Career Opportunities

Paralegal, Litigation

Reporting to the Litigation practice group coordinator, the successful applicant will assist the litigators with all aspects of file management. The incumbent will be a full group participant, understand the specific issues involved in various types of files, take ownership of matters delegated by the team and perform high-quality work to exceed client expectations.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Actively contribute to various practice group initiatives, help find ways to improve the group’s processes and contribute to its success, and participate in on-going training programs.
  • Organize and manage a significant number of complex files, including managing ongoing delays, deadlines and tasks.
  • Gather, organize, analyze and summarize factual information (exhibits, contracts, documents, correspondence, etc.) and prepare notes and summary tables for lawyers and clients.
  • Manage internal databases and comfortably use various litigation software programs (eDiscovery).
  • Assist in the preparation of requested documents, management of and response to requests for documents.
  • Participate in the preparation of examinations and summary of transcripts.
  • Prepare first drafts of letters, demand letters and proceedings.
  • Perform various legislative, doctrinal, jurisprudential searches and prepare draft arguments.
  • Prepare correspondence and statements of costs.
  • Prepare books of authorities, proceedings and undertakings.
  • Prepare PowerPoint presentations for clients or the court.
  • Help lawyers prepare for trial and attend trial as needed.
  • Communicate with the courts, clients, opposing parties and others in the judicial system.
  • Perform other related duties.


  • DEC in Paralegal Studies or equivalent experience
  • Three to five years in similar position or relevant experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (including Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote) and specialized litigation software
  • Ability to analyze, summarize and organize documents carefully and with attention to detail
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team player
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate professionally and courteously
  • Ability to perform high-quality work in a fast-paced environment
  • Proactive in the search for solutions and the next steps
  • Available to work outside regular hours on occasion
  • Excellent French and English (oral and written)

To apply, please email your resumé and cover letter in complete confidence to Nanci Ship, Senior Director, Strategic Talent Initiatives at

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

Davies is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment.