Associate Lawyer

Life Sciences

Toronto, ON

  • 2021-09-16
  • Our client, a forward-thinking law boutique in the family law area, composed of result-oriented lawyers with a culture based on pro-activity and professional integrity, is looking for an Associate Lawyer in the Great Toronto Area. 

    The position involves a hybrid work environment (both remote and office work). 

    Key responsibilities:
    • Understands how to best serve clients and knows how to achieve a desired resolution for them;
    • Provides Legal Support
      - completes extensive case-related research into relevant laws and regulations;
      - negotiates on behalf of clients, drafts and interprets contracts and legal documents;
      - oversees compliance of the legal documents;
    • Maintains Client Relationships: 
      - creates and maintains a good relationship with company’s clients;
      - communicates with the clients on a regular basis;
      - explains complex legal proceedings and concepts;
    • Prepares Reports: keeps all stakeholders – from the senior colleagues to clients – abreast of the progress of cases by creating reports and verbal communications. 
    Qualifications:
    • Good Understanding of Family Law (Trials, Mediation, etc.); 
    • Between 3-6 years of experience in the family lay practice area; 
    • Professional and friendly personality;
    • Open minded and open to continuous development – coachable;
    • The ability to deal with higher end clients in a transparent, diplomatic and assertive manner.
    If you are interested in this role, please send your resume to Jack Gawen at jgawen@locksearchgroup.com, making sure to include " Associate Lawyer position" as the subject of your email.