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Mid-Level Real Estate Associate (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking a mid-level real estate associate to join our dynamic and fast paced practice in Toronto. The ideal candidate will have 4-5 years of experience working in a real estate group at a law firm. You will be required to manage competing priorities and to work under tight timelines. You must also be willing to learn and develop, and have a strong sense of initiative and personal accountability. You must have excellent judgment, attention to detail, organizational skills, and superior communication skills.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

An ideal candidate will have:

  • 4-5 years of experience at a major Canadian law firm with a focus on a variety of commercial real estate transactions;
  • experience with real property acquisitions and dispositions, development, commercial leasing and secured financing matters;
  • experience advising the real estate aspects of private and public M&A transactions, public debt financings, renewable energy projects and project financings;
  • strong analytical, communication and drafting skills;
  • a superior client service orientation and a strong work ethic; and
  • the ability to work well both independently and in a team-oriented environment.

APPLICATIONS

Interested applicants should forward a resume, cover letter and law transcript to Georgia Brown, Head of Legal Recruitment & Student Development at gbrown@torys.com

Click here to apply online to this opportunity.

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 Georgia Brown, Head of Legal Recruitment & Student Development.

Legal Technology Practice Support Lawyer (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

Torys LLP is seeking a corporate lawyer to join our Practice Solution team in the Toronto Office. As a legal technology practice support lawyer, you will work collaboratively with internal stakeholders (lawyers, law clerks, legal assistants and administrative teams) to identify, evaluate and implement legal technology solutions, processes and workflows so as to enable commonly recurring documents to be created as efficiently, accurately and consistently as possible. All qualified applicants will be members in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have:

  • At least two years of corporate transactional practice experience in a major Canadian business law firm;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time;
  • Strong drafting and legal technical skills and an aptitude and interest in continuously updating technology skills;
  • Strong leadership, collaboration and consultation skills. Ability to effectively move people towards mutually agreeable outcomes; promoting teamwork;
  • Evidence of a collaborative and inclusive working style in previous role(s);
  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills; creative, strategic and forward thinker;
  • A keen interest and aptitude for technology and exploring, understanding and troubleshooting new software applications and their applicability to a range of legal challenges;
  • An ability to train/guide users in their use of evolving information sources;
  • An enthusiastic, resilient and pro-active attitude, and an ability to work independently and diplomatically;
  • Excellent time management skills, an ability to prioritize, and a strong work ethic;
  • Experience with current document automation software (such as Contract Express) and transaction management software (such as Closing Folders);
  • Prior experience with or demonstrated interest and aptitude in innovation principles and methods including design thinking, process mapping, agile/lean, prototyping and change management;
  • A high level of comfort with law firm technology including proficiency in MS Office product suite - Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word and a willingness to develop new technology proficiencies; and
  • An LLB or JD degree with an excellent academic record from a reputable law school.

APPLICATIONS

Interested applicants should forward a resume, cover letter and academic transcripts to Georgia Brown, Head of Legal Recruitment & Student Development at gbrown@torys.com.

Click here to apply online to this opportunity.

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 Georgia Brown, Head of Legal Recruitment & Student Development.

Civil Law Associate (Halifax)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are seeking a corporate lawyer with a civil law degree from a Canadian university to join our Legal Services Centre (LSC) in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This role offers the successful candidate an opportunity to engage in challenging, important work in a flexible and collaborative setting. The ideal candidate will have a strong service orientation, excellent time management and organizational skills and superior attention to detail. We would be open to flexible work arrangements.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will:

  • have at least two years of corporate experience at a top law firm;
  • have a civil law degree and will be fluently bilingual;
  • have strong technical, legal, analytical and drafting skills;
  • have exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • have a high degree of professionalism and excellent interpersonal skills and a willingness to collaborate with colleagues and client personnel;
  • have the ability to work independently and as a part of a team to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines while working in a fast paced environment;
  • have the ability to deal easily with ambiguity and change, including changing priorities and timelines;
  • have the ability to work flexible hours when required to meet client demands; and
  • be a member of good standing of a provincial bar and be willing to be called to the Ontario bar. Being called to the bar in Québec and having a common law degree would be an asset, but it is not a requirement for the role.

APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Kimberly Sheldrake-Head at ksheldrake@torys.com.

Click here to apply online to this opportunity.

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 Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Senior Manager, Professional Resources.

Junior Energy Associate Lawyer (Calgary)

POSITION OVERVIEW

The ideal candidate will have a least 1-3 years’ experience at a major Canadian law firm with a focus in the oil and gas industry. You will be working with a strong and interactive team that focuses on advising various oil, gas and power companies on a variety of commercial projects and transactions. The ideal candidate 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 Alberta.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Some experience drafting, reviewing and analyzing contracts, including but not limited to oil and gas leases, service agreements, joint operating agreements, participating agreements and other agreements necessary to conduct operations
  • Some experience advising and participating in the review of significant oil and gas legal matters including title disputes, contract disputes, leases, unitization, operating agreements, acquisition and divestiture due diligence, easements and condemnations
  • Some experience working on a variety of energy and infrastructure matters pertaining to: development, including joint ventures, construction, operation and maintenance, logistics and transportation, processing and making arrangements as they relate to LNG, oil sands, shale gas and power projects
  • Some experience working on the acquisition and divestiture of upstream, midstream and downstream assets, pipelines, transportation matters and energy products, as well as the marketing of energy and energy-related products
  • Some experience drafting core E&P agreements, master service agreements, and other procurement agreements
  • Excellent teambuilding and communication skills, both written and oral
  • Strong organizational skills to perform and prioritize multiple tasks with excellent attention to detail

APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates should forward their cover letter, resume, undergraduate and law school transcripts in confidence to Jocelyn Harris.

