Associate Lawyer, General Litigation

Associate Lawyer, General Litigation

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 fast-paced Litigation Group. This opportunity offers interesting and varied work on behalf of clients on a full range of civil and commercial litigation matters. Working closely with our team of lawyers and staff, you will be engaged in drafting and reviewing pleadings, briefs and hearing documents, meeting with clients, and working on arbitrations, mediations, discoveries, and other court proceedings. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about trial advocacy by working closely with our experienced team.

The ideal candidate will have between three to five years’ experience in civil litigation, along with strong legal writing, analytical and research skills. Strong interpersonal, communication and practice management skills, and a desire for continuous learning and growth are also required.

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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