We are currently seeking a talented lawyer to support our busy solicitors’ practice. The ideal candidate will have a background in intellectual property law, including experience in negotiating and drafting technology licenses, acquisition agreements, distribution agreements, service agreements, non-disclosure agreements and the like, and performing intellectual property diligence in acquisitions.

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

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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 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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We are currently seeking a talented lawyer to support our family law practice in Vancouver. Working with sophisticated clientele, you will have access to challenging work in a fast paced collegial environment.

Please submit your application, including cover letter, resume and academic transcripts to Sharan Sangha at ssangha@farris.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 Billing Clerk is primarily responsible for accurately processing firm billings along with providing general assistance to the Accounting department.

Billing Clerk Duties

  • Monthly billing for approximately 100 lawyers over 3 offices (generating pre-bills, bills, reversals, WIP write-offs).
  • Preparing AR & WIP reports and answering various billing queries.
  • Processing AR write-offs.
  • Processing bills through various E-Billing Systems as required by clients.
  • Maintaining ELITE data for billing setups.
  • Checking file opening sheets.
  • Disbursement balancing (generating reports, posting journals, etc) and maintaining spreadsheets.
  • Adhoc duties as requested.
  • Back-up duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • One to two years of direct accounting experience; professional services background considered an asset.
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work calmly under tight deadlines.
  • Enjoys taking initiative, and the ability to work both independently and as a team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a positive and willing attitude.
  • Good working knowledge of Excel; knowledge of ELITE an asset but not required.
  • Effective interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate (both oral and written) in a professional, mature, and courteous manner.

Please forward resumes to Human Resources or e-mail: jagujo@farris.com.

General Accountability

The Legal Administrative Assistant is 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.
  • Minimum typing speed of 60 wpm.
  • Exceptionally organized, with strong file and calendar management skills.
  • Meticulously detail oriented – excellent spelling, grammar and proof-reading skills.
  • Ability to function well under pressure, manage a high volume of work, and multi-task.
  • 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.
  • A team player who can work independently and take the initiative.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have completed an accredited Legal Administrative Assistant program.

 

Please forward resumes to Human Resources or e-mail: 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.

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; and billing and administrative tasks.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Prepare correspondence, documents, faxes etc. using digital dictation, email instructions, and copy typing
  • Draft standard letters, documents, and pleadings
  • Set trials, discoveries, etc. and prepare required documentation
  • Prepare pleadings and document briefs
  • File preparation and management
  • Time entry, billings and client collections
  • Maintain BF system to ensure follow up and receipt of requested materials/documents
  • Other general and administrative tasks as required

 

Qualifications

  • One to three years’ litigation experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (including Excel) and DivorceMate applications
  • Familiarity with Family Law Act, Rules, and Court Forms considered an asset
  • Exceptional organizational skills; the ability to function well under pressure; handle a high volume, fast pace and multiple assignments without sacrificing quality or attention to detail
  • Meticulously detail oriented – excellent spelling, grammar and proof-reading skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to communicate in a professional, mature and courteous manner
  • Professional deportment and presence
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Flexibility to work occasional overtime
  • Keyboarding of 55-60 wpm
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have completed an accredited Legal Administrative Assistant program

Please forward resumes to Human Resources or e-mail: 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:

Reporting to a Partner and Senior Counsel, the Junior Legal Assistant/Receptionist is responsible for providing administrative and clerical assistance to support a high volume practice in our growing Victoria office. The position is also the first point of contact for this office and handles client-facing duties as well as general office management tasks.

