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Associate - Legal department

Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Company: Mercer

Job ID R_071572-en

The legal advisor supports Mercer consultants so that they can provide Mercer clients with appropriate consulting services concerning the legal aspects of pension plans and employee benefits. Among other responsibilities, the legal advisor must:

Deal with problems and projects of varying degrees of complexity and scope with respect to pension plans, taxation and benefits.

Assist in developing pension and employee benefit documents.

Collaborate with clients and their legal counsel to find practical solutions to matters relating to pension plans and employee benefits.

Inform Mercer consultants and clients of legal developments and participate in training and professional development activities.

Demonstrate flexibility for working independently as well as in a team with Mercer legal and tax professionals and other Mercer consultants.

Qualifications

  • Member of the Barreau du Québec or the Chambre des notaires
  • Minimum of two years of experience in pension and employee benefit law, or has worked for a minimum of two years in a related legal field, and demonstrates a keen interest in pension and employee benefit law
  • Relevant experience in taxation will be considered an asset
  • Strong communication skills (both written and oral, in English and French)

Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organizations meet the Health, Wealth and Career needs of a changing workforce. Mercer’s more than 22,000 employees are based in 44 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), the leading global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With nearly 65,000 colleagues and annual revenue over $14 billion, through its market-leading companies including Marsh, Guy Carpenter and Oliver Wyman, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. For more information, visit www.mercer.ca. Follow Mercer on Twitter @MercerCanada.

At Mercer, we’re creating a culture where you can bring your authentic self to work. When you join us, you bring your inclusive energy and enthusiasm to a team that values you personally and professionally – regardless of who you are, what you look like, where you were raised or born, who you love, or what your religious beliefs are. You are welcome here.

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