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Job Title: Knowledge Management Lawyer ( ID: O1022 )
Career Category: Law Firm, Research, Technology
Posted Date: 2020-05-08
Location: Montreal
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 Montreal office of a leading law firm. This is indeed an amazing position for a transactional lawyer with experience at a top law firm or an existing Knowledge Management Lawyer.

In this unique capacity, 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.


• Develop KM content (ex: create, modify and update existing resources);

• Implement KM initiatives – design, advise and train re: KM technology;

• 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 in locating the resources requested;

• Promote awareness as well as the use of the firm's knowledge resources and existing KM technology;

• Contribute to the firm’s innovation projects;

• Conduct training on the KM tools and products;

• Extensive interaction with various practice groups across the firm; and

• Remain current with developments in KM matters and update materials accordingly.


The ideal candidate will be/have:

• A member in good standing of the Quebec Bar;
• A minimum of 4 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;
• Strategic vision and the ability to work effectively in a team environment; and
• Be bilingual.

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 leading 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 with the required expertise will be contacted.



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