  1. Legal Support
  • File preparation and management (file opening and closing, daily filing etc.).
  • Billing including pulling pre-bills for lawyer review and rendering accounts.
  • Receive and process payments from clients; issue receipts as appropriate.
  • Handle trust bank deposits, cheque certifications and courthouse runs as required.
  • Print, photocopy and scan documents.
  • Other duties as required.
  1. Reception
  • Open and/or close the reception area.
  • Greet visitors, receive and direct incoming calls, and answer routine inquiries in a courteous and expeditious manner.
  • Ensure the reception area and boardroom are kept tidy and presentable at all times.
  • Maintain boardroom bookings.
  • Retrieve and distribute incoming and outgoing postal mail; coordinate courier deliveries.
  • Inventory and maintenance of office supplies.

Qualifications

  • A minimum one year of related experience, preferably in a professional services environment.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate in a professional, mature and courteous manner.
  • Professional deportment and presence.
  • Detail-oriented, strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • Reliable, punctual and possesses a strong sense of “team”.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook and basic knowledge of Excel.
  • Minimum typing speed of 50 wpm.
  • Hours of work: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • A certificate or diploma from an accredited Legal Administrative Assistant program considered an asset.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Human Resources or email: 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.

 

General Accountability

The Accounting Clerk will provide general assistance to the Accounting department.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Providing overflow support/assistance to Billing and Trust.
  • Monthly billing for approximately 100 lawyers over 3 offices (generating pre‐bills, bills, reversals, WIP write‐offs).
  • Processing bills through various E-Billing Systems as required by clients.
  • Processing AR write-offs.
  • Preparing AR & WIP reports.
  • Maintaining ELITE data for billing setups.
  • Checking file opening sheets.
  • Trust cheque processing and approval.
  • Trust daily bank deposits.
  • Processing trust transfers for payment of firm accounts.
  • Processing trust transfers between matters.
  • Ensuring all Law Society rules & regulations are being followed.
  • Perform ad-hoc duties as needed.

Qualifications

  • 1-2 years of accounting experience; professional services background considered an asset.
  • Detail oriented with strong organisational skills.
  • Intermediate proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft Office applications.
  • 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.
  • Ability to work calmly under tight deadlines.

The ability to work well independently and in a team setting.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Human Resources or e-mail: 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

Reporting to the Corporate Services Supervisor, the Corporate Services Paralegal will be responsible for more complex transactions including reorganization projects, drafting special rights and restrictions, capital alterations, continuations, amalgamations, dissolutions, rollovers, and complex incorporations.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Registrations and organization of companies outside BC.
  • Record book reviews with recommendations for rectification of deficiencies.
  • Assist in closing large transactions.
  • Minute book reviews and preparation of documents to correct minute book deficiencies.
  • Prepare, complete and manage securities filings and related matter, including electronic filings using SEDAR/SEDI and BCSC eServices.
  • Prepare annual maintenance documents for BC, Federal, Societies and extra-provincial entities.
  • Respond to client inquiries and coordinate signing of annual maintenance and resolution document packages.
  • Independently manage files.
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years experience in Corporate Records (or comparable experience).
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, and ALF.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills together with attention to detail.
  • Ability to function well under pressure and handle multiple assignments.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • A team player who can also work independently.
  • Positive and willing attitude.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have completed an accredited Paralegal program.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Human Resources or email: 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.
  • File preparation and management including file opening and closing, daily filing, etc.
  • Maintain BF system.
  • Time entry, billings and client collections.
  • Other general and administrative tasks as required.

 Qualifications

  • A strong corporate legal assistant background, with a minimum of 3 years’ related experience.
  • Strong document production skills and a working knowledge of MS Office including document management and comparison systems.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to function well under pressure.
  • A team player who can work independently and take the initiative.
  • Meticulously detail oriented – excellent spelling, grammar, and proof-reading skills.
  • Resilient, a strong sense of “team”, and an unwavering sense of urgency.
  • 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.
  • A strong work ethic, positive attitude, and the desire to learn and be mentored.
  • Keyboarding of at least 60 wpm.
  • 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 e-mail: 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

