Associates — Commercial Litigation

Reference # ACL_-_06-22-18
Open Date June 22, 2018
Close Date September 28, 2018
Location Calgary

BLG’s Commercial Litigation Group is currently recruiting Associates with a minimum of 2-4 years of relevant experience to join its team in the Calgary 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 client 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 most regulatory and administrative tribunals. Our broad practice group regularly handles complex commercial matters, including class actions, dealing with energy-related disputes and regulatory matters, securities litigation and investigations, shareholder disputes, director liability, fraud, corporate compliance, intellectual property, and trade and procurement disputes across all major industries. Our arbitration lawyers are experienced in domestic and international arbitration proceedings.

The successful candidates will have the opportunity to develop skills and career as part of a thriving team. With BLG’s national ongoing professional development/legal education program, the successful candidates 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 September 28, 2018, 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.

Applicants with disabilities may notify us of any accommodations needed to support your participation in this recruitment process.

BLG is an integrated national law firm that provides a broad range of legal services, with more than 700 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 Policy, and treating everyone with respect, regardless of position.

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

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