Law Clerk

  • Weston Foods (Canada) Inc.
  • Etobicoke, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Dec 01, 2017
Full time Law Clerk

Job Description

Weston Foods is a leading North American bakery company with a specialized focus across all key bakery categories, including breads and rolls, donuts, pies, cakes, alternatives breads, and others. We bake our products in more than 50 facilities across Canada and the USA, conducting our business with integrity, contributing to our communities, and fostering a respectful culture. We are building a culture of success here, and it depends on our people striving for greatness and having the courage and commitment to getting better every day.




We're seeking a Law Clerk to join our Legal department for a fixed-term engagement of one year. You will work closely with the General Counsel, other member of the legal team and senior company executives and other members of the company. This is an excellent opportunity for a dedicated self-starter who thrives in a fast paced environment.




Core Accountabilities:




  • Drafting a variety of legal documents including, commercial contracts, amendments, extensions and non-disclosure agreements;
  • Responding to requests for review and interpretation of contracts;
  • Maintaining accurate filing system, databases and checklists
  • Organizing files, correspondence and related documents; and
  • Involvement with a variety of special projects.




About you:




  • Minimum 3 years of related experience with a law firm or major company;
  • College Law Clerk Diploma or Paralegal License;
  • Good understanding of contract law and of law firm or legal department processes and systems
  • Highly organized and detail oriented;
  • Excellent communication and multitasking skills;
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently and is a positive team player; and
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and Outlook.


Weston is committed to fostering a work environment with strong core values that support diversity through various policies, programs and activities that encourage sensitivity and accommodations. Weston offers employment regardless of race, colour, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, or sexual orientation. Diversity is integral to our success as an organization and we will use diversity as a model to help identify and develop the best talent, create effective teams, and achieve overall excellence.


3+ years