Support Staff
We are always looking for talented people to join our team.

A firm is only as good as its people and at WeirFoulds we are committed to hiring top legal talent. We encourage you to join our team if you are a self-starter who shares our passion for exceptional client service, entrepreneurialism, client development, as well as the building and strengthening of client relationships.

Our friendly, collaborative and inclusive culture, means WeirFoulds is not only a great place to work, but a great place to develop and thrive as a professional. We support and nurture our team by consistently providing opportunities for career development and progression, enabling you to fulfil your potential and ultimately, shape the future of our firm.

Contact Information:

Amita Bhika
Director, Human Resources
abhika@weirfoulds.com
647.715.3502

Available Positions

The successful candidate will provide legal support to and work in close collaboration with the Commercial Real Estate Practice Group.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Use of Teraview, including performing searches, creating and submitting title documents for registration, viewing and printing instruments, plans, and official parcel registers, and searching for writs of execution.
  • Use of ONLAND to locate old title abstracts, requesting pre-approval from the Land Registry Office, non converted data retention reports and PIN corrections.
  • Full title searches, in both Land Titles and the Registry system (40-year search) – title summaries including obtaining and reviewing Crown Patents.
  • Confirming legal descriptions (and the ability to plot metes and bounds descriptions), identifying and plotting easements/rights of way.
  • Expropriation searches, Construction lien searches, Leasing searches, Estates- searches and the preparation of all title related documents.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Education

  • Successful completion of The Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario’s Fellowship Real Estate Course or a post-secondary law clerk certificate/diploma offered by a recognized Ontario educational institution OR 10 years’ experience as a Conveyancer.
  • Proficient knowledge of and experience using Teraview and ONLAND.
  • Knowledge of legal terminology and procedures.
  • Proficient with legal software and MS Office 365 (Word, Excel, Outlook).

Skills

  • Ability to take initiative and be resourceful.
  • Excellent time management, organizational, and prioritization skills.
  • Ability to work independently and within tight timelines.
  • Ability to multi-task and balance the priorities assigned.
  • Eagerness to learn and further develop skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an excellent team player.
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written) including the ability to deal with clients and all levels of staff.
  • Excellent attention to detail and diligent proofreading skills.
  • Passionate about providing quality service and work product to clients.
  • Good judgement and ability to exercise discretion when dealing with confidential and sensitive matters.

At WeirFoulds, we pride ourselves on providing the highest level of service to our clients. As such, it is essential for applicants to be self-starters, dedicated to entrepreneurialism including client service, client development and the building and strengthening of client relationships. If you would like to be part of this dynamic team, and enjoy working in a collegial environment, this is an excellent opportunity for you.

Please submit your application online, including a cover letter, resume and transcripts. Please click here to apply online.

Role Summary

We are currently recruiting for an Events Specialist to join our Marketing and Business Development (BD) team. In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for planning and executing all WeirFoulds (Firm) internal and external events, conferences, sponsorships, and other activities that support the Firm’s business development initiatives. This role reports to the Director of Marketing and BD.

The Events Specialist will work as an internal collaborative business partner and resource to the Firm’s lawyers and Business Services departments. The events portfolio includes conferences and sponsorships, client seminars and receptions, webinars/virtual events, some internal programming events, maintenance of marketing database, sports portfolio management and other tasks and projects as needed.

We pride ourselves on providing the highest level of service to our clients. The successful candidate must be self-motivated, committed to excellence in the workplace, organized, responsive, and have excellent attention to detail – and want to have some fun at work too!

This is a full-time, permanent opportunity – Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. We are currently operating a hybrid work model and the successful candidate will be required to work in the office a minimum 3 days/ week. However, due to the nature of the role, some flexibility will be required both in working hours and in-office workdays.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plans, implements, and executes all aspects of onsite and offsite Firm events. Specific responsibilities include:
  • Administration/planning: Maintaining Firm calendar of events, coordination of weekly events meetings with internal stakeholders, event proposals, budget tracking, work-back schedules, website event postings, create and deploy event invitations, reminders, confirmations, and post event communications and analyses. Processing of marketing invoices and reconciling department credit card.
  • Executing event logistics end-to-end: Assist with planning calls, liaising with lawyers/speakers on deliverables, managing invitation lists, organizing and confirming catering, AV, space configuration, signage, rentals, entertainment and staffing, regular monitoring of events inbox, workback schedules and associated actions.
  • On-site event management: Coordinating the creation and packaging of nametags, registration, in-room support, ensuring presenters are prepared, liaising with internal/venue staff and webcast providers, etc.
  • Tickets: Managing the distribution and tracking of sporting tickets, liaising with sports and entertainment facilities on planning suite nights for client development (Scotiabank Arena and Rogers Centre).
  • Sponsorships/conferences: Assisting with all sponsorship/conference deliverables including the assembly of materials for industry conferences and tradeshows, lawyer speaking engagements and Firm sponsorships, and other administrative tasks including securing venues, packaging profiles, Firm branding and practice group materials.
  • Using the CRM (InterAction) and communications software to ensure the streamlined sending of event communications.
  • Supporting and executing, on an ad hoc basis, the Business Development and Marketing requests of select Practice Groups and corresponding lawyers.

 Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • University or college degree in business, events, marketing, or a related discipline.
  • Minimum 2+ years event planning experience. Preferably in a law firm or professional services environment.
  • Competency using automated event software preferred.
  • CRM system experience is preferred.
  • Experience using Zoom and MS Teams is an asset.
  • Understanding of business development and marketing best practices within professional services.
  • Highly collaborative, self-starter who proactively engages with stakeholders.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to manage competing priorities and demanding stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently, while also being an integrated and cooperative member of the broader Marketing and Business Development Department.
  • Makes sound and timely decisions in alignment with the Firm’s strategic goals.
  • Strong attention to detail with advanced communication skills both verbal and writing skills.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Basic working knowledge of graphic design software (e.g. Adobe, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) would be an asset.
  • Willingness and availability to work flexible hours as required. Events can take place outside normal working hours and occasionally on weekends.

Candidates who meet the above qualifications are asked to apply online. Please click here to apply.

WeirFoulds welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. We recognize the need to demonstrate equity, diversity and inclusion in everything we do, and are committed to providing an inclusive work environment composed of people with diverse perspectives, backgrounds, identities and cultures.

Accommodations in accordance with applicable laws are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require an accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact our Human Resources Team at accommodations@weirfoulds.com.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.