Students in Siskinds’ Toronto office are focused on working with the firm’s plaintiff class action team, which has been ranked as a top-tier Canadian firm by independent legal review organizations. Within Toronto, the team consists of 10 lawyers working on a broad range of class action matters. The small team fosters a collaborative environment where students can undertake real responsibility and cultivate their skills as advocates.
Summer students can expect to become deeply involved in the firm’s class action files and take on a key role in investigating new cases. Students obtain work directly from lawyers and are encouraged to seek out work in their areas of interest.
Siskinds’ summer law student program runs from the end of May to mid-August (12 weeks). The Toronto office will traditionally hire 1 to 2 summer students. Thank you for your interest in Siskinds LLP, our 2023 Toronto summer student positions have been filled.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation packages are competitive with medium to large law firms in Toronto.
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.
Toronto summer students for 2022 receive a weekly salary of $1,700. 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.
Our office in downtown Toronto offers direct access to the Eaton Centre and PATH connection. Toronto summer students will also have the opportunity to travel to our head office for firm-organized events.
Our Toronto office
Our downtown Toronto office is located at 65 Queen Street, across from the courthouse and Toronto City Hall.
Thank you for your interest in Siskinds LLP, our 2023 Toronto summer student positions have been filled.
Siskinds’ Toronto office abides by the recruitment procedures set out by the Law Society of Ontario. 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 conduct On-Campus Interviews at the University of Toronto, Osgoode Hall, and the University of Western Ontario, but we accept applications from students from all law schools. Students invited for in-firm interviews will receive an email indicating that we intend to contact them on call day.