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Corporate Commercial Senior Associate

Reference #: CCSA_-_08-06-21
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The Ottawa office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG), Canada’s leading, innovative and client-focused law firm, is seeking a: Corporate Commercial Senior Associate.

If you are a lawyer with drive, knowledge and 4 to 7 years experience practicing in Corporate Commercial Law, come explore a new career and experience the momentum of BLG. Through our distinctive client-focused approach, you will grow your career working with leading professionals as part of a creative, multi-disciplinary team. This is an ideal position for a lawyer committed to exceeding clients’ goals and changing the future. Top professionals who want to innovate and collaborate should apply. Right from the start you will have the strength of our people and the BLG brand behind you.

Key Responsibilities

  • Negotiating, coordinating, drafting agreements and assisting on closing a number of interesting mid-range to multi million M&A deals
  • Negotiating and drafting of various types of commercial and corporate agreements including Shareholders’ Agreement
  • Incorporating and maintaining corporations
  • Advising corporations on fiduciary and corporate governance matters

How to Apply

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Everyone at BLG is required to carry out the duties of their role while upholding the important principles of our respectful workplace policies, and treating everyone with respect, regardless of position. At BLG, valuing diversity and inclusion is key to a respectful workplace.

BLG is committed to building and fostering a workplace that is reflective of our communities, where all firm members feel included, valued, and heard. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates but acknowledge the systemic and structural barriers that have, historically, marginalized and barred certain groups from accessing employment opportunities. As part of our commitment to removing barriers to employment, we strongly encourage applications from members of these historically marginalized groups including, but not limited to, Indigenous peoples, racialized individuals, members of the LGBTQ+ community, people with disabilities and women. Accommodations are available, upon request, in all aspects of the recruitment process.

*Please note that relatives of current BLG employees and partners are not eligible for consideration.