Bennett Jones LLP is a top tier, full service international law firm with offices in Calgary, Toronto, Edmonton, Ottawa, Vancouver, Montreal and New York. We are proud that Bennett Jones was ranked as a Platinum Level Best Employer in the 2022 "Best Employers in Canada" survey conducted by Kincentric.  The firm has also been recognized for 2022 as one of "Alberta's Top 75 Employers" and as a Top Employer for Young People in a study conducted by Mediacorp.  The firm has been ranked as one of the top places to work in Canada for 22 consecutive years.

Our Vancouver Commercial Real Estate Group is currently seeking a lawyer to join its highly regarded team.  This group acts for a broad range of clients with respect to acquisitions and dispositions, urban, rural and resort development (including entitlements and marketing), infrastructure projects, real estate joint venture formations,  financings, leasing, and public-private partnerships.  The ideal candidate will be qualified to practice law in British Columbia or another common law Canadian province or territory, be prepared to become called in British Columbia and have the following credentials:

  • between 4-10 years of dedicated commercial real estate transactions and development experience;
  • excellent academic credentials; and
  • strong analytical, communication and drafting skills.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop their skills as part of a highly successful practice and a growing office and will receive advanced training, mentoring and significant client exposure. This is the ideal position for someone who demonstrates strong initiative, has excellent analytical, communication and interpersonal skills and is a consummate team player.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and résumé to:

Robyn Enslen
Director, Associate and Student Programs (Vancouver)

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


All offers of employment are conditional upon the satisfactory verification of a Canadian criminal record check. Determination of the factors that constitute satisfactory verification is within the sole discretion of Bennett Jones.

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Bennett Jones is committed to the health, safety, and well-being of our Firm members. Effective October 1, 2021, Bennett Jones will require all Firm members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, in accordance with public health guidance, prior to entering the workplace, attending a firm sponsored event, attending at a client's workplace or travelling on Firm business. Bennett Jones welcomes applications from all applicants, including applicants who may requires a specific accommodation because of a disability or another protected ground. Any applicant requiring accommodation during the application process should contact email noted above.

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Vancouver, BC

Posted on July 27, 2023