Private Practice

Commercial Tenancies Litigation Lawyer

April 20, 2021

Blaney McMurtry LLP is seeking a litigation lawyer with  2-3 years’ experience to join our Commercial Litigation Practice Group. The successful candidate will join a seasoned group of practitioners and have a unique opportunity to expand their knowledge and experience of commercial tenancy law by assisting our busy Commercial Tenancies Enforcement Group. You will work as part of a team  on complex  institutional client commercial leasing disputes, as well as having opportunities to handle your own smaller files.  You will also be a member of the firm’s larger Commercial Tenancies Law Group, where both solicitors and advocates  meet regularly  to consider commercial tenancy law developments.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Familiarity with commercial tenancy law, including ideally insolvency law related to commercial tenancies,  or a desire to become knowledgeable and experienced in these areas.
  • Experience commensurate with year of call appearing before various levels of court on civil litigation matters.
  • Experience drafting civil pleadings, conducting discoveries and cross examinations, attendances at motions/applications,  document review and analysis, and taking other steps involved in moving a civil action towards hearing.

The successful candidate will also possess strong computer skills, good academic credentials, and strong  research, drafting, writing and analytical skills. A strong work ethic, a desire to provide timely client service, and strong organizational skills are essential as our Commercial Tenancies Enforcement  Group responds in real time to developing situations.

Interested candidates should apply in confidence with a cover letter, résumé, references ,academic transcripts and two writing samples to:

Alva Orlando, Professional Development and Research Partner
aorlando@blaney.com

We thank all candidates for their response but only those to be considered for an interview will be contacted. Blaney McMurtry is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

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Founded and based in Toronto’s financial district, Blaney McMurtry is recognized as a Top 10 Regional Law Firm with 125+ lawyers. We are very proud to have been recognized and ranked for our top level expertise in litigation & advocacy, real estate and business law. Visit blaney.com to learn more.

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Blaney McMurtry LLP


City

Toronto

Size of Company

200 + people

Area of Practice

Litigation

Experience Required

2+ years