Transactional Lawyer – Director, Business Architecture – 8 to 10 Years’ Experience

Date Posted
Nov 10, 2021
Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver

Are you keen to develop and transform the way legal services are delivered? 

Take your next step and join Osler Works - Transactional, located in our Toronto, Calgary or Vancouver offices  as a Director, Business Architecture. The innovative Osler Works – Transactional Group leads the way in delivering corporate and commercial transaction solutions through the expertise of our specialized team of lawyers and business professionals and use of cutting-edge legal technologies and processes.

In this unique non-partnership position, you will be instrumental in and primarily responsible for transforming the way we provide legal services, with an initial focus on start-ups and venture-scalable businesses in our Emerging and High Growth Companies (EHG) practice area. This role will primarily work with and support “internal clients”, being members of the firm, to design and implement new legal processes and technology that enhance our service delivery for our EHG and other transactional clients. This role will be primarily focused on legal services and will also provide exposure to business operations.  There is no business development expectation beyond providing exceptional service to your internal clients.

Position Requirements

Do you have what we’re looking for?

  • Called to the bar in Ontario, Vancouver or Calgary, with a minimum of 8 to 10 years of corporate transactional experience and ideally experience working with emerging and high growth clients;
  • Proven track record in project management, with preference given to that gained in a legal context;
  • A driven self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced, team-oriented setting;
  • A solution-focus with strong business acumen and legal judgment;
  • A “roll up the sleeves” mentality who can both effectively oversee projects and also action items to meet deliverables; and
  • A high technology proficiency and adaptable to changing priorities and circumstances.
How To Apply

Consistently ranked as one of Canada’s leading business law firms by clients and leading independent reviews, Osler prides itself on attracting and developing the brightest talent in the legal arena. Within a firm culture that nurtures mentoring and the exchange of ideas, Osler is a dynamic and exciting place to begin a career or carve out a new path.

If you’re ready to take your next step and  join our growing team, please submit in confidence your cover letter, detailed résumé and academic transcripts directly to our online application portal. 

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Applications submitted outside of our online application portal will not be reviewed.

No agencies please.

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. For candidates with disabilities, accommodations are available upon request in all phases of the selection process.

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.