BE PART OF OUR FUTURE SUCCESS

REDEFINING THE LEGAL SERVICES PARADIGM REQUIRES THE RIGHT KIND OF PEOPLE.

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

MEP Business Counsel isn’t your average law firm, which is why we’re not looking for your average players. Our team is not simply comprised of exceptionally well-trained and talented lawyers, but together we comprise a fiercely collaborative and entrepreneurial group who love the business of business and are passionate about our clients’ success.

A commitment to excellence, integrity, and a sense of humour are character traits that define each of us. In return, we offer an amazing collaborative and innovative environment, a balance between career and personal development, and an opportunity to work with people and businesses you are passionate about.

Compensation and Benefits

We provide a hybrid working environment and flexible hours.  In addition to a genuine collegial atmosphere offered at MEP Business Counsel, we provide market salary commensurate with experience and in line with leading business law firms in the downtown core:  extended health/dental benefits, fitness reimbursement, as well as a bonus program based on contributions to the firm and more.

Like what you hear? Reach out to mpawar@meplaw.ca to start the conversation.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Who We Are

MEP Business Counsel (meplaw.ca) is an award-winning corporate and entertainment law firm based in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. We are a team of exceptionally talented, experienced people working with a sophisticated client base yet maintaining the entrepreneurial spirit and energy of a start-up. Our firm was formed in March 2014 by seasoned corporate and entertainment lawyers who have practiced across Canada and around the globe, including Toronto, Montreal, New York and London. We have been consistently recognized by Canadian Lawyer as one of the Top 10 Corporate Boutique Firms in Canada and our lawyers advise some of North America’s most progressive companies in both established and leading edge industries. We are proud that our team includes a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences – all with a common goal of doing exceptional work with incredible people. MEP delivers world-class, business-centric legal advice to clients in a practical, streamlined and cost-efficient manner.

You will thrive in this role if you are a business-minded lawyer looking to try something different from the “big firm” experience and accelerate your career in a vibrant and collaborative environment.

Ideal Candidate Requisites
  • 3-5 year call with experience in one, or more, of the areas of corporate/commercial, M&A, private equity, corporate finance and/or corporate lending
  • Solid “hands-on” experience with sophisticated corporate transactions (M&A, capital raising, lending)
  • A collaborative approach to the work environment, a true team player
  • We look for candidates who reflect our values, including a client-centered approach and business-first thinking
Compensation and Benefits

We are dedicated to rewarding your contributions and encouraging your professional development. In addition to the genuine collegial environment offered at MEP Business Counsel, we provide intentional opportunities to expand your skills and grow as a professional.

We have numerous social events (both formal and informal) throughout the year. We offer a hybrid working environment and reasonable flexibility in terms of working hours and we are committed to a healthy work-life balance for all employees.

We provide a comprehensive compensation package, comprising of base salary, extended health/dental/paramedical coverage, various fitness/cellphone reimbursements, and a generous hybrid bonus policy. Our hybrid bonus policy for Associates consists of an objective component based on billable hours and a discretionary component based on overall contributions to the firm. The objective component of our bonus policy is calculated on quarterly on the basis of a very reasonable hourly target, all of which can be discussed further with successful candidates. Total compensation will be determined based on year of call, experience, being called in other jurisdictions (a welcome bonus, not a requirement), and a transferable book of business (a welcome bonus, not a requirement). The base salary range for this position is expected to be $120,000-$165,000.

To Apply
Like what you hear? Reach out and apply for this role by sending your resume and cover letter to kbrett@meplaw.ca. You can also learn more about our Team on our website here : www.meplaw.ca