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Intermediate Law Clerk- Wills & Estates Litigation

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    4+ years
    Intermediate
    Toronto, ON, Canada
    31813

Kareyn Gauthier

Senior Recruitment Consultant, Legal Support

(416) 807-6424

kgauthier@zsa.ca

Toronto | 4+ Years

Our client is seeking an Intermediate Law Clerk to join its Wills, Estates, Trusts & Charities Practice Group.

The successful candidate will work with our lawyers and other clerks on a variety of challenging and diverse matters, representing clients (including executors, corporate trustees, beneficiaries, financial planning firms and advisors, corporations, owner-managers and family businesses) in managing and assisting with all aspects of administration and disputes.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • 4-8 years of experience in all aspects of estate, trusts and capacity litigation and administration
  • Post-secondary education with a Law Clerk designation
  • Strong technical and legal knowledge
  • Ability to work with lawyers and clerks at all levels, excellent interpersonal skills and a team player attitude
  • Confidence to manage multiple complex files at the same time
  • Experience in handling large volumes of documents using industry standard litigation support software such as EDT, Everlaw or Relativity
  • Understanding of software used for hearings in Ontario such as Caselines
  • Ability to work independently and within tight timelines
  • Excellent attention to detail and diligent proofreading skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion
  • Experience assisting on matters concerning guardianships, will challenges and interpretations, power of attorney issues and disputes, passings of accounts, variations of trust, and dependent relief applications as well as the other functions of a law clerk, such as drafting and working with clients
  • Ability to assist with establishing charities and non-profit organizations
  • Experience using either WindUp or Estateably estates accounting systems would be an asset

 

For more information or to submit your CV please send an email to kgauthier@zsa.ca reference #31813

 

Tagged as : Permanent, Private Practice
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