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As a team, students obtain work from lawyers and are encouraged to seek out work in areas of interest. Student work is overseen by the lawyers directly. Each student is also assigned a senior mentor and a junior mentor who are available to answer questions and assist the student to integrate into the firm. Siskinds will also host appropriate activities during the summer program to help integrate the students into the firm.

Siskinds is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment process. Please view the page, In Our Firm, for more information about initiatives related to equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are a person with a disability and require accommodation to successfully submit an application, please contact us to submit your accommodation request.

Siskinds’ summer law student program runs from the end of May to mid-August (12 weeks). The London office will traditionally hire 6 to 10 summer students.

Please be aware that our 2024 London summer law student positions have been filled.

Compensation & Benefits

Compensation packages are competitive with other top law firms in London.

Mentoring
Each student is assigned a senior mentor and a junior mentor who are available to answer questions and assist the student to integrate into the firm.

Compensation
Summer students for 2023 received a weekly salary of $750. They are not entitled to vacation days during their summer employment but do receive vacation pay equal to 4% of their total compensation. Because of the shorter term of their employment, they are not entitled to other benefits.

Other Perks
Subsidized downtown parking, a state-of-the-art building, social committee events, and catered lunches to socialize with staff and lawyers are some of the additional perks of joining our firm!

Our London office

Our 65,000-square-foot office in the City Centre Towers offers a technologically advanced environment. Comfort, efficiency and ease-of-use are priorities in the hardware, software, processes, policies and furnishings that comprise our overall workspace.

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Siskinds’ London office abides by the recruitment procedures set out by the Law Society of Ontario and a process agreed to by London area law firms in order to make recruitment as seamless as possible for law students. Applications are accepted through the viLawPortal and should be addressed to the Articling Committee.

If you are applying for a summer law student position, we will only be accepting applications electronically and you must submit your application through the viRecruitPortal (viglobalcloud.com)

We accept applications from students from all law schools. Students invited for in-firm interviews will receive a call on call day.

2024 London Summer Student Recruitment Timeline:

  • Posting: January 3, 2024 
  • Application Deadline: January 22, 2024 
  • Call day: February 1, 2024
  • Interview days: February 12 – 14, 2024
  • Offer day: February 15, 2024

Please be aware that our 2024 London summer law student positions have been filled.

Articling Committee

For inquiries, please contact Rob De Toni, Director, Student and Associate Professional Resources.
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