where the needs dictate.
Skills & Experience

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 to 4 years’ real estate law clerk experience, including:

  • assisting with drafting and reviewing standard closing and registration documentation for commercial real estate transactions (including commercial purchase and sale transactions and bank financing transactions), and preparing client reports;
  • conducting and reviewing searches of title, preparing detailed title reports and summaries, and solving title issues or deficiencies;
  • conducting and reviewing relevant off-title searches;
  • preparing and responding to letters of requisition; and
  • dealing directly with clients under appropriate supervision.
  • Knowledge of government regulations and policies as they relate to real property and the registration thereof.
  • Ability to read reference plans (including strata plans) and surveys and to plot out a metes and bounds description.
  • Strong technical skills with proficiency in Teraview, and MS Office applications.

Qualified candidates will possess a law clerk diploma or Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario Certificate (or equivalent).

How to Apply

Interested applicants should forward a resume and cover letter to Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Director, Professional Resources at [email protected].

At Torys, we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kim.

Position Overview

We are currently seeking a senior real estate law clerk to join our busy commercial real estate practice in Toronto. This is an excellent opportunity for a proactive team player with strong communication skills, multitasking and organizational abilities. You must be able to work with a high volume of documents while demonstrating excellent attention to detail. You must be dedicated to quality client service and be able to work outside of regular business hours with the team where the needs dictate. You will be called upon to draft, review and analyze real estate documentation, and assist lawyers with transactions.

This role is best suited to an individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment. You will be required to manage competing priorities and to work under tight timelines. You must be able to work independently and be an excellent team player with an interest in mentoring and developing others. You will also have a strong sense of initiative and personal accountability as well as good judgment and professionalism.

Skills & Experience

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 20 years’ real estate law clerk experience, including:

  • drafting and reviewing closing and registration documentation for commercial real estate transactions (including commercial purchase and sale transactions and bank financing transactions), and preparing client reports;
  • negotiating and finalizing title insurance policies for acquisitions and financings;
  • conducting and reviewing complex searches of title, preparing detailed title reports and summaries, and solving title issues or deficiencies;
  • conducting and reviewing relevant off-title searches;
  • completing Land Transfer Tax beneficial returns and deferral applications;
  • preparing and responding to letters of requisition; and
  • dealing directly with clients under appropriate supervision.
  • Knowledge of government regulations and policies as they relate to real property and the registration thereof.
  • Ability to read reference plans (including strata plans) and surveys and to plot out a metes and bounds description.
  • Strong technical skills with proficiency in Teraview, and MS Office applications.

Qualified candidates will possess a law clerk diploma or Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario Certificate (or equivalent).

How to Apply

Interested applicants should forward a resume and cover letter to Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Director, Professional Resources at [email protected].

At Torys, we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kim.

Position Overview

We are currently seeking an experienced, ambitious, self-driven driven mid-level law clerk to join our Corporate Department, working closely with the Emerging Companies and Venture Capital team in Toronto, working with startup technology companies at all stages (from incorporation through to sale/IPO) and the investors that finance them. The ideal candidate will be a confident, proactive, resourceful, highly detail-oriented team player who possesses excellent organizational skills and is comfortable using a range of new technologies. Working hand in hand with lawyers, other law clerks and clients, it is expected that the candidate will be able to manage a high volume of work with tight turnaround times during and outside business hours and will be called upon to draft, review and analyze corporate documents, and assist with managing corporate transactions and ongoing client relationships. This position provides a unique opportunity for a motivated individual to join a dynamic, entrepreneurial and energetic transaction-based legal team, with a significant opportunity for professional growth, learning and client contact.

Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate will have:

  • at least 4-7 years’ experience as a corporate clerk in-house or at a law firm, or experience with startups, including exposure to some or all of the following:
    • coordinating and overseeing client onboarding;
    • familiarity with corporate documents, in particular those related to incorporations, corporate financings, issuances of equity etc.;
    • maintaining corporate records and capitalization tables;
    • preparing initial drafts of form agreements, resolutions, closing documents and share certificates;
    • assisting with equity incentive plan implementation and administration; and
    • maintaining corporate transaction checklists and managing client and investor communications.
  • excellent organizational skills, problem solving skills; be dependable and have excellent follow-through on outstanding tasks.
  • strong communication and client service skills; able to maintain strong client relationships.
  • a flexible attitude to job roles as well as a willingness to contribute wherever needed. The ideal candidate will take full ownership of their core responsibilities and will be comfortable with those responsibilities evolving with the changing needs of the practice group.
  • working knowledge of the OBCA, CBCA, and other corporate statutes.
  • proficiency and comfort with technology, including spreadsheets (Excel), equity management software and transaction management tools (and a willingness to learn new technology-based tools).
  • Community College Law Clerk Diploma or Certificate (or equivalent), University degree would be a plus.
How to Apply

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Kimberly Sheldrake-Head at [email protected].

