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Swearing-In Ceremony for Justice Fraser

Posted By Administration, August 16, 2019

The Honourable George Czutrin
Senior Family Judge


The Honourable James E. McNamara
Regional Senior Justice

Superior Court of Justice

cordially invite you to attend
the ceremony for the administration of the
Affirmation of Office as a Justice of the
Superior Court of Justice


The Honourable Mary Fraser

on Wednesday, September 11, 2019
at four in the afternoon

to be held at
Pembroke Courthouse
Courtroom no. 1
297 Pembroke Street East,
Pembroke, ON

Reception to follow.

Tags:  Community 


Shared Office Space

Posted By Administration, August 16, 2019
Office space available for rent in a law office located on Merivale Road for $1500 per month. This modern, accessible, law office in a high-traffic commercial location seeks an additional lawyer who wishes to practice law in a collegial environment with experienced lawyers and support staff. Our areas of practice include real estate, wills and estates, corporate, immigration, and family law and we are willing to provide mentorship and referrals.

The office rental includes reception services, workspace for your support staff and the use of an interview room and kitchen. We are also offering the options of shared use of our phone system, internet, postage metre, and digital fax/copier/scanner. The ideal candidate will enjoy serving clients in a friendly atmosphere and would be willing to cover for colleagues on vacation. Please contact Mr. Robin MacKay at if you are interested.

Tags:  Office Space 


The Advocacy Club Presents - Discovery Techniques 1 - September 11 from 4:00-6:00 at KPMG

Posted By Administration, August 16, 2019
Updated: August 16, 2019
The Advocacy Club Presents - Discovery Techniques 1 - September 11 from 4:00-6:00 at KPMG

Presented by Brenda Hollingsworth and Dawn Baglole. Sponsored by Auger Hollingsworth and KPMG Forensic Services.

September 11 from 4:00-6:00 at KPMG 150 Elgin #1800, Ottawa

In this 2-hour session, participants will learn the techniques used during examinations for discovery where the witness does not understand, cannot answer or deliberately avoids the question. The 45 minutes presentation will be followed by a break-out session for participants to practice what they have just learned. Qualifies as 120 minutes substantive. For further details, and to sign up, contact John Hollander here.

Cost $65, plus HST. Part of the proceeds will be donated to the CCLA’s Renovation Fund.

Tags:  CPD 


Legal Counsel

Posted By Administration, August 14, 2019

Legal Counsel

EDC is Canada’s export credit agency, offering information, knowledge and innovative commercial solutions to help Canadian exporters and investors expand their international business. We take on risk so Canadian businesses can take on the world.

When you join our team, you’ll be helping Canadian companies bring their vision, passion and innovation to the global marketplace. Your knowledge and expertise will support more than 10,000 Canadian companies and their customers in as many as 200 markets worldwide. You’ll work shoulder-to-shoulder with the best and brightest in an inclusive, collaborative environment that fosters professional development and success. And you’ll know that you’re making a difference every day—for companies, for Canada and for the people you work with.

Year after year, EDC has been recognized as a Top 100 and Top Family-Friendly Employer.


EDC is seeking a team and solution-oriented corporate, commercial lawyer to join its Legal Services division of approximately 27 lawyers who provide a wide range of legal services to the Corporation.

EDC’s Legal Services is a dynamic, client-oriented environment, supporting EDC’s range of activities and services. Legal Services provides legal representation and assistance for all of its product offerings including loans and insurance transactions and knowledge business products. As well, the team supports EDC’s corporate function including its procurement and marketing activities.

The successful candidate will become a member of the EDC Legal Services team and will provide advice to the Corporation primarily in relation to its activities—both on origination and back office functions-- in the areas of insurance including credit insurance, political risk insurance, bonding, surety, guarantees, reinsurance and claims and recoveries. The lawyer would additionally support and advise EDC’s special loans and risk transfer groups.

Key Responsibilities

The responsibilities for the position relate to a variety of tasks representing transaction and non-transactional work, as well as knowledge and relationship management. Key responsibilities would include the following, but lawyers are expected to handle a broad range of business needs that may not be fully summarized below:

• Involvement in all aspects of an undertaking from the development and structuring of a transaction to the negotiation and documenting of the arrangement.
• Identify issues in file matters requiring consideration of appropriate risk mitigation measures and corporate perspective and knowledge.
• Draft legal documentation.
• Involvement in all aspects of claims and recovery matters relating to its insurance and financing products.
• Provide legal advice on various matters of law pertaining to the activities of EDC, such as EDC's rights and obligations under EDC contracts, interpretation of internal documentation and policies in areas of specialty, advice on authorization and compliance requirements, including interpreting the Export Development Act, the Financial Administration Act and other relevant statutes.
• Retain and supervise the services of outside counsel (both foreign and domestic).
• Review and comment on outside counsel's documents and advice, relating to undertakings in which the Corporation is or proposes to become involved.
• Proactively support the Corporation, the legal and business teams through collaboration and team work.

Screening Criteria

• Undergraduate degree in Law or related discipline
• Applicants must be licensed by a Canadian provincial bar and in good standing to practice law as a barrister and solicitor in any Canadian province or territory
• Minimum of relevant commercial experience having regard to the position described above as follows: 2 years for Level 2 candidates and 5 years for Level 3 candidates
• Strong communication skills (written and verbal), including strong drafting skills
• Demonstrated ability to multitask and to be able to manage a high volume of tasks and transactions effectively and efficiently
• Working knowledge of legal services principles and practices

Skills and Knowledge

• Strong creative and critical thinking skills to apply to a variety of complex issues and to provide advanced solutions
• Proactive lawyering and risk mitigation skills acquired in a commercially oriented, dynamic environment
• Strong judgment and decision-making qualities, and collaborative in soliciting the input of others, both within the legal team and outside the team where appropriate
• Strong influencing and negotiation skills to deal with conflicting and complex areas
• Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills
• Strong planning and project management skills


• Experience in litigation
• Experience in handling internal investigations
• Preference will be given to bilingual candidates (English & French)

Salary Range

• Level 2 - $73,000 - $109,000 + performance-based incentive
• Level 3 - $102,000 - $154,000 + performance-based incentive

*We will consider candidates at Level 2 and Level 3, depending on the incumbent's qualifications. *


• Please be advised that this position is based at our Head Office in Ottawa. Relocation assistance is available for eligible candidates.

How to apply

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Application deadline: Friday, August 30, 2019 11:59 p.m. EST on

EDC is committed to employment equity and actively encourages applications from women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and visible minorities. If selected for an interview, please advise us if you require special accommodation.

Candidates must meet the requisite government security screening requirements.

Tags:  Employment 


Swearing-Out Ceremony for the Honourable Justice Lynn Ratushny

Posted By Administration, August 13, 2019
The Honourable Justice Lynn Ratushny is officially retiring in September after 28 years on the bench. Regional Senior Justice James McNamara would like to invite everyone to attend a brief Swearing-Out Ceremony on September 4, 2019 @ 4:00 p.m. in Courtroom #37. We look forward to seeing you there.

Tags:  Community 


AJEFO - Formation approfondie en médiation familiale

Posted By Administration, August 12, 2019


Formation approfondie en médiation familiale : Hauts conflits

Date : 19, 20 et 21 septembre 2019

Lieu : Centre de conférence d’Ottawa, 200 chemin Coventry, Ottawa ON K1K 4S3

Publics visés : avocats, médiateurs, travailleurs sociaux, psychologues et autres professionnels

Coût : 350 $, repas inclus

Les frais pour ces trois jours de formation sont uniquement possibles grâce à l’appui financier du ministère de la Justice du Canada.

Formatrices :
• Mme Kelly Raymond (travailleuse sociale, Directrice générale, Société de l’Aide à l’enfance)
• Me Julie Guindon (avocate, médiatrice, arbitre et coordonnatrice parentale)

Inscrivez-vous aujourd’hui en remplissant ce formulaire. Les places sont limitées!

Le présent programme est désormais accrédité par :

Ontario Association for Family Mediation (OAFM) pour 21 heures du Advanced Family Mediation Training

Family Mediation Canada (FMC) pour 13 heures et 55 minutes reconnus envers le Family Mediator Certification Program

Barreau de l’Ontario pour 3 heures de professionnalisme et 12 heures et 10 minutes de droit de fond

Tags:  CPD 


Judicial Vacancy - St. Catharines (Criminal Law)

Posted By Administration, August 12, 2019
Please see the document below in regard to a judicial vacancy in St. Catharines:

ST. CATHARINES (Criminal Law)

Tags:  Employment 


Johnston Family Law Welcomes Associate Lawyer Kristie Smith and Articling Student Jordan Seward

Posted By Administration, August 9, 2019
Johnston Family Law is pleased to welcome Kristie Smith and Jordan Seward to our team.

