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Current position available:

Litigation Law Clerk

We have a current opportunity for a Litigation Law Clerk. Paliare Roland is committed to and embraces a culture of diversity and inclusion. The firm encourages members of all equity-seeking groups to apply.

Position Overview
The ideal candidate will have at least 5-10 years’ experience working as a litigation law clerk. We are seeking an ambitious, self-driven law clerk to join our litigation team in the Toronto office. This is an excellent opportunity for a proactive team player with excellent communication skills, strong multitasking and organizational abilities. You must be able to process a high volume of documentation with excellent attention to detail. You must be dedicated to quality client service and be able to work outside of regular business hours with the team where the needs dictates.

Skills and Experience
With at least 5-10 years’ experience as a litigation law clerk, candidates should possess a law clerk diploma or have successfully completed the Institute of Law Clerk Ontario courses and have exposure to some or all of the following:

  • in-depth knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure
  • class action proceedings
  • organizing and coordinating the procedural aspects of litigation files from start to finish
  • coordinating the document discovery process
  • preparing litigation hold memos/document preservation notices
  • assisting clients with document preservation considerations
  • maintaining audit and chain of custody logs
  • document production including preparing affidavits of documents, witness briefs, mediation and pre-trial briefs, motion materials and correspondence on a broad range of commercial litigation matters
  • assisting counsel with examinations for discovery
  • managing electronic data for discovery process and trial
  • managing document review teams both internally and externally
  • managing/overseeing projects with external eDiscovery vendors to ensure projects are completed in a cost effective manner
  • reviewing and summarizing transcripts and preparing discovery summaries
  • managing undertakings and refusals
  • arranging and participating in meetings with clients and experts
  • preparing bills of costs and costs outlines
  • enforcing judgments, including preparation of all material and electronic writ filing
  • trial preparation: preparing trial protocols, and attendance at trial
  • technical proficiency with Relativity or any other industry standard litigation support software first pass document review; managing document review workflow for in-house, second pass review by lawyer

Please direct all inquiries concerning available positions to:

Litigation Assistants and Clerks

Toula Bekiaris
p: 416.646.7402


Emily Lawrence
p: 416.646.7475

Please refer to the Student section of this website and the LSUC guidelines for our available student positions and the deadlines for applying. We do not have positions for first year law summer students or for students prior to law school. We accept applications by viDesktop.

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