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Senior Manager, Professional Resources.

Firm Administration

Position Overview

The Client Accounts Assistant is responsible for managing the day-to-day collections operations and improving the timeliness of payments of outstanding accounts for the firm.

Key Accountabilities
  • Build client relationships, respond to queries, resolve issues and obtain payment commitments.
  • Develop strong working relationships with lawyers to provide support for all collection related needs.
  • Communicate regularly with clients to ensure payment timelines are met. If delayed, work with lawyers and clients to find an alternate solution.
  • Mitigate credit risk by identifying delayed payments and bringing the items to the attention of the Senior Manager.
  • Reduce the firm’s exposure by meeting targets to reduce outstanding account receivables.
  • Work closely with billing representatives to ensure appropriate collections follow-up.
  • Work closely with the Accounts Receivable team to research and monitor overpayments /duplicate payments; assist with processing client refunds when applicable.
  • Provide appropriate tax forms as required.
  • Maintain collection calendar to track progress and next follow-up dates.
  • Review and analyze outstanding client balances and prepare account receivable reconciliations.
  • Participate in special projects and initiatives.
Attributes & Experience
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Accounting or Business Management or equivalent experience to successfully complete the essential requirements of the role.
  • 2-3 years related experience, preferably within a professional services firm.
  • Proficient in MS Office product suite.
  • Experience with 3E Financial Systems and/or related accounting systems would be an asset.
  • Strong client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to interact with individuals at all levels within the organization.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work well both independently and collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Sound judgment including the ability to deal with confidential information with utmost discretion.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Ability to establish relationships and build trust with stakeholders.
  • Results-oriented, self-directed individual.
  • Strong aptitude for utilizing technology in improving speed, accuracy and efficiency of a process.
  • Flexibility to work overtime when necessary (i.e. month-end, year-end).
How to Apply:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting ([email protected]).

We thank all applicants for their interest in Torys LLP; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Jenny Tavares, Director, HR Services & Employee Relations.

Position Overview

The Client Development Coordinator is responsible for providing partners with business development support through initiatives such as account planning and relationship management.

Key Accountabilities
  • Support the Senior Manager, Client Development, in the development and execution of client plans for the firm’s key clients, including developing account plans, maintaining client team lists, coordinating client meetings (scheduling, booking boardrooms, creating agendas, taking minutes, preparing materials etc.), following up on action items and relationship mapping.
  • Manage and maintain the Client Value-Add program by working with departments (such as the events team, professional development, etc.) to gather relevant information and ensure data is complete and readily available to produce client value-add reports.
  • Prepare quarterly, semi-annual and annual client billing and value-add reports (as per client request) and manage the review/execution process with the client managers.
  • Liaise with internal events team in planning events for key clients, with a goal to reinforce client relationships, and increase lawyer participation.
  • Conduct and compile research on specific clients or prospects from both publicly available information and internal databases and research tools.
  • Assist in the preparation of Net Promotor Score client reports by compiling and consolidating data for the bi-annual Torys’ Client Satisfaction Survey.
  • Prepare Torys Quarterly Client Briefs and support the review/execution process with the client managers.
  • Assist with the maintenance of the firm’s Client Presentation Program (i.e. Collecting the presentations, updating the presentation tracker, assist in drafting descriptions for the firm’s Client Presentation’s menu and assist with branding the program) and the Client Presentations Library.
  • Participate in firm wide, practice area, and departmental projects and initiatives.
Attributes & Experience
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Marketing, or equivalent experience to successfully complete the essential requirements of the role.
  • 3-5 years related experience, preferably in a professional services firm.
  • Proficient in MS Office product suite.
  • Strong client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • Strong analytical skills such as, problem solving, data mining, research, reporting and data/metrics interpreting.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to interact with individuals at all levels within the organization.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well both independently and collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to be resourceful and independently identify, and source out missing information.
  • Careful attention to detail.
  • Sound judgment including the ability to deal with confidential information with utmost discretion.
  • Determined with a can-do, hands-on approach; driven by delivery and end-results.
  • Flexibility to work overtime when required.
How to Apply:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting([email protected]).

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Jenny Tavares, Director, HR Services & Employee Relations.

Position Overview

The Coordinator, Market Recognition is responsible for supporting the department by using the experience database to make updates, source missing information, and extract data for reports and marketing/BD collateral. This position is also responsible for assisting with directory submissions.

