Posting active date: 4/29/2024
Name of corporate partner: Lenczner Slaght
Corporate partner contact phone:
Application deadline: 5/10/2024
Location: Hybrid

Job title: Summer Intern – Legal Assistant and Marketing and Business Development
Job type: Internship
Reporting to: Manager, Legal Assistant and Manager, Marketing & Communications
Department: Legal, Marketing & Business Development
Length (contract/internship): 3-4 months
Salary or range: $21/hour
Start date: 6/3/2024 End date: 9/2/2024
Exclusive to Pathways Alumni? Yes

About the organization:

Widely recognized as Canada’s leading litigation practice, we have successfully represented clients’ interests in some of the most complex, high-profile cases in Canadian legal history. Focusing exclusively on litigation and advocacy, we practice across dozens of legal areas and industries and represent our clients where it counts – on our feet in all levels of the courts and before every kind of tribunal. Our subject-matter expertise and extensive courtroom experience is consistently recognized by clients, peers, and senior members of the legal profession in leading legal publications, including Chambers Canada and Lexpert. We offer the opportunity to work alongside and learn from some of Canada’s most highly regarded litigators and business professionals. Learn more at

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Legal Assistant and Marketing & Business Development team, the core responsibilities of this role are to provide administrative assistance, file management and project support to both teams.

Job responsibility:

Legal Assistant Support:

  • Assist our team of Lawyers, Law Students and Law Clerks in collaboration with the Legal Assistants and other support teams.
  • Provide administrative legal assistance such as:
  • Assist with the processing of File Management requests:
  • Assist with file closing procedures.
  • Assist with file searches and file tracking requests.
  • Assist with the launch of new project initiatives as needed.
  • Assist with data cleanup of inactive, pending, open and closed matters.

Marketing & Business Development Support:

  • Assist our Marketing & Business Development team by providing day-to-day administrative support for any and all programs, including digital marketing, market research, media relations, advertising, sponsorships, directories and rankings, development of marketing materials and additional tasks as assigned.
  • Assist with updating our website and intranet using our content management system.
  • Assist with data cleanup for our Customer Relationship Management (contact system).
  • Assist with research and reporting of data, trends, competitors, events, and media.
  • Assist with organizing internal and external events, tickets, and/or client gifts as it relates to relationship building.
  • Assist with applying brand styles and guidelines to internal materials (i.e. PowerPoints, Word Documents, Newsletters, etc).
  • Assist with organization of internal documents and files in our document management system.
  • Other duties as and when required.

Experience & Qualification requirements:

  • Experience in an office environment, in an administrative role will be considered an asset.
  • Open to all college or university programs. A business administration course/program or Law Studies course/program will be considered an asset.


  • Confidence in ability to deliver excellent customer service.
  • Willing and eager to learn new skills and technology to expand knowledge.
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong organization and time management skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • A team player who can work independently and collaboratively with others.
  • Able to think critically, exercise excellent judgement and problem-solving skills.
  • Flexible and adaptable, and ability to multi-task when necessary.
  • Able to maintain professionalism, confidentiality, and discretion at all times.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

Additional information:

Work Arrangement / Hours of Work: Hybrid work arrangement in place. It is expected this position will work 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday while working 3 days in the office (Wednesdays being a mandatory in-office day). Please note this arrangement is in accordance with the firm’s current Hybrid Work Policy, which may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of the firm.

How to apply:

Apply through the link below: