Associate – Shipping

Reference # ASM_-_06-13-19
Open Date June 13, 2019
Close Date July 13, 2019
Location Montréal

BLG is proud to have the largest Shipping group in Canada. As the only firm with a national, coast to coast presence in this field, we represent all the major players of the industry.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years of experience in Shipping law, while experience in Maritime law will be considered a great asset. The selected professional must be perfectly bilingual, be a member in good standing of the Québec Bar and must've already advocated in front of the Courts many times. A Common Law degree and good knowledge of the Federal Courts are great assets.

The successful lawyer will be called upon to act in litigation files in the Federal Court, the Superior Court and the Court of Québec, will conduct research and provide opinions on transportation regulations and assist more senior lawyers in the negotiation of contracts and transactions in the marine transportation and other transportation industries. You will have the opportunity to work directly with the national leader of the Maritime Law Group. 

At BLG, we encourage our professionals to take ownership of their careers. You will benefit from strong mentorship and top of the market professional development programs, while enjoying enough flexibility to develop your own initiatives and manage your own files.

If you are interested in joining our law firm, please send your cover letter and résumé, by July 13 2019, in confidence to:

Myriam Lapierre
Manager, Professional Recruiting (Montréal)
Borden Ladner Gervais S.E.N.C.R.L., S.R.L.
1000, rue De La Gauchetière Ouest, Suite 900
Montréal (Québec)  H3B 5H4
514.954.3182
MLapierre@blg.com

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

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