Siskinds is one of Southwestern Ontario’s leading law firms. We are a team of over 230 lawyers and support staff covering personal, business, personal injury and class action law and over 25 specialized practice areas. As one, we are focused on helping clients make the right legal choices, managing legal affairs, connecting the dots where needed and generally making life a little less complex by making the expertise clients need easier to access and use.
Commercial Litigation Law Clerk – Full-time
This position will require you to perform clerk functions for an extremely busy Commercial Litigation team. These tasks include but are not limited to, communications with clients and opposing counsels, legal research and drafting court documents, such as pleadings, motions, pre-trial memorandums, mediation briefs, affidavits of documents, answers to undertakings and trial preparation.
Our ideal candidate will have a post-secondary education (Legal Assistant/Law Clerk/Paralegal) and will have a minimum of 5+ years of relevant experience, and/or a sound working knowledge of this area.
We need an intelligent (“quick to pick up”), enthusiastic and proactive individual. The role requires sound administrative, time management, and organizational skills. It also requires excellent communication skills (verbal, written and grammatical). Attention to detail is also imperative.
You will work well both independently and within the team setting. You will have a sincere passion for new technology learning and application. You enjoy a fast-paced, multi-tasked and deadline driven environment.
The following skills and attributes are also essential:
• Above average interpersonal skills
• Strong organizational skills with the ability to be proactive and follow through.
• Superior communication skills (both verbal and written)
• Proficient knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure
• Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work to deadlines in a fast paced working environment
• Strong client service skills, and finally
• Strong keyboarding/computer skills (primarily Word and Outlook)
We are a truly cohesive team, and as such, being a team player as well as having a strong technical ability and positive attitude will make you a top runner, and ideally our chosen candidate.
We offer a technologically advanced environment with exposure to many specialized computer applications. Our comprehensive in-house training and ongoing support is of the highest level. We offer competitive compensation and benefits.
Siskinds is an equal opportunity employer and will work with and accommodate persons with disabilities throughout the entire recruitment, selection, and on-boarding process. To learn more about us, please visit our website at www.siskinds.com Please email your resume quoting “Commercial Litigation Law Clerk and Your Name” in the subject line, to email@example.com . Deadline for submissions is Wednesday, February 10, 2021.
Contact Information: Siskinds, London Head Office
Attention: Human Resources, 680 Waterloo Street, P.O. Box 2520
London Ontario N6A 3V8