Associate Lawyer, Corporate/Business

Associate Lawyer, Corporate/Business

Cunningham Swan LLP, one of southeastern Ontario’s leading full-service firms, is adding to our team of 30+ lawyers.  Located in the heart of downtown Kingston, we enjoy a high volume of interesting and quality work and a reputation for excellence.  Our firm is collegial and supportive, and our community is ideal for raising a family, enjoying beautiful Lake Ontario and the Thousand Islands, and achieving a balance between work and the other pleasures in life.

We are currently searching for an Associate Lawyer to join our Corporate/Commercial Business Law Group.  We’re the advisors of choice for both new and experienced business owners in the Kingston area.  Our innovative team provides IP, technology, financing and commercialization advice to entrepreneurs, start-up companies, and businesses in growth mode.

If you have up to three years corporate and commercial law experience, we want to talk to you.  The ability to work independently, with strong practice management abilities and excellent interpersonal skills are key for this role.  You would be joining an experienced and reputable team of specialized business lawyers in a busy, collegial environment, supported by a strong staff team.  Necessary skills include M&A transaction work around the purchase and sale of private corporations, due diligence, contract drafting and negotiations, incorporation and corporate structuring, shareholder agreements and advising shareholders.  The successful candidate will be a business-minded individual who looks forward to working with private owners daily.

Still not convinced? Check out what our current staff and lawyers have to say about life at Cunningham Swan:

Cunningham Swan is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage applications from people living with disabilities and those from diverse backgrounds.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.  During the hiring process, accommodation is provided to job applicants when they are selected for an interview.  If an applicant or successful candidate requests an accommodation, we will discuss needs and make adjustments to support those needs.  If you require a remote interview due to restrictions imposed by COVID-19, please indicate so in your cover letter.

Please note that being fully vaccinated against covid-19 is a condition of employment (absent accommodation in accordance with the Human Rights Code or medical exemption).

Inquiries should be directed, in confidence, to [email protected].

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