Law Clerk - Commercial Litigation and Construction - Best Job North of Toronto
Cartel Inc.
Richmond Hill, Canada
12d ago

Our client, a busy litigation law firm located in Richmond Hill, is currently looking to hire a construction litigation law clerk.

The ideal candidate must be able to handle a file independently and be open to learning. If you have 3+ years experience in litigation, construction and commercial, are ready to work closer to home, we have an interview for you.

This firm offers Bay Street Compensation.

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 three years of current Litigation Law Clerk experience.
  • Experience in construction lien litigation.
  • 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 Ben Higham, Director of Legal Recruiting Ben

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