Key Accountabilities
  • Update the experience database with details on firm transactions and case information on a daily basis; identify and source missing details through internal and external sources (i.e., newspapers, websites).
  • Provide support in the production of proposals, pitches, and brochures, which includes reviewing the database and preparing reports to identify relevant transactions and case information.
  • Prepare and submit transaction and case information on the firm and lawyers to league tables, magazines, and trade journals on an ongoing basis.
  • Assist with submissions to external directories and rankings organizations (Chambers, IFLR100, The Legal 500, etc.) to facilitate firm participation and maximize rankings and awards. This includes:
    • drafting case and transaction details for submissions;
    • compiling all preparatory materials in advance of practice area meetings (i.e., relevant matters for inclusion); and
    • sourcing any requested information or statistics (from lawyers or writers) from database and other relevant sources
  • Provide back up support to the Business Development Analysts and other team members as required.
  • Sort and produce ad hoc reports on various business development activities and outcomes.
  • Provide administrative support as required.
Attributes & Experience
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Marketing or Business, or equivalent experience to successfully complete the essential requirements of the role.
  • 1-2 years related experience, preferably in a professional services firm.
  • Strong online research skills; exposure to research databases, including Capital IQ and Mergermarket is considered an asset.
  • Solid business acumen; knowledge of corporate transactional and litigation processes and terminology is an asset.
  • Proficient in MS Office product suite.
  • Strong client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to interact with individuals at all levels within the organization.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well both independently and collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to be resourceful and independently identify and source out missing information.
  • Exceptional attention to detail with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Sound judgment including the ability to deal with confidential information with utmost discretion.
  • Determined with a can-do, hands on approach; driven by delivery and end results.
How to Apply:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting ([email protected]).

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Jenny Tavares, Director, HR Services & Employee Relations.

Position Overview

We are currently seeking a Research Librarian to join our dynamic and fast-paced New York office. Our team of librarians provides a broad range of high-level services to all of Torys’ offices, such as legal and business research, reference, current awareness and media monitoring, teaching and training, and a variety of other support activities. The Research Librarian will provide the highest quality research and information services, primarily to our NY office but also firmwide in collaboration with our Toronto Library team. They will ensure timely and cost-effective availability and delivery of accurate and current information to legal and administrative professionals. The Research Librarian will also provide support and assistance to the Library Director in the management of our New York office’s library resources. The Research Librarian is the sole librarian situated in the NY office and will report to the Director, Library Services in Toronto.

Key Accountabilities
  • Conduct legal, business, precedent and other research and reference work for internal attorneys and clients, including sophisticated and in-depth research and analysis using legal and non-legal information services.
  • Work collaboratively with library staff situated in Toronto to handle research and other requests, particularly those dealing with cross-border subject matter.
  • Provide consultation and research guidance and assistance to attorneys and staff in the conduct of their own research.
  • Provide current awareness updates through tracking legislative changes, case law alerts, and media monitoring.
  • Work with Library staff and other departments to design and provide formal and informal teaching and training programs in research methodology and resources.
  • Provide advice and make recommendations on the acquisition and management of US research services and subscriptions, including the New York office’s physical and online collections.
  • In cooperation with Library management and staff, develop and maintain robust value-added programs to support the research needs of the Firm and its clients (such as bulletins, practice group presentations, or direct client services).
  • Support the administration of the Library through the provision of some technical services as needed.
  • Assist the Practice Solutions team in the development, implementation, and promotion of Knowledge Management initiatives, programs, collections, precedents, and other resources.
Attributes & Experience
  • Master of Library Science or equivalent.
  • 4+ years of experience in law libraries, preferably in a private law library environment.
  • Extensive experience with legal and business information resources, online database searching, library theory and management techniques, business research, and legal research practice and procedures.
  • Focused resource knowledge and research skills in the following practice areas: securities, tax and private equity.
  • Experience using Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, WK Cheetah, S&P Capital IQ, Intelligize, Deal Point Data, Practical Law, Pitchbook and similar online research products.
  • Proficiency in MS Office product suite - which includes a strong working knowledge of Outlook, Excel, Word, Teams, and OneNote.
  • Client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • Responsiveness and demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize competing deadlines for deliverables.
  • Flexibility and focus on innovating and improving methods and approaches to achieve efficiencies.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a proven ability to work proactively.
  • Ability to excel in a collaborative group setting with attorneys of all levels and administrative colleagues.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with a keen attention to detail.
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills with a demonstrated ability to work creatively in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, service-oriented team, yet also independently with minimal supervision.
How to Apply:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Dana Schuessler, Director, Professional Resources and Administration, at [email protected].

At Torys, we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment.

Position Overview

The Document Specialist is responsible for providing firm wide document production support at an advanced to expert level using Microsoft Office products, department specific software and other tools to complete work requests such as document conversions, document troubleshooting and stabilization, formatting and automation requests, assisting with markups, comparisons, and quality checking/proof reading requests.

