Position Title

Law Clerk  

Reporting To

General Counsel  

Status

Permanent, full time 

Education Required

  • Legal Clerk Diploma 
  • Membership in The Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario

Experience Required

Eight years of work experience 

Skills and Attributes Required

  • Good understanding of the Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Strong computer skills in a Windows environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills

Duties and Responsibilities

Litigation Support

  • Receive new file assignments; Initial review and analysis of action, issues, and investigation.
  • Interpret, draw conclusions from and categorize data/documents to provide written summarizes and memoranda for counsel review. 
  • Prepare content for Statements of Defence, Mediation Memorandums, Pre-Trial Conference Memorandums, motion materials, settlement documentation, and any other court forms/documentation that may be required for counsel review and approval.
  • Participate in the development of discovery strategy, provide recommendations based upon knowledge of the facts of the case, and organize data and information.
  • Review and analyze reports and records produced by opposing counsel in response to demands issued by HIROC counsel, and report results to HIROC counsel.
  • Prepare document briefs, exhibits and other demonstrative evidence during course of file and for use at trial.
  • Review and summarize transcripts, compile/maintain undertaking status charts, ensure that undertakings are satisfied.
  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of the Rules of Civil Procedure.
  • Conduct legal research on specific issues for litigation matters by locating, gathering, compiling and organizing data/documentation. Analyze statutes, cases and regulations and summarize for counsel review.

Hours of Work

Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30 

Working Conditions

Normal working conditions in an office setting.

To Apply 

Please submit your résumé to HR@hiroc.com.

In order to be considered for this position, please include a current résumé or detailed qualifications summary with your application. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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