Firm Administration

Current Opportunities

To apply for our current opportunities in Toronto, Calgary, Montréal, New York and our Legal Services Centre in Halifax, please email firmadminrecruiting@torys.com.

Translator / Traducteur / Traductrice (Montréal)

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POSITION OVERVIEW

The Translator is responsible for translating various forms (hard and electronic copy) of written content from English into French and from French into English. Content will be directed to both internal and external audiences.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Consult with stakeholders to understand their translation requirements.
  • Translate written material such as correspondence, legal documents, website content, newsletters, bios, pitches, conference material, brochures, manuals, policies, etc. while maintaining context, content, tone and style of the original material.
  • Research legal and technical phraseology to find the correct translation.
  • Assist in the understanding of the nuances of translated documents by investigating and understanding unfamiliar definitions and terms.
  • Proofread and edit translated documents and ensure final version is grammatically correct.
  • Ensure all translated documents comply with the Firm’s brand, guidelines and standards.
  • Ensure all French copywriting and proofreading conforms to client guidelines and to language laws in the province of Quebec.
  • Maintain and update the firm’s internal and external French website.
  • Prioritize work to be completed internally and determine work to be outsourced to third-party vendors. Liaise with vendors to translate business requirements of the task or project. Oversee the work completed to ensure satisfaction and ensure the final product meets stakeholders’ needs. Work closely with vendors to ensure they adhere to the terms and service level agreements.
  • Participate in projects and initiatives as required.

ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • Degree in translation or specialization in translation in English and French.
  • Certified translator or terminologist in the field of legal translation is required.
  • 3 to 5 years of experience as a full-time translator working in English and French.
  • Expert research skills for finding the correct terminology for translations.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Excellent communication skills in French and English (verbal and written) are foundational requirements of the role.
  • Ability to work effectively in English and in French (with tact and diplomacy) with a broad range of audiences, including partners, senior management and clients.
  • Exceptional client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • 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.
  • Results-oriented, self-directed individual with the ability to prioritize in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting (firmadminrecruiting@torys.com).

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, Senior Manager, Human Resources.

 

DESCRIPTION DU POSTE

La titulaire ou le titulaire du poste est responsable de la traduction, de l’anglais au français et du français à l’anglais, de divers documents imprimés et électroniques destinés à des publics internes et externes.

RESPONSABILITÉS PRINCIPALES

  • Consulter les parties prenantes afin de bien comprendre leurs besoins en matière de traduction.
  • Traduire divers types de documents, notamment la correspondance, les documents juridiques, le contenu du site Web, les bulletins d’information, les biographies, les propositions, la documentation de conférence, les brochures, les manuels, les politiques, tout en conservant le sens, le style et le ton du message d’origine.
  • Effectuer des recherches terminologiques pour produire d’excellentes traductions techniques et juridiques.
  • Favoriser la compréhension des nuances dans les documents traduits en effectuant des recherches concernant les définitions et les termes inconnus.
  • Réviser et corriger les documents traduits en veillant à ce que la traduction soit conforme aux règles grammaticales.
  • Veiller à la conformité de documents traduits avec la marque, les lignes directrices et les normes du cabinet.
  • Veiller à la conformité des textes et des documents révisés avec les directives des clients et avec les lois du Québec sur la langue française.
  • Actualiser et tenir à jour les pages en français du site Web et de l’intranet du cabinet.
  • Établir l’ordre de priorité des demandes internes et déterminer les projets à confier à des fournisseurs tiers. Transmettre aux fournisseurs les exigences relatives aux projets de traduction. Réviser les textes traduits par des fournisseurs pour assurer la satisfaction des parties prenantes et le respect de leurs exigences. Collaborer étroitement avec les fournisseurs en s’assurant qu’ils respectent les modalités et les ententes de prestation de services.
  • Participer aux projets et aux initiatives du cabinet.

COMPÉTENCES ET EXPÉRIENCE

  • Diplôme en traduction ou spécialisation en traduction en anglais et en français.
  • Agrément d’un ordre professionnel (traducteur agréé ou de terminologue agréé) et connaissance approfondie de la traduction juridique.
  • Trois à cinq années d’expérience à titre de traducteur à temps plein, en anglais ou en français.
  • Excellentes aptitudes pour la recherche terminologique.
  • Maîtrise des logiciels Microsoft Office.
  • Excellentes aptitudes pour la communication (verbale et écrite) en français et en anglais (exigences incontournables).
  • Capacité manifeste de travailler efficacement en anglais et en français (avec tact et diplomatie), et ce, dans un vaste éventail de contextes de communication, y compris avec les associés, la haute direction et les clients.
  • Sens aigu du service à la clientèle et capacité de gérer les besoins de plusieurs clients en même temps.
  • Minutie exceptionnelle.
  • Fortes aptitudes pour les relations interpersonnelles et capacité de travailler efficacement, de façon autonome et en collaboration, dans un contexte d’équipe.
  • Bon jugement et discernement; volonté de traiter les informations confidentielles avec le plus grand professionnalisme.
  • Attitude axée sur les résultats, autonomie et grand sens des priorités dans un milieu où le rythme des activités est soutenu et les échéances sont serrées.

POUR POSTULER :

Veuillez transmettre votre curriculum vitæ et une lettre de présentation au service de la gestion du recrutement du cabinet (firmadminrecruiting@torys.com), en indiquant vos attentes salariales.

