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Litigation Associate

SV is looking for a driven and talented individual to join its Civil Litigation Practice Group. The successful candidate will be exposed to a broad range of matters, including corporate commercial disputes, property insurance claims, construction disputes, construction liens, and wrongful dismissal claims. This position offers opportunities for leadership, development, and mentorship in a truly collegial practice. We will consider any call to the bar, however the ideal candidate has 1-2 years of experience, with excellent drafting and negotiation skills, and is confident taking the lead on files. An enthusiastic and responsive approach to client requirements and excellent people skills are assets. Please send CV and covering letter to Jim Pietrangelo at: by July 9, 2021.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Ability to handle a high volume of work
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong work ethic, file management and advocacy skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite, Primafact, ACL, and PC Law

Firm Description

SV Law has a long and distinguished history of providing Guelph, Fergus and area residents and businesses with high-quality, personal and professional legal services. Since the mid 1960‘s, the firm has been advising its clients and supporting its community. We have expanded our reach and now proudly serve clients from the Wellington County/Waterloo Region area and the GTA; and continue to grow serving areas all over Ontario

At SV Law, we pride ourselves on being able to deliver solid and sound legal advice, presented in a manner that helps our clients understand and follow complicated legal processes. We understand that our clients’ legal needs often arise out of serious and daunting situations, so we make it our mission to provide our services in an open and approachable manner. We are here to help.




Associate Lawyer

As an “Employer of Choice”, SV Law has an exciting opportunity for a Associate Lawyer to Join our growing team..  If you are looking to join a dynamic, growing firm we would love to hear from you.  Let us provide you with a great work environment that offers benefits and rewards that support your life and well-being. 

About the Opportunity:

SV Law is seeking an associate lawyer to join the team. The Associate could work out of either our Guelph or Fergus/Elora locations. As an Associate you would perform administrative and management functions related to the practice of law; attend before courts of law; research legal precedents and gather evidence; draft legal documents and prepare legal opinion memos; and assist senior lawyers as necessary. This position offers opportunities for development and mentorship in a truly collegial practice. The ideal candidate has 1 to 5 years of experience practicing law and is confident taking the lead on files. An enthusiastic and responsive approach to client requirements and excellent people skills are assets.

About You:

You thrive in an environment that offers the opportunity to work with a dynamic group of individuals both independently and as part of a team. You have excellent organizational skills, high attention to detail, and the ability to multitask, all of which will assist you in working in this fast-paced environment. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are an asset for dealing effectively with clients, other lawyers, and professionals in the interests of our clients.

Interested applicants should submit their comprehensive curriculum vitae in confidence by way of email to

At SV Law, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported, and are free from violence and harassment.  We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and community.  If you require an accommodation for the recruitment/interview process (including alternate formats of materials, or accessible meeting rooms or other accommodation), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.




We are always interested in accepting applications from excellent candidates who are interested in joining our expanding team. If you are looking for a career that is closer to home, challenging and rewarding, please apply, in confidence, and send your application to James Pietrangelo at