Career Opportunities

Knowledge Management Lawyer

Our Montreal office is currently recruiting for a Knowledge Management Lawyer to join our Knowledge Management team in Montréal. Reporting to the Senior Director, Legal Affairs and Knowledge Management, the successful candidate will be actively involved in the implementation of the firm’s knowledge management programs and initiatives. This is an ideal opportunity for either an experienced Knowledge Management Lawyer, or an associate looking to move away from fee-earning work. We are looking for an individual who thrives in a stimulating, fast-paced environment with a strong commitment to exceptional client service.

Primary Responsibilities

  • KM content development, including drafting and enhancing precedents, improving and updating existing resources, developing new resources
  • Active involvement in the development, implementation and support of KM initiatives, including in the design, evaluation, training, and advancement of KM tools and systems
  • Work closely with lawyers to identify and gather new valuable knowledge resources, and to maintain current our existing collections of precedents and research materials
  • Work with practice groups to explore their specific KM needs and implement new projects
  • Respond to requests for KM resources using the firm’s KM collections and enterprise search tool
  • Promote awareness and active usage of the firm's knowledge resources
  • Contribute to the firm’s innovation and collaboration projects
  • Conduct training on the use of existing KM tools and resources
  • Keep current with developments in legal technology and the knowledge management community and maintain or develop applicable subject matter expertise

Skills & Experience Required

  • B.C.L., LL.B. or equivalent
  • Member of the Québec Bar
  • Bilingualism, English and French (oral and written)
  • Minimum of 4 years professional experience in the practice of law in a top-tier transactional firm
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail and accuracy
  • Flexibility to work both collaboratively and independently with minimal supervision
  • Superior interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with lawyers at all levels
  • Keen interest and facility with using legal technology
  • Innovative and forward looking thinker
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic and possessing outstanding initiative

Qualified candidates are invited to email their resume in confidence to nship@dwpv.com.

Davies is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.