We are seeking to add talented lawyers to our top tier corporate practice in Victoria. The ideal candidate will have a background in corporate/commercial and real estate law. Candidates should be self-motivated and committed to building their legal practice in Victoria as part of a dynamic and growing team.

Please submit your application, including cover letter, resume and academic transcripts to Sharan Sangha at ssangha@farris.com.

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We are currently seeking to add a talented lawyer to support our top tier litigation practice in Victoria. The ideal candidate will have a background in civil and commercial litigation. Candidates should be self-motivated and committed to building their legal practice in Victoria as part of a dynamic and growing team.

Please submit your application, including cover letter and resume to: Sharan Sangha at ssangha@farris.com.

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We are currently seeking a talented lawyer to support our busy, top-tier solicitors’ practices in Kelowna. The ideal candidate will have some background in one or more of corporate, commercial, or real estate law. 

Please submit your application, including cover letter, resume and academic transcripts to Sharan Sangha at ssangha@farris.com.

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We are currently seeking a talented lawyer to join a successful and growing real estate practice. With an exciting and dynamic group of clients at Farris, the successful candidate is not required to have an existing client base. However, the successful candidate will be encouraged to be entrepreneurial, and will exhibit strong technical skills, interpersonal skills, work ethic and the ability to manage a diverse range of clients and files. This is a tremendous opportunity to join a relatively small team and build your career in real estate law.

Please submit your application, including cover letter, resume and academic transcripts to Humza Boyden at hkhan@boyden.com.

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Farris seeks a talented lawyer to support our busy solicitors’ practice. The ideal candidate will have a background in general corporate/commercial law, including mergers and acquisitions, securities and corporate finance.

Please submit your application, including cover letter, resume and academic transcripts to Sharan Sangha at ssangha@farris.com.

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General Accountability

The Accounts Payable Clerk is responsible for accurately processing vendor invoices, cost recovery transactions and expense reports in a timely manner. The A/P Clerk will work with our lawyers, legal assistants and third party vendors to ensure timely processing of payments and resolving invoice and/or payment related issues.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Ensure all vendor invoices and expense reports are accurately processed and recorded within an appropriate timeframe with the appropriate approvals.
  • Produce cost recovery transactions that are accurately processed and reconciled and exceptions are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Process timely payment of vendor invoices.
  • Maintain and update vendor records within an appropriate timeframe.
  • Investigate and respond to inquiries received from internal and external Business Partners within the outlined timeframe.
  • Perform ad-hoc duties as needed.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of two years’ accounts payable or accounting related experience. Professional services background considered an asset.
  • Intermediate proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft Office applications.
  • Strong working knowledge of ELITE highly desirable.
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • A strong service orientation.
  • A positive and willing attitude.
  • Effective interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate (both oral and written) in a professional, mature and courteous manner.
  • The ability to work well independently and in a team setting.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Human Resources or email June Agujo at jagujo@farris.com.

Farris LLP is an equal opportunity employer that fosters an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment. We thank all applicants for their interest in Farris; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted. We regret that we are unable to respond to individual inquiries about application status.

Please note that applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment from Farris will be required to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada as a condition of employment and to maintain their status as fully vaccinated as a condition of continued employment.  Farris will consider individual requests for accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to disability or other protected grounds under the Human Rights Code.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Operate and maintain fax, photocopier, scanner, binding, and computer equipment in Print Rooms on 19, 24, 25, and 26th
  • Electronic (printing/scanning) document production.
  • Send outgoing faxes and ensure transmission is complete, making appropriate follow-up.
  • Ensure incoming faxes are recorded and delivered to recipient in timely manner.
  • Operate photocopiers and other binding equipment; determine client needs and time frames; advise client of job completion; and arrange for delivery or pick-up.
  • Identify problems with operation of photocopy and fax machines and arrange for service calls.
  • Clean and maintain equipment as required; replenish toner or other material as needed.
  • Sort and deliver mail in a timely manner.
  • Provide assistance to Manager, Office Services as required, including moving furniture and lifting boxes.
  • May be required to provide back-up reception relief and/or data entry support.
  • May be required to provide back-up support to the host and central services departments.

Qualifications 

  • Strong customer service focus.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment.
  • Self-motivated with ability to perform duties under minimal direction.
  • Exceptional listening, interpersonal and team skills are essential.
  • Ability to operate and maintain fax machines, photocopiers, and other copy equipment.
  • Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and Adobe is an asset.
  • Knowledge of general office procedures.
  • Previous experience in a print/production shop or legal office a definite asset.
  • Professional deportment and presence.
  • Ability to lift and move supplies (maximum 30 lbs).
  • The work shift is subject to occasional change (i.e. start time may vary between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. and end time between 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.). Flexibility is required.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Human Resources or e-mail June Agujo at jagujo@farris.com.

Farris LLP is an equal opportunity employer that fosters an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment. We thank all applicants for their interest in Farris; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted. We regret that we are unable to respond to individual inquiries about application status.

Please note that applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment from Farris will be required to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada as a condition of employment and to maintain their status as fully vaccinated as a condition of continued employment.  Farris will consider individual requests for accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to disability or other protected grounds under the Human Rights Code.

