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Job Title: Knowledge Management Lawyer NEW ( ID: C1754 )
Career Category: Contracts, Corporate - General, Technology
Posted Date: 2019-05-22
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Description:  
Are you a transactional 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! This is an excellent opportunity for a practicing lawyer to utilize their strong legal expertise in a new role as a Knowledge Management (“KM”) Lawyer at the Toronto office of a top tier law firm.

In this unique position, this lawyer will be involved in the firm’s strategic objectives in KM and advance their KM goals, while working alongside talented lawyers and professionals in the field. This lawyer will be part of the firm's KM team and report to the Director, Knowledge Management.

Responsibilities:

• Implementation of KM initiatives;
• Manage the development and updating of the firm’s precedents and research collections;
• Identify new knowledge resources with the assistance of firm lawyers and maintain existing collections of precedents and research materials;
• Work alongside firm practice groups to understand their particular KM needs and assist lawyers and students in locating the resources requested;
• Promote awareness and usage of the firm's knowledge resources and existing KM technology;
• Contribute to the firm’s innovation projects;
• Conduct training on the KM tools and resources;
• Extensive interaction with various practice groups across the firm, such as management, lawyers, finance, IT, marketing and business development; and
• Remain current with developments in KM and update materials accordingly.

Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have:

• An LL.B. Degree or equivalent;
• Approximately 2-5 years of strong transactional legal experience acquired at a leading law firm;
• A keen interest in using legal technology;
• Excellent drafting, analytical and communication skills;
• Strong interpersonal and client service skills
• Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail;
• An ability to take initiative, be creative and forward thinking; and
• Strategic vision and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

This is a rare opportunity for a transactional lawyer to utilize their strong legal experience in the unique role of a Knowledge Management Lawyer at a top tier law firm and work on sophisticated matters in a collegial work environment.

If this describes you, and you are interested in this excellent opportunity then please send us your details.

We thank all applicants. Only those candidates with the required expertise will be contacted. Thank you.

        

 

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