Associate, Wills & Estates

Posted on:
November 5, 2022

We are working with a growing and successful boutique law firm located in the Peel Region. The firm features a progressive and modern platform, a collegial and entrepreneurial-minded team, and an environment that promotes personal and career growth for its associates. The firm serves clients, from individuals to companies at all phases of growth, in the Peel Region and across the GTA.

Offering a lucrative bonus structure, flexibility around work arrangements, and potential for career advancement, this is a tremendous opportunity for an entrepreneurial lawyer to join a successful firm poised for future growth.

Job Description – Associate, Wills & Estates

Due to ongoing growth, our client is seeking to add an Associate, Wills & Estates to its team. The ideal candidate will have broad wills & estates experience, a strong work ethic, and an innovative mindset.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Manage a varied case load of wills & estates files
  • Structure and carry-out corporate reorganizations associated with wills & estates files
  • Participate in and support business development activities, including client relationship management.
  • Work with senior counsel to ensure deadlines are met.

Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

  • LL.B. or J.D. degree (or equivalent).
  • Good standing with a Canadian Law Society.
  • 1-4 years of wills & estates experience (or related experience in areas such as family or tax law).
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Innovative and entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Excellent verbal and written advocacy skills.

This is an exclusive search.

The Counsel Network is committed to building a diverse legal community through our inclusive business and recruitment practices. We value diversity of experience, expertise, and background, and strive to eliminate barriers historically encountered by marginalized groups. We recognize that an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce benefits and enriches both the legal profession and the greater community.

For more information or to apply for this position, contact:

Meaghan Loughry, Recruitment Associate


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