General Accountability

The Float Legal Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing legal and administrative support to teams in all practice areas, for covering desks during short and longer term absences, and for overflow work when other LAA’s are busy. Duties include managing client and file information, maintaining organization systems to manage document-flow; client contact; drafting and filing documents; billing and administrative tasks.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Understand individual requirements of a desk and expectations of teamed lawyers in order to provide quality coverage in the absence of the teamed assistant.
  • Meet with and follow instructions of the assistant with respect to specific requirements of the desk.
  • Produce documents including typing, revising, creating blacklines and/or multiple versions of daily correspondence and/or practice specific documents (such as court documents or agreements).
  • Maintain established filing and bring forward systems which may be in either manual or electronic form.
  • Interact professionally with clients, opposing counsel, experts and other relevant stakeholders via telephone and written communications.
  • Coordinate parties, schedule and organize various meetings.
  • Enter timesheets and coordinate the billing cycle.
  • Complete electronic and/or manual filing.
  • Perform various administrative tasks including conflict checks and opening and closing of files.
  • Other duties as required.

 

Qualifications

  • Three to five years’ corporate and/or litigation experience.
  • Advanced level of proficiency in MS Office.
  • Strong organizational skills, the ability to effectively manage a high volume of work, multi-task, and meet deadlines.
  • Meticulously detail oriented — excellent spelling, grammar and proof-reading skills.
  • Solid dictation skills.
  • Strong service orientation.
  • Ability to take initiative and think ahead.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • High energy team player, positive and willing attitude.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction.
  • Ability to comfortably adapt to changing environments.
  • Flexibility to work occasional overtime.
  • Keyboarding of at least 60 w.p.m.
  • Willingness to learn other areas of law.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have completed an accredited Legal Administrative Assistant program.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Human Resources or email June Agujo at jagujo@farris.com.

Farris LLP is an equal opportunity employer that fosters an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment. We thank all applicants for their interest in Farris; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted. We regret that we are unable to respond to individual inquiries about application status.

Please note that applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment from Farris will be required to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada as a condition of employment and to maintain their status as fully vaccinated as a condition of continued employment.  Farris will consider individual requests for accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to disability or other protected grounds under the Human Rights Code.

General Accountability

Responsible for all aspects of managing client and file information, including establishing and maintaining organizational systems to manage paper-flow; client contact; drafting and filing documents; billing and administrative tasks.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Daily correspondence, document preparation, dicta-typing, drafting and filing court documents.
  • Prepare briefs of documents and authorities for use in arbitration hearings and court.
  • Schedule court, hearing and meeting dates; communicate with court registries.
  • File preparation and management.
  • Time entry, billings and client collections.
  • Maintain BF system.
  • Obtain and index cases from QuickLaw and other sources.
  • Other general and administrative tasks as required.

 

Qualifications

  • Three to five years’ litigation experience. A background in employment and labour law considered an asset.
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in MS Word and Excel.
  • Strong organizational skills and detail orientation.
  • A team player who can work independently and take the initiative.
  • Ability to function well under pressure, manage a high volume of work, and multi-task.
  • Positive and willing attitude.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to communicate in a professional, mature and courteous manner.
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with tact and discretion.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have completed an accredited Legal Administrative Assistant program.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Human Resources or email June Agujo at jagujo@farris.com.

Farris LLP is an equal opportunity employer that fosters an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment. We thank all applicants for their interest in Farris; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted. We regret that we are unable to respond to individual inquiries about application status.

Please note that applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment from Farris will be required to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada as a condition of employment and to maintain their status as fully vaccinated as a condition of continued employment.  Farris will consider individual requests for accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to disability or other protected grounds under the Human Rights Code.

General Accountability

The Corporate/Commercial LAA will support a senior Partner and Associate with exceptionally busy practice by taking ownership for managing client and file information; establishing and maintaining organizational systems to manage paper-flow; direct client contact; researching and reviewing documents; document production; billing, filing, and other administrative tasks.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Project management for the practice including prioritizing daily tasks, maintaining a Bring Forward system, scheduling meetings, etc.
  • Document preparation for large corporate and securities transactions.
  • SEDAR, SEDI, TSX and other filings.
  • Frequent interaction with the firm’s Corporate Services Department.
  • Review and revise documents and correspondence.
  • Billing of accounts; handling client collections.
  • Other general administrative and secretarial support services as required.

Qualifications

  • A strong corporate legal assistant background, with a minimum of five years’ related experience. Consideration may be given to those coming from an investment, real estate and/or business/corporate environment.
  • Strong analytical, organizational and project management skills.
  • Confident and hardworking with a willingness to be an active part of the deal team.
  • The ability to function well under pressure; handle large transactions, fast pace and multiple assignments without sacrificing quality of work product.
  • Meticulously detail-oriented – excellent spelling, grammar and proof-reading skills.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion, anticipate and take initiative.
  • Strong document production skills and advanced level of proficiency in MS Office.
  • Adaptable, creative and dependable with strong interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written).
  • Flexibility to work occasional overtime.
  • A certificate/diploma from an accredited Legal Administrative Assistant or Paralegal program is desirable.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Human Resources or email Milana Smiljanic at msmiljanic@farris.com.

Farris LLP is an equal opportunity employer that fosters an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment. We thank all applicants for their interest in Farris; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted. We regret that we are unable to respond to individual inquiries about application status.

Please note that applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment from Farris will be required to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada as a condition of employment and to maintain their status as fully vaccinated as a condition of continued employment.  Farris will consider individual requests for accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to disability or other protected grounds under the Human Rights Code.

 

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