Merovitz Potechin LLP is seeking a Wills and Estates Lawyer to join our growing team.
Why join our team?
We are an equal opportunity law office that values teamwork, respect, integrity, caring and professionalism. We also believe in investing in people who understand that exceptional service to clients is critical to success.
Along with being caring professionals, every member of our team should remain as committed to their Ottawa community and their families as they are to their clients and the firm. We understand that in order to provide exceptional client service, our employees must feel a sense of belonging, collegiality, and respect among their peers, and Merovitz Potechin does its utmost to ensure our team is supported. If you want to work in an environment that values professionalism and client satisfaction while also nurturing relationships and supporting community involvement, then we would love to hear from you.
Summary of position:
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Wills and Estates practice and be familiar with estate planning (including drafting of wills, power of attorney and trusts), estate administration, probate of wills, estate litigation and all other matters as required.
- At least 5-10 years of proven experience in a law firm;
- High degree of professional ethics and integrity;
- Excellent knowledge and understanding of wills and estates law and procedures;
- Ability to be both a self-starter and team player;
- Excellent technical skills;
- Excellent written and oral communication skills; and
- Must be a member of the Ontario Bar in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario;
*We recognize that a strong candidate may not qualify under the listed years of experience. If you have a different level of experience, we still want to hear from you.
About Merovitz Potechin LLP
Merovitz Potechin LLP, The Referred to Law Firm, was established in 1976. Since that time, a knowledgeable team of lawyers and staff have been built upon the foundation of superior legal advice and exceptional client service. The partnership at Merovitz Potechin LLP holds "integrity" and "giving back to community" as the foremost of its values. We are an equal opportunity law office in Ottawa that believes in investing in people who believe that exceptional service to clients is critical to success. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
This is an excellent opportunity to grow your knowledge and expertise by working with an experienced team focused on personal and professional excellence.
If you are interested in joining our law firm, please send your resume, in confidence to Tina Aiello-Hash, Human Resources Manager.
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
- wills and estates: 5 years (Preferred)