Litigation, Civil/Commercial Law Clerk (4473) Full Time

Job Description

Litigation, Civil/Commercial Law Clerk
Our Client, an industry leading firm is seeking a Litigation Law Clerk to join their team. The ideal candidate will have experience in Civil or Commercial Litigation and have the enthusiasm to take on this new and fast-paced role. This position also allows you to work with a supportive and friendly group of legal professionals on exciting and topical cases, making the work enjoyable. If you’re looking for a career change that will leave you excited to work, then look no further - apply now!

Salary: Up to $75K

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing support to Litigation and Class Action Lawyers, as required;
  • Preparing general pleadings including Pleadings, Motion materials, Bills of Costs and Costs Outlines and Affidavits of Service;
  • Preparing motion records and factums, including hyperlinking;
  • Preparing Affidavits of Documents including assembling, organizing, and reviewing documents for relevance;
  • Assisting at Examinations for Discovery and drafting Undertakings Charts;
  • Assisting at Trial, preparing Witness Statements and Summons to Witness forms;
  • Commissioning affidavits, including remote commissioning;
  • Organizing and maintaining office files and records in accordance with the firm’s procedures;
  • Coordinating with local and multi-jurisdictional process servers regarding service and filing of court materials;
  • Coordinating with court offices and scheduling of appointments;
  • Administrative tasks including filing, scanning and timekeeping;

  • Law Clerk Certificate or Paralegal License;
  • Minimum five years of Civil or Commercial Litigation experience. Class action experience is a plus;
  • Strong knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure;
  • Proficient in the use and application of Word, Outlook, Excel and Adobe;
  • Knowledge and understanding of filing procedures in the Ontario courts, including CaseLines;
  • Knowledge and understanding of e-Discovery procedures;
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to manage priorities in a fast-paced environment;
  • Experience using a Document Management System and e-Discovery databases;
  • Strong interpersonal skills for liaising with clients, lawyers and court offices;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Attention to detail;

To apply, please forward your resume to Zaheeda Merali, Manager – Executive Search at 

Job Overview

  • Contact Zaheeda Merali
  • Phone 416-359-9000 ext 210
  • Email
  • Posted Sep 23rd, 2021
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary N/A
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