Litigation Associate Lawyer

GGFI Law
Posting Date:
Jan 17, 2024
Company/Firm:
GGFI Law
Area of Law:
Litigation
Position Type:
Full-Time Permanent, Hybrid
Location:
Kitchener
Experience:
1-10 years

Description

GGFI Law is looking for a full-time Litigation Lawyer to work on a broad range of litigation matters, including commercial, property, estate, construction, and employment litigation. The successful candidate will enjoy the benefits of practicing in a multi-disciplinary and collegial firm. GGFI prides itself on providing a friendly and collegial environment and a competitive compensation package.

Duties:

The duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Advocating for clients at all stages of the litigation process
  • Working in collaboration with other associates and/or partners
  • Conducting initial client consultations
  • Drafting pleadings, facta, affidavits, notices of application/motion and other Court documents
  • Conducting legal research
  • Overseeing work delegated to students
  • Conducting examinations for discovery, cross-examinations and other examinations
  • Conducting Court hearings including trials, motions and applications
  • Conducting tribunal hearings
  • Mentorship of summer law students and articling students

Qualifications and Skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to handle carriage of a variety of litigation files
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to work well both independently and as a member of a team
  • Common sense, practicality, and enthusiasm for assisting clients and for the practice of law
  • Excellent business judgment and high level of professionalism

Experience

  • The ideal candidate will have 1-10 years of post-call experience

GGFI Law is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise if you require accommodation for interview or employment purposes.

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