Key Accountabilities
  • Manage and respond to document production requests communicating expected completion timelines and suggesting alternate task approaches where appropriate to complete the work in the most efficient, accurate and timely manner.
  • Provide word processing services received via digital dictation, handwritten notes, markups, email or voicemail; proofread and quality-check work for appropriate formatting, spelling, grammar, and clarity (not for legal content).
  • Troubleshoot documents including up to the coding level to identify and fix issues preventing proper editing and automation, repurposing documents when appropriate, formatting and automating.,
  • Convert PDFs to different file types (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, Excel), ensuring the converted content is legible, properly formatted and complete.
  • Configure Word or PDF content for form completion, editing, printing, or emailing, applying password protection when necessary.
  • Produce legible and accurate document comparisons using the most efficient programs and processes.
  • Create complex charts by leveraging tools and features available within the Microsoft Office suite including Microsoft Visio.
  • Produce document precedents that utilize existing macros, processes and tools.
  • Format Excel worksheet data for printing, analyzing and summarization; troubleshoot formulas/functions within Excel, identify discrepancies and errors.
  • Create or edit existing PowerPoint presentations ensuring proper slide masters and formatting best practices have been applied.
  • Work collaboratively with team members to determine the most effective/efficient method to approach tasks, discuss/provide resolutions to problem document issues, and software issues.
  • Make recommendations to processes and system settings to improve document/program stability and increase efficiencies.
  • Facilitate closing book generation and printing and image services support by forwarding requests to the appropriate teams and arranging for courier deliveries to principals when necessary.
  • Monitoring and redirecting incoming faxes.
  • Grant access to restricted workspaces to approved legal professionals and assistants.
  • Act as a liaison to other departments by providing training documentation, assisting with resolution of document-related issues, escalating any unresolved document/software/hardware issues to the appropriate group: (Helpdesk, Network Services, Practice Solutions, Learning & Development).
  • Participate in firm or department-specific projects or assignments.
  • Provide administrative support which may include facilitating last minute changes to travel arrangements managing boardroom bookings/servery requests, and occasionally assisting with docket entry.
Attributes & Experience
  • Legal Assistant diploma or post-secondary degree/diploma in Office Administration is required.
  • 5+ years’ related experience, preferably within a legal professional services firm.
  • Bilingual (French and English) is preferred.
  • Expert in MS Office product suite. MOS Certification would be an asset but is not required.
  • Strong client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well independently and collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to interact with individuals at all levels within the organization.
  • Good working knowledge of legal terms, documents and procedures.
  • Ability to adapt and learn new technology.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and proofreading abilities. Proactive and takes initiative.
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment.
  • Flexibility to occasionally work overtime.
How to Apply:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting ([email protected]).

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Jenny Tavares, Director, HR Services & Employee Relations.

Position Overview

The mandate of this impactful role is to shape the way our professionals serve and advise clients. The goal is to build on Torys’ reputation for collaboration, premium service and excellence by identifying, designing and deploying new and better processes, systems and technologies where it matters to clients and lawyers the most. The individual in this role will lead a team of legal, knowledge management, training and technology professionals, work closely with practice leaders across the firm, and will need to have discipline to establish and focus on priorities and deep familiarity with legal practice, processes and technologies. The individual in this role will collaborate closely with peers in other functional departments, particularly the Chief Information Officer, as well as with the firm’s Legal Services Centre in Halifax. The successful candidate will need to be sufficiently tenacious, resilient and persuasive to be able to lead and manage change within a consensus-driven, non-hierarchical organizational structure.

Key Accountabilities
  • Develop and implement a strategy to further the firm’s practice excellence including through the implementation of technology-based solutions and new or improved ways of working.
  • Optimize precedent creation and retrieval, collaborative document production, document automation, workflow management, and related practice efficiency and effectiveness initiatives, on a practice by practice basis as appropriate.
  • Lead the firm’s ongoing knowledge management and legal services delivery innovation programs.
  • Determine whether useful insights can be harvested from the use of data analytics and/or artificial intelligence.
  • Foster strong relationships with members of the firm and take such steps as are appropriate to ensure that high impact initiatives are widely adopted.
  • Assemble, lead, mentor and develop a team of legal, knowledge management, training, technology and other (as appropriate) professionals.
Attributes & Experience
  • A minimum of 10 to 15 years of experience developing and implementing practice enhancement, knowledge management, technology and business operations strategies, programs, and practices in a major law firm, professional services firm, financial services firm, or similarly sophisticated environment.
  • Deep understanding of legal practice.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills including the ability to lead through influence rather than control, and to create consensus-based support for proposed initiatives.
  • Experience acquiring, integrating and driving adoption of complex technology.
  • Experience building and leading strong teams.
  • Experience triaging opportunities and priorities.
  • Strong analytical skills, sound judgment and impeccable attention to detail.
  • A consultative, collaborative, team-oriented approach.
How to Apply

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities.

