Private Practice

Strategic & Practice Management Support

May 30, 2024

Strategic & Practice Management Support

NRFC is seeking a lawyer in Toronto who is interested in business development, practice management and new opportunities to provide both strategic and hands-on support to the Chair. This is an excellent opportunity to join a world-class group of professionals at an established Canadian law firm with a significant international legal practice. It is also an opportunity to be part of a collaborative, collegial and innovative team, which has a significant focus on training, mentorship and development.

The role will include the following responsibilities:

  • Matter management and coordination, including identifying legal and business issues, in order to:
    • Prioritize tasks and assist with staffing and work allocation functions; and
    • Identify and respond to business opportunities, including client-facing ones;
  • Analyze and provide strategic advice regarding potential business development opportunities and prepare material for consideration by the Chair and others;
  • Identify and advance business development, profile-raising and marketing opportunities in Canada and globally;
  • Coordinate lawyers and others within NRF nationally and globally regarding potential and actual mandates and marketing/profile-raising opportunities;
  • Arrange, prepare for and attend business development and client meetings, as required;
  • Advance client matters, as required;
  • Report on business development, client and firm matters;
  • Assist with all aspects of managing client relationships, including managing correspondence, initial preparation of engagement letters, addressing conflict issues, assisting with client and internal communications, and assistance with billing; and
  • Liaise with internal and external teams and act as point of contact on special projects, as required.

The ideal candidate will possess an LL.B or JD degree and will also have:

  • 2-6 years experience in a corporate/transactional law practice (file/project management skills will be viewed as an asset);
  • Excellent communication, organization and client-service/interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently;
  • Excellent judgment; and
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

Requirements:

  • Ability to work remotely, but must be able to attend meetings in person as required; and
  • Flexibility in work hours.

To apply, please register your resume online at www.nortonrosefulbright.com/ca/en/careers. We thank all candidates for their application, but will be contacting only those whom we select to invite for an interview.

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright is a leading international legal practice. With more than 4000 lawyers operating in over 50 offices, we offer a full business law service to many of the world’s pre-eminent financial institutions and corporations from offices in Europe, Asia, Australia, Canada, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and Central Asia and the United States.

Diversity is an important firm value. We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and to providing a workplace which is free from discrimination and harassment. This means that all job applicants, employees and partners will receive equal treatment regardless of race, colour, ethnic or national origins, sex, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP has an accommodation process in place that provides accommodations for employees with disabilities. If you are unable to apply for a position online or require any further accommodations during our recruitment process, please contact TORHR_RH@nortonrosefulbright.com.

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

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Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP


City

Toronto

Size of Company

200 + people

Area of Practice

Other

Experience Required

2+ years