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PwC

Corporate Lawyer ( 2+ Yrs.)

PwC
Location
Halifax, NS
Details
Full Time
6 days ago

Line of Service

Tax

Industry/Sector

Not Applicable

Specialism

Legal Services - Employment & Pensions

Management Level

Manager

Job Description & Summary

PwC Law LLP is an independent law firm affiliated with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Canada. We provide Canadian tax and corporate law advice and legal representation to Canadian and international clients, with lawyers based in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Halifax, Ottawa and Vancouver. Our lawyers share a common vision of practicing in a premier Canadian tax practice that has as its core principles excellence, integrity, and outstanding client service.

We are seeking a corporate associate to join our PwC Law team. Our practice is
centered on business law advisory and transactional implementation for PwC clients, including domestic and international business reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions. We work in collaboration with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (Canada) and the PwC international network, to bring integrated, high quality business law solutions to PwC clients. The successful candidate would have the opportunity to work with national and international clients and advisors. We pride ourselves on a team-based, collaborative approach designed for optimal mentorship and development. We are a national team that strives to deliver top quality legal services across jurisdictions in an innovative manner. The successful candidate will share in these core values and will take part in the development of this exciting practice.

Important points to consider

  • This role has the option of being based out of our Toronto, Halifax, Ottawa, Calgary, Edmonton or Vancouver offices


  • What you'll create and do


    As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Proactively assist in the management of clients and transactions, while reporting to Managers and above
  • Establish effective working relationships directly with clients
  • Engage in legal analysis, advise on and participate in the implementation of corporate transactions
  • Contribute to the development of your own and team's technical acumen
  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients 
  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand


  • What you'll bring to this role


     

  • An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work
  • A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences and working alongside diverse people and perspectives
  • 2+ years transactional experience in a busy corporate/commercial practice
  • A licence to practise law in one or more Canadian provinces
  • Excellent academic credentials
  • Strong work ethic
  • Strong analytical, communication, drafting and writing skills
  • Must be self-motivated with a genuine desire to learn the law
  • Willingness to participate in team-based initiatives for growth and development and to implement innovation in our delivery of services
  • Must be digitally enabled/engaged and comfortable with using and learning technology
  • Willingness to use our team project management tools
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage deadlines
  • Interest in working collaboratively as part of a team


  • Why you'll love working for PwC 


    At PwC, we support you through a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits. Discover a life that works for you with our diverse, inclusive and flexible culture. To learn how you can grow and shine in your career at PwC, please visit: https://www.pwc.com/ca/whypwc

    See how you can create your future at PwC

    www.pwc.com/ca/en/careers/create-your-future.html

    Applying at PwC


    At PwC, we embrace new technology where you will learn to innovate and deliver differently. For Administrative, Specialist, Associate, Senior Associate, and Manager roles you may have the opportunity to participate in an on-demand video interview. To learn more about our innovative cloud-based online application interview process click here:  https://www.pwc.com/ca/applytopwc

     

     

     

     

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    Travel Requirements

    Not Specified

    Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

    No

    Government Clearance Required?

    No

    Job Posting End Date

    PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.

    Every day we see how people make businesses great. But it's not only about skills. If your experience is close to what we're looking for, please consider applying. We recognize that experience comes in many forms, and passionate teams reimagine the possible. Create your future at PwC.

    PwC s'engage à bâtir une équipe diversifiée et représentative des collectivités qu'il sert. Nous invitons toutes les personnes qualifiées, sans égard à leur appartenance ethnique, leur race, leur religion, leur sexe, leur orientation sexuelle, leur identité sexuelle, leur statut d'autochtone, leur âge, leur handicap ou leurs besoins en matière d'adaptation du milieu de travail, à présenter leur candidature, qu'il nous fera plaisir d'examiner.

    Chaque jour, nous voyons des personnes participer à l'essor des entreprises. Ce n'est pas seulement une question de compétences. Si votre expérience se rapproche de ce que nous recherchons, n'hésitez pas à postuler. Nous sommes conscients que l'expérience peut prendre diverses formes et que des équipes de passionnés peuvent réinventer le possible. Créez votre avenir chez PwC.
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