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Miller Thomson enjoys a reputation as one of Canada’s most respected national business law firms. Daily, our people demonstrate a consistent ability to provide practical, creative and cost-effective advice, combined with an unyielding service commitment to our clients. The firm’s dedication to its lawyers, staff and the communities in which we practise, gives us a distinctive position in the Canadian legal industry.

With 450 lawyers across Canada in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Regina, London, Kitchener-Waterloo, Guelph, Markham, and Montréal, the firm offers a complete range of business, advocacy and personal legal services to corporations, financial institutions, entrepreneurs, governments, not-for-profit organizations and individuals.
 
Through strategic growth, Miller Thomson has added enhanced capabilities, depth and resources in many core and specialty areas of expertise in the firm. Today, we are exceptionally well-positioned to help domestic and international decision-makers with all their Canadian legal needs.
 

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Coordinator, Learning

Location:
(CANADA) and Montreal
Job Reference:
10108
Functional Area/Experience:
Law / 2 Years
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Job Description & Qualifications

Miller Thomson LLP is one of Canada's fastest growing national business law firms, with offices located in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Saskatoon, London, Kitchener-Waterloo, Guelph, Toronto, Markham, Vaughan and Montréal. Our consistent ability to provide practical, creative and cost-effective advice, combined with an unyielding service commitment to our clients and a strong dedication to our lawyers, staff and the communities in which we practice, gives us a unique position in the Canadian legal industry.

Are you an organized problem solver who has a passion for adult learning?  If so, don’t miss this exciting opportunity to join Miller Thomson LLP as a Coordinator, Learning.  This 12-month contract position is based out of our Montréal office and is part of our National Learning Team.  Reporting to the Manager, Learning, the Coordinator, Learning is responsible for the coordination and successful execution of our national learning initiatives.  This role also serves as a Firm ambassador through the facilitation of several onboarding programs.

We are seeking an individual who:

  • is passionate about teaching others the skills necessary to be successful in their job;
  • has exceptional organizational, time management and attention to detail skills;
  • has direct experience coordinating event logistics or training programs;
  • enjoys facilitating training programs; and
  • values working in a team environment.

 In this role, you will be tasked to manage:

  • coordinate all program related logistics, including calendar invitations, reminders and boardroom set-up;
  • liaise with program stakeholders and presenters to manage the materials and logistics of learning programs;
  • ensure all program details are appropriately tracked;
  • assist with Corporate Counsel programming by managing the calendar invitation and RSVP process;
  • manage all Montréal specific programming, including sourcing presenters and vendors; and
  • assist with the facilitation of new hire orientation programs in order to promote the successful integration of new employees to the Firm.

 To be successful in this role, you possess:

  •  working knowledge of adult learning principals;
  • strong administrative skills, such as calendar management, time management, records management;
  • excellent organizational, problem solving and analytical skills;
  • excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • at least 2 years of experience coordinating event logistics or training programs;
  • fluency in both English and French for both spoken and written communications is essential; and
  • experience in the legal industry or other professional services is an asset.
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Research Specialist

Location:
(CANADA) and Edmonton
Job Reference:
10107
Functional Area/Experience:
Law / Fresh Graduate
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Job Description & Qualifications

Miller Thomson LLP is one of Canada's fastest growing national business law firms, with offices located in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Saskatoon, London, Kitchener-Waterloo, Guelph, Toronto, Markham, Vaughan and Montréal. Our consistent ability to provide practical, creative and cost-effective advice, combined with an unyielding service commitment to our clients and a strong dedication to our lawyers, staff and the communities in which we practice, gives us a unique position in the Canadian legal industry.

We are seeking a Library Research Specialist to join our Vancouver or Edmonton office. 

Position Summary:

The Research Specialist position supports the firm’s lawyers by conducting complex and varied legal and business research for all firm members nationally.  Responsibilities include planning, developing and conducting the Library’s training programs across multiple offices and creating legal updates for the firm’s practice groups.  

Additional responsibilities may include sourcing and support for the firm’s RFP response process; conducting competitive intelligence research; reconciling of invoices and budgets nationally; preparation of budget and financial reports, collection maintenance and occasional travel.

In this role you will be tasked to:

  • Developing and executing a variety of diverse strategies to conduct complex legal and business research for all lawyers and firm members nationally
  • Review, analyze, appraise and synthesize research results to formulate and provide time-sensitive, accurate results; contributing to the effectiveness and success of our lawyers’ client deliverables
  • Ensure that lawyers have timely access to new developments that affect their practice and their clients through online practice e-mails that provide legal, news and legislative updates
  • Develop, plan and conduct legal research training and orientation sessions on effective legal research for lawyers, summer and articling students nationally
  • Coordinates with firm administrative departments, practice groups and external vendors to provide legal research training
  • Support the firm’s business development initiatives by creating comprehensive industry and company profiles; create reports, target lists, competitive intelligence and economic trend updates
  • Plan and manage the development of Library resources through evaluation of new resources and tools; preparation of space planning reports, reviewing, updating and implementing changes to the Library collection and intranet 

To be successful in this role, you possess:

  • MLS, MLIS, MISt, or MI degree from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent or post-secondary education combined with experience providing complex research services in a law firm setting
  • Proficiency with legal and business research applications and resources, in addition to office productivity tools
  • Well-developed analytical and critical thinking skills. Ability to synthesize results to provide clear and concise client deliverables
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team
  • Ability to work with all levels of firm members in a professional manner and to act as representative of the firm to the public
  • Ability to prioritize and meet time sensitive requests
  • A strong business acumen with excellent problem solving and decision making skills
  • Excellent communication, relationship building, teamwork and collaboration skills