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SV Law has a long and distinguished history of providing Guelph 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.

Our lawyers are committed to increasing their knowledge by constantly monitoring changes to Canadian law and its practice and providing clients with the most up-to-date information and services available.

We recognize that our most important assets are our employees and offer competitive remuneration, a comprehensive benefit package, contributions towards Group RSP, career growth and development, an active social committee, and a healthy balance between the workplace and your personal life.

 

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Family Law Clerk

As an “Employer of Choice”, SV Law has an exciting, full time, opportunity in our Guelph office for an experienced Family Law Clerk. 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 provides benefits and rewards that support your life and well-being.

About the Opportunity:

As the successful candidate you will have a Law Clerk or Legal Assistant Diploma or equivalent, and a minimum of three (3) years experience in a family law role. This experience should include drafting written correspondence and documents, such as Applications, Affidavits, Case/Settlement Conference Briefs, Separation Agreements, Parenting Plans, etc., and preparing Financial Statement, NFPs and Orders from Endorsements. You must also be skilled at scheduling a busy lawyer’s calendar, being a liaison with clients and opposing counsel, and performing all other administrative tasks associated with a lawyer’s busy family law practice.

About You:

You are a team player who thrives in an environment that offers the opportunity to work with a dynamic group of individuals both independently and as part of a team. You possess excellent organizational skills, with high attention to detail, and must have the ability to multitask, all of which will assist you in working in this high volume, fast-paced environment. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are also a must for dealing effectively with clients, lawyers and professionals in the interests of our clients. You possess solid knowledge of the Family Law Rules and the Rules of Civil Procedure, including filing deadlines. Experience with MS Office is a must and knowledge in the applications of PC Law and DivorceMate are also required.

If you are interested in joining our talented team, please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@svlaw.ca by February 5, 2021.

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.

 

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Commercial Real Estate Clerk

As an “Employer of Choice”, SV Law has an exciting opportunity for a permanent, full time Commercial/Corporate Real Estate Clerk in our Guelph office. 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 provides benefits and rewards that support your life and well-being.

About the Opportunity:

As the successful candidate you will have a Law Clerk or Legal Assistant Diploma or equivalent, and a minimum of 2 - 3 years experience as a Commercial Real Estate Clerk. Your primary responsibility will be to handle all aspects of corporate/commercial real estate transactions, which includes preparing legal documents for purchase, sale, and mortgage transactions, drafting agreements, ordering title insurance policies, communicating effectively with lawyers, clients, real estate agents, banks, and mortgage brokers, and dealing with post closing matters. Experience with MS Office, Teraview and Conveyancer are a must and knowledge of PC Law and Worldox will be considered an asset.

About You:

You are a team player who thrives 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 a passion for technology and a desire to keep abreast of the latest industry software. You will 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, lawyers and professionals in the interests of our clients.

If you are interested in joining our talented team, please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@svlaw.ca by January 29, 2021.

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

 

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File Opening/Closing and Reporting Clerk

As an “Employer of Choice”, SV Law has a rewarding opportunity for a permanent, full time, File Opening/Closing and Reporting Clerk. If you are looking to join a dynamic 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:

This is an excellent opportunity for an ideal candidate who has recently graduated from a Legal Administration Program. In this role you will be assisting the Condominium Practice Group and your primary responsibilities will be opening client files in PC Law, conducting conflict searches, reporting on matters when completed and closing files. You will also provide some administrative support to the Practice Group.

About You:

You are a team player who thrives in an environment that offers the opportunity to work with a dynamic group of individuals as part of a team. To be successful, exceptional attention to detail and accurate work product is imperative, together with the ability to multi-task while remaining extremely organized. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are also a must for dealing effectively with the Practice Group. Experience with MS Office is a must and knowledge in the applications of PC Law and Worldox are considered an asset.

If you are interested in joining our talented team, please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@svlaw.ca by January 27, 2021.

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.

 

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Civil Litigation Law Clerk

As an “Employer of Choice”, SV Law has an exciting, full time, opportunity for an experienced Civil Litigation Law Clerk.  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 provides benefits and rewards that support your life and well-being.   

About the Opportunity: 

As the successful candidate you will have graduated from a Law Clerk or Paralegal Program, or equivalent, and have at minimum two (2) years experience as a Civil Litigation Law Clerk.  This experience must include drafting statements of claim, writs, garnishments, and motions; as well experience with preparing general correspondence and dealing with courts in various municipalities and regions. 

About You: 

You are a team player who thrives in an environment that offers the opportunity to work with a dynamic group of individuals, both independently and as part of a team.   You possess excellent organizational skills, high attention to detail, and the ability to multitask, all of which will assist you in working in this high volume, fast-paced environment. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, as well as negotiating skills, are an asset for dealing effectively with self-represented litigants, lawyers and professionals in the interests of our clients. Solid knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure, processes of Small Claims Court, legal documentation and terminology and experience with MS Office are a must.  Knowledge in the application of PC Law is considered an asset.     

If you are interested in joining our talented team, please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@svlaw.ca by January 15, 2021. 

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. 

 

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General Support

We are always interested in receiving resumes from candidates who are interested in joining our expanding team. Our Firm offers services in Family Law, Business/Corporate Law, Condominium Law, Civil Litigation, Wills and Estates, Municipal, Real Estate Law, and Criminal Law. If you have 3-5 years of experience working as a law clerk or legal assistant in any of these areas and you are looking for a career that is closer to home, challenging and rewarding, please apply, in confidence, and send your resume to careers@svlaw.ca

We offer competitive wages and benefits, group RSP contributions, free parking, social events, and continued education and learning opportunities.

 

SV Law offers a competitive comprehensive compensation package including benefits and an active social committee.
Interested applicants should submit their comprehensive resume and cover letter in confidence to careers@svlaw.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.