lxxvi ONTARIO REPORTS OCTOBER 12, 2018
Counsel, Legal Solutions
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) is seeking two experienced
professionals to join the Firm’s Practice Innovation, Pricing & Knowledge
team as Counsel, Legal Solutions. The positions will focus on Advocacy and
Business Law, respectively.
The Counsel, Legal Solutions will work directly with leading professionals
to implement best practices for service delivery in the Firm’s litigation
or transactional practices. The successful applicants will assist with the
implementation of strategic knowledge management priorities across the
Firm, including the implementation of legal technology where appropriate.
Blakes is looking for solution-oriented lawyers to work closely with clients
and Blakes lawyers on implementing new legal processes.
Responsibilities will include the following in the Firm’s advocacy and business
law practice areas, often in collaboration with other Firm departments:
• Contribute to firmwide knowledge management, innovation and legal
• Contribute to the delivery of “value-add” services for Firm clients
• Apply best practices from process and project management for the
streamlining of legal service delivery
• Identify key practice resources to be developed and maintained, and
oversee their development and maintenance
Education and Experience:
A LL.B./J.D. and experience as a practising lawyer, preferably in a large firm
or in-house legal department.
All interested applicants should submit their cover letter and résumé directly
to our online application portal by visiting https://joinblakes.com/careers/
associates/. Applications should be addressed to the attention of: Simon
Wormwell, Director of Knowledge & Research Services. Blakes wishes to
thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an
interview will be contacted.
Blakes welcomes applications from all qualified applicants. The Firm is
committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment comprised of
people with diverse perspectives, backgrounds, identities and cultures.
The Firm provides accommodation for applicants with disabilities during the
recruitment process in accordance with applicable laws. Please contact us
to request accommodation.
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