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Experienced Corporate Lawyer

Experienced Corporate Lawyer

Digby Leigh & Company is seeking an experienced corporate lawyer who is interested in developing their corporate commercial solicitor’s practice on the North Shore.  You might not know that much about us, but we know you will really understand what we are up to after one visit to our office. We are extremely excited about what we have built over our 13 years in business. We have a team of accomplished lawyers that bring years of downtown, large firm experience to the North Shore, practicing business law at the highest level; and we get to work everyday with amazing people in a beautiful building located in the thriving community of Edgemont Village with what we consider to be the best rooftop patio on the North Shore!

Update - POSITION FILLED - Seeking 7-10 Year Call Corporate Commercial Lawyer

DL&C has a robust corporate practice that is growing at an amazing pace. We have considerable senior experience and a great young base supported by a team of four paralegals. The position we are seeking to fill is the next step in rounding out our team. We are not looking for someone to necessarily bring in their own practice but rather are looking for someone who wants to meld into a highly engaged group and take on responsibility for being a lead on files. The only real way to get a good feel for what the experience would be like is to reach out to anyone in the firm. We are very excited about the quality of our clients and our team and want to share this with you.

If this resonates, please email wallan@leighco.ca or dleigh@leighco.ca.

Update - POSITION FILLED - Full Time Corporate Clerk Position

Update - POSITION FILLED - Full Time Corporate Clerk Position

We are currently looking to add a full time corporate clerk to our team.  The successful candidate will be part of our corporate department and will work in a dynamic, fast-paced practice.  This is an excellent opportunity for a junior Legal Administrative Assistant who is looking to work in the corporate area.

This position requires an individual who generates positive energy, is organized and able to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment, has a strong work ethic and most importantly, has passion for what they are doing.

Update - POSITION FILLED - Experienced Corporate Paralegal Lead

Our firm is currently seeking a full time experienced corporate paralegal to lead our corporate team. This is a unique opportunity to head our rapidly growing corporate department. 

This position requires an individual who generates positive energy, is organized and able to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment, has a strong work ethic and most importantly, has passion for what they are doing.

Duties & responsibilities would include: 

  • Being the leader of our corporate team and being a mentor;
  • Handling purchases and sales of businesses, both assets and shares;
  • Handling complicated reorganizations involving share freezes, roll-overs and family trusts;
  • Allocating and overseeing all corporate work including BC and Federal incorporations and registrations, extra provincial registrations, annual maintenance, trademark matters, director/officer changes, share allotments/transfers and dividends and all other ancillary corporate matters;
  • Having a significant role in building and maintaining relationships with accountants and other referral sources;
  • Managing the corporate precedents.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years previous corporate experience;
  • Knowledge of “ALF” and strong computer skills are essential;
  • Leadership or management experience would be an asset;
  • Ability to prioritize and organize the flow of work within the department;
  • Attention to detail and ability to work autonomously is imperative; 
  • Service oriented with the ability to build and maintain relationships;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Digby Leigh & Company offers a competitive salary and benefits package. 

Interested and qualified candidates may apply by forwarding their resumes, with covering letters to:

Attention:  Wendy Allan, Office Manager
Digby Leigh & Company
3050 Highland Boulevard
North Vancouver, BC  V7R 2X3
Phone:  604-988-7167       Fax:  604-903-8625
Email:  wallan@leighco.ca

While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Update - POSITION FILLED - Client Services Assistant

Our firm is currently seeking a Client Services Assistant to join our team.  The successful candidate will be part of our administrative team and will work in a dynamic, fast-paced practice interacting with lawyers, staff and clients.

This position requires an individual who generates positive energy, is organized and able to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment, has a strong work ethic and most importantly, has passion for what they are doing.

Duties & responsibilities would include: 

  • Meeting with lawyers and paralegals to determine which files are to be billed; often with the need to tactfully but firmly extract information in order to meet deadlines;
  • Preparing and forwarding invoices for all areas of law within the firm, including ensuring any special billing instructions and format requirements are being followed;
  • Posting accounts into Esilaw and managing invoice records;
  • Preparing daily bank deposits and monitoring all collection of receivables;
  • Handling accounts receivable including all related follow up with professionalism;
  • Preparation and distribution of reminder notices for outstanding accounts.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in a professional services setting;
  • Previous billing, bookkeeping or accounting experience a strong asset;
  • Knowledge of Esilaw or other accounting program;
  • Strong computer skills are essential;
  • Attention to detail and ability to work autonomously is imperative; 
  • Service oriented with the ability to build and maintain relationships both within the firm and with clients;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Previous law firm experience would be an asset, but is not essential as we are willing to train the right candidate.

Digby Leigh & Company offers a competitive salary and benefits package.  

Interested and qualified candidates may apply by forwarding their resumes, with covering letters to:

Attention:  Wendy Allan, Office Manager
Digby Leigh & Company
3050 Highland Boulevard
North Vancouver, BC  V7R 2X3
Phone:  604-988-7167       Fax:  604-903-8625
Email:  wallan@leighco.ca

While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.