Private Practice

Research Associate

November 4, 2020

Lenczner Slaght is widely recognized as Canada’s leading litigation firm. Focusing exclusively on litigation and advocacy, our lawyers represent a diverse range of clients from commercial disputes and class actions to cross-border matters and professional regulation.

We are currently seeking a Research Associate qualified to practice law in Ontario. The successful candidate will work closely as part of a team supporting the Research Partner and lawyers broadly within the firm.

At Lenczner Slaght, we recognize the vital importance of conducting comprehensive legal research to support litigation taking place in a complex and fast-moving global marketplace. We draw upon our firm’s extensive courtroom experience as we represent clients in a wide range of matters and practice areas in proceedings before all levels of Canadian courts. Lenczner Slaght’s lawyers are consistently recognized by leading publications, including Chambers Canada and Lexpert for their industry-leading litigation experience. The ideal candidate for the position will have the below qualifications.


  • 1-2 years of litigation or research experience (new call applications welcomed)
  • Strong writing, drafting, research and analytical skills along with a demonstrated ability to conduct complex legal research and develop legal arguments
  • Proven organizational and practice management skills, a keen attention for detail and the ability to work as part of a team or independently
  • Demonstrated knowledge of advanced legal research methods, resources and platforms
  • Excellent academic performance and a commitment to a career in legal research

Lenczner Slaght offers the opportunity to work alongside and learn from some of Canada’s most highly regarded litigators. We are known for our wealth of talent: Lenczner Slaght partners are ranked among the best of their peers nationally and lead a mentoring and development program that attracts gifted lawyers who are committed to upholding the highest professional standards.

We recruit, support, and accommodate diverse candidates with a commitment to their retention and advancement. If you require an accommodation in the recruitment process, please advise us.

Applications should be addressed to Natalie Zinman, Director, Legal Recruitment and Development. Qualified candidates should electronically submit a cover letter, résumé and transcripts online HERE.

Applications are being considered as they are received. Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Lenczner Slaght

Widely recognized as Canada's leading litigation practice, Lenczner Slaght has successfully represented clients' interests in some of the country's most complex and high-profile cases. Our lawyers are distinguished by their depth of courtroom experience, appearing at all levels of the courts, before tribunals, and in mediation and arbitration proceedings. We're also known for our wealth of talent: Lenczner Slaght partners, ranked among the best of their peers nationally, recruit and mentor gifted litigators who uphold the highest professional standards. From commercial disputes and class actions to professional regulation and cross-border matters, we bring expert strategy to all areas of litigation.

View all careers by this firm

Lenczner Slaght



Size of Company

50 - 200 people

Area of Practice


Experience Required

1+ years