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Associate Lawyer, Litigation – Global Law Firm

THE ORGANIZATION

Our client is a full-service law firm with offices across four continents.  As one of the largest firms in Canada with an international reach, the firm works with clients around the globe, offering expertise in legal issues affecting all types of industry, government and individual objectives.

Our client is committed to diversity and inclusion, and offers a welcoming environment for all people.  While they service clients and are a deadline-driven industry, they look to be innovative, and capture opportunities to participate in initiatives which make a difference in their firm and community.

Our client is dedicated to ongoing mentorship, and committed to building successful careers on constant learning opportunities, characterized by a collegial, respectful environment where individuals find a balance between life and work.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY

Job Title: Associate Lawyer, Litigation

Practice Group: Litigation

Location: Calgary, Alberta

 

THE MANDATE

Our client is seeking an Associate Lawyer to join their Litigation group.  In this position, you will work with a skilled team of lawyers and gain experience in working with a full range of legal services for global organizations.  Our client offers a high-achieving, professional, entrepreneurial, team-oriented, and friendly workplace environment, with challenging work and unlimited potential for professional growth.

If you have been called to the bar between 2018 and 2019, are tenacious, motivated and inspired to contribute to a dynamic team environment, we would like to speak with you!

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE

The successful candidate will have the following:

Education

  • A law degree and membership in good standing with the Law Society of Alberta.

Experience

  • A minimum of 1 year of experience working on litigation arrangements from a reputable Canadian Law Firm.

Competencies and Attributes

  • A desire to do excellent work;
  • Excellent academic credentials;
  • A breadth and depth of technical legal knowledge, excellent business judgment, and strong analytical and drafting skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and client service skills, strong initiative, and the ability to work well on a variety of teams; and
  • Excellent organizational, project management and leadership skills, and the ability to handle multiple time sensitive priorities.

 

THE COMPENSATION

A competitive compensation package awaits the successful candidate.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates are asked to submit the following materials:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Copies of official academic transcripts
  • Summary and description of relevant experience

For more information, or to apply for this position, please contact Reena Sharma at 403-261-8080 (ext. 4326) or at rsharma@optimumtalent.com. We recognize the importance of privacy and are committed to keeping all conversations in strict confidence.


How to Apply:

Please send your resume in Word or PDF format to: rsharma@optimumtalent.com. Copy and Paste the following job title and code and place it in the subject line of your email so we can identify the job and confirm receipt of your application:
AFIP-012567 Associate Lawyer, Litigation – Global Law Firm - AB - Calgary and Area (OTIAPPLY)

Please note that only those candidates meeting the selection criteria, established by our client, will be contacted further. Although we may not contact you directly for this particular role, all applications will be reviewed as we would like to consider you for future opportunities that may be appropriate. We encourage you to continue to visit our website at optimumtalent.com as our opportunities are updated on a regular basis.