Lawyer - Advocacy, Commercial Litigation

  • Borden Ladner Gervais
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jun 07, 2019
Full time Lawyer (Private Practice)

Job Description

BLG’s Commercial Litigation Group is currently recruiting an Associate with a minimum of 2-4 years of relevant experience to join its team in the Vancouver office. BLG is one of Canada’s leading dispute resolution firms with a strong tradition of excellence in commercial litigation and arbitration.

Applicants who have strong analytical, oral and written communication, practice management, and teamwork skills are sought to assume responsibility in an active and diverse litigation practice. Our litigators have experience in trial and appellate courts, as well as before regulatory, commercial, and administrative tribunals. Our broad practice group regularly handles complex commercial disputes, including class actions, international and domestic commercial arbitration, securities litigation and investigations, shareholder disputes, real estate and leasing disputes, franchise disputes, construction disputes, intellectual property, and trade and procurement disputes across all major industries.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop his or her skills and career as part of a thriving team. With BLG’s national ongoing professional development/legal education program, the successful candidate will obtain advanced training, mentoring and exposure to the firm’s clients while being supported to develop and build his or her own practice and expertise. This is an ideal position for someone who can hit the ground running, is a consummate team player, has strong analytical, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills, takes initiative, and seeks an opportunity to be allowed to further develop beyond his or her current skill level.

BLG is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from all candidates.

If you are interested in joining our law firm, please send your cover letter, résumé, transcripts and list of references by June 7, 2019, in confidence to:

Kimberley Ho
Manager, Professional Recruiting
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
520 – 3 Avenue SW, Suite 1900
Calgary, Alberta T2P 0R3

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

BLG is an integrated national law firm that provides a broad range of legal services, with more than 725 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals working in five major Canadian cities.

BLG is committed to helping our professionals reach the next level in their careers. Our comprehensive approach to professional development has received widespread recognition. Everyone at BLG is required to carry out the duties of their role while upholding the important principles of our respectful workplace policies, and treating everyone with respect, regardless of position. At BLG, valuing diversity and inclusion is key to a respectful workplace.

BLG is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

* Please note that relatives of current BLG employees and Partners are not eligible for consideration.


Practice Area(s)

Commercial Litigation Law