Temporary Position of one (1) year Montreal Office
Fasken is a leading business and litigation firm in Canada that offers interesting and advantageous career opportunities.
With over 800 lawyers, the firm offers a full range of legal services to national and international clients from 10 offices throughout the world.
If you have extensive expertise in corporate law, at both the federal and provincial levels, in all aspects of business and not-for-profit corporations as well as partnerships, this position is for you! We are looking for a lawyer with relevant experience who has excellent project management skills to support or new Knowledge Management team where a host of stimulating challenges await you.
It is a temporary position of one year. More specifically, the Knowledge Management Lawyer will be responsible for :
Helping to develop the knowledge management strategy for the Corporate Services department;
Working in collaboration with paralegals and legal professionals to draft, compile and standardize the models, precedents and other legal reference material used by paralegals for providing corporate transactional services;
Putting in place governance and revision rules for the models in the region of Québec as well as creating a procedures manual for revising and editing these models;
Monitoring legislative and regulatory changes impacting the practice and adapting models accordingly;
Revising the English and French translations of various legal documents; and
Drafting or obtaining any necessary legal opinion to manage the work performed by paralegals.
Bachelor’s degree in civil law and a member in good standing of the Québec Bar;
Minimum of eight (8) years’ experience in business law and recognized expertise in corporate law, M&A and corporate tax reorganizations;
Comprehensive knowledge of federal and provincial business corporation laws as well as the legislative framework governing not-for-profit corporations;
Extensive knowledge of relevant legal practices and documents;
Experience in legal document automation;
Proficient in French and English, both spoken and written.
Personal and Professional Skills
Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal;
Self-starter and highly motivated;
Excellent customer service and quick response time to incoming requests;
Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills;
Ability to solve technical issues in situations requiring the collaboration of lawyer(s), paralegals, and non-legal staff / departments;
Good business judgment and strong analytical skills
Why Join the Fasken Team?
To work with colleagues who are enthusiastic and dynamic;
For a friendly work environment, where respect, openness and innovation are core values;
For a competitive salary, a health and well-being program and an insurance plan adapted to your needs;
To join a firm that is internationally recognized for its excellence.
Fulfill your potential. Send your application in complete confidentiality to Marie-Chantale Dufour at :
We thank all candidates for their interest in this position, however only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.