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Business Lawyer

5-10+ Years' Experience

Langford Law is an established, boutique law firm in Calgary, Alberta that delivers quality, tailored legal services to a diverse group of clients. Our values of integrity, diligence and innovation are clearly visible in everything we do. We practice corporate, commercial, business immigration, employment and dispute resolution law. The firm currently has 100+ top-tier, predominantly private-company clients, typically with cross-border interests.

Roles & Responsibilities

We are seeking a leading business lawyer to join our team of motivated, entrepreneurial professionals.

As a skilled business lawyer, you would join a small, capable group, working with clients from startups to multinational corporations.

This critical role in Langford Law’s continued success and growth would be accountable for:

  • Contributing to the growth and diversity of a successful business law practice;
  • Delivering quality corporate and commercial legal advice, documents and transaction services; and
  • Mentoring and receiving support from junior business lawyers.

Candidate Education, Experience and Attributes

The successful candidate will have quality training, diverse experience and exceptional skills for legal advice, documents and transactions, including:


  • LL.B. or J.D. degree from a faculty of common law at a Canadian university or equivalent qualification; and
  • Active Member of the Law Society of Alberta (or eligibility for membership).


Minimum of 5 years, but preferably 10+ years of experience as a business lawyer focused on corporate and commercial law. Practice areas could include mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial services, commercial transactions, commercial real estate, tax or other areas. Expectations include:

  • Leading practice in the area of corporate and commercial law;
  • Established client base that would transition with you; and
  • Ability to provide legal services to existing and new clients of Langford Law.

Personal / Professional Attributes

  • Prioritizes professional excellence, client service and accountability;
  • Business acumen and entrepreneurial spirit;
  • Results-driven, practical approach to client goals;
  • Suitability for a specialized, client-focused environment;
  • Natural desire to collaborate; and
  • Interpersonal skills that demonstrate professionalism and respect.


Langford Law enjoys a positive reputation in the business community and successful client relationships. The firm is situated in purpose-built offices in Bankers Hall West with tasteful décor and abundant natural light. The physical space, technology, administrative platform and personnel are designed to support the demands of legal practice and client service in an efficient, cost-effective and collaborative environment.

This is a unique opportunity to enjoy the benefits of a boutique firm (independence, lean management, efficient platform, collegial environment) without excessive overhead, risk or administrative burden. Essentially, you can focus on what you enjoy and do best: practicing business law and thriving with your clients.

This opportunity will appeal to business lawyers who value a firm where:

  • Compensation reflects the value of your skills and client base;
  • Overhead is reasonable and supports your practice;
  • Autonomy, growth and succession are unrestricted;
  • Colleagues are motivated and supportive; and
  • Management and administration are focused and efficient.

If you are ready to explore opportunities with Langford Law, please contact us at