Kristie represents clients in all areas of family law, including parenting, child support, spousal support and property issues, and in child protection matters. Prior to joining Johnston Family Law, Kristie completed her articles as a judicial law clerk for the Superior Court of Justice and then practiced at a boutique family and child protection firm in Ottawa. Kristie received her law degree from the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law. She also holds a B.Sc. from McGill University.

Jordan recently graduated from the University of Ottawa’s English Common Law program and is now completing his articles at Johnston Family Law. During his time at law school, he completed two internships in family law and also worked at the university’s legal clinic in the family law division for one year. Originally from St. John’s, Newfoundland, Jordan also holds a Bachelor of Arts in French from Memorial University.

To view Kristie and Jordan’s full profiles, please visit our website.

Tags:  Community 


Will Search Notice - Robert Joseph Morin

Posted By Administration, August 8, 2019

Anyone having knowledge of a Will of the late Robert Joseph Morin of the City of Ottawa, in the Province of Ontario, who died on March 22, 2019 is requested to contact Evelyn Wheeler, 38 Mill Street, Almonte, Ontario K0A 1A0, email or phone 613-256-4148.

Tags:  Wills & Estates 


The Advocacy Club Presents - Discovery Techniques 2 - October 16 from 4:00-6:00 at KPMG

Posted By Administration, August 8, 2019
The Advocacy Club Presents - Discovery Techniques 2 - October 16 from 4:00-6:00 at KPMG

Presented by Allison Klymyshyn and Natalie Gajewski. Sponsored by Cavanagh LLP and KPMG Forensic Services.

This 2.0-hour presents the techniques of offence (without offending, of course) in which litigation counsel present the techniques to get the information – all the information - and to overcome evasive action by witnesses and resistance from opposing counsel. As part of the session, participants also learn techniques to prepare their witnesses to be examined. And, as a bonus, to defend against aggressive tactics of opposing counsel. All within ethical bounds. For further details, and to sign up, contact John Hollander here

This program is accepted by the Law Society of Upper Canada for continuing professional development for both 1.5 substantive hours and 0.5 professional hours.

Cost $65, plus HST. Part of the proceeds will be donated to the CCLA’s Renovation Fund.

Tags:  CPD 


FOLA's submission to MAG's Review of Family and Civil Legislation, Regulations, and Processes

Posted By Administration, August 1, 2019
Lindsey Park, MPP and Parliamentary Assistant to the Attorney General, has wrapped up a series of consultation sessions as part of the MAG’s review of Family and Civil Legislation, Regulations, and Processes. In addition to these consultation sessions, Ms. Park requested that any written submissions be received no later than July 31, 2019.

FOLA’s ()Federation of Ontario Law Associations) executive spent much of July 2019 attending various consultation sessions throughout the province and the FOLA Family Law Committee Chair, Valerie Brown, prepared this submission, sent to Ms. Park on July 30th.

Tags:  Community 


Become a Professional Mediator

Posted By Administration, August 1, 2019


Colleen Currie and Valerie Morinville are delivering the 40-hour Fundamentals of Family Mediation in Ottawa on September 5-7 and 16-17-18. This training is recognized by OAFM (the Ontario Association for Family Mediation), and will be of interest to family law lawyers who want to develop a professional family mediation practice, or who want to become accredited family mediators.

For those practitioners who have already started their journey to become a professional family mediator, Colleen Currie is delivering the 21-hour Advanced Family Mediation workshop on October 16-17-18. This training is also recognized by OAFM towards your family mediator accreditation. This Advanced course is skills-based and will use the Insight approach to addressing conflict.

OAFM has been accrediting mediators for 30 years; their accreditation is the recognized standard for family mediators in Ontario.

The approach in these workshops is experiential. Participants learn through a combination of interactive adult teaching methods including demonstrations, role plays, small group discussions, and reflective exercises.

For more information, or to register, please visit (under the Training tab) or contact Colleen by email at or telephone at 613.726.2694.

Tags:  CPD 


Will Search for Ruth Zelda Viola Montgomery

Posted By Administration, July 31, 2019
Anyone with a Will from Ruth Montgomery ( DOB May 16, 1935 who died on January 18, 2019 in Ottawa, Ontario). Please have them contact my office.

