How to Apply

What We Are Looking For in a Candidate

During the application process, we look for candidates that are well-rounded with good academic records, interesting extra-curricular activities, and diverse work experience. As we are committed to providing professional development, candidates that we select are team-oriented and are interested in making a long-term commitment to the firm.

We believe it is very important to start your career in an environment where you can grow and develop. Finding a firm that best fits your needs is one of the most important decisions you will ever make.

What We Are Looking For in an Application Package

Please include a cover letter, resume, photocopies of official transcripts from law school, undergrad, or any other post-secondary education, and a list of upper year courses. Writing samples are not required unless otherwise requested.

Your cover letter should not be longer than one (1) page. It should be personalized to our firm, and it should tell us why you want to work at Bereskin & Parr.

Your resume should not be longer that two (2) pages and it should include the following information: Contact Information; Education; Employment History; Volunteer/Extra-Curricular Activities; and Awards/Scholarships.

Due Dates and Guidelines

Bereskin & Parr LLP follows the dates and guidelines established by the Law Society of Upper Canada for the recruitment of students. Students interested in a summer or articling position with the Firm should submit their applications via the viDesktop Portal.

General inquiries should be emailed to:

Margaret Seko
Manager, Student & Associate Affairs
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Scotia Plaza
40 King Street West, 40th Floor
Toronto, Ontario
M5H 3Y2

t: 416.364.7311
f: 416.361.1398


All student recruitment is conducted in accordance with the Law Society guidelines. For a copy of the guidelines please visit the LSUC website at

Bereskin & Parr LLP is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, aboriginal peoples, visible minorities and people with disabilities. Should candidates wish to receive the above job posting in an alternative format, please contact Margaret Seko, Manager, Student & Associate Affairs by email ( or by phone 416-957-1658.