Join Our Team

Picturing a typical hierarchical atmosphere? Well, think again. We are a boutique business law firm and anything but typical. Our doors are always open and we regularly attend sporting and 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
  • Casual Fridays

We are always looking for exceptional team members

We keep an eye out for talented people with an entrepreneurial attitude to join our team. If you do not see the position you are interested in, we would still like to hear from you.

Current Openings

Legal Administrative Assistant – Business Law

LaBarge Weinstein LLP is a leading business law firm with an emphasis on knowledge-based and technology companies. Our areas of practice range from corporate finance to tax planning to mergers and acquisitions. Headquartered in Ottawa, we also have offices in Vancouver and Toronto.

We are currently looking for a full-time Legal Administrative Assistant in our Vancouver office to become part of our Administrative services team.

Responsibilities

 The Legal Administrative Assistant is responsible for working with other assistants and law clerks from all offices to assist the lawyers with a variety of administrative and client service tasks as follows:

  • Preparation and editing of legal documents;
  • Entering time dockets;
  • Assisting lawyers in managing unbilled time and disbursements and trust balances;
  • Assisting with the creation and distribution of client invoices as well as following up on unpaid accounts;
  • Using initiative and organization in order to support the lawyers’ practice and assisting them in maximizing their client-related activities;
  • Other miscellaneous tasks as requested by lawyers and/or the Director, Finance and Administration.
  • This position will also be assigned general office administrative tasks for the office as a whole.

Applicants should have experience providing administrative services to more than one person in a multi-office environment. This position would be ideal for someone who enjoys working in a rewarding, fast paced environment where there is an opportunity to work as part of a team of administrative staff.   Applicants must be proactive, team oriented and able to demonstrate good time management skill in working with multiple lawyers.  Applicants must also be very comfortable using computer-based applications as well as learning new applications with experience using PC Law.

A Legal Administrative Assistant Diploma or a university degree in a related field along with 3 to 5 years working experience is desirable.

Interested applicants may apply by forwarding their résumé by email to Keri at kmcdonald@lwlaw.com.

While we appreciate all Applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Corporate Securities Lawyer

LaBarge Weinstein LLP, one of Canada’s leading business law firms, is looking for a corporate and securities 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 with our private and public company clients. You will also have responsibility for servicing day-to-day securities needs of our public company clients as a member of our securities team.

We are looking for candidates who were called to the bar in 2017 or earlier and are able to demonstrate experience in the type of work described above.

Interested applicants can complete the form and submit their resume. We thank all applicants who apply but only those invited to be interviewed will be contacted.

Corporate Lawyer – Intermediate

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 private company clients.

We are looking for candidates who were called to the bar in 2015 or earlier and have at least a minimum of 1 to 3 years of experience in working on mergers and acquisitions and financing transactions.

Interested applicants can complete the form and submit their resume. We thank all applicants who apply but only those invited to be interviewed will be contacted.

Articling Student

We are looking for an Articling Student to start as soon as possible in our Ottawa Office. This position is open to only those students who are currently eligible to article.

Interested applicants can complete the form and submit their resume. We thank all applicants who apply but only those invited to be interviewed will be contacted.

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 of the engagement.

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 second year summer law students and then recruit our articling students from those summer law students. Ottawa 2L recruitment generally takes place in January and February each year. In our Vancouver office, we participate in the recruitment process for second year summer students established by the Vancouver Bar Association and recruit these students as articling students. Vancouver 2L recruitment generally takes place in September each year.

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.

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