Law Clerk - Commercial Litigation (2864) Full Time

Job Description

Our client is a young and happening boutique litigation firm with a reputation for being passionate in providing its clients with exceptional service. They are actively seeking a bright, personable and dedicated Law Clerk to work in their Commercial Litigation team. The ideal candidate must have a minimum of 3+ years of Commercial Litigation, along with the ability to work independently with little direction. Bring your energetic and positive attitude to the table, and we’ll do the rest! This is a perfect opportunity for an exceptional Law Clerk who is looking to do more and stand out. This is your time to shine within a law firm that offers a welcoming environment and generous benefits. Friendly firm with tremendous growth prospects! Apply in confidence today!! 

Salary: $45K-$50K
 

Primary Duties Include

  • Drafting routine motions, pleadings, including statements of claim, statements of defence, judgments, orders, affidavits of documents, etc. 
  • Reviewing and summarizing transcripts of examinations and isolating undertakings, etc.
  • Preparation and registration of claims for lien and certificates of action
  • Preparation of mediation briefs and pre-trial memorandums
  • Maintaining enforcement of judgment files and reporting upon litigation files
  • Trial preparation including legal research, etc. 
  • Perfecting appeals including compiling appeal book and compendiums, factums and books of authorities
  • Preparing charts, chronologies and summaries of documentary evidence
  • Creating a document database using Summation, cross-reference production and exhibit documents, etc.

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Law Clerk or Paralegal Diploma
  • 3+ years’ Commercial Litigation, Real Property Litigation, Construction Litigation and Fraud experience as a Law Clerk or Paralegal
  • Strong knowledge of Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Experience with Court of Appeal and Supreme Court filings  

To apply, please forward your resume to Zaheeda Merali, Manager- Law Clerk Division at zaheeda@cartelinc.com 

Job Overview

  • Contact Zaheeda Merali
  • Phone 416-359-9000 ext 210
  • Email zaheeda@cartelinc.com
  • Posted May 15th, 2017
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $45,000.00 - $50,000.00
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