Owing to McInnes Cooper's growth strategy, we are currently seeking experienced Litigation Associates to join our thriving Litigation team in New Brunswick. This opportunity can be located in any one of our three New Brunswick offices - Fredericton, Moncton or Saint John. As a litigation lawyer, you will provide litigation and dispute resolution services and advice to an array of clients, represent clients in legal proceedings before administrative tribunals and court, conduct legal research and provide legal opinions, and maintain up-to-date knowledge and expertise in areas of law including statues, case law, legal proceedings, and trends.
What you'll do
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 4 to 6 years of litigation experience in general/civil litigation, insurance defense, and construction/engineering litigation. A background in these areas would be considered an asset. The successful candidates must also have a demonstrated commitment to client service, have strong analytical, interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills, and must possess a strong drive to succeed.
A little bit about us
McInnes Cooper is among Canada's 25 largest business law firms and the exclusive member of Lex Mundi for Atlantic Canada, the world's leading network of independent law firms. Providing strategic counsel to industry-leading clients here and abroad for more than 160 years, we continue to thrive through our relentless focus on client success.
Our mission? To turn our knowledge, skills, and effort into value for our clients and our communities through dedicated leadership.
At McInnes Cooper you will find a team that values you. We recognize that our members are key in delivering outstanding client service and we provide a collaborative, professional environment with a member focused culture. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment that values, respects and supports different perspectives, cultures and experiences.
Diversity & Inclusion
We recognize that our individual differences make us a stronger, more adaptable law firm. We embrace these differences and give all of our members the opportunity to develop their unique skills and talents.
Collective Social Responsibility
We are recognized as a leader and innovator amongst Canadian law firms in the field of Collective Social Responsibility. Our people are concerned citizens who enjoy giving back. Together, we focus on developing ongoing partnerships with community organizations that do amazing work, often despite limited resources and public awareness. As a firm, we have the ability to respond with contributions of time and monetary support, and our people give generously of their skills and effort.
Pro Bono Legal Services
Through our Pro Bono Program, we provide legal counsel to disadvantaged people and organizations that have difficulty gaining access to justice on matters of public interest.
Like any large organization, our operations leave a footprint on the environment. From paper use and waste production to transportation and energy consumption, we continually look for opportunities to minimize that impact.
Are you interested?
Work With Us
McInnes Cooper believes work experience is correlated with rewarding life experiences. McInnes Cooper provides rewarding experiences focused on personal and professional development through inclusive and positive interactions with colleagues, mentorship from experienced legal and business professionals, exposure to a variety of interesting clients, and opportunities to engage with our communities through unique volunteerism and pro bono work.
McInnes Cooper recognizes the integration of work and life and offer a number of benefits and perks to support their members, such as flexible work arrangements, professional development and conference opportunities, industry leading group benefits program, wellness financial support, interest-free student loan program and much more.
McInnes Cooper is committed to building an environment that is diverse and inclusive, representative of the communities in which we serve. We welcome and encourage applications from persons who identify as racially visible, Indigenous, persons with disabilities, women in underrepresented roles and members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community. Applicants from these equity groups may self-identify through our on-line application process.
As part of the recruitment process, MC will provide accommodation(s) to candidates with disabilities. If you require an accommodation(s) to participate in the recruitment process with us, please contact Melissa Evans at [email protected]