SV Law has an exciting, full time, opportunity for a Civil Litigation Law Clerk, in our Guelph office.
As an “Employer of Choice”, we are proud to offer a supportive, flexible, and dynamic work environment with positive company culture. We also offer benefits and perks that can support your life, family, community, and wellbeing.
If you have the skills and experience indicated below and are interested in hearing more about what SV Law has to offer, we encourage you to send in your resume and cover letter!
About the Opportunity:
As the successful candidate you will have a Law Clerk or Legal Assistant Diploma or equivalent and 3 – 5 years experience in a litigation role.
Responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to; the drafting of litigation documents (including applications, claims, defenses, motions, affidavits, affidavits of documents, and orders from endorsements, etc.), filing documents through Civil Submissions Online portal and uploading through Caselines/Case Center, use of effective communication skills with clients, opposing counsel and the Court, scheduling within lawyer’s calendars, liaison with clients and opposing counsel, and performing various other clerk and assistant related tasks
You are a team player who can contribute positively to a supportive environment but also excel and maintain focus while working independently. You have excellent organizational skills, high attention to detail, the ability to prioritize, and multitask, all of which will assist you in working in this fast-paced environment. You are also not afraid to ask questions when you need guidance.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills are an asset for dealing effectively with clients, lawyers and professionals in the interests of our clients.
You possess solid knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure, including filing deadlines and use of Caselines/Case Center. Experience with MS Office is a must and knowledge in the applications of ACL, Primafact, Adobe Acrobat, and LEAP are considered an asset.
At SV Law, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported, and are free from violence and harassment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and community. If you require an accommodation for the recruitment/interview process (including alternate formats of materials, or accessible meeting rooms or other accommodation), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
Job Types: Permanent, Full-time
- Company events
- Dental care
- Disability insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Extended health care
- Life insurance
- On-site parking
- Paid time off
- RRSP match
- Vision care
- Wellness program
SV Law is committed to the health and wellbeing of our team members and clients and are following all Provincial and local public health regulations and protocols as they relate to COVID-19. We offer rapid testing to all employees.
- Civil Litigation: 3 years (preferred)
Work Location: In person