Private Practice

Franchise & Distribution Associate – 1 to 4 Years’ Experience

October 1, 2019

Are you ready to take the next step in your legal career? Join Osler’s Franchise & Distribution Group as an associate in our Toronto office for the opportunity to focus on all aspects of domestic and international franchising, including structuring franchise agreements and preparing franchise disclosure documents, as well as providing day-to-day advice to franchisors operating in a broad range of industries.  You will also gain exposure to a wide variety of commercial issues affecting franchisors, distributors and retailers, including advertising and marketing, privacy, retail, e-commerce and consumer protection.

Recognized by leading publications — including a Band 1 ranking in Chambers Canada, you’ll be part of a team recognized for providing thorough and practical business advice to emerging and established franchisors. Osler’s Franchise & Distribution Group are leaders in innovation, and recently launched Osler Dash™, a first-to-market and proprietary software platform that changes the landscape of how franchisors comply with their statutory disclosure obligations.

Do you have what we’re looking for?

  • 1 to 4 years of general commercial experience, ideally with an interest or specialization in franchise and distribution law;
  • a desire to grow while developing new skills in a challenging area;
  • excellent academic credentials;
  • superior communication and drafting skills.

Consistently ranked as one of Canada’s leading business law firms by clients and leading independent reviews, Osler prides itself on attracting and developing the brightest talent in the legal arena. Within a firm culture that nurtures mentoring and the exchange of ideas, Osler is a dynamic and exciting place to begin a career or carve out a new path.

If you’re ready to take your next step and join our growing team, please submit in confidence your cover letter, detailed résumé and academic transcripts directly to our online application portal below.

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Applications submitted outside of our online application portal will not be reviewed.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Osler; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted. Osler is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment, and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities and people with diverse backgrounds, identities, and cultures. For candidates with disabilities, accommodations are available upon request in all phases of the selection process.


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Osler is a leading law firm with a singular focus – our clients’ business. From Toronto, Montréal, Calgary, Ottawa, Vancouver and New York, we advise our Canadian, U.S. and international clients on an array of domestic and cross-border legal issues. Our collaborative “one firm” approach draws on the expertise of over 400 lawyers to provide responsive, proactive and practical legal solutions driven by your clients’ business needs. For over 150 years, we’ve built a reputation for solving problems, removing obstacles, and providing the answers our clients need, when they need them. It’s law that works.

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