Grow with us
At Bereskin & Parr, our investment in talent is pivotal to our success. As a leading Canadian and international intellectual property firm, we attribute our achievements to our employees’ expertise and in-demand skill sets. We advocate for a collaborative approach to professional development where our staff and legal practitioners work together to strengthen their technical, professional, and network-building skills while gaining a sense of purpose and professional fulfilment. We are committed to helping all our employees flourish in the institutional dynamics of a law firm and ensuring they stand out in the increasingly growing legal market.
Our key practice areas encompass patent prosecution, trademarks, litigation, copyright, regulatory/privacy law, and electrical and computer technology. The firm’s Patents practice group members have expertise in a variety of scientific and engineering disciplines and other technical areas, and assist clients in evaluating inventions and designs, and preparing, filing, and prosecuting patent and industrial design applications in Canada, the United States and worldwide. Bereskin & Parr has extensive experience in litigation, and the management and effective resolution of disputes. Our firm’s litigation group advises and acts in all types of IP cases, from simple disputes that require pragmatic negotiation, to major cases. We act for parties both large and small, from individual inventors and start-ups to international companies. Our technology professionals work at the forefront of law and technology across several practice areas involving emerging fields such as artificial intelligence, psychedelics, and quantum computing. Our Trademarks practice group in one of the largest and most experienced in Canada and represents leading brands as well as numerous Canadian companies.
As a leader in the IP space around the globe, we look for candidates who are inquisitive, driven, and eager to learn. Whether you are seeking employment as a professional or a role in business services, Bereskin & Parr provides the resources of a large law firm while practicing in a more relaxed environment. We offer legal assistant and clerk roles, as well as various opportunities in accounting, human resources, marketing, and technology. As a firm that values collegiality, we constantly strive to maintain a collaborative and positive culture where employees feel inspired to propel their careers forward.
We have ideas about your future
Every legal career starts with a spark. At Bereskin & Parr, it’s the first thing we look for in our student hires—and a quality we go to great lengths to nurture.
Our student hiring criteria emphasizes drive, enthusiasm, commitment, and ambition over anything else. Our student programs underscore collaboration, ownership and inclusion and provide a gateway to an exciting legal career.
Large firm resources
At Bereskin & Parr your client work will range from small start-up companies to large multi-national corporations with the resources of a large law firm in a more relaxed environment. Our firm provides the opportunity to work and learn with some of Canada’s best known and experienced IP professionals