Description of position

Lawyer in civil and commercial litigation

Lawyer in civil and commercial litigation

Job posting number: 2022-LITIGE

is a team of lawyers and notaries entirely dedicated to the interests of its clients. Renowned for the quality of its work, its dynamism, its accessibility and its speed, our firm offers expertise in all major areas of law. Multidisciplinarity, collaboration, competence and dedication: these are the pillars on which MORENCY has built an enviable reputation in all areas of the law for over 50 years.

Our firm is currently seeking a lawyer for its Quebec City office, working mainly in civil and commercial litigation.

The person recruited will preferably have a minimum of eight (8) years' experience, and must have worked on several aspects of contentious commercial cases since the start of his or her career. He/she will be called upon to support the litigation department and all the firm's clients in multiple mandates involving several aspects, including :

  • Drafting procedures, directing files and representing clients before trial and appeal courts;
  • Drafting of formal notices and legal proceedings, particularly in construction law, shareholder disputes, real estate law and bankruptcy;
  • Provide legal advice to clients;
  • Answering questions and intervening with the various sectors of the firm that have an impact on litigation matters.

What we're looking for :

  • Mastery of legal software;
  • Fluency in French;
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize;
  • Ability to plan and manage various files;
  • Ability to manage and retain clients;
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines;
  • Organizational skills and autonomy;
  • Sense of responsibility, speed of execution and initiative;
  • Versatility, flexibility and team spirit;
  • Client retention (an asset).

What we offer :

  • Dynamic, supportive atmosphere - work that's respectful and fun;
  • Office size on a human scale and concern for employee well-being;
  • Flexible and collaborative environment;
  • High professional standards;
  • Competitive compensation;
  • Group insurance and pension plan.

Commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI)

At Morency, we firmly believe that diversity enriches our work environment and strengthens our ability to innovate and collaborate. We are committed to creating an inclusive space where every individual, regardless of background, identity or experience, feels valued and respected.

We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, genders, sexual orientations, ages, abilities and beliefs. Our aim is to build a team that reflects the diversity of our communities and is able to provide varied perspectives to meet tomorrow's challenges.

Background and/or Reference Checks

Please note that we conduct background and/or reference checks as part of our recruitment process. This is essential to ensure that we maintain the highest standards of integrity and safety for our customers and our team.

If you have the necessary qualifications and would like to take up the challenge, please send your curriculum vitae with position identification to the attention of Human Resources at the following e-mail address:

Only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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