Junior Civil Litigation Law Clerk

SV Law - Guelph, ON (30+ days ago)

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As an “Employer of Choice”, SV Law has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Junior Civil Litigation Law Clerk. If you are looking to join a dynamic, growing firm we would love to hear from you. Let us provide you with a great work environment that offers benefits and rewards that support your life and well-being.

About the Opportunity:

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate who enjoys civil litigation. The role will include organizing and monitoring ongoing litigation files including drafting and delivering pleadings, affidavits of documents, motion materials, trial briefs, document briefs, witness briefs and other materials required to prepare for arbitration or trial. Preparing monthly accounts for clients as well as reviewing transcripts and following up on undertakings. drafting and filing documents relating to correspondence to clients and opposing counsel including authorizations, bills of costs, consent to judgement, draft judgement and other materials required for settlement or trial, arranging for examinations for discovery and mediations.

About You:

As the successful candidate you will have a Legal Assistant or Law Clerk Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 1 – 2 years experience in a similar role. You are a team player who thrives in an environment that offers the opportunity to work with a dynamic group of individuals both independently and as part of a team. You will have excellent organizational skills, high attention to detail, and the ability to multitask, all of which will assist you in working in this fast-paced environment. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are also required for dealing effectively with clients, other lawyers and professionals in the interests of our clients. Solid knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure, legal documentation and terminology. Experience with MS Office is a must and knowledge in the applications of PC Law, ACL, and Worldox are considered an asset.

If you are interested in joining our talented team, please visit our website and apply under the Careers section.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Law Clerk or Legal Assistant: 1 year (Required)