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 immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Jocelyn Harris, Professional Resources and Administration.

Mid-Level Energy Associate Lawyer (Calgary)

POSITION OVERVIEW

The ideal candidate will have a least 3-5 years’ experience at a major Canadian law firm with a focus in the oil and gas industry. You will be working with a strong and interactive team that focuses on advising various oil, gas and power companies on a variety of commercial projects and transactions. The ideal candidate 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 Alberta.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Drafting, reviewing and analyzing contracts, including but not limited to oil and gas leases, service agreements, joint operating agreements, participating agreements and other agreements necessary to conduct operations
  • Advising and participating in the review of significant oil and gas legal matters including title disputes, contract disputes, leases, unitization, operating agreements, acquisition and divestiture due diligence, easements and condemnations
  • Experience working on a variety of energy and infrastructure matters pertaining to: development, including joint ventures, construction, operation and maintenance, logistics and transportation, processing and making arrangements as they relate to LNG, oil sands, shale gas and power projects
  • Experience working on the acquisition and divestiture of upstream, midstream and downstream assets, pipelines, transportation matters and energy products, as well as the marketing of energy and energy-related products
  • Drafting core E&P agreements, master service agreements, and other procurement agreements
  • Excellent teambuilding and communication skills, both written and oral
  • Strong organizational skills to perform and prioritize multiple tasks with excellent attention to detail

APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates should forward their cover letter, resume, undergraduate and law school transcripts in confidence to Jocelyn Harris.

Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing 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, Professional Resources and Administration.

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. 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, the structuring of private and public investment and advising on tax matters related to corporate financings;
  • experience advising on the tax implications of employment agreements or arrangements, including executive compensation and benefits;
  • experience with international tax planning;
  • 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 Georgia Brown at gbrown@torys.com.

Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

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.

Senior Securities Associate (Calgary)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently looking for a senior associate to join our corporate group. The ideal candidate will have 6-8 years' experience at a major Canadian law firm with a focus on securities law. In particular, experience acting for both public and private issuers in a wide variety of financing, business combination and M&A transactions, including both private and publicly traded issuers are preferred. The ideal candidate 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 Alberta.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 6 to 8 years of corporate/commercial & securities law experience;
  • experience working with corporations, investment banks, financial institutions in negotiated and contested mergers and acquisitions, proxy contests, independent committee engagements and defence preparations;
  • 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;
  • experience dealing with corporate governance matters, disclosure issues, equity and debt trading strategies, as well as regulatory compliance matters;
  • excellent communication, interpersonal and drafting skills;
  • a superior client service orientation and a strong work ethic;
  • excellent communication, interpersonal and drafting skills;
  • a superior client service orientation and a strong work ethic;
  • 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.

APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates should forward their cover letter and resume in confidence to Jocelyn Harris.

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 immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Jocelyn Harris, Senior Manager, Professional Resources and Administration.

Mid-Level to Senior Corporate Associate, (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

The ideal candidate will have 4-6 years’ corporate experience at a major Canadian 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 Upper Canada. 

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • At least 4-6 years’ corporate practice experience, including exposure to some or all of the following:
    • experience working with general corporate/commercial transactions
    • experience working on a variety of transactions including capital and private equity deals, public and private securities offerings, public and private M&A matters
    • experience working with a diverse client base that includes domestic and international corporations as well as emerging companies, financial institutions, government entities, public companies, etc. 
  • Superior interpersonal, client service skills and a strong work ethic
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage deadlines
  • Strong drafting skills
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team and works well under pressure 
  • Excellent judgment and the ability to embrace new changes 

APPLICATIONS

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

Click here to apply online to this opportunity.

 Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.


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 Georgia Brown, Head of Legal Recruitment & Student Development.

Private Equity/M&A Associate (New York)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are 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 visit https://www.torys.com/expertise/services/private-equity.

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 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.

Banking and Debt Finance Associate (New York)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking a Banking and Debt Finance associate with approximately 4 to 5 years of relevant experience to join our dynamic U.S. corporate group in New York.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

An ideal candidate will:

  • have meaningful experience representing:
    • lenders or borrowers in connection with credit facilities and other financings; and/or
    • private equity sponsors and other institutional investors in connection with acquisition financings and other leveraged finance transactions;
    • have broad experience reviewing and negotiating agreements relating to secured and unsecured debt financing transactions;
    • 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; and
    • have good judgment.

Experience with any of the following is helpful but not required: asset based loans; project or infrastructure finance; P3 financing; cross-border or international transactions; high yield bonds; intercreditor arrangements.

The candidate 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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