Associate - Corporate Commercial

Gowling WLG - Ottawa, ON (30 days ago)

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At Gowling WLG, our dedication to excellence and quality service begins with our people. As a global law firm with offices across Canada, the U.K., Europe, the Middle East and Asia, we pride ourselves on sourcing and retaining top talent who bring energy, passion and commitment to the delivery of outstanding client service.
When it comes to diversity, we not only accept it — we celebrate it, support it and thrive on it. To create an engaging and rewarding place to work, we seek to attract talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures. Our aim is to help everyone reach their full potential and achieve their personal and professional goals.
Employee satisfaction is important to us. We work hard to ensure that our people are motivated, engaged and empowered. We are guided by our firm’s Core Values - The Power of Teamwork, Always Striving to be Better, We all Bring Something Different - in all that we do.
Our diverse group of legal professionals, law students, law clerks/paralegals, legal administrative assistants and business support services team work together, and are respected and valued for their individual contributions.

The Gowling WLG Ottawa office is currently seeking a motivated senior lawyer to join its dynamic Business Law group. The successful candidate will provide transactional and general corporate and commercial support to a variety of clients and will work in a team environment.

  • 3-5+ years of relevant commercial experience including, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, general corporate / commercial, restructuring and information technology matters.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Bilingualism, though not a requirement, would be considered an asset.
Interested candidates should forward their resume and transcripts in confidence online to the career page on our website or via Fax at 613-788-3503.
Application deadline: November 1 , 2019

Gowling WLG is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to offering equal employment opportunities regardless of race or racial group, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or gender identity. We foster an inclusive, equitable and accessible environment.
If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know.

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