Law Clerk – Commercial Litigation | Toronto ON

  • Full Time
  • Toronto
  • Posted 1 month ago

Law Clerk – Commercial Litigation | Toronto ON

In this position you will be a key member of the Disputes Group legal team working closely with lawyers and legal support staff in the Commercial Litigation practice group to provide the highest level of service to clients, while having the opportunity to cultivate your skills as part of a dynamic and successful national team.

Right from the start, you will have access to exceptional opportunities, hone your legal mind and tailor your career path in order to reach your full potential.  This is the firm where your passion, innovation, and drive for excellence can shine through.

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • You will actively participate as a contributing member of the legal team to manage matters and provide excellent client service
  • You will provide support on matters related to bankruptcy and insolvency, directors’ and officers’ liability, securities litigation, construction litigation, shareholder and contractual disputes
  • In addition to being responsible for daily file management, you will assist the Firm’s lawyers with drafting pleadings, document production and the Discovery process, drafting other court documents and preparing for hearings and trials
  • The work that you will do here is exciting and challenging and the circumstances are often demanding. Collaboration, teamwork and unwavering commitment to excellence are the order of the day, every day

Core Skills & Requirements:

  • 5-7 Years in a law clerk role with a focus on commercial litigation
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the Rules of Civil Procedure
  • College Law Clerk Diploma or Institute of Law Clerks Ontario Certificate
  • University degree, an asset
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent ability to take direction and work independently
  • Highly organized with time management skills
  • Knowledge of iManage, ACL, eDiscovery, Relativity, Kofax PDF, Word, Excel and Outlook
  • A team player with a strong work ethic and a desire for continuous improvement

 

To apply for this job email your details to donna@estaffsearch.com

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