Interested candidates should contact John Lamar ([email protected]), Managing Director at The Alexander Group.

Position Overview

The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for providing accounting, financial and analytical support with a focus on the preparation of financial reports and analysis, budgeting and forecasting, and year-end audit reporting.

Key Accountabilities
  • Provide monthly and ad hoc reporting and analysis on key metrics and expenses, including salary and bonus variances.
  • Assist with preparation of financial data and analysis for management presentations and to support business objectives.
  • Calculate and post monthly general expense entries; Reconcile and analyze various Balance Sheet GL accounts.
  • Manage and provide analysis on the firm’s foreign exchange balances.
  • Manage the firm’s general insurance renewal process.
  • Support year-end activities, including:
    • Coordinate the year-end audit process which includes preparing audit schedules, combining financial statements.
    • Assist with year-end partner tax schedules and deferred WIP management.
  • Prepare and provide analysis of annual staffing / expense benchmarking surveys.
  • Assist with the firm’s budget and forecast development, maintenance, analysis and reporting (including annual FTE, salary and benefit budgets).
  • Co-manage budgeting and financial reporting systems; work with various teams to ensure all interface systems and applications are in sync and provide support on issue investigations and system upgrade development/testing.
  • Provide back up support to Analysts and act as a secondary support to Accounts Payable and Trust teams on accounting and processing matters.
  • Assist in developing, implementing and maintaining the firm’s financial policies and procedures in accordance with best practices of internal controls and accounting standards.
  • Identify opportunities for streamlining reporting, analytics and accounting processes.
  • Participate in projects and initiatives as required.
Attributes & Experience
  • Accounting designation (CPA) with a degree in accounting, business, economics or a related field is required.
  • 7 years of experience in Accounting, budgeting and financial reporting, preferably within a law firm or professional services firm.
  • Exposure to Partnership accounting and taxes is an asset.
  • Proficient in MS Office product suite.
  • Advanced skills in Excel including pivots, xlookups, and complex formulae is required.
  • Experience with a complex accounting system is required. 3E Financial system is an asset.
  • Strong client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to interact with individuals at all levels of the organization with tact and diplomacy.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well both independently and collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex assignments and plan, organize, schedule and deliver exceptional client service within tight deadlines in a high-pressure environment.
  • Aptitude for structuring and processing complex qualitative and quantitative data with excellent attention to detail, while still able to maintain a big picture perspective. Proactive problem solver with exceptional analytical skills.
  • Sound judgment including the ability to deal with confidential information with utmost discretion.
How to Apply:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting ( [email protected]).

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Jenny Tavares , Director, HR Services & Employee Relations.

Position Overview

The Billing/Credit Assistant is responsible for coordinating with assigned partners to complete the full billing cycle for multi-client and multi-matter accounts.

Key Accountabilities
  • Process accounts in accounting system including edits, transfers, write offs, trust transfers, and amend Word documents as required.
  • Upload accounts to third-party vendors using ebilling technology (E-hub), including resolving rejection issues, providing budget information, and contacting clients to resolve ebilling issues.
  • Regular contact with billing partners regarding client Work in Progress (WIP)and receivables.
  • Follow up with clients to collect on outstanding receivables (telephone calls, drafting letters, emails, etc.)
  • Proactively deal with issues and determine when further escalation is required.
  • Work on billing and collection targets to meet monthly goals.
  • Respond to client, lawyer, and management inquiries regarding WIP and receivables.
  • Provide assistance and support, as required, to ensure the accurate processing and timely collection of accounts.
  • Prepare (WIP) and Receivable reports for management review.
Attributes & Experience
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Accounting or a related field, or equivalent experience to successfully complete the essential requirements of the role.
  • 3 years’ billing and collections experience, preferably within a professional services firm.
  • Proficient in MS Office product suite, time entry, and related accounting systems. Ebilling experience would be considered an asset.
  • Strong client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to interact with individuals at all levels within the organization.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well both independently and collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Sound judgment including the ability to deal with confidential information with utmost discretion.
  • Flexibility to work overtime when necessary (i.e. month-end, year-end).
How to Apply:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting ([email protected]).

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Jenny Tavares, Director, HR Services & Employee Relations.

Position Overview

The Manager, Marketing Technology is responsible for overseeing the delivery, maintenance and implementation of various marketing technologies and solutions to enhance the firm’s marketing and business development efforts.

Key Accountabilities

Content Distribution

  • Distribute bulletins, including HTML emails and posts for torys.com.
  • Distribute marketing mailings and other communications to external audiences such as firm announcements, thought-leaderships, holiday cards, and satellite office support.

