Private Practice

‎4-6 Year Call Commercial Litigation Associate‎ – Toronto Office

January 13, 2021

The Toronto office of DLA Piper (Canada) LLP is looking for a talented associate with 4-6 years’ ‎experience in commercial litigation.  The successful candidate will work on a variety of litigation matters ‎for our clients, supported by an incredibly busy and talented team.  You will be a self-starter and looking ‎to punch above your weight in our very collegial and high functioning group.  You will be a proven team ‎player.‎

Specifically, the successful candidate’s skills and experience will include:‎

  • ‎Taking carriage and assisting at a high level in complex litigation matters with minimal supervision, and ‎overseeing junior lawyers and students as necessary;‎
  • Familiarity with Ontario court processes at all levels and strong advocacy skills;‎
  • Strong attention to detail and outstanding writing skills; ‎
  • Excellent client communication skills, working with market-leaders in a variety of industries.‎

You will contribute to a complex mix of high end work and be given the opportunity to expand your ‎litigation skills in many of our key areas, which include: international arbitration, general commercial ‎litigation, fraud recover work, as well as projects, construction and environmental litigation.  ‎ Our clients are global and well-established entities, as well as entrepreneurs and growing companies; ‎experience from a national, international or highly regarded litigation boutique is preferred.  The team is ‎made up of high performing and dedicated practitioners who are collegial, bright and committed to ‎producing excellent results for our clients.  You will take a lead role, working closely with a number of ‎busy partners, as well as the group’s mid-level and junior associates.‎

To submit your application, please email Neda Canario at directly and include your cover letter, resume and transcripts. Only those selected for interview will be contacted. At this time we are not briefing agencies.

DLA Piper

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, positioning us to help companies with their legal needs around the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality and value to our clients. DLA Piper\'s Canada practice was established in April 2015 with the combination of Davis LLP and DLA Piper LLP (US). With lawyers delivering services in more than 50 practice areas, we provide unparalleled value to our clients by combining the deep resources of a global firm with the highest level of personal service in the business. With experience in virtually every area of the law, we regularly advise and represent clients with respect to their personal and business ventures in Canada and around the globe. Our lawyers, paraprofessionals and staff are committed to excellence in the practice of law in all jurisdictions.

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Size of Company

50 - 200 people

Area of Practice


Experience Required

4+ years