Associate — Municipal and Real Estate (EMER Group)

Reference # AMREO_-_04-01-19
Open Date April 1, 2019
Close Date April 26, 2019
Location Ottawa

BLG’s Environmental, Municipal, Expropriation and Regulatory Group (EMER) is home to many of Canada’s most highly recognized expropriation, municipal, environmental and regulatory lawyers. Housed within Canada’s largest law firm, this specialized group represents many of Ontario’s municipalities as well as significant public institutions and private corporations.

Our Ottawa office is seeking a highly motivated and ambitious lawyer with 3 – 5 years of relevant experience to join our team.

The successful candidate will bring their experience to a team of talented and leading lawyers in the highly specialized areas of Municipal, Planning & Expropriation and Commercial Real Estate law. Candidates with strong drafting skills and interest in land use, development and real estate are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate must be able to hit the ground running, possess a superior academic record and be a member in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop their skills and career as part of a talented team. With BLG’s national ongoing professional development/legal education program, the successful candidate will obtain advanced training, mentoring and exposure to the firm’s clients while being supported to build their own practice and expertise. This is an ideal position for someone who is a consummate team player, has strong analytical, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills, takes initiative, and seeks an opportunity to be allowed to further develop beyond their current skill level.

BLG is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from diverse candidates.

If you are interested in joining our law firm, please send your cover letter, résumé, transcripts and list of references by April 26, 2019, in confidence to:

Danielle Laflamme
Manager, Professional Recruiting
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
613.787.3578
DLaflamme@blg.com

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Applicants with disabilities may notify us of any accommodations needed to support your participation in the recruitment processes.

BLG is an integrated national law firm that provides a broad range of legal services, with more than 700 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals working in five major Canadian cities.

BLG is committed to helping our professionals reach the next level in their careers. Our comprehensive approach to professional development has received widespread recognition.

Everyone at BLG is required to carry out the duties of their role while upholding the important principles of our Respectful Workplace Policy, and treating everyone with respect, regardless of position.

* Please note that relatives of current BLG employees and Partners are not eligible for consideration.

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