Law Clerk – Litigation (2888) Full Time

Job Description

Cartel has the perfect move for all experienced law clerks in litigation! Our client, a Canadian law firm that provides high quality legal services both nationally and globally, is looking for a star candidate with at least 6 years’ of experience as a litigation law clerk to join their litigation department. The successful candidate will be accountable for managing and directing all functional day-to-day activities within litigation, and making sure all planned results are achieved. If you have been looking for something more challenging to boost your career, then look no more! This is a prestigious firm, known for its social environment and generous benefits! It is constantly ranked as one of Canada’s top employers. Apply today to be considered for an interview!

Salary: $60K - $70K

Primary Duties Include

  • Preparing materials  including summaries of witness statements, chronologies of facts and/or documents for motions and hearings
  • Assisting lawyers with the preparation of witnesses for examination, cross-examination and hearings
  • Coordinating the serving and filing of documents for tribunal or court
  • Liaising with other members of the Litigation group
  • Preparing for and attending at select hearings
  • Drafting subpoenas, summons to witness, and notices of examination
  • Compiling factual summaries of documents in the record
  • Conducting searches in transcripts and evidence databases
  • Reviewing documents for relevance, privilege, and case issues
  • Meeting with lawyers to take instruction and direction
  • Other duties as required  

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • University degree or successful completion of a Law Clerk certificate/diploma
  • Minimum 6 years’ experience as a litigation law clerk
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of civil procedure and evidence law
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to keep current on changes in legislation and government policy
  • Ability to read and summarize documents
  • Proven accuracy and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to time-manage and prioritize

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 Jun 16th, 2017
  • Location Downtown Toronto
  • Salary $60,000.00 - $70,000.00
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