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Employment Opportunity: Lawyer – Goodland Buckingham Barristers & Solicitors

Location: 16 Forest Road, Suite 200, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador
Job Type: Permanent Full-time
Job Title: General Practice which includes civil litigation, corporate commercial, real estate and labour law.
Language: English

About the Firm
Goodland Buckingham is a well-established, full service law firm that is known for providing knowledgeable and effective legal services and we are committed to delivering excellent client outcomes.

Job Summary
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced lawyer to join our law firm. As a member of our legal team, you will be responsible for handling a diverse range of matters. Successful candidates must possess a strong background in research and writing, with exceptional analytical and communication skills, and the ability to provide sound legal advice to clients.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct legal research, analyze case law, and develop effective legal strategies.
  • Prepare and review legal documents, including pleadings, motions, contracts, and settlement agreements, etc.
  • Represent clients in negotiations, mediations, arbitrations, interim/interlocutory hearings, trials, and appeal hearings.
  • Provide comprehensive legal advise/legal opinions and guidance to clients.
  • Build and maintain strong client relationships, demonstrating professionalism and confidentiality at all times.
  • Stay updated with relevant laws, regulations, and legal precedents to ensure accurate and effective representation.

Requirements

  • LLB/JD from an accredited Canadian law school and in addition, be licensed or able to be licensed by the law society of Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Exceptional client service skills and a high level of professionalism.
  • Proficiency in legal research and case management.
  • Proficiency in using Outlook and other time tracking and file management programs.

Compensation
We offer a competitive remuneration package, depending on experience and skills.

How to Apply
Applicants are invited to submit a resume, cover letter, and any other relevant supporting documents to the attention of David P. Goodland, K.C. via email at dgoodland@gbbarristers.com.