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Our client is one of Canada’s pre-eminent business law firms. For the 11th consecutive year, the firm has been named as one of the 2019 Aon Best Employers in Canada. Being awarded this recognition is a testament to the exceptional workplace that the hardworking and dedicated people have created.
Our client’s litigation group in Alberta is widely recognized as a market leader. Their lawyers regularly lead highly sophisticated, high-stakes mandates, appearing before all levels of court in Alberta, including the Provincial Court, the Court of Queen’s Bench and the Court of Appeal. Their team also represents and advises companies in international and domestic arbitrations conducted under a variety of rules, including the ADRIC, ICC, LCIA, and UNCITRAL Rules. Their lawyers are recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada 2020 and Chambers Canada 2020, and their firm was recently awarded “Litigation Law Firm of the Year” by Chambers as well.
The firm also leads the most sophisticated, complex files. Their litigation work in Alberta is centered on high-level, high-stakes corporate commercial disputes. They represent market-leading clients in the most significant and sophisticated litigation matters in the province, including matters related to corporate governance, shareholder rights disputes, contractual disputes, loss and product liability, construction litigation and directors’ and officers’ liability.
Our client is a leader in major project and joint venture litigation. They are the go-to firm for large upstream producers and midstream entities in joint venture and contract disputes surrounding facilities, wells and pipelines.
The firm is the first call for business litigation for a select group of top industry participants in the province, including Canadian subsidiaries of major international entities. Their clients are sophisticated consumers who make strategic decisions when choosing counsel to represent them in litigation disputes, and they continue to select the firm as their litigation counsel of choice.
The firm offers an effective national platform for multi-province disputes. The firm has offices across Canada. For their clients in Alberta, this means that they can effectively represent local and national companies with operations in Alberta who are facing nationwide litigation.
Job Title: Associate Lawyer, Commercial Litigation
Practice Group: Litigation
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Our client is seeking an experienced Commercial Litigation Lawyer to join their Litigation group. In this position, you will work with a dynamic team of lawyers and gain industry leading experience working with clients in significant commercial litigation engagements. Their team in Alberta includes partners, supported by five commercial litigation associates, as well as partners and associates practicing in energy regulatory litigation and employment and labour litigation.
If you have been called to the bar between 2013 and 2019, are tenacious, motivated and inspired to contribute to a dynamic team environment, we would like to speak with you!
The successful candidate will have the following:
Competencies and Attributes
Interested candidates are asked to submit the following materials:
For more information, or to apply for this position, please contact Reena Sharma at 403-261-8080 (ext. 4326). We recognize the importance of privacy and are committed to keeping all conversations in strict confidence.
A competitive compensation package awaits the successful candidate.