CRM

  • Perform day-to-day data maintenance and data quality management.
  • Manage Data Change Management tickets (DCM) and follow-up on email bounce backs and “bad data”.
  • Maintain user account administration; license management; proxy administration (InterAction).
  • Manage distribution list and CASL compliance.
  • Advanced configuration/operability of CRM and eMarketing solutions (DCM; Folder Dependency; synchronization with Outlook; ReAction server and Tikit configuration).
  • Provide assistant and lawyer support, and desk-side training including raising awareness and driving adoption for CRM; onboarding outreach; and “best practice” communications. Provide support for other administrative groups (i.e., Trainers, Alumni, etc.) as required.

Website

    • Maintain advanced system configuration, including user access, security settings, node configuration, and vanity URLs.
    • Manage vendors; coordinate fixes, feature enhancements and upgrades.
    • Manage data integration with other M&BD and firm systems as required. Reporting and Analytics
    • Prepare “cost of client” reporting and template development/enhancements.
    • Follow-up and reporting for international travel.
    • Track open rates and monitor success of email and online campaigns; prepare reports on same.
    • QlikView reporting and analysis, including Client Dashboard and M&BD Budget and Spending reports; QlikView technical support and template development, vendor relations, upgrades, etc.
    • Manage transition to PowerBI.

Technology

  • Provide oversight for Business Development Suite (Experience Manager (Foundation)) including fixes, enhancements, upgrades, and data integration with 3E, InterAction and vendor management.
  • Provide oversight for IQ, including data integration with InterAction.
  • Assist with ad hoc initiatives and ongoing technology and operational support (alumni questionnaires); NPS and other surveys; digital signatures; client tickets; domain name registration/maintenance; file sharing; Google Custom Search Engine.
  • Liaise with I.S. on marketing technology matters, including data automation; hardware and software upgrades; department licensing requirements; technology evaluation.
  • Stay abreast of new technology and techniques for application development and applicable systems administration and maintenance.
  • Participate in internal projects as assigned. Team Engagement/Leadership
  • Manage direct reports including assigning and overseeing work, maintaining quality control, providing performance feedback, coaching and mentoring.
  • Participate in recruitment and selection of Marketing Technology services positions, including interviewing and final selection recommendations.
Attributes & Experience
  • Undergraduate education in Technology, Business, Marketing, Communications, or equivalent experience to successfully complete the essential requirements of the role.
  • Minimum 8 years’ previous related experience in a marketing and/or business development technology role, preferably within a professional services firm.
  • Previous experience in a management role is preferred.
  • Knowledge of e-marketing software, CRM, web site platforms and CMS’s, Google Analytics, and Social Media.
  • Technical experience with legal applications is preferred.
  • Knowledge of legal markets and the legal professional landscape.
  • Exceptional client service orientation with a proven track record of ‘going above and beyond’ to service clients.
  • Able to communicate effectively (verbally and in writing) to a broad range of audiences including to senior management, partners and clients.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a proven ability to establish and build trust-based working relationships.
  • Ability to plan, organize, schedule and deliver within tight deadlines in a high pressure environment.
  • Strong leadership, relationship, collaboration and consultation skills and the ability to work with tact, poise and discretion.
  • Strong judgement and decisiveness; strong strategic and analytical thinking skills.
  • Proven project management experience and a demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage complex projects.
  • Determined with a can-do, hands on approach; driven by delivery and end results.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills necessary to troubleshoot and provide user support.
  • Innovative approach to work, consistently looks at ways of upgrading the system to more efficient and effective new technologies. Ability to adapt quickly to new technologies.
How To Apply:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting ([email protected]).

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Jenny Tavares, Director, HR Services & Employee Relations.

Position Overview

The Programmer/Application Specialist is responsible for creating program solutions, participating in the systems design process and maintaining, modifying, and developing systems and solutions.

