At Baker & McKenzie LLP, we are different in the way we think, work and behave. Like no other firm and few other businesses. With more than 4,400 locally admitted lawyers and more than 5,800 business service professionals in 78 offices worldwide, we have a passionately collaborative community of 60 nationalities and are committed to world-class career development to everyone in every job at every level. Baker McKenzie can offer you both the uncompromising commitment to excellence expected of a top firm and a distinctive way of thinking, working and behaving - as a passionately global and genuinely collaborative firm.
The Toronto office of Baker McKenzie seeks an associate to join its IPTech Practice Group, which comprises a team of experienced legal professionals serving both domestic and international clients on a truly global platform. The successful candidate will have 2 to 6 years of commercial law experience from a top level law firm and/or in-house environment. Experience in information technology-related areas of practice including commercial IT contracting, data privacy and security, information governance, telecommunications, consumer protection, FinTech, and/or intellectual property law is required. Excellent drafting, research, analytical and communication skills, an aptitude to develop strong relationships and the ability to take initiative and work as part of a team are essential. The ideal candidate will be a creative thinker and problem solver with a passion for understanding the intersection of emerging technologies with the practice of law and business.
Interested applicants should include a cover letter, resume, references and transcripts. Applications will be held in strictest of confidence.
We welcome and encourage applications from diverse applicants, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Please note, by applying to the career opportunity, your application and resume will be stored on a server in the United States.