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Mid-Level Corporate Associate (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking a mid-level associate to join our top-ranked Corporate and Capital Markets Group. Our clients include major corporations, entrepreneurial and growth-oriented companies in all major industrial sectors, investment funds, and all levels of government. In this exciting role, you will have the opportunity to be involved in a broad range of complex and innovative transactions, both public and private, for organizations of all sizes and across a variety of sectors.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience at a major Canadian law firm. In particular, we are seeking a lawyer with significant experience working on a variety of transactions including public and private securities offerings, public and private M&A transactions, and general corporate/commercial matters.

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 the Law Society of Upper Canada.

APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates should submit a résumé and transcripts to Danielle Traub, Head of Legal Recruitment.

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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 Michelle Li, Coordinator, Legal Recruitment and Student Development.

Mid-Level Corporate Associate (Halifax)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking a mid-level associate to join our Legal Services Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This is an unique role as your work will be focused with one of our key clients. As a mid-level associate in this role, you will have key oversight of the closing process from beginning to end. You will work closely with your team to ensure a high level of efficiency, accuracy and expertise throughout the process.

The ideal candidate will have at least 5-7 years’ experience working as a corporate associate at a large law firm. We are seeking someone who can adapt easily to new processes and technologies and who wants to engage in important work for a prestigious client in a flexible and collaborative setting. You must also be willing to learn and to develop your skills, and have a strong sense of initiative and personal accountability. You must have excellent judgment, attention to detail, organizational skills, and superior communication skills. The LSC team includes lawyers with a range of practice experience (from 4 years to 10+ years).

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

An ideal candidate will have:

  • At least 5 years’ experience as a corporate associate, including exposure to some or all of the following:
    • draft pricing supplements and notes (determine which precedent to use when preparing the pricing supplements, understand the various structures and spot inconsistencies/issues, signing off on documents, etc.)
    • advise on incidental securities law matters (e.g. prospectus renewals, timelines, pre-clearance and filing requirements)
  • Providing support and training to the senior and junior paralegals
  • Exceptional attention to detail and excellent interpersonal skills and willingness to collaborate
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team and works well under pressure
  • Superior client service skills and a strong work ethic
  • Ability to deal easily with ambiguity and change, including changing priorities, timelines and processes. Ability to work in fast-paced environment and manage multiple hard deadlines
  • Excellent judgment and the ability to embrace new challenges and focus on continuing professional development
  • Member of good standing of a provincial bar and willing to be called to the Ontario bar

APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Kimberly Sheldrake-HeadSenior Manager, Professional Resources

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We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Senior Manager, Professional Resources.

Corporate Associate (Halifax)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are seeking a corporate lawyer with at least three years of experience to join our Legal Services Centre (LSC) in Halifax, Nova Scotia. In this role, you will review non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) for key clients, revising them to meet the clients’ requirements, advising on provisions, and negotiating with counterparty’s counsel. You will work as part of a team with colleagues in our Toronto office to carry out this work quickly and accurately in accordance with established policies and procedures. This work offers the successful candidate an opportunity to engage in challenging, important work in a flexible and collaborative setting. Successful candidates will be provided with necessary training and professional support to ensure their success in this position.

The ideal candidate will have experience working as a corporate lawyer at a top law firm, financial institution, private equity firm or pension fund, have a strong service orientation, excellent time management and organizational skills and superior attention to detail, and be able to work quickly and accurately on a high volume of NDAs.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • experience drafting or reviewing agreements as a corporate associate at a top law firm, financial institution, private equity firm or pension fund
  • excellent time management and organizational skills and attention to detail
  • excellent judgment, a high degree of professionalism, excellent interpersonal skills and a willingness to work collaboratively with client personnel and constructively with counterparty’s counsel
  • ability to work independently and as a part of a team to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines while working on several NDAs in a fast paced environment
  • ability to adapt to changing priorities and timelines
  • willingness to contribute to NDA process improvement initiatives
  • ability to work flexible hours when required to meet client demands. Some weekend work from home may be required
  • member of good standing of a provincial bar and willing to be called to the Ontario bar

APPLICATIONS

If this opportunity excites you, please submit your cover letter, résumé and transcripts to Kimberly SheldrakeSenior Manager, Professional Resources.

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 accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kimberly SheldrakeSenior Manager, Professional Resources.

 Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

Mid-Level Corporate Associate (Mining Group, Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently looking for a mid-level corporate associate to join our leading and growing mining practice. Our mining team regularly advises clients on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border and internationally with respect to M&A, financings, exploration and development agreements, royalty agreements, joint venture arrangements, engineering and service contracts, sales contracts and international concession arrangements. In this exciting role, you will work on a broad range of matters, including resource development (in both domestic and international regulatory environments), public and private securities issued by mining entities, bank financings (including project financing and corporate lending), mergers and acquisitions, and structuring and implementing domestic and international joint ventures. You will be tasked with assuming primary responsibility on matters and will be required to manage multiple work streams in a fast-paced environment.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have 4-6 years’ practice experience at a law firm, including experience advising clients on M&A transactions (public and private), financings (public and private), securities matters, joint ventures and earn-in arrangements. You will also have experience advising companies on continuous disclosure, stock exchange matters and shareholder arrangements. Excellent communication, interpersonal and drafting skills are essential to success in this role as is the ability to operate in a team-oriented environment.

APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates should forward their resume and law school transcripts in confidence to Danielle Traub

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 Michelle Li, Coordinator, Legal Recruitment and Student Development.

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Mid-Level Tax Associate (Toronto)

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. Torys’ tax controversy and litigation lawyers have experience in dealing with all levels of tax authorities and with all phases of tax controversy, from the planning and implementation of specific transactions to tax filings, initial audits, assessments and appeals. In our transfer pricing practice, we work closely with clients to review risks and exposures before an audit happens, and we guide clients through best practices and managing documentation and compliance during an audit and dispute resolution process. Sales and commodity tax considerations are evaluated as part of our tax planning, tax advisory and tax controversy practices. The candidate will get extensive training and mentoring from a team of lawyers.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

An ideal candidate will:

  • 4 to 6 years of tax law experience;
  • 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, the structuring of private and public investment and advising on tax matters related to corporate financings;
  • experience working on international tax matters, such as treaty interpretation, withholding tax, foreign tax credits, the foreign affiliate regime and transfer pricing;
  • experience drafting tax memoranda and opinions;
  • experience in applying for and pursuing advance income tax rulings and technical interpretations;
  • some experience with tax advocacy, including litigation and dealing with tax authorities;
  • 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.

All qualified applicants must be members in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada.

APPLICATIONS

Click here to apply online for this opportunity.

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Danielle Traub, Head of Legal Recruitment and Student Development.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Danielle TraubHead of Legal Recruitment and Student Development.

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Litigation Associate (2 positions, Montréal)

POSITION OVERVIEW

Torys is looking to recruit two exceptional young lawyers who distinguishes themselves through strong academic credentials, professional achievements and personal qualities. The ideal candidate will have at least 1-3 years’ experience in civil and commercial litigation acquired at a major law firm, a boutique law firm or top tier organization. The candidate must be perfectly bilingual, both oral and written.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The successful candidate will:

  • be able to work independently as well as in a team;
  • demonstrate good judgment, legal reasoning and creativity in solving problems;
  • demonstrate intellectual rigor and professional integrity; and
  • a positive attitude and a demonstrated strong service and work ethic.

APPLICATIONS

If this unique opportunity to join a team of exceptional lawyers and participate in high profile cases excites you, please contact our exclusive recruiter, Carline Haney, on a strictly confidential basis.

Hanley

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Senior Manager, Professional Resources.

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Jeune Avocat(e)s (Montréal)

Nous souhaitons recruter des jeunes avocat(e)s exceptionnel(le)s qui se distinguent par leur parcours remarquable, entre autres en ce qui a trait aux résultats académiques, réalisations professionnelles et qualités personnelles. Nous sommes à la recherche de candidat(e)s possédant une bonne expérience en litige civil et commercial.

Cette expérience doit avoir été acquise dans un environnement de haut niveau permettant ainsi aux candidat(e)s d’avoir été exposé(e)s à des dossiers complexes d’envergure. Cette expérience peut avoir été acquise en grand cabinet, en cabinet boutique ou exceptionnellement en entreprise. Le/la candidat(e) devra être parfaitement bilingue tant à l’oral qu’à l’écrit.

La personne retenue devra : être en mesure de travailler de façon autonome de même qu'en équipe; démontrer un bon jugement, raisonnement juridique et créativité dans la solution de problèmes; faire preuve de rigueur intellectuelle, intégrité professionnelle et désir de se dépasser; et posséder un sens du service à la clientèle développé.

Vous pouvez vous entretenir discrètement et sur une base strictement confidentielle avec notre recruteur exclusif pour en savoir plus sur cette une occasion unique de joindre une équipe d’avocat(e)s hors pair et de participer à des dossiers exceptionnels.

CANDIDATURE

Vous pouvez vous entretenir discrètement et sur une base strictement confidentielle avec notre recruteur exclusif pour en savoir plus sur cette une occasion unique de joindre une équipe d’avocat(e)s hors pair et de participer à des dossiers exceptionnels.

Hanley

Nous favoriser un environnement inclusif et accessible et nous engageons à fournir un soutien aux demandeurs et fermes membres souffrant d’un handicap. Si vous avez besoin d’un hébergement à tout moment au cours du processus de recrutement, veuillez contacter Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, responsable, ressources professionnelles.

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M&A Associate (New York)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking a 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;
  • 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 3 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

If this opportunity excites you, please submit your cover letter, résumé and transcripts online here. Applications should be addressed to Kathleen Mon, Senior Manager, New York Administration and Professional Resources.

Click here to download a PDF of 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 accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kathleen Mon, Senior Manager, New York Admin and Professional Resources.

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