Watching US salaries increase AGAIN and wondering why Canadian firms don’t have the same pressure to follow these raises. Is it the relatively small number of big firms? Is it that all the big firm ma…
What has your firm’s turnover like? Are people dropping like flies or holdout out for February bonuses? We seem to have someone resigning every week.
How is your firm’s bonus policy structured? Set amounts based on year of call and hours? Discretionary? Who the hell knows? What bonus?
Has anyone here moved from the US legal market to the Canadian legal market? Would love to chat if so. Moving to Toronto in 2022. Thank you :)
How widespread will the great resignation be after bonus season?! I’m thinking it will be wild. I know very few happy people right now and most of Big Law has developed a crap reputation for how they …
The lack of Canadian Big Law gossip and rants are disappointing. Do you all actually like your jobs!?!?
Have all Bay Street firms paused their return to office plans? Has anyone been getting pressure to show face in the office?
What are mid level corporate associates billing this year? Asking because I’m moving to Canada from US big law in a few months, and want to know if I’ll still be drowning in work. Thank you!
I really wish the big law firms in Canada were as transparent about their pay and bonus scales as what we are seeing in the US. Does any Canadian firm share bonus scales??
Any non Canadian JDs here have advice on how to answer the question “why didn’t you go to a Canadian law school” during interviews?
Do Canadian firms have any interest in hiring American JDs given the market and that Canadian associates are moving to the US?
Trying to get an idea of some comparables here for Canada: Looking for : - billable hour targets, bonus structures, whether your firm has provided some form of COViD bonus /retention bonus, and lastly…
Anyone know anything about Norton Rose’s culture/associate lifestyle/ hours? Specifically in the Montreal’s business law group and their culture? Thanks!
Are firms hiring anywhere in Canada these days? Got let go from my biglaw position and Toronto feels like it’s freezing me out. How’s things in Vancouver? Calgary? Even Ottawa?
Anyone ever make the transition from corporate/commercial to advocacy? Suffering a crisis of conscience and want to start using my skills to help in a different way. My background is entirely in busin…
Any experiences with coworking office spaces in Vancouver? Looking for an office space for 1 day per week around the downtown area.
When are your offices planning on reopening?
2018 call at a large Bay St. firm, in corporate. I want to work in a business role and have offer for legal counsel role for large entertainment company. What kind of salary/benefits are good offer?
American attorney here. Recruiter reached out about an opportunity with Osler in New York City. Anyone have insight on the firm in general and/or the NYC office?
Anyone has info on DLA Piper in Canada? How is it seen compared to other Big Law firm? They opened recently a office in Montreal too.
Hi everyone, couldn’t find much Canadian content in other bowls so I figured this would be a good place to start for some real comparables!