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We are proud to be in the Career Directory as one of Canada’s best employers for new graduates.

At Soloway Wright, we are proud of the quality and dedication of our team of lawyers, office staff and students. From the time of the first partnership of Hyman Soloway and John Mirsky, we have believed in teamwork and collaboration for success.

If you are looking for a firm where teamwork is valued, where you can access a great breadth of experience and where community-building is a priority, we would love to meet you.

Please browse our current job openings in Ottawa and Kingston and send a copy of your CV in Rich Text Format (RTF) to info@solowaywright.com. If there are no posted opportunities that match your interests, feel free to submit your CV for future opportunities.

Soloway Wright is an equal opportunity employer and will work with and accommodate persons with disabilities throughout the entire selection process.

LITIGATION ASSOCIATE

For over 70 years, Soloway Wright LLP has been one of the most successful and respected law firms in the National Capital Region and Eastern Ontario. Since opening our doors in 1946, we have established a proud history of serving our clients and community.

Soloway Wright LLP is currently looking for a client focused Litigation Associate with 2 to 5 years of demonstrated litigation experience to join our Ottawa office.

The successful candidate will have experience in commercial and insolvency litigation matters.

Required Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years’ of demonstrated litigation experience in a law firm.
  • Experience in commercial and insolvency litigation and business-related disputes.
  • Excellent academic credentials.
  • Court and/or trial experience would be considered a strong asset.
  • Law degree from an accredited Canadian Law school and must be a member in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario.
  • Strong practice management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong analytical, and research skills.
  • Strong legal, advocacy and organizational skills.
  • Must be able to balance competing demands as well as being self-motivated, innovative and flexible.
  • Bilingualism in an asset.

Discretion assured.

Excellent benefits package available.  Salary commensurate with experience.

How to Apply
To submit your application, please email Kelly Chapman directly at info@solowaywright.com. Please note that only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Soloway Wright LLP is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the recruitment process.

 

SENIOR LEGAL ASSISTANT

Soloway Wright LLP seeks a Senior Legal Assistant to join its Litigation team supporting a Litigation partner and an associate in a busy practice.  The ideal candidate will be responsible for coordinating a variety of administrative procedures to ensure a high standard of quality and customer service.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drafting correspondence and legal documentation including editing and quality assurance.
  • Coordinate external and internal communication including mail, e-mail, fax and telephone calls.
  • Address client inquiries and schedule appointments.
  • Maintain client files.
  • Prepare client files for closure and storage.
  • Preparation of accounts.
  • Preparation of mail and courier packages.
  • Coordinate and organize meetings, conference calls and maintain agendas (paper and e-calendars).
  • Coordinate travel arrangements.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in executive administration or as a law clerk.
  • Minimum 7-10 years of experience.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office.
  • Knowledge of ACL5, Prima Fact, and NetDocuments, an asset.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and professional presentation.
  • Experience preparing and editing correspondence.
  • Knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure and relevant practice directions.

Skills Required:

  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize job tasks in order to meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to respond effectively and professionally to changes in schedules and priorities.
  • Ability to ensure consistent attention to details.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment.
  • Ability to exercise discretion when dealing with sensitive information.
  • A positive, supportive and professional attitude.

Excellent benefits package available.  Salary commensurate with experience.

How to Apply
To submit your application, please email Kelly Chapman directly at info@solowaywright.com. Please note that only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Soloway Wright LLP is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the recruitment process.

 

REAL ESTATE CLERK

Soloway, Wright LLP seeks a full-time Real Estate Clerk to join its team. The successful candidate should be an experienced legal clerk with an extensive background in commercial and residential real estate.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Handling purchases and sales of various types of properties.
  • Reviewing agreements.
  • Conducting off-title enquiries and title searches.
  • Drafting closing documents, and prepare and register electronic documents etc.
  • Communicating effectively with clients, financial institutions, title insurance companies, land registry offices, municipalities and third parties.
  • Preparing emails, correspondence, authorizations and directions and various other documentation.
  • Handling all aspects of real estate transactions from beginning to end.
  • Supporting lawyers by assembling and organizing client file information.
  • Serving as a point of contact for clients by providing ongoing file updates.
  • Other duties as required.

 Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ commercial and residential real estate experience.
  • Minimum of a law clerk diploma or equivalent combination of work experience and education.
  • Strong knowledge of Ontario real estate and related legislation (including Condominium Act, Registry Office, Tarion, Land Titles, Planning Act, HST and LTT legislation, regulations, bulletins, forms, precedents and procedures).
  • Ability and desire to work independently, enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and take responsibility for work and manage multiple client files.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong problem-solving skills.
  • A willingness to learn, grow and embrace our client-centric model for legal services.
  • Must have experience with and knowledge of Conveyancer, Teraview, Word, Excel and Outlook. Proficient in web-based communications.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.

Excellent benefits package available.  Salary commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

If interested in this position please submit your application to info@solowaywright.com.

Please note that only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Soloway Wright LLP is an equal opportunity employer.  Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the recruitment process.

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