Executive Director, Legal & Legislative Services

Executive Director, Legal & Legislative Services | 7+ years | Maple Ridge, BC

The City of Maple Ridge has an exciting opportunity where they are looking for the for the right fit to take on the newly created position of Executive Director, Legal & Legislative Services. This is a rare opportunity to work as an Executive Director providing advisory services to the Corporate Management Team and overseeing a department that supports a broad range of legal and legislative services. This position offers strong potential for career growth and progression, as this is a rapidly developing area, and the City is one of the fastest-growing municipal bodies in the greater Vancouver area.

The Executive Director, Legal & Legislative Services will report directly to the Chief Administrative Officer, and work closely with the leadership team to provide professional and strategic advice on a full range of matters related to the City, as well as being called on to provide legal guidance to their Council and CAO. You will be a central point of contact for legal services for the entire organization, which includes providing sophisticated advice regarding the City’s legal, policy, risk, and civic property management functions, as well as general corporate advice on an array of issues.

To be considered for this position you must be well-versed in provincial law governing the operation of municipal governments, with broad legal and policy experience gained while working in another public sector body. In this management position you must be a positive, solution oriented, and flexible individual. You will also have a track record of success in leading a team of diverse individuals, while demonstrating a collaborative and people-centered approach. You will also have at least 7 years of post-call experience, including a minimum of 3 years in a management position.

ZSA Legal Recruitment has been exclusively retained by the City of Maple Ridge on this search. For more information or to apply, please contact Mike Race or Amrit Rai at LegalBC@zsa.ca quoting reference #BT29963. Any applications received by City of Maple Ridge will be forwarded to ZSA.

Commercial Litigation Associate

Commercial Litigation Associate | 3 - 5 years | Vancouver, BC

We are working for a highly regarded Vancouver boutique commercial litigation firm, which is growing strongly and looking to add another talented litigation associate.

This is a terrific opportunity to learn from expert ex-big firm litigators, on high-end litigation matters acting for corporate clients across a range of industries, while also enjoying an easy-going, friendly small firm culture.  You’ll get to develop an exciting and rewarding career without the strictures of big firms, and be able to pursue your individual interests and make your mark on the profession at an earlier stage.  For a confidential discussion on this role or to apply (in MS Word format), please contact Mike Race or Amrit Rai at LegalBC@zsa.ca referencing job number #BT29975.

Wills & Estate Planning Senior Associate

Wills & Estate Planning Senior Associate | 5-10 years | Vancouver, BC

We’re working with a highly regarded regional law firm, looking for an experienced Estate Planning lawyer to take a leading role in their wills & estates practice. If you have around 5-10 years of experience in the space and a keen aptitude for business development, this is a great chance to join an outstanding platform, with the ability to work from either their downtown Vancouver offices or the Fraser Valley office.

For more information or to apply, please contact Mike Race or Amrit Rai at LegalBC@zsa.ca, quoting reference #BT29916.