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Career Category: Business Affairs, Corporate - General, Corporate Development, Corporate Law, Law Firm
Posted Date: 2014-09-10
Location: Downtown Toronto
Are you a corporate lawyer who still wants to work at a leading law firm but no longer wishes to practice law in the traditional sense? Then this is the role for you!

A truly exciting opportunity to be on the forefront of how the practice of law is changing and responding to the evolving legal landscape while still drawing on and utilizing your legal expertise without engaging in the traditional practice of law!


Our client, a top tier business law firm, is looking to add a Corporate Lawyer to join their Knowledge Management team in their Toronto office.

Supporting the Corporate Law department, you will be an essential part of the firm and the specific group’s adaptation to the changing practice of law and responsible for developing and managing practice resources and tools necessary to enable lawyers in the business law group to work efficiently and provide excellent service.

Working closely with the Practice Chair and the members of the Business Law team, you will be an integral part to how the firm is responding and dealing with the changes in the legal industry.



You are the ideal candidate if you have:

•5+ years of corporate law experience gained at a leading Canadian or US law firm

•Strong business acumen and commercial awareness

•Demonstrable project management experience with advanced organizational, and time management skills

•The ability to navigate and multi-task detailed oriented assignments with tight deadlines

•Excellent drafting and research skills

•The desire and ability to be a self-starter and is able to perceive and analyze problems and make sound judgements

•Advanced negotiation and team work skills to interact and collaborate with various groups

•Excellent Communication, interpersonal and client service skills

•Proficiency with computers including MS Office (Word, Except, Power Point and Outlook)

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position but only chosen applicants, who specifically match the above noted criteria will be contacted. New calls will NOT be considered.



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