Associate, Wills & Estates Lawyer Job in Toronto, Canada

February 25, 2020

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We are working with an internationally recognized full-service law firm renowned for resolving complex business and litigation matters. 


Job Description – Associate, Wills & Estates Lawyer


Due to ongoing growth, the firm has an immediate opening for an Associate, Wills & Estates Lawyer to join its team Toronto. The successful candidate will assist clients, ranging from individuals and families to private trust companies and investment companies, across a wide range of wills & estates matters.


This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated and talented lawyer to join a leading law firm offering complex work, a team-oriented environment, and robust opportunities for career growth.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


  • Advise on estate planning matters, including wills, 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.
  • Provide support to senior counsel and ensure deadlines are met.
  • Participate in and support business development activities, including client relationship management.


Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge


  • LL.B. or J.D. degree (or equivalent).
  • Good standing with a Canadian Law Society.
  • 3-7 years of wills & estates law experience.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to handle files both independently and as part of a team.
  • Tax experience is preferred, but not required.


For more information or to apply for this position, contact:

Miriam Leung, Director


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