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Associate Lawyers, Corporate Commercial – Carscallen LLP

THE ORGANIZATION

Carscallen LLP is a full service law firm that values diversity and fosters a culture of inclusion to attract and retain the best talent and provide the best service locally, nationally and beyond.  Carscallen LLP was founded in 1988 on the premise that Calgarians should be able to count on a law firm that shares their entrepreneurial spirit and knows the unique challenges they face. Carscallen LLP is keenly attuned to the historical and current realities, politics and particulars of Alberta’s business environment and they continue to advance their expertise in a number of traditional and emerging specialization areas.

 

CORE VALUES

Entrepreneurship

Carscallen LLP is dedicated to supporting the entrepreneurial spirit on which their great province was built.  Their roots are in oil and gas, which refers not only to the industry, but also to an enduring spirit of dogged determination, hard-won prosperity and boundless optimism tempered by pragmatism.

Mentorship

Carscallen LLP is actively cultivating a team of strategic, dedicated thinkers with the ability and the true desire to give each client the one-on-one care and attention they deserve. They recruit the best and brightest young legal minds, and generously dedicate time and effort to pass on collective knowledge and skills.

Independence

Carscallen LLP believes their clients are better served by an independent law firm without the costs and conflicts of interest of a national or international platform and whose primary focus is on the current realities of Alberta business with no obligations to anyone but their clients. They are completely unencumbered in their ability to offer clients expert legal advice that makes the most sense for their businesses, with a focus on service, efficiency and value.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY

Job Title: Associate Lawyer

Practice Group: Corporate Commercial

Location: Calgary, AB

 

THE MANDATE

The firm is seeking associates with a vision for growth strategy, a commitment to deliver exceptional client results, and who embody strong personal ethics.  You will be rewarded with competitive remuneration; become a member of a thriving practice group and growing firm; and have the opportunity to be mentored by Carscallen’s top performers. If you have been called to the bar between 2013 and 2016, are tenacious, motivated and inspired to contribute to a dynamic team environment, we would like to speak with you!

Key Accountabilities

  • A commitment to the firm’s core values, excellence in legal abilities and client service, a teamwork approach, and effective practice management skills;
  • A history of managing strong work and client relationships and in engaging multiple stakeholder groups;
  • The ability to communicate clearly and effectively, with excellent presentation skills;
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, coupled with sound judgement; and,
  • Effective leadership skills including the ability to motivate colleagues, with the humility to learn and grow as a team.

 

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

  • 3 or more years of corporate commercial experience from a reputable Canadian law firm;
  • Excellent academic credentials;
  • A breadth and depth of technical legal knowledge;
  • Excellent business judgment; and
  • Strong analytical and drafting skills.

Competencies and Attributes

  • Excellent interpersonal and client service skills.
  • Strong initiative, a self-starter and eager to learn.
  • A desire to do excellent work, with exceptional attention to details.
  • The ability to work well on a variety of teams.
  • The ability to perform well under pressure.
  • Excellent organizational, project management and leadership skills.
  • The ability to handle multiple time sensitive priorities.

 

CLOSING DATE

Interested candidates are asked to submit the following materials:

  • cover letter
  • resume
  • copies of official academic transcripts

 

THE COMPENSATION

A competitive compensation package awaits the successful candidate.


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:
A015334 (ATHO-056741) Associate Lawyers, Corporate Commercial – Carscallen LLP - 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.