Senior Associates — Competition Group

Reference # SAC_-_08-24-18
Open Date August 24, 2018
Close Date September 28, 2018
Location Toronto

BLG’s Competition Group is currently recruiting lawyers with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience to join its team in the Toronto office.

Applicants who have a strong commitment to client service and teamwork skills, as well as strong analytical skills are sought to assume significant responsibility in an active and diverse practice. Ideal candidates will have experience advising clients on every aspect of Canadian competition and foreign investment law including merger clearance, class actions and cartel defence, pricing and distribution practices and related compliance matters. The candidates will be creative, have sound judgment, and must appreciate the importance of providing excellent and responsive legal service to clients. Candidates must be a member in good standing of the Law Society of Ontario.

This position offers the opportunity for lawyers to develop their skills and career as part of a dynamic and successful national team. With BLG’s national ongoing professional development/legal education program, successful candidates will obtain advanced training, mentoring and exposure to the firm’s clients while being supported to build their 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 their current skill level.

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

Danielle Laflamme
Professional Recruiting Manager
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
613.787.3578
DLaflamme@blg.com

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 the recruitment processes.

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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