Join LaBarge Weinstein
Picturing a typical hierarchical atmosphere? Well, think again. We are a boutique law firm and anything but typical. Our doors are always open and we regularly attend live music events as a team! Plus, we have all of the good stuff that the other firms offer including:
- Competitive salaries;
- Flexible work hours;
- Group Insurance program; and
- Professional development opportunities that will enhance your practice or work life.
Other perks include:
- Regular Lunch ‘n Learns;
- Quarterly “Fun Bus” outings; and
- Casual Fridays.
1) Corporate Lawyer – Ottawa office
LaBarge Weinstein LLP, one of Canada’s leading business law firms, is looking for a Corporate Lawyer to join our busy corporate law practice in our Ottawa office.
In this position you will work primarily on merger and acquisitions and financing transactions. You will also have responsibility for servicing day-to-day corporate, securities and commercial needs of clients.
We are looking for candidates who were called to the bar in 2015 or earlier and have a minimum of at least 1 to 3 years of experience in working on mergers and acquisitions and financing transactions.
Interested applicants may apply by forwarding their resume to Keri McDonald by email at email@example.com. We thank all applicants who apply but only those invited to be interviewed will be contacted.
2) Corporate Law Clerk – Ottawa or Vancouver office
LaBarge Weinstein LLP, A Business Law Firm with offices in Ottawa, Toronto, and Vancouver, requires a full-time corporate law clerk with a minimum 3-5 years’ experience to join its Corporate Services Group. The position is open to fill in either the Ottawa or Vancouver office.
Candidates must have experience conducting corporate searches, maintaining minute books and processing various change requests, including changes in directors, officers and shareholders, including the administration of stock option plans, conducting minute book reviews, drafting rectification resolutions, preparing all documents associated with continuances and amalgamations and experience working with a corporate database. Candidates also must have a strong knowledge and practical experience working with Corporation’s governed by the Canada Business Corporations Act and the Business Corporations Act (British Columbia). Knowledge of the Business Corporations Act (Ontario) will be considered an asset.
This is a great position for a Corporate Clerk or Paralegal who enjoys working in a rewarding, fast paced environment where there is opportunity to contribute to the growth of a branch office. The candidate must be proactive, team oriented, able to work in a multi-office environment and demonstrate good time management skills. The candidate must also be comfortable learning and using the computer-based applications that allows the firm to manage the corporate work effectively in a multi-office environment. For any Ottawa applicants, because this position will include assisting the lawyers in the firm’s Vancouver office, a willingness to work later hours (example 10:00am to 6:00pm ET) will be considered an asset.
The Student Program at LaBarge Weinstein
LaBarge Weinstein is pleased to hire summer law students as well as articling students.
We offer our summer and articling students full exposure to virtually every aspect of our corporate and commercial practice, including securities, taxation, and licensing. Your involvement starts from the initial meeting with the client, through to completion.
At LaBarge Weinstein, we don’t have a formal rotation system. Instead, students are given work from all areas of our practice. In addition, our open door policy and relaxed atmosphere make it easy for students to seek out work in areas that interest them.
In our Ottawa office, we follow the recruitment timelines for hiring summer law students and then recruit our articling students from those summer law students.
In our Vancouver office, we participate in the recruitment process for summer students established by the Vancouver Bar Association and recruit these students as articling students.
If you are interested in applying for a summer law student position in either Ottawa or Vancouver, please check with your Law School’s career services department for the applicable dates and application process in each location.