Peter A. McSherry
Peter A. McSherry Law Office
Professional Corporation
343 Waterloo Ave.
Guelph, Ontario
N1H 3K1
(519) 821-5465 Phone
(519) 822-2867 Fax

Tags:  Wills & Estates 


Real Estate Assistant

Posted By Administration, July 30, 2019
Vincent Dagenais Gibson LLP/s.r.l. – Real Estate Assistant

We are seeking a real estate assistant to join our business law group.
The position is to support our residential real estate team to conduct purchases, sales and refinances from opening the matter to reporting and our commercial real estate team to conduct secured financing, construction draws and subdivision work.

Hours of work will be from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Knowledge of Conveyancer and Teraview are required.

The position will also require to assist in general administrative tasks as determined from time to time by the Management.

Skills required:
- self-motivated individual;
- strong work ethic;
- computer proficiency;
- working knowledge of English;
- ability to communicate via telephone, email and general correspondence;
- team player; and
- ability to pay attention to details.

- Salary will be based on experience and commensurate with the firm’s pay structure;
- Standard employee benefits will be provided after 3 months’ probation period; and
- Vacation and sick days will be per the firm’s policy

Qualified candidates should submit their cover letter and resume via email to Tammy Hendrick at no later than August 31, 2019. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications can be sent in French.

Vincent Dagenais Gibson LLP/s.r.l.
260, rue Dalhousie Street, Suite 400
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7E4

Tags:  Employment 


Job Advertisement – Legal Assistant

Posted By Administration, July 29, 2019

Laforge Beaulieu LLP

Rare opportunity for a talented legal assistant to be part of a young law firm expanding its services and clientele in Rockland, Ontario. Our firm is an exciting family law practice where an employee will have the opportunity to contribute and learn within a great environment. There are two full-time positions, 5 days per week. We offer a competitive salary, flexibility and paid vacation.

Date of hire: As soon as possible


➢ Prepare legal documents for court filing;
➢ Organize office accounting and client invoices;
➢ Draft correspondence and agreements as dictated;
➢ Schedule client meetings and lawyer’s agenda;
➢ Follow up on correspondence with clients;
➢ Coordinate office staff logistics;
➢ Plan and/or organize meetings;
➢ Perform all other tasks related to office organization and office support under the lawyer’s supervision.


➢ College diploma as a legal assistant or an equivalent diploma such as office administration;
➢ At least 2 years’ experience in a similar position;
➢ Fluently bilingual in French and English, both spoken and written;
➢ Knowledge of Microsoft Office software, especially Excel;
➢ Experience working in family law and/or real estate law would be an asset;
➢ Proficiency with divorcemate and esilaw would be an asset.

Specific skill sets
➢ Resourceful
➢ Great positive outlook
➢ Ability to work independently – self starter
➢ Outstanding people skills (must deal with the public)
➢ Works well in fast paced environment
➢ Excellent work ethic
➢ Resilient
➢ Keen on learning
➢ Diplomacy and patience
➢ Must have a keen sense of confidentiality and discretion

Please forward resume cover letter and references to Gabrielle Beaulieu at by August 5th, 2019.

Only applicants meeting the criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process

Laforge Beaulieu s.r.l.

Opportunité rare pour un adjoint juridique talentueux de se joindre à une jeune firme d’avocats qui prend de l’expansion et qui élargit sa clientèle dans la région de Rockland, Ontario. Notre firme de pratique en droit de la famille consiste en un milieu de travail dynamique et excitant où vous aurez l’opportunité de non seulement contribuer, mais aussi d’apprendre. Ce poste est à temps plein (cinq (5)
journées/semaine). Nous offrons un salaire compétitif, de la flexibilité et des congés annuels rémunérés.

Date d’entrée en poste : Dès que possible

➢ Préparation de documents légaux pour dépôt à la cour ;
➢ Organisation de la comptabilité et de la facturation des clients ;
➢ Rédaction de correspondance et d’ententes variées telle que dictée par l’avocat en chef ;
➢ Organisation des rendez-vous des clients et de l’agenda de l’avocat en chef ;
➢ Faire les suivis de la correspondance des clients ;
➢ Coordination de la logistique de bureau ;
➢ Planifier et/ou organiser des rencontres ;
➢ Toute autre tâche liée au soutien du bureau, sous la direction de l’avocat en chef.