Key Accountabilities
  • Provide second- and third-level support to Helpdesk for issues associated with assigned applications and follow through to resolution. Escalate to Director as required.
  • Implement, upgrade, modify existing applications and systems including in house applications, integrations between various systems and automated processes.
  • Develop and support programming solutions and procedures, including creating and maintaining documentation.
  • Review, analyze, and evaluate processes and end user needs to support business requirements. Make recommendations to Director to improve processes.
  • Assess, test, and implement software, including version updates and security patches to supported third-party applications. Work with vendors to ensure business requirements are successfully met.
  • Stay abreast of new technology and techniques for application development and systems administration and maintenance.
  • Participate in special projects and initiatives.
Attributes & Eperience
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Technology or equivalent experience to successfully complete the essential requirements of the role.
  • 3-5 years of experience in design, testing and implementation of applications and technology solutions with development experience, including Microsoft.NET, C#, SOAP/ REST Web Services, XML, JSON, ASP.NET Web API, Python, SQL Server, SQL Reporting Services, MS Office, Active Directory, PowerShell, Biztalk, Intapp Integrate, Visual Studio, VSTS/ TFS/ Azure DevOps.
  • In-depth knowledge of application architecture, computer logic, core Microsoft.NET technologies, programming languages and database design.
  • Technical experience with legal applications, including iManage, Inprotech, Intapp Time, Elite 3E including IDE Development experience, Foundation, CRM and Email Marketing solutions such as Interaction and Tikit is preferred.
  • Proficient in MS Office product suite.
  • Strong client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to interact with individuals at all levels within the organization with tact and diplomacy.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to plan, organize, schedule and complete concurrent tasks and projects within tight deadlines in a high-pressure environment; exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well both independently and collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Sound judgment including the ability to deal with confidential information with utmost discretion.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills necessary to troubleshoot and provide user support.
  • Innovative approach to work, consistently looks at ways of upgrading the system to more efficient and effective new technologies. Ability to adapt quickly to new technologies.
How to Apply:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting ([email protected]).

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Ruth Hawkins, Manager, Human Resources.

Position Overview

The Team Lead, WIP is responsible for overseeing the full billing cycle process, managing the WIP team and ensuring timely billing to reduce the firm’s exposure.

Key Accountabilities
  • Responsible for providing direction to the team on all billing (WIP) related matters which includes ensuring workload allocation is equitable amongst the team.
  • Accountable for meeting monthly billing target and assist in the planning of team effort.
  • Act as a point of contact for client/lawyer issues and take ownership of it through to resolution.
  • Provide analytical support on aging, prioritization of accounts and actual / target variances.
  • Assess current billing and client account support practices and procedures and make recommendations for improvements.
  • Track monthly billing projections, including amounts to be billed, deferrals, anticipated write downs, premiums and special billing arrangements.
  • Proactively monitor specific clients and/or matters with Alternate Fee Arrangements in place to ensure compliance; Actively monitor budget thresholds and update billing principals on status.
  • Establish strong working relationships with lawyers, legal practice assistants and external clients and develop insight on lawyers’ practice and billing cycle.
  • Proactively initiate billing process; communicate with lawyers monthly to review client exposure, and communicate with client to resolve any concerns as they arise.
  • Provide direct assistance to lawyers on the production of accounts, which includes generating and reviewing proformas for accuracy and docket narrative consistency, ensuring compliance with Outside Counsel Guidelines, special billing arrangements and applicable tax rates.
  • Make recommendations to improve WIP/ billing processes. Develop best practices and communicate information related to improved processes and practices to the senior leadership team.
  • Prepare various reports (e.g., spreadsheets, WIP and Receivable reports) related to time/billing information for principals, management and/or clients.
  • With guidance from Senior Manager, work with external vendors to create, develop, and implement appropriate collection software to enhance efficiencies.
  • Provide technical and developmental support including coaching and direction to ensure the team is engaged, delivering on their accountabilities and meeting the service standards (in line with department goals/objectives).
  • Assess the skills and capabilities of the team on an ongoing basis to determine learning and skill requirements including identifying appropriate training requirements.
  • Together with Senior Manager, participate in performance review discussions and recruitment processes.
  • Participate in special projects and initiatives as requested.
Attributes & Experience
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Accounting or a related field, or equivalent experience to successfully complete the essential requirements of the role.
  • 5+ years’ billing and collections experience, preferably within a professional services firm.
  • Proficient in MS Office product suite.
  • Experience with 3E Financial Systems and/or related accounting systems would be an asset.
  • Strong client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to interact with individuals at all levels within the organization.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to establish, lead and be a role model for healthy team dynamics such as supportive, collaboration, inclusive communication, joint problem solving, and conflict resolution.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well both independently and collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Sound judgment including the ability to deal with confidential information with utmost discretion.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Strong negotiation skills, including the ability to work with tact, poise and discretion.
  • Proven ability to establish relationships and build trust with stakeholders.
  • Results-oriented and self-directed individual.
  • Strong aptitude for utilizing technology in improving speed, accuracy and efficiency of a process.
  • Flexibility to work overtime when necessary (i.e. month-end, year-end).
How to Apply:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting ([email protected]).

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Jenny Tavares, Director, HR Services & Employee Relations.

Position Overview

The Coordinator, Payroll & Benefits is responsible for administering the overall payroll and compensation, including the biweekly payroll cycle and supporting the day-to-day activities of the Human Resources department.

