ABOUT GOWLING WLG
At Gowling WLG, our dedication to excellence and quality service begins with our people. As a global law firm with offices across Canada, the U.K., Europe, the Middle East and Asia, we pride ourselves on sourcing and retaining top talent who bring energy, passion and commitment to the delivery of outstanding client service.
When it comes to diversity, we not only accept it — we celebrate it, support it and thrive on it. To create an engaging and rewarding place to work, we seek to attract talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures. Our aim is to help everyone reach their full potential and achieve their personal and professional goals.
Employee satisfaction is important to us. We work hard to ensure that our people are motivated, engaged and empowered. Our diverse group of legal professionals, law students, law clerks/paralegals, legal administrative assistants and business support staff work together as a team, and are respected and valued for their individual contributions.
The Gowling WLG Ottawa office is currently seeking a motivated lawyer to join its dynamic Advocacy law group. The successful candidate will, in addition to any other practice experience, have a minimum of three years of commercial litigation, insurance and/or professional liability experience. The successful candidate must be prepared to work in a team environment and possess strong communication skills.
• Three years of related experience in commercial litigation, insurance and commercial litigation and/or professional liability experience
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Bilingualism is an asset although not required
Interested candidates should forward their cover letter, resume, academic transcripts, two writing samples and a list of all reported cases in confidence to:
Sandra Borrello – HR Manager
Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP
Suite 2600, 160 Elgin St.
Ottawa, ON K1P 1C3
Application deadline: October 20, 2017
Gowling WLG is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to offering equal employment opportunities regardless of race or racial group, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or gender identity. We foster an inclusive, equitable and accessible environment.
If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know.
While we appreciate all applications received, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.