➢ Diplôme collégial d’adjoint juridique ou dans un domaine relié au travail comme une technique en administration de bureau ;
➢ Au moins trois (3) années d’expérience dans un travail similaire ;
➢ Bilinguisme en français et anglais à l’oral et à l’écrit ;
➢ Connaissances de la suite Microsoft Office, surtout Excel ;
➢ Expérience de travail en droit de la famille serait un atout ;
➢ Connaissances des logiciels divorcemate et esilaw seraient un atout.

Habiletés additionnelles
➢ Attitude positive avec beaucoup d’initiative et de leadership
➢ Habileté à travailler seul et très débrouillard
➢ Habiletés interpersonnelles hors pair (dois travailler régulièrement avec le public)
➢ Capacité à travailler dans un milieu dynamique où les activités se déroulent à un rythme soutenu et à s'adapter rapidement à un changement de priorités
➢ Excellente éthique de travail
➢ Soif d’apprendre
➢ Diplomatique et patient
➢ Discret et comprend l’importance de la confidentialité

SVP, acheminez votre Curriculum Vitae, lettre d’introduction et références à Gabrielle Beaulieu à l’adresse courriel suivante : avant le 5 août 2019. Nous remercions tous les appliquant toutefois nous communiquerons seulement avec les candidats retenus.

Tags:  Employment 


Three (3) Positions - Legal Assistants – Real Estate Law, Corporate/Commercial Law and Wills and Estates

Posted By Administration, July 25, 2019
Charron Pilon Sauvé s.r.l. – Trois (3) postes - Adjoints(es) juridiques – Droit immobilier, Droit des affaires et Droit des Successions et Testaments

Charron Pilon Sauvé LLP/s.r.l. est à la recherche de trois (3) adjoints(es) juridiques en droit immobilier, droit des successions et testaments et droit des affaires pour joindre son équipe. Les candidat(e)s doivent être bilingues. En ce qui a trait au poste dans le domaine du droit immobilier, une connaissance des programmes Conveyancer, Teraview, Microsoft Office et PCLAW est un atout, mais non obligatoire.

Si vous êtes intéressé(e)s à joindre notre cabinet, veuillez soumettre votre résumé dès que possible en toute confidentialité à Sophie Sauvé à

Nous remercions tous ceux et celles qui soumettront leur demande d’emploi, cependant, seul(e)s les candidat(e)s retenu(e)s pour une entrevue seront contacté(e)s.

Charron Pilon Sauvé LLP – Three (3) Positions - Legal Assistants – Real Estate Law, Corporate/Commercial Law and Wills and Estates

Due to growth of the firm, Charron Pilon Sauvé LLP/s.r.l. is seeking three (3) legal assistants in the areas of real estate, wills and estates and corporate/commercial law to join its team. The candidates must be bilingual. With respect to the real estate position, proficiency in Conveyancer, Teraview, Microsoft Office and PCLAW softwares is ideal, but not mandatory.

If you are interested in joining our law firm, please send your resume in confidence to Sophie Sauvé at

We thank all those who apply, however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Tags:  Employment 


Call for Papers: Fourth Biennial Public Law Conference, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa, 17-19 June 2020

Posted By Administration, July 25, 2019
Call for Papers

Fourth Biennial Public Law Conference

Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa, 17-19 June 2020

From 17 to 19 June 2020, the Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa will hold the fourth biennial Public Law Conference, co-organised by the University of Ottawa, the University of Melbourne and the University of Cambridge. The Public Law series is the pre-eminent regular forum for the discussion of public law matters in the common law world. The first conferences in the series were held at Cambridge in 2014 and 2016, and the third in Melbourne in 2018. The 2020 conference will feature approximately 80 speakers, including leading judges and scholars drawn from across the common law world, to discuss the most important issues in public law today. The conference series is sponsored by Hart Publishing Ltd.

Please click here for more information.

Tags:  Community 


Employment Lawyer Needed

Posted By Administration, July 25, 2019
Small Catholic College with degree granting status in Ontario seeks an employment lawyer who could provide assistance from time to time on a pro bono basis. Inquiries would be welcome. Call Joseph Hamon 613-371-6556 x. 101

Tags:  Employment 


Junior Lawyer Position - Honey/MacMillan

Posted By Administration, July 23, 2019
Eric Honey is looking for a junior lawyer to join his busy team at our office in Westboro. Eric's practice is mainly Wills, Estates and Real Estate. Experience is not required but excellent communication skills with clients and colleagues, and eagerness to learn from Eric and his excellent team of paralegals and legal assistants is imperative.

