Achieving success through the diversity of our people

We welcome applications from all talented professionals and will consider each applicant on their individual merits. Browse through our current opportunities to find your place at Norton Rose Fulbright and apply online.

< Back to jobs

Email to a friend Share this job Printer friendly Not currently receiving applications. For agency users and internal applicant, please login, or register.
Job Title Law Clerk – IP Litigation Group
Work Type Full Time - Permanent
Job Location Toronto
Practice Group/Department Intellectual Property
Role Paralegal
Description

The Team

We are currently seeking an experienced Law Clerk to join the Intellectual Property Litigation group in our Toronto office. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced candidate to join a high performance, established and dynamic team.

The Role

  • Preparing court and other legal documents such as routine motions, affidavits, bills of costs and others as needed
  • Managing and coordinating document discovery and production with internal and external stakeholders
  • Managing documents in a variety of databases including Relativity, Axcelerate, IPro Eclipse and Summation databases
  • Managing service and filing of proceedings in Court
  • Summarizing evidence and following up on undertakings
  • Attending in court and at examinations to assist with documents and evidence

Skills and Experience Required

  • A strong litigation background with a minimum of 7 years of law clerk experience in a law firm or legal department environment, ideally experience with intellectual property litigation in the Federal Court of Canada
  • Law Clerk certification would be an asset
  • Demonstrated experience in preparing motions, bills of costs, affidavits of documents, simple cease and desist letters, with strong ability to carry a file
  • Skilled knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel, and a knowledge of Summation and/or Axcelerate and/or Relativity and/or IPRO Eclipse would be an asset
  • Ability to work with short deadlines and under pressure
  • Capable of effectively establishing priorities and coordinating activities
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and effective team player
  • Flexibility for work outside of regular working hours

Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity is an important firm value. We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and to providing a workplace which is free from discrimination and harassment. This means that all job applicants, employees and partners will receive equal treatment regardless of race, colour, ethnic or national origins, sex, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP has an accommodation process in place that provides accommodations for employees with disabilities. If you are unable to apply for a position online or require any further accommodations during our recruitment process, please contact TORHR_RH@nortonrosefulbright.com.

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm. We provide the world's pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 3800 lawyers based in over 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.

Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare.

Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.

Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, Norton Rose Fulbright Australia, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc and Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP, each of which is a separate legal entity, are members ('the Norton Rose Fulbright members') of Norton Rose Fulbright Verein, a Swiss Verein. Norton Rose Fulbright Verein helps coordinate the activities of the Norton Rose Fulbright members but does not itself provide legal services to clients.

Law around the world

nortonrosefulbright.com

Norton Rose Fulbright adheres to the principles of employment equity. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest. However, please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. To register your resume, please visit: www.nortonrosefulbright.com/ca/en/careers

Email to a friend Share this job Printer friendly Not currently receiving applications. For agency users and internal applicant, please login, or register.