Commercial Litigation Assistant

Why work at Blaney McMurtry LLP?

Blaney McMurtry LLP is a multi-service 120+ lawyer firm, based in the heart of downtown Toronto. For more than sixty years, we have helped clients overcome challenges and seize opportunities through our continuing commitment to achieving results and building relationships. We seek exceptional individuals who take pride in their work and know the importance of excellent client service. 

Our motto is “Expect the Best” and that goes both ways. At Blaneys, we value a diverse and inclusive workplace that respects and supports all of our staff. We offer a competitive salary based on experience and paid vacation. Your well-being is very important to us and this is why we offer an excellent benefit package which includes health, dental, as well as an Employee Assistance Program. If you would like to gain new skills, we have abundant training and professional development opportunities to help to achieve your personal and professional goals.

What you will be doing:

  • Opening and closing files
  • Drafting/proofreading, serving and filing legal documents
  • Providing transcriptions
  • Managing day to day demands of multiple lawyers and their practices
  • Maintaining physical and electronic document system
  • Preparing bills of costs
  • Calendar and email management
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 2+ years of experience in the legal industry
  • Experience in general commercial litigation as well as commercial list
  • Experience with construction liens
  • Familiarity with Caselines
  • Bankruptcy and insolvency experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to multi-task and manage your time in a fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Maintain strict confidentiality
  • Completion of a Legal Assistant or Law Clerk Diploma an asset

Interested applicants should apply here. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

If you require any accommodation in the application process, please contact us. Blaney McMurtry is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

We look forward to hearing from you and thank you for your interest.