Birdsell Grant Seeking Associate Lawyer

Birdsell Grant LLP is seeking a lawyer with 2 or more years of experience to provide corporate and solicitor services to our clients, and to build on solid relationships with clients within the communities of Stony Plain, Barrhead, Whitecourt, Edmonton and surrounding areas.

The lawyer will be based out of our office in Stony Plain, Alberta.

Experience in solicitor’s work, such as corporate law, commercial law, and real estate, is an asset. An ideal candidate will also have experience working in a law firm with a busy general practice.

 In addition to having experience in a solicitor’s practice, a successful candidate will:

  • have 2+ years’ post-call experience practicing in a general practice of law or in a solicitor’s practice;

  • have strong time management skills;

  • have solid problem solving and interpersonal skills;

  • have a strong client focus and an ability to respond quickly to client needs;

  • have a positive attitude, strong work ethic, common sense, and excellent written and verbal communication skills;

  • be ready to assist senior lawyers with matters while being able to assume carriage of a file and manage clients; 

  • be able to work alone or within a team environment;

  • be looking to grow a solicitor’s practice; and

  • be ambitious, driven and proactive in seeking new clients.  

Candidates must have a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) or Juris Doctor (JD). The candidate must be an active member or must be immediately eligible for full membership with the Law Society of Alberta.

Birdsell Grant LLP is a full-service regional law firm with offices located in Stony Plain, Alberta and Barrhead, Alberta. We are a small/mid-sized firm, with eleven lawyers, two articling students, and approximately 30 support staff. We also have offices in Edmonton and Whitecourt, which operate by appointment only.

The lawyers of Birdsell Grant LLP have provided legal services to the people and businesses of Stony Plain, Barrhead, Spruce Grove, Parkland County, Edmonton, and surrounding communities for over 30 years. Our tradition of professional, committed and accessible lawyers and staff has earned us a reputation for providing high quality services to our clients and community.

To apply, forward your cover letter, resume and transcripts as follows:

  1. Electronic copies may be delivered via email to:

Ziad Sheena: <zsheena@birdsell.ca>; and

Joanna Waldie: <jwaldie@birdsell.ca>.

 OR

2. Hard copies may be delivered to:

  Birdsell Grant LLP

#102, 5300 50 Street

Stony Plain, Alberta T7Z 1T8

Attention: Z. Sheena and J. Waldie

Questions should be directed to Ziad Sheena and Joanna Waldie at the above email addresses, or by telephone at 780-963-8181.

Exciting News - Birdsell Grant LLP Merges with Perry Law

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Same Focus With Expanded Legal Services

We're Growing to Serve You Better

On January 1st, 2019, Perry Law LLP and Birdsell Grant LLP will merge to better serve our clients in Barrhead and surrounding communities. Megan Perry will become a partner with the new firm and Marvin Perry will remain as counsel. Both will continue to practice out of the Barrhead office.

“This is a win-win arrangement that will improve legal services offered in Barrhead and the surrounding district,” says Marvin Perry. “Both firms have long traditions of building strong relationships with our clients and within our communities. Our firms also share an understanding of the region where we practice, and the foundational values that place our communities first.”

The firm’s focus will remain as it has for over 30 years, providing premium, tailored legal advice and trusted guidance in the areas of Real Estate, Agriculture, Corporate, and Wills and Estates. This merger will result in expanded legal services, which will include Litigation, Family and Employment.

Perry Law LLP and Birdsell Grant LLP will remain separate firms until the end of 2018. Commencing January 1st, 2019, the firms will join and operate under the name of Birdsell Grant LLP.

Our clients will greatly benefit from the enhanced scope of services and accessibility, which we look forward to providing.


 
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