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Legal Counsel

Employer

United Food and Commercial Workers Canada Local 401

Date Posted

November 03, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $116,000.00 annually
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 03, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

United Food and Commercial Workers Canada Local 401

Languages

English

Education

Bachelor's degree

Work setting

Private company, corporation or industry

Tasks

  • Advise clients of their legal rights and all matters related to law
  • Plead clients' cases before courts of law, tribunals and boards (lawyers only)
  • Draw up legal documents and prepare statements of legal opinion
  • Represent interests of corporation/employer in all business related to legal matters
  • Offer mediation, conciliation and arbitration services
  • Administer budget
  • Supervise professional, para-legal and support staff and articling students
  • Conduct law workshops
  • Research legal precedents and gather evidence

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

Membership in a provincial or territorial law society

Computer and technology knowledge

  • MS Outlook
  • MS Windows
  • MS Word

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Large workload
  • Large caseload

Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Team player
  • Values and ethics

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Workplace information

Remote work available

Screening questions

  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

As per collective agreement

Long term benefits

  • Life insurance
  • Pension plan

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
  • Team building opportunities
  • Wellness program

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Legal Counsel is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Lawyers and Quebec Notaries
METHODICAL

Interest in co-ordinating information to perform administrative and management functions related to the practice of law

INNOVATIVE

Interest in negotiating settlements of civil disputes (lawyers only), in applying principles of civil law as it pertains to notarization of legal documents and in researching legal precedents and gathering evidence

DIRECTIVE

Interest in mentoring in order to advise clients of their legal rights and all matters related to law; may act as an executor, trustee or guardian in estate and family law matters; may act as mediator, conciliator or arbitrator

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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