Senior Litigation Associate Lawyer


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.
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.
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
We thank all applicants. Only those candidates with the required expertise will be contacted.





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