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Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP - Montreal, Quebec

http://joinblakes.com/montreal/

Recruitment & Hiring

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  1st Yr. Summer 2nd Yr. Summer Articling Students
Do you hire: No No Yes
How many did you/will you hire for:
2017 8
2018 8
2019 11
2020 8
2021 8-10
Rotation Yes
Split/Secondment Case-by-Case

First Year Summer Students

FIRST YEAR SUMMER STUDENTS:

Do you recruit first year summer students?
No
When is the application deadline for first year summer students?
When is the interviewing period?
Do you participate in on-campus interview (OCI) programs to fill such positions? No
Description of first year summer program:
Comments

Second Year Summer Students

SECOND YEAR SUMMER STUDENTS:

Do you recruit second year summer students?
No
When is the application deadline for second year summer students?
When is the interviewing period?
Do you participate in on-campus interview (OCI) programs to fill such positions? No
Description of the second year summer program
Comments

OCIs

Will you be participating in OCIs this year? No
Schools:

Other Campus Recruiting

We will be recruiting students from the following law schools (outside of the OCI process) McGill University, Faculty of Law
Université de Montréal, Faculté de droit
Université de Sherbrooke, Faculté de droit
Université du Québec à Montréal, Département des sciences juridiques
Université Laval, Faculté de droit
Université d’Ottawa, Faculté de droit, Section de droit civil
Comments
2018 2019
No. of 1st Year Summer Students
No. of 1st Year Summer Students Offered Articling Positions (region dependent)
No. of 2nd Year Summer Students
No. of 2nd Year Summer Students Offered Articling Positions
Quebec: Number of future articling students working as a 2nd year summer student 16 14
Atlantic: No. of articling students hired during 2nd year January recruitment
No. of additional articling students hired (in some regions, in addition to students hired through the summer process)


For Quebec and Atlantic Employers: Do you allow your articling students hired to work for you during their second year summer? Yes

Articling Students

When do you hire articling students? As per the «Entente de recrutement 2018-2019»
Do you still have any articling positions open for this year (starting 2019)? No
Do you anticipate having articling positions open for next year (starting in 2020) for external candidates outside of your current student hires (if any)? No
If so, how many positions do you anticipate having for external candidates?
Do you allow students to work during the licensing process in your jurisdiction? No
Description of articling program The articling program at the Montréal office is divided into rotations between the corporate/commercial and litigation/labor & employment departments.
Comments

Internships

Do you offer internships? Case-by-case
If so, when should students apply?

Summer/Articling

Do you accept applications for summer/articling positions from foreign trained students/lawyers? Case-by-case
If yes, do applicants need to have an Assessment Report from the National Committee on Accreditation (in Québec, an attestation from le Barreau du Québec) before applying? Case-by-Case
Comments

Required Application Materials

Required Application Materials Resume
cover letter
post secondary transcripts
law school transcripts
Comments

Preferred Method of Application

Preferred Method of Application viDesktop Portal
Comments
2018 2019
How many articling students did you offer a first year lawyer position? 7 N/A
How many articling students in your articling program were seeking a position? 8 N/A
How many additional first year associates did you hire outside of your articling student program? 3 N/A
How many of the additional students clerked?