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Employer - Rodrigues Paiva LLP
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Kitchener-Waterloo, ONRODRIGUES PAIVA LLP EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - ASSOCIATE LAWYER (0-2 Years of Call)Municipal and Commercial LawRodrigues Paiva LLP is looking to hire a junior Associate Lawyer to join its Waterloo Region office located in the heart of Downtown Kitchener. Travel to the firm’s Toronto office and throughout Ontario is occasionally required. This is a “hybrid” position involving litigation, advisory, and transactional matters in the municipal and commercial spheres.In the municipal realm, you will assist with land use planning, expropriation, and development advisory matters (in the application phase), and files before the LPAT, TLAB and Superior Court of Justice. You may also assist in commercial lease and real estate transactions for our building/development clientele, referrals, and friends of the firm only.In the commercial realm, you will assist with a variety of disputes including shareholder and contractual matters, construction litigation (including liens), and litigation involving trade names, real estate, and economic torts. Our firm is also retained to provide general commercial advice and to close asset and share purchase transactions. We are retained to draft various types of commercial agreements with a view to reducing litigation risk.An entrepreneurial spirit, excellent written and oral communication skills, a positive attitude, and the ability to work effectively both individually and with others are required. A commitment to living in Waterloo Region or surrounding areas is necessary.We believe in equality of opportunity and we encourage applications from all individuals.APPLICATIONSIn confidence, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, law school transcripts, and a legal writing sample of no more than 5 pages to Michael Paiva and Kaitlyn Gillen via e-mail.We thank all prospective applicants for interest in our firm, however only candidates we are interested in will be contacted.Job Type: Full-time

Location - Guelph, ON
Date Posted - 18 May 2019
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