Commercial Litigation Associate

DLA Piper (Canada) LLP
Posting Date:
Mar 22, 2021
DLA Piper (Canada) LLP
Area of Law:
Commercial Litigation
2 - 5 years


The Calgary office of DLA Piper (Canada) LLP is looking for a talented associate with 2-5 years’ experience in commercial litigation. The successful candidate will work on a variety of litigation matters for our clients, supported by an incredibly busy and talented team. You will be a self-starter and looking to punch above your weight in our collegial and high functioning group. You will be a proven team-player.

Specifically, the successful candidate’s skills and experience will include:

  • Working independently on a multitude of tasks involved in litigation matters with minimal supervision, and progressing files in a timely manner;
  • Familiarity with Alberta court filings, documents, processes, and strong advocacy skills;
  • Strong attention to detail and outstanding writing skills;
  • Excellent client communication skills, ideally having worked with market-leaders in a variety of industries.

You will contribute to a complex mix of disputes work and will continue to expand your litigation skills in many of our key areas, which include: international arbitration, general commercial litigation, fraud recovery work, as well as projects, construction and environmental litigation. 

Our clients are global and well-established entities, as well as entrepreneurs and growing companies; experience from a national, international or highly regarded litigation boutique is preferred. The team is made up of high performing and dedicated practitioners who are collegial, bright and committed to producing excellent results for our clients. You will play a pivotal role, working closely with a number of busy associates and partners.

DLA Piper (Canada) LLP is proud to be highly competitive when it comes to awards and benefits. The successful candidate will be remunerated at the top of market, with an array of benefits, bonus structure and an outstanding associate development program.

For more details, or to discuss the role, please contact the National Director of Associates and Students, Bonnie-Louise Lussier, at . At this time, we are not briefing agencies.

To submit your application, please apply below or directly to, by including your cover letter, resume and transcripts.

Only those selected for interview will be contacted.


Contact Name: Neda Canario

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