Lawyer, Civil Litigation (Senior)

Posted on:
September 22, 2021

Litigation Lawyer Jobs in Toronto, Canada

We are working with one of Canada’s top litigation boutiques known for its strong advocacy and dedicated team of outstanding lawyers.

This is an excellent opportunity for talented and ambitious lawyers to put their name alongside Canada’s pre-eminent litigators, working with a high-performing team and premier companies, institutions, and individuals. The firm is deeply committed to fostering an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce and features a gender-balanced partner leadership team. The firm recruits and supports diverse candidates and is dedicated to their long-term advancement and retention.

Job Description – Litigation Lawyers

Due to ongoing growth, our client is seeking two litigators - a Partner (10+ years) and a Senior Lawyer (20+ years) – to play key roles in the firm’s thriving civil litigation practice. In addition to building their profile and practice with an exceptional platform, each role will have significant impact on the firm’s structure, culture, and management.

The Partner, Civil Litigation (10+ years) will be an ambitious and up-and-coming litigator looking to take the lead on some of the most challenging, high-profile cases in Canada. They will work alongside elite litigators and provide representation and advice to established clients, ranging from individuals to public-traded and closely held companies.

The Senior Lawyer, Civil Litigation (20+ years) will be a skilled and well-established litigator looking to provide consultation and guidance on large, sophisticated files, with an emphasis on mentoring and developing a team of dedicated, high-performing associates.  

As the ideal candidate, you will have an outstanding track record as an expert litigator and problem-solver (either up-and-coming or well-established), and an appetite to build your profile and play an integral role in developing a premier civil litigation practice. A fully portable practice is not required.

Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

  • LL.B. or J.D. degree (or equivalent).
  • Good standing with a Canadian Law Society.
  • For Partner, Civil Litigation 10+ years of strong civil litigation experience.
  • For Senior Lawyer, Civil Litigation 20+ years of strong civil litigation with an excellent track record of mentorship and developing a team.
  • Superior problem-solving 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:

Dal Bhathal, Managing Partner

416.364.6654 / 604.643.1708 

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