The ideal candidate will be keen to learn and gain experience from a multitude of different client-solicitor interactions, be hardworking and must have strong organizational skills. You must also be willing and able to be called upon to address clients' concerns of many natures and assist in problem solving situations.

If you feel you would be a good fit in our firm, please forward your resume in confidence to Eric at All applications will be kept confidential, and only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest and we hope to hear from you soon.

Tags:  Employment 


Judicial Vacancy – Gore Bay

Posted By Administration, July 22, 2019
Please see the document below in regard to a judicial vacancy in Gore Bay:

Gore Bay (75% Criminal Law, 25% Family Law)

Tags:  Employment 


Buy your Tickets to the 39th Annual REACH Auction!

Posted By Administration, July 18, 2019
The Annual 39th REACH Auction, Tuesday October 29th, sustains Reach for months thanks to all our guests and supporters! Please help support Reach by purchasing a Corporate table (for 8) available at $1300 or early bird individual tickets at $115 (until September 15).

Register online at

Three course meal, live and silent auction items all in newly renovated St. Elias Convention Centre.

Tags:  Community 


CADRE - Capital ADR Experts

Posted By Administration, July 17, 2019
Updated: July 17, 2019

CADRE - Capital ADR Experts now accepting bookings for September 2019

The Honourable Giovanna Toscano Roccamo (Ret’d) and Lynn Parker B.A.,M.B.A., C.L.C.P. are proud to announce the opening of Capital ADR Experts. We combine over 35 years of legal practice and judicial experience with 35 years of knowledge of insurance, life care planning, and rehabilitation in a unique framework of dispute resolution tools best suited to resolve personal injury, medical negligence and insurance related claims.

Our focus is in leveraging our distinctly different skills sets and professional backgrounds in a manner that enhances the dispute resolution process. Please visit our website at for further information in relation to services and our availability commencing in September.

Tags:  Community 


Looking for Rental Space

Posted By Administration, July 15, 2019
Steven Fried, sole family law practitioner, is seeking office space to rent for October 1, 2019. Looking for one (1) large single office with additional secretarial space with full services such as full-time receptionist, fax, scanner and photocopier and telephone/internet, etc.

Must be in downtown area and preferably located in old heritage style building.

Parking is also required for one vehicle but can otherwise be arranged if not available.

If you can please contact Steven Fried at (613) 233-4420 Ext. 137 or by email to:

Tags:  Office Space 


Will Search Notice - Webster James Hendry

Posted By Administration, July 11, 2019
Anyone having knowledge of a Will for Webster James Hendry, late of the City of Ottawa, is asked to contact WINDLE LAW FIRM, 249 McLeod Street, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1A1 or 613-231-2734.

Tags:  Wills & Estates 


Law Clerk - Commercial Litigation

Posted By Administration, July 11, 2019

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.


We have a career opportunity for the position of Senior Law Clerk for our Advocacy Department to work within a team environment practicing commercial litigation.


• Initiates the organization of and manages files or parts of files.
• Calculates litigation time lines and ensures deadlines are met.
• Liaises with clients and professionals.
• Drafts Court documents such as Affidavits, Motions, Affidavits of Documents, Bills of Cost, etc.
• Creates a document database, cross-reference production and exhibit documents and maintains disc copies of transcripts for searching purposes using the Relativity program.
• Provides litigation support prior to and during trials and hearings. Organizes attendance of witnesses.
• Reviews transcripts to summarize and prepare lists of outstanding items.
• Assembles answers to undertakings.
• Prepares charts, chronologies and summaries of documentary evidence for use on discovery and trial.
• Performs legal research as generally required in preparation of pleadings.


• Law Clerk diploma and a minimum of five years of legal experience as a Law Clerk/Paralegal combined with knowledge of current legal policies and procedures.
• Expertise in Microsoft Office Suite.
• Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
• Advanced experience in Relativity or equivalent software.
• Ability to effectively handle large volumes of work, with the ability to work independently as well as actively participate in and support a team.
• Ability to communicate effectively with other Firm members, with the aptitude to take care of clients’ needs in a professional and courteous manner.
• Bilingualism (French/English) would be an asset.

Gowling WLG is proud to offer equal employment opportunities.

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.

Please apply by visiting our website by using the link below:

Tags:  Employment 

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