Practice Coordinator, Emerging High Growth

Date Posted
Jun 13, 2022
Closing Date
Jul 04, 2022

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP is one of Canada’s leading business law firms. Advising many of Canada’s corporate leaders, as well as U.S. and international parties with extensive interest in Canada, our more than 1,000 firm members are based in offices in Toronto, Montréal, Ottawa, Vancouver, Calgary and New York.

The Emerging High Growth (EHG) Practice Coordinator provides practice group support to Osler’s Emerging Companies Group, and its clients, with respect to the development of new business, research and practice management.

Major Responsibilities

  • Plans, organizes & directs the day-to-day operations of the EHG Practice.
  • Direct/first point of contact for new clients/business intake for the EHG Practice.
  • Manages allocation and workflow of new clients.
  • Directs & engages staff members with incoming work.
  • Provides record management & other administrative services for the EHG Practice.
  • Responsible for Business Development for the EHG practice as well EHG supported sponsorships.
  • Ad-hoc duties as need to ensure smooth running of EHG practice.
  • Assist the group with strategy development.
  • Acts as a liaison for external partnerships.
  • Works closely with other departments throughout the firm, such as, marketing, client development, business development & market recognition teams.
  • Assists with the planning and organization of internal and external events.
  • Proactive in implementing practice processes.
  • Assists with practice innovation and initiatives.
Position Requirements

Education and Experience

University or college diploma (preferably in business or paralegal studies) plus a minimum of one to two years of relevant experience. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be acceptable.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Proactive, highly organized, detail orientated and ability to manage a high volume of tasks.
  • Discretion and a strong client service orientation are essential. A certain degree of flexibility is required with respect to hours of work.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Extremely well organized with superb attention to detail.
  • Disciplined execution and follow through; excellent time management skills are essential.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships.
  • A team player who also works well independently.
  • Strong ability to learn existing business practices.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be a self-starter and be highly motivated to handle a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficient in MS Office.

To protect the health and safety of firm members and visitors and to comply with the recommendations of public health authorities, employment at Osler will be conditional on the candidate submitting evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

We are currently working in a hybrid work arrangement, with a requirement to work partially in the office and an opportunity to work remote.

How To Apply

Accessibility and Accommodation

We thank all applicants for their interest in Osler; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted.  Osler is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment, and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities and people with diverse backgrounds, identities, and cultures. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates in all phases of the selection process.

Background and Reference Checks

Please note that any offer of employment will be conditional upon background and reference checks, including a criminal record check, credit check, and employment and educational verifications.

If you have the required background with the ability to provide exceptional customer service and wish to work in one of Canada's leading law firms, please reply in confidence with a cover letter and résumé by the closing date.

No agencies or phone calls/emails please.