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Vancouver

Right from the start, you’ll find the Vancouver office welcoming.

Invaluable hands-on experience. Unparalleled training. BLG Vancouver provides both to students ready to take a giant leap forward in their careers.

Right from the start, you’ll work alongside industry leaders on high-profile cases and take the lead on smaller files. You’ll learn from accomplished professionals in more than 20 areas of law, encompassing virtually every aspect of commercial practice.

Summer Program

If you’re a second year law degree student, our flexible summer program will give you in-depth experience in the practice areas you’re interested in.

The program involves two rotations, where assigned mentors give you work in different practice areas.

Your summer starts with an orientation that will prepare you for the hands-on work to come. Throughout the summer you'll attend weekly seminars to learn about the many types of law we practise.

In addition to assigning you work, your mentors will answer your questions about the firm, the work we do and life as a lawyer.

You'll get practical experience working on many of the same challenging tasks as our articling students.

BLG's accomplished professionals will introduce you to all aspects of legal practice, including meetings, discoveries and court appearances.

Articling Program

Take the next step in your career by articling with BLG. You’ll get extensive hands-on experience in business law and litigation, as you do work similar to that of our junior associates.

Comprehensive Training

Your articling experience begins with an in-depth orientation session. You’ll also attend weekly seminars on topics such as:

  • preparing for and arguing a motion
  • communicating with clients
  • matter and practice management
  • business etiquette Articling students can also participate in firm-wide training programs.

Hands-on Experience

You’ll work with some of Canada’s most recognized lawyers and perform the same kinds of tasks as our junior associates, such as:

  • attending hearings, discoveries and mediations
  • drafting memoranda, contracts and legal opinions
  • conducting research and due diligence * working on pro bono projects and cases

Mentoring

You‘ll be assigned a principal to support you throughout your articling experience. You’ll also choose a mentor in each rotation who will meet with you regularly to review your workload and ensure you’re receiving a variety of assignments.

Applying to BLG

Work at BLG Vancouver and launch your successful legal career.  With hands-on experience, mentorship and regular evaluations, your BLG experience will set you up to get ahead.

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