Why Bennett Jones

It goes without saying that lawyers are self-motivated achievers and independent thinkers. At Bennett Jones, our lawyers and business advisors are individuals deeply connected to their practice areas and the industries they serve. We know business, we know the industries we support and we know the law.

For individuals seeking to further their careers at Bennett Jones, we seek enthusiastic and supportive colleagues who will help to further our reputation as one of the very best providers of legal services in all areas in which we practice. We are looking for those who will strive with us to reach the highest peaks of individual and professional achievement.

In order to further our business, we intend to earn the respect of clients who will proactively advocate for our firm, our lawyers and our advisors. To accomplish this, we seek individuals who embrace rising to the occasion and taking on the challenges of developing new ways to impress our clients through extraordinary service excellence.

We strive to foster a workplace environment that rewards success and emphasizes initiative and inventiveness over convention and fresh thinking over formality. We are committed to recruiting, developing and challenging the most creative and talented people in their fields and unleashing them in a spirited atmosphere of entrepreneurial energy.

We provide individuals in the firm with an opportunity to perform stimulating, interesting and rewarding work in a collegial team environment and we promote an atmosphere of excellence through strong personal commitment and the encouragement of a balanced life.

Our Commitment to Our People

Best Employers Young People 2020
Best Employers - Alberta - Top 75 - 2020

Available Positions

Calgary - Library Technician – Fixed Term Contract (10 Months)

Monday to Friday, 9:30 am to 5:30 pm (MT)

Essential Functions

  • Provide current awareness and monitoring services on legislation, case law developments, and client news
  • Deliver circulation services, complete document delivery requests, facilitate inter-library loans, and provide legal and non-legal reference assistance using both print and electronic resources
  • Provide assistance with and guidance on the use of the libraries’ collection, Intranet pages, online catalogue and external databases
  • Contribute to the maintenance of the firm's library collections through a range of technical activities
  • Collaborate with others, in the firm, to improve business processes, tools, methods, and effectiveness for enhancing knowledge sharing and the exchange of information

Roles Within the Firm

Legal Assistants

Bennett Jones employees work in a challenging, fast-paced environment, supported by a culture based on trust and respect. We take pride in our ability to attract and retain individuals who excel in their respective fields by providing stimulating work and learning and development opportunities, as well as a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Our legal assistants provide skilled clerical and administrative support to our legal professionals to enhance the practice of law and service to our clients. Clerical, administrative and general office duties are provided within a team environment, with varied duties and level of responsibility based on the practice area and lawyer(s).

Recruitment Fraud Notice

We are aware of online recruitment scams that use Bennett Jones’ name to obtain money and personal information from individuals seeking employment with the Firm.  Currently, this scam is being perpetrated in Latin America, India, Russia and Africa.

The scam apparently lures individuals through on-line job listings and/or emails to apply for positions with Bennett Jones. Applicants are invited to contact a representative from Bennett Jones. Fees or personal information are requested from the applicant to proceed. This is a fraud—Bennett Jones does not have a representative in any country outside of Canada.

If you receive an unsolicited or suspicious email regarding employment at Bennett Jones do not respond to it.

Facts to know about employment at Bennett Jones:

  • The definitive list of our offices in Canada and globally is available on our Offices webpage at https://www.bennettjones.com/Offices
  • We do not charge a monetary fee of any amount to apply for a position at the firm
  • Legitimate emails sent from our Firm use the domain name “@bennettjones.com”
  • Legitimate information on open positions and how to apply is only available on our website's Career page at www.bennettjones.com/AvailableCareers
If you wish to verify any email you receive regarding employment at Bennett Jones, or suspicious emails that reference the firm, please contact info@bennettjones.com.