Reporting to the Corporate Services Supervisor, the Corporate Services Clerk will work alongside the Corporate Services team in providing corporate legal services to lawyers and their respective clients.  Duties include maintenance of Annual Report bring forward system, sorting returned Annual Reports for filing with BC Registry, and preparation of routine correspondence.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist in the preparation of annual reports, consent resolutions and annual maintenance accounts for BC corporations and Federal Annual Maintenance.
  • Maintain the Annual Maintenance Bring Forward System.
  • Attend to the filing of annual reports and other routine registry filings.
  • Attend to scanning and updating Virtual and actual minute books.
  • Other administrative support as required

Qualifications

  • Strong service orientation.
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, ability to deal effectively with deadlines, and work well under pressure.
  • Positive and willing attitude.
  • Self-motivated with ability to perform under minimal direction, work independently while enjoying being part of a team.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Keyboarding of 50 wpm.
  • Basic knowledge of MS Word and Excel. Familiarity with ALF considered an asset.
  • Previous experience working in an office environment. Preference will be given to those 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 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.

Primary Responsibilities

  1. Audits
  • Receive and record all incoming audit requests.
  • Coordinate legal responses with various lawyers.
  • Composition of simple and complex correspondence.
  • Maintain record of outgoing audit responses.
  • Communicate with outside auditors regarding timing and audit updates.
  • Daily time entry and bi-monthly billing of all audits.
  • Maintain filing system.
  1. Administration
  • Draft daily correspondence and document preparation.
  • File preparation, organization and management.
  • Format and print documents.
  • Preparation of monthly bills.
  • File closures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Minimum two years’ legal administrative assistant experience.
  • Previous related experience with Audits considered an asset.
  • Detail oriented, methodical, and well-organized.
  • Positive and willing attitude.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to perform under minimal direction and work independently while enjoying being part of a team.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Basic knowledge of MS Word and Excel. Familiarity with ALF considered an asset.
  • Keyboarding speed of at least 50 wpm.
  • Preference will be given to those 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.

We thank all candidates for their interest in Farris; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

General Accountability

The Commercial Real Estate Paralegal will be responsible for assisting the real estate group in all aspects of its busy practice including drafting, reviewing, and analyzing  commercial contracts of purchase and sale, easements, rights of way, subdivisions and strata plan filings, conducting title/due diligence searches, and all matters related to commercial real estate closings including financing.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Administer files from start to finish.
  • Prepare documents with respect to acquisitions and sales of various types of commercial properties, financing and land development matters including preparing all acquisition loan, construction financing and deposit insurance security documents.
  • Prepare and diarize summaries of key transaction dates and conduct title and off-title due diligence searches.
  • Draft statutory right of ways, covenants, and easements.
  • Review and process purchase and sales agreements, deposits and payouts.
  • Prepare all internal documents relating to trust transactions.
  • Prepare discharge of mortgages and reporting discharge particulars to purchaser’s legal representative.
  • Prepare and finalize reporting letters and diarize key post-closings dates and tasks.
  • Communicate with vendors, purchasers, financial institutions, clients, lawyers, brokers and others.
  • Participate in client interviews, engage in direct phone and e-mail communications with clients and others and attend to execution of documents by clients.
  • Other administrative support as required in coordination with existing administrative assistants.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of five years’ related paralegal experience covering all aspects of commercial real estate transactions.
  • Strong document production skills and a solid proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Adobe and in preparing Land Title electronic forms.
  • Strong understanding of BC Land Title Office registration requirements and capability with e-filing including coordination of electronic meets.
  • Working knowledge of various applicable databases i.e. BC Online, LTSA, municipal tax searches, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills, including ability to communicate in a professional, mature and courteous manner in a busy, fast paced practice.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments without sacrificing quality or attention to detail.
  • A team player who can work independently and take initiative.
  • Familiarity with basic corporate and partnership legal matters and basic familiarity with working with various municipalities throughout British Columbia would be an asset.
  • A certificate/diploma from an accredited paralegal program would be an asset.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Human Resources or email 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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