Law Clerk – Commercial Litigation

Commercial Litigation Law Clerk – Posting Date May 20, 2022

McKenzie Lake Lawyers LLP provides a full range of legal services in Southwestern Ontario. We offer an attractive work environment with support services and a full benefit package. Employees enjoy a fast-paced work environment and a supportive, collegial culture.

We have a great opportunity for a full-time Law Clerk to join a busy Litigation practice that services a wide range of clients, including large institutions, real estate developers and small business owners.

Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • management of matters from open to close: intake, conflict searches, retainers, directions;
  • communicating with clients, court staff and other third parties;
  • preparing legal documents and correspondence: draft letters, affidavit of documents, motions;
  • electronic filing using DMS and Primafact;
  • preparing and electronic filing of various court materials;
  • performing administrative duties: calendaring, bring forward management, accounts, requesting cheques, paying invoices;
  • understand and apply knowledge of The Rules of Civil Procedure

The perfect candidate for this opportunity will possess five years’ experience as a legal assistant/law clerk working in litigation. We look for the candidate to work independently as well as part of a team. You are able to demonstrate that you have excellent organization, verbal and written communication skills and able to interact with professionalism and diplomacy.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a detailed resume with a cover letter to our Chief Administrative Officer Dianne Elliott at elliott@mckenzielake.com

We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those under consideration will be contacted.