Looking to join a friendly and hard-working team?
We are currently hiring for an articling student to commence in 2020.
We are a litigation and real estate boutique firm in midtown Toronto looking for two (2) highly motivated law students to commence articling with our firm in January 2020. Both Canadian law school and NCA graduates are encouraged to apply.
We have a diverse practice which includes the following areas of law:
Civil and Commercial Litigation
Collections, Bankruptcy, and Secured Creditor Enforcement
Tort Claims including Fraud, Negligence, Defamation, Tortious Interference, Conversion,
Shareholder Disputes and Oppression Claims
Residential and Commercial Real Estate
Wills and Estates
Our firm offers articling students the opportunity to get unparalleled hands-on experience in all aspects of practicing civil litigation at a busy law firm.
Student responsibilities will include:
Drafting court documents and pleadings;
Appearing at uncontested and contested motions in the Superior Court of Justice;
Attending Small Claims Court matters;
Communicating and negotiating with opposing counsel and unrepresented litigants;
Managing client relationships, including drafting legal advice for counsel and regular client communications;
Conducting legal research and drafting legal memoranda;
Other legal and administrative assistance as required.
Minimum Academic Requirements:
Law Degree (JD or LLB) from an accredited Canadian Law School with a minimum overall average of B-;
Law Degree (JD or LLB) from an accredited United Kingdom Law School with a minimum degree classification of Second Class (Upper);
A Law Degree from another common law jurisdiction with academic achievement equivalent to either of the above.
Please note that candidates who do not meet the minimum academic requirements will not be considered.
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Attention to detail
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Excellent time-management and punctuality
Your application package should include a cover letter, resume, law school transcripts, and any other documents which would highlight your qualifications. Undergraduate transcripts showing final two years of study are not necessary but may be beneficial. Please submit all required documents under one file when you apply via indeed.
Applicants who obtained their law degree outside of Canada must also provide an NCA Certificate of Qualification or proof that the Certificate will be obtained before articling begins.
Please send applications to Kelly Doyle at kdoyle@youngmanlaw by no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 8, 2019. This is a paid internship.