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Associate Lawyer

IntermediateFull time
English - Mastery
LitigationLeadershipcommunication skillsLaw


Sutherland Law is currently seeking talented individuals to join our dynamic team as Associate Lawyers in our Vaughan office. If you looking for an opportunity to continue to grow, learn, and make a significant impact in the legal field, this position might just be the perfect fit for you! We are interested in candidates with three to five years of litigation experience, preferably in civil / commercial litigation and/or construction litigation.  

Sutherland Law’s reputation for bold, effective and creative legal solutions has allowed the firm to grow tremendously over the years, both in size and scope of practice. The firm has cultivated a team of passionate, experienced and dedicated litigators and support staff who are well-equipped to serve businesses and individuals in the areas of civil and commercial litigation, construction law, labour and employment law, family law, criminal law, real estate law, wills and estates, and much more.  

We are looking for self-motivated lawyers who share our commitment to excellence. In addition to offering a supportive and collegial work environment, we provide ongoing mentorship to ensure continuous professional development. We believe in empowering our associates to think independently and provide them with a suitable level of autonomy.

The successful candidate will run files independently and work with experienced and respected senior counsel on larger matters. An existing client base is not required, but would be looked upon as an asset.  We offer attractive performance based remuneration opportunities and there will be yearly reviews. 


  • Handling all aspects of litigated matters, independently with the mentorship of senior counsel
  • Supporting senior counsel on complex matters
  • Meeting billable targets
  • People/team leadership, mentorship and management


  • Legally entitled to practice law in Canada
  • At least 3 years of civil litigation experience
  • Excellent English oral and written skills and communication ability
  • Strong organization and teamwork skills and professional communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and manage a busy practice alongside Legal Assistants and Law Clerks
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