Law Clerk – Class Actions

Class Actions Law Clerk – Posting Date March 18, 2022

We have an exciting opportunity for you as a permanent full-time Law Clerk in our Class Actions Department.   This role is in a heavily team-based environment and you will enjoy working independently and as part of a team.  Tasks will include but not limited to:

  • Ensure rigorous follow-up of all class action cases
  • Manage deadlines
  • Paper and electronic classification of documents
  • Assist with pleadings, motion materials and notices to class members
  • Establish communication with the different stakeholders involved in the cases utilizing electronic and social media platforms
  • Preparing charts, chronologies and summaries of documentary evidence
  • Provide consistent document preparation and administrative support
  • Knowledge of ProLaw, Excel, DMS and Primafact an asset
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to correspond effectively and respectfully with clients

We are looking for a candidate that can offer:

  • A post secondary education and experience in civil or commercial litigation is a plus
  • A certificate or diploma from a recognized community college (legal assistant, paralegal or law clerk program)
  • Knowledge and understanding of Court filing procedures
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to manage priorities
  • Proficient in Word, Outlook, Excel and Primafact
  • Experience with a Document Management System
  • Ability to communicate with clients in French an asset
  • Strong interpersonal skills for communicating with clients, class members, lawyers and court offices
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

We offer a technologically advanced work environment with exposure to industry specific computer applications supported by a comprehensive training and ongoing support program.

We provide above average compensation and benefits.  McKenzie Lake is an equal opportunity employer and will work with and accommodate persons with disabilities throughout the entire recruitment, selection, and on-boarding process. 

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.