Nous remercions toutes les candidates et tous les candidats de leur intérêt à l’égard de Torys LLP. Cependant, nous ne communiquerons qu’avec les personnes convoquées à une entrevue.

Chez Torys, nous prônons la diversité tout au long du recrutement, de la fidélisation et de l’avancement professionnel des membres de notre personnel. Nous croyons que la diversité des antécédents, des expériences et des points de vue au sein du cabinet améliore la qualité de notre travail et enrichit nos vies. Nous favorisons un milieu de travail inclusif et accessible, et nous nous engageons à offrir notre soutien aux candidats et aux membres du cabinet en situation de handicap. Si vous nécessitez des mesures d’aménagement à toute étape du processus de recrutement, veuillez contacter Jenny Tavares, gestionnaire principale, Ressources humaines.

Technology and Innovation Lawyer (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are seeking a corporate lawyer to join our Practice Solutions team in the Toronto Office. As a Technology and Innovation 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 that enhance client service delivery. In this role, you will use your proficiency with technology combined with your legal knowledge to provide hands-on support in the implementation and adoption of improved processes and technologies. This is a progressive opportunity for a creative and forward thinker who is interested in combining legal knowledge with technology and innovation.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Assist in identifying projects that offer the most promise of significant efficiency gains.
  • Develop feedback loops to ensure that solutions delivered continue to be used and improved.
  • Identify, evaluate and make recommendations to implement technology solutions to streamline and enhance document production/automation.
  • Participate in training programs and develop resources to educate stakeholders on developed solutions.
  • Maintain awareness of emerging technologies and trends associated with legal technology solutions to enhance client service.
  • Engage and collaborate with key stakeholders and team members to ensure that implementation activities are executed efficiently and successfully.
  • Develop project plans including communication strategies and detailed timelines. Oversee the execution of projects to ensure work is aligned with the scope of work and key objectives.
  • Negotiate terms of contracts and oversee work performed by vendors to ensure they adhere to the terms and service level agreements.

ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • An LLB or JD degree with an excellent academic record from a reputable law school. Must be a in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience practicing corporate transaction law in a large law firm environment.
  • Solid understanding of legal processes.
  • 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.
  • Experience with current document automation software (such as Contract Express), transaction management software (such as Closing Folders) and document review software (such as Kira).
  • Prior experience with or demonstrated interest and aptitude in innovation principles and methods including design thinking, process mapping, agile/lean, prototyping and change management.
  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills; creative, strategic and forward thinker.
  • Excellent client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • Strong project management skills combined with exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong drafting and legal technical skills and an aptitude and interest in continuously updating technology skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (written, oral and presentation) skills.
  • Strong leadership, collaboration and consultation skills. Ability to effectively move people towards mutually agreeable outcomes; promoting teamwork.
  • 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.
  • Ability to work outside of regular working hours and travel periodically.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting (firmadminrecruiting@torys.com).

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, Senior Manager, Human Resources.

Marketing & Communications Specialist (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Marketing & Communications Specialist is responsible for assisting with the development and implementation of marketing initiatives and objectives. This role works with internal and external stakeholders to develop client-focused events and seminars, draft and deliver firm and industry-related award nominations, media opportunities, and conference sponsorships, in each case producing high-quality written content for these initiatives.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Awards, Seminars and Media Initiatives

  • Lead and coordinate the nominations process, from drafting to submission, for industry-related awards including individual lawyer nominations, firm and client nominations, for awards including but not limited to Lexpert Rising Stars, Canadian Law Awards, Canadian General Counsel Awards, Precedent, WXN Top 100, Women of Influence.
  • Be the main point of contact for the nominee – the lawyer and/or the client – for all questions related to their submission, work directly with the nominee to ensure the best possible submission is made on their behalf.
  • Coordinate the post-award marketing strategy for finalists and winners.
  • Assist in the development of the client-focused events and seminars program; draft marketing copy, liaise and coordinate with several teams across the firm (e.g., communications, design, technology, events) to deliver a comprehensive suite of industry-leading seminars.
  • Spearhead reporting initiatives for awards, seminars and media programs to ensure efficiency, identify improvements and to share successes with firm management.
  • Assist with coordinating media coverage for the firm, including liaising with media outlets, writing summaries of media coverage for different firm channels, and assisting with media training and relationship-building with the media.
  • Conduct competitive intelligence to inform media, seminars and other initiatives.
  • Keep abreast of new trends, event initiatives/models, and destinations and make recommendations to the Marketing and Business Development and Events teams.
  • Draft, edit, and coordinate the production of written content in support of marketing, media and events initiatives as needed. Assist with updating the firm website with relevant materials.
  • Assist with other marketing campaigns, projects and initiatives as required.

Conferences

Assist with all tasks relating to the firm’s conference activities including:

  • Liaise with lawyers and conference organizers to negotiate sponsorship package.
  • Draft, edit and coordinate the production of written content in support of conference initiatives.
  • Work with lawyers to prepare and draft conference materials (e.g., ads, brochures).
  • Draft website posts for conferences/speaking roles; coordinate with the Digital Marketing Specialist to have updates posted and promoted through social media.
  • Review, research and report on other conference and sponsorship requests and commitments as required.

ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in marketing or communications, or equivalent experience to successfully complete the essential requirements of the role.
  • 5 years of previous related experience, preferably within a law firm or 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.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to interact with individuals at all levels within and outside the organization with tact and diplomacy.
  • 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.
  • Excellent 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 (firmadminrecruiting@torys.com).

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, Senior Manager, Human Resources.

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