Junior Law Clerk - Commercial/Construction (4418) Full Time

Job Description

Junior Law Clerk - Commercial/Construction 
Take a step to push your career forward and we’ll take care of the rest! Our Client, a busy and established law firm, is looking for a friendly and hard-working individual who is willing to learn, to join their Commercial/Construction team. An opportunity to work for a firm like this, who support your growth, value you and provide fantastic benefits, perks, and more, is RARE! Don’t miss out and apply today! 

Responsibilities: 

  • Organize and maintain litigation files. 
  • Extensive knowledge of the litigation process and court system.  
  • Preparation of pleadings, motions, affidavits of documents including preparation of costs outlines or bill of costs, order judgments and enforcement documents. 
  • Act as a liaison between lawyer/client and lawyer/opposing counsel. 
  • Arranging for service and filing of Court documents and liaison with court staff.
  • Maintain lawyer’s calendar including bring forward or task reminder for all correspondence sent out. 
  • Reviewing and summarizing examination transcripts. 
  • Maintaining and updating precedents. 
  • Assist counsel in trial preparation. 
  • Prepare subpoena and service. 
 Qualifications or Skills Required: 
  • Minimum of one year of current Litigation Law Clerk experience. 
  • Experience in construction lien litigation, an asset
  • Extensive knowledge of the litigation process and court system. 
  • Eagerness to learn and further develop skills as a Law Clerk. 
  • Possess a Law Clerk’s certificate/diploma from an approved institution or be working towards it. 
  • Thorough knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure.
  • Strong technical skills using MS Office 2010. Experience with ACL and Lighthouse would be an asset.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Organized and meticulous with follow-up and detail. 
  • Ability to work independently and take the initiative, prioritize and multitask. 
  • Capable of working under pressure and meeting deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Flexible, team player who is passionate about providing quality service and work product to clients. 
 To apply, please forward your resume to Zaheeda Merali, Manager – Executive Search at zaheeda@cartelinc.com  

Job Overview

  • Contact Zaheeda Merali
  • Phone 416-359-9000 ext 210
  • Email zaheeda@cartelinc.com
  • Posted Jul 27th, 2021
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary N/A
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