Associate Lawyer - Corporate Commercial Team

​Goodfellow & Schuettlaw is currently seeking an Associate Lawyer to join our Corporate Commercial team.

 

Tell us about yourself: What sets you apart? Do you embrace change and growth the same way we do? Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference and not just a “job”?

 

Our law Firm, based in Calgary, Alberta, provides legal services in construction law, corporate/commercial law, real estate law, and condominium law, including issues around development projects such as financing and permitting. Our firm and the members of it are a diverse group of contributing members of the community; making a difference in the community in which we live, work, and play is an essential objective for our team. 

 

Position Requirements:

 

The ideal candidate is a highly self-motivated person demonstrating strong analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills and is a team player who will thrive in our firm's environment.

 

The successful candidate will also possess the following:

 

  • Membership in good standing with the Law Society of Alberta

  • Experience in corporate and commercial law, public or private mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions, real estate, wills, and estate administration, experience in other areas of law considered an asset.

  • 3-5 years’ experience in private practice or a combination of private practice and in-house

  • Strong focus on details

  • Exceptional drafting and writing skills

  • The highest ethical standards

  • Must be self-motivated with an ongoing interest in professional development

  • Ability to develop creative solutions to problems

  • Ability to effectively communicate with clients and colleagues

  • Willingness to use systems provided and possess an interest in technology trends

 

Our most important partners are our clients. and providing solutions, not surprises, is our practice.

 

Position Advantages:

 

  • The successful candidate will have the opportunity to build their practice and skillset as part of a growing, successful firm. 

  • Additional benefits to working at Goodfellow & Schuettlaw include:

  • Work/life balance

  • Bonuses and incentive programs

  • Annual professional development allowance

  • Teamwork environment

  • Mentorship opportunities

  • Benefits package

  • Regular social events

  • On-site parking

 

 

Although located in Alberta, we are also able and have experience providing legal services in British Columbia, the Yukon, the Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia.

 

We appreciate putting your imagination to work. If you are looking for an opportunity to grow your practice in a medium-sized firm, where you can make a difference and work with nationally recognized leaders in areas of the law, submit your application. Only candidates meeting the position requirements will be contacted for a follow up interview.

Please apply through LinkedIn or by emailing us at reception@gfslaw.ca.