Senior Litigation Associate Lawyer

Overview

Our client, a high tech growing litigation law firm, is seeking to add a Senior Litigation Associate Lawyer to their team, with experience in one or more of the following areas of civil litigation: real estate, estates and corporate/commercial litigation.
  
  
Responsibilities:
  
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
  
  • Managing own set of files (from start to finish).
  • Working closely with the Principal Lawyer (Co-counsel) on bigger files and court proceedings.
  • Preparing All draft materials and/or all materials required for discoveries and/or hearings.
  • Conducting or assisting on Discoveries, Motions, Applications and Trials.
  • Communicating with all parties that form part of the caseload.
  • Scheduling all matter dates required, with the assistance of the legal assistant.
  • Help management with quality control and compliance and give a response to LSO matters.
  • Assisting Office Manager and legal assistant with duties related to Client Relationship Management.
  • Mentor the firm's younger lawyers and review their work.
  • Be in charge of continued professional development (CPD) for the firm.
  
Requirements:
  
You are the ideal candidate if you have/are:
  
  • Good standing with the Law Society of Ontario.
  • 7 to 15+ Years of Experience (more experience is welcome!) working on these civil litigation areas: real estate, estates and corporate/commercial litigation.
  • In-Depth and Strong Knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure and the Court of Justice Act, etc.
  • Ability to navigate through the courts (zoom and in person)
  • Had attended court for the following (motions, case conferences, trials).
  • Had drafted claims, defences, applications, motions, affidavits and factums.
  • Had an experience working with experts when preparing for the cases.
  • Had an experience preparing clients for the upcoming hearings.
  • Complies with and keeps up-to-date with practice directions.
  • Can use Teraview, ESC, and other databases and had experience running various searches.
  • Advanced Negotiation and Client Interviewing Skills.
  • (Any previous experience with legal practice management software and other practice-based legal software would be an asset - please provide details in your response).
  • Any examples of prior work (e.g. published cases, any research work/papers/articles written on legal topics – would be an asset).
  • This will be a full-time contract position performed on-site at the office location, but there might be occasional availability to work remotely.
  
  
If this describes you, and you are interested in joining an organization that provides a competitive compensation package, a stimulating work environment, and promotes great work-life balance, send us your details.
  
Life After Law
1920 Yonge Street,
Suite 200
Toronto, ON
M4S 3E2
abesa@lifeafterlaw.com
www.lifeafterlaw.com
  
We thank all applicants. Only those candidates with the required expertise will be contacted.

City

Toronto

Category

ASSOCIATES & PARTNERS

Practice Areas

Litigation

Work Type

Permanent / Full Time

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