Fasken is a leading international business law and litigation firm. With over 950 lawyers and 1,100+ employees, we have offices in Vancouver, Surrey, Calgary, Tsuut’ina Nations, Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal, Québec City, London, and Johannesburg. We provide strategic and thoughtful advice in virtually all areas of business law to a broad range of clients including close to half of the Fortune 100 companies, corporate clients, government agencies, regulatory authorities, non-profit bodies and individual clients.
We are a high-achieving, professional, entrepreneurial, team-oriented, and friendly place to work. We are committed to diversity and inclusion and offer a welcoming environment for all people. While we are here to service our clients and are a deadline-driven industry, we look to be innovative, and there are opportunities to participate in initiatives which make a difference in our firm and community.
Achieve excellence doing work that’s challenging and rewarding, with people you’ll like working with, in an environment that’s welcoming, supportive, entrepreneurial and innovative, where you’re a valued contributor, not just an employee. For additional information about the firm or this position, please visit our website at www.fasken.com.
Associate (Litigation Department) – Calgary, AB
We are currently looking for a dynamic and experienced mid-level Associate lawyer to join the Litigation Department in our Calgary office. The successful candidate will have four (4) to five (5) years’ of broad experience in commercial litigation, and strong legal research, analysis and writing skills. We are seeking a service-oriented lawyer, who is able to handle a wide range of litigation and dispute resolution files in a busy litigation practice.
In this position, you would be involved in representing sophisticated clients in a variety of civil litigation and arbitration matters, in a wide range of areas including construction, energy, estates, insurance, product liability, and securities disputes. As an associate in our Litigation Department, you will collaborate with more senior lawyers on their complex files, and will also have carriage of your own files.
Candidates will possess strong academic credentials, superior advocacy skills, exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, and will be a highly motivated, team player.
The ideal candidate is an active member of the Law Society of Alberta, or is an active member of another Canadian Law Society, and will be admitted to the Alberta bar within the calendar year.
What we offer:
Join our friendly, collaborative and rewarding work environment where your professional development is supported, and your contributions are encouraged and valued. In a full-time, permanent associate role, we offer the following:
- A competitive salary and bonus program
- Flexible medical and dental benefits, including telemedicine services
- Hybrid work flexibility
- Short and long term disability insurance
- Employee and family assistance program (EFAP)
- Paid vacation and sick days
- Wellness Subsidy
- Maternity/parental leave top up program
- Employee referral program
- Opportunities to give back to your community through Firm initiatives
Diversity and Inclusion
At Fasken we believe a diverse workplace comprises individuals with unique backgrounds, characteristics and qualities. An inclusive workplace creates an equitable environment where individuals are respected and where they are welcome. Fasken is committed to diversity and inclusion in all that we do.
Accessibility and Accommodation
It is important to our Firm that all its members, including those with disabilities, find our workplace to be welcoming and supportive. Reasonable accommodations are available on request for candidates with disabilities taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Background and Reference Checks
Any offer of employment may be conditional upon full background checks including a criminal record check, a credit check, employment and educational verification.
The ideal candidate is an active member of the Law Society of Alberta, or is an active member of another Canadian Law Society, and will soon be admitted to the Alberta bar.
Fasken provides associates with a collegial work environment, competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package and opportunities for professional growth.
If you thrive on challenges, enjoy working in a fast-paced dynamic environment and are focused on building a busy practice, you are invited to send your resume, cover letter and transcripts in confidence via email to Stacey McCreath, Senior Director, Professional Resources, or through our Fasken Careers Page on www.fasken.com.
Stacey McCreath (she/her), Senior Director, Professional Resources
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
3400 First Canadian Centre
350 - 7th Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 3N9
Email: [email protected]
We thank all candidates for applying, however, only qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.
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