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Job Title: Legal Counsel - Estates & Trusts ( ID: A7099 )
Career Category: Estates, Tax, Trusts
Posted Date: 2011-07-29
Location: Ottawa
Our client, a financial institution is seeking to add a Legal Counsel with 5+ years of experience in the estate and trust industry to their Ottawa office.

You will be responsible for handling legal risk matters pertaining to Estate and Trust planning and administration, and assisting with some corporate commercial work.

Your responsibilities will include:
-Providing support/direction on both procedural and substantive legal risk issues;
-Reviewing documents and correspondence;
-Acting as liaison with outside counsel as required in matters that involve litigation;
-Researching, developing, and implementing policies and procedures regarding legal matters related to estate planning and administration and trusts;
-Drafting and reviewing contracts and conducting legal research;


You are the ideal candidate if you:
-Have 5+ years of experience in estate and trust planning and administration
-Solid understanding of the estate and trust industry
-Sound knowledge of income tax as it pertains to estate and trust planning and administration
-CICA Tax Course or equivalent would be an asset
-Bilingualism would be an asset
-Are a member in good standing of a provincial Law Society
-Have excellent oral and written communication skills
-Are a strong team player and possess high ethical work standards

If this describes you, and you are interested in joining a fast-paced organization that provides a competitive compensation package, send us your details.



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