Vancouver – Litigation Associate

Thorsteinssons LLP is currently seeking a highly motivated Litigation Associate with 1+ years of experience for our Vancouver office. The successful candidate will ideally have litigation or tax planning experience and will thrive in an intellectually challenging environment which holds a unique opportunity for growth.

Your Duties and Responsibilities

• Assist with litigation in various courts;
• Respond to federal and provincial audits, prepare notices of objection and written representations to the CRA;
• Provide impeccable client service and complete research and memoranda to form legal opinions that assist our clients in making business decisions; and
• Work ambitiously as valuable member of our team and efficiently use the resources available to advance institutional knowledge.

Your Core Competencies

• Dedicated to providing quality service to clients to consistently meet and exceed expectations;
• Academic excellence;
• Ability to remain productive while demonstrating superior analytical and problem-solving skills within a time-sensitive and fast-paced environment;
• Strong research, verbal and written communication skills;
• Excellent interpersonal skills required for effective communication with clients, other lawyers and staff; and
• Ability to exercise strong initiative, judgment and confidentiality.

Founded in 1964, with offices in Vancouver and Toronto, Thorsteinssons is Canada’s largest law firm specializing in tax and our lawyers are consistently recognized as leading tax practitioners in Canada and around the world.

Thorsteinssons takes pride in cultivating a diverse workforce. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage qualified applicants of all abilities to apply. We will accommodate applicants with disability-related needs (to the point of undue hardship) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

Qualified candidates are invited to forward a covering letter and resume in PDF format to David R. Davies, Partner, at Please indicate the position you are applying for in the reference line of your email and cover letter.

We thank all candidates for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies please.