Associate, Estates & Trusts Lawyer Job in Toronto, Canada
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Our client is a leading Canadian law firm with a full-service platform, a strong reputation for practice excellence, and robust support and resources.
This is an outstanding opportunity for a talented lawyer to work with high net-worth clients, take ownership of their practice, and grow their career at a leading firm that recognizes and promotes teamwork and personal success.
Job Description – Associate, Estates & Trusts Lawyer
Due to ongoing growth, our client is seeking to add an Associate. Estates & Trusts Lawyer to its team in Toronto. The successful candidate will have a minimum of three years of relevant experience and will provide clients with expertise in estate and trust planning, cross-border planning, and estate and trust administration.
Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities
- Advise on estate planning matters, including wills, tax, enduring powers of attorney, personal directives, and trusts.
- Advise on estate administration matters and assist Personal Representatives (Executors or Administrators) in applying for Grants of Probate or Administration.
- Participate in and support business development activities, including client relationship management.
Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge
- B. or J.D. degree (or equivalent).
- Good standing with a Canadian Law Society.
- 3+ years of estate planning experience.
- Superior client service orientation.
- Ability to work independently and in a team.
This is an exclusive search.
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