Key Accountabilities
  • Act as subject matter expert and respond to general questions related to payroll, benefit and retirement programs.
Payroll Processing
  • Process payroll, which includes administering changes relating to new hires, terminations, salary increases, promotions, transfers for staff for all offices (Canada and US).
  • Responsible for calculating, balancing and remitting payroll deductions and statutory withholdings for all offices (Canada and US), source deductions (EI, CPP, Tax, EHT), United Way Deductions, Garnishments & Family Support Orders, Electronic transmission of payroll deposits, and Electronic transmission of Pension & RRSP files to benefit providers.
Benefits Program/Administration
  • Coordinate benefit plans for all offices (Canada and US) including Life Insurance, AD&D, LTD, Medical and Dental, Executive Medicals, Optional Life policies, and OHIP Replacement Coverage.
  • Ensure employees are enrolled on time and into the correct benefit plans, orient new employees on their coverage, and monitor the monthly benefit invoices, etc. Conduct employee education sessions and deliver new hire orientation to all employees.
  • Administration of the day-to-day pension and Group RRSP/TFSA programs for all offices (Canada and US).
  • Coordinate employee leave of absence (short-term and long-term disability) and return process for maternity leaves, associate secondment, and other paid or unpaid leaves.
  • Process the taxable benefits related to firm programs.
  • Support various departmental projects and initiatives as required.
Attributes & Experience
  • Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) PCP designation or other equivalent formal payroll training/experience. Attained or working towards benefit or pension certification (CEBS) is an asset.
  • 2 years of payroll and benefits administration experience, including disability management.
  • US Payroll knowledge/experience is required.
  • Bilingual (French/English) would be an asset.
  • Experience with Ultimate Software (Ultipro) would be an asset.
  • Proficient in MS Office product suite.
  • Strong client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to interact with individuals at all levels within the organization.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well both independently and collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Sound judgment including the ability to deal with confidential information with utmost discretion.
How to Apply:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting ([email protected]).

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and nriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Jenny Tavares, Director, HR Services & Employee Relations.

Position Overview

The Financial Analyst is responsible for preparing and maintaining complex financial and non-financial data and reports for clients and key stakeholders. This role is required to develop and design reports by leveraging knowledge in business analytics.

Key Accountabilities
  • Develops, prepares, and maintains complex internal management reports (financial and non-financial information) for Finance Managers and the Executive and Finance Committees.
  • Works with the Manager, Business Analytics to maintain all aspects of the firm dashboard (or related business intelligence tools) and ensures all data is accurate and any requests or issues are resolved in an accurate and timely manner; works closely with external developers/consultants in designing, testing, and implementing UX changes.
  • Partners with Marketing & Business Development to prepare and coordinate regular external client packages (e.g. quarterly and annual presentations, financial templates).
  • Works closely with Professional Resources, Legal Recruitment to develop and maintain complex reporting (monthly, quarterly, annually) of performance metrics of all timekeepers (lawyers, law clerks, students) and assists with the firm’s year end Partner review and Associate review process (e.g. annual billings report, individual Partner packages, reporting schedules for consultants).
  • Prepares the submission for the firm benchmarking process (Peer Monitor) and provides related regular reports and provides summary and detailed information as required for Partner presentations.
  • Responsible for preparing submitting reports in relation to legislative and regulatory requirements (e.g. Statscan surveys)
  • Develops trusting relationships with lawyers of the firm and provides multi-faceted support.
  • Reviews, validates, and/or provides guidance on the interpretation of reports prepared by other Financial Analysts or Junior Financial Analysts.
  • Prepares/develops and maintains internal reports for lawyers and respond to ad hoc requests for information as required.
  • Provides support and backup to other Financial Analysts, and Finance Managers.
Attributes & Experience
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Finance or Accounting, or equivalent experience is essential.
  • Attained a professional accounting designation or in pursuit of designation is preferred.
  • 2-4 years of related experience, law firm or professional services firm experience is not required.
  • Proficient in MS Office product suite with expert knowledge of Excel including pivot tables is required. Experience with MS Access would be an asset.
  • Must have working knowledge of SQL. Cursory knowledge of PowerQuery, PowerBI is preferred. Experience with MDX and/or DAX would be an asset.
  • Experience with extracting data from a complex accounting system is required. Experience with 3E would be an asset.
  • Strong relationship building skills are crucial as this role involves significant senior partner and lawyer interaction.
  • Strong client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to interact with individuals at all levels of the organization with tact and diplomacy.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well both independently and collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Ability to plan, organize, schedule and deliver within tight deadlines in a high-pressure environment.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to quickly grasp complex assignments; the aptitude to analyze a variety of considerations, determine what’s important, and assesses possible course of action.
  • Sound judgment including the ability to deal with confidential information with utmost discretion.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
How to Apply:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting([email protected]).

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and
enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Jenny Tavares, Director, HR Services & Employee Relations.