Opportunities for Litigation Lawyers

Commercial Litigation Lawyer Opportunity

Gilbertson Davis LLP is a boutique litigation and business law firm that provides a congenial and multifaceted work environment

Current Openings

Law Clerk for full-time position providing support to our busy downtown Insurance & Commercial Litigation Team.  The applicant should have 4+ years’ experience as a Litigation Legal Assistant/clerk and a  College Diploma or equivalent.  Experience in Insurance Defence is a must. Familiarity with Commercial Litigation Practice is an asset.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Co-ordinating and monitoring administrative functions to ensure work is completed accurately and within established time frames
  • Managing files through all stages of the legal process, including opening and closing files
  • General administrative duties including entering timesheets and preparing accounts
  • Maintaining calendar and bring forwards
  • Conduct corporate searches, Personal Property Security Act registrations
  • Preparing and filing Articles of Incorporation and Articles of Amendment
  • Maintaining corporate records
  • Preparing and typing court documents, pleadings and trial briefs
  • Drafting Affidavits of Documents
  • Scheduling meetings, examinations and other proceedings

Experience/Skills

  • Knowledge of general corporate commercial matters
  • Civil Litigation skills and experience
  • Familiarity with estate administration and real estate matters
  • Knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure and court practice and procedures at various levels
  • Excellent grammar, spelling and proofreading skills
  • Superior analytical, organizational and prioritization abilities
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong technical skills and proficient in Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • PC Law experience preferred
  • Familiarity with Fast Company is an asset
  • A team player who is resourceful, motivated and works well under pressure
  • Able to take initiative, set priorities and multitask
  • Flexibility and adaptability are essential

Salary based on experience and skillset.  Benefits package.

Interested and qualified applicants should forward a covering letter and resume, in confidence, to Danielle Brooks (dbrooks@gilbertsondavis.com)

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected will be contacted for an interview.

Legal Administrative Assistant for full-time position providing support to our busy downtown Insurance & Commercial Litigation Team.  The applicant should have 4+ years’ experience as a Litigation Legal Assistant/clerk and a legal secretarial Community College Diploma or equivalent.  Experience in Insurance Defence is a must. Familiarity with Commercial Litigation Practice is an asset.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Co-ordinating and monitoring administrative functions to ensure work is completed accurately and within established time frames
  • Managing files through all stages of the legal process, including opening and closing files, preparing undertakings list, following-up on productions and undertakings
  • General administrative duties including entering timesheets and preparing accounts
  • Maintaining calendar and bring forwards
  • Scheduling medical legal examinations, hearings, examinations for discovery and other court proceedings
  • Preparing and typing court documents and pleadings
  • Drafting Affidavits of Documents
  • Preparing and typing client correspondence and reports
  • Preparation of motion records
  • Trial and hearing preparation including assembling of briefs, witness lists & charts, preparation of trial briefs and drafting Notices of Intention and Requests to Admit

Experience/Skills

  • Knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure and court practice and procedures
  • Excellent grammar, spelling and proofreading skills
  • Superior analytical, organizational and prioritization abilities
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong technical skills and proficient in Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • PC Law experience preferred
  • A team player who works well under pressure
  • Able to take initiative, set priorities and multitask
  • Flexibility and adaptability are essential

Salary based on experience and skillset.  Benefits package.

Interested and qualified applicants should forward a covering letter and resume, in confidence, to Danielle Brooks (dbrooks@gilbertsondavis.com)

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected will be contacted for an interview.

Currently we are welcoming applications from mid-level to senior commercial litigation counsel with a fully or partly self-sustaining portable practice as part of the growth of our commercial litigation practice. This opportunity will appeal to entrepreneurial counsel who would like to practice in a cordial and professional boutique litigation environment with disciplined overhead constraints.  Inquiries with CV’s should be submitted to : John L. Davis, Managing Partner; jdavis@gilbertsondavis.com.

If there are no opportunities on this page and you still wish to submit your resume, please forward it in confidence to: Danielle Brooks

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected will be contacted for an interview. We regret that we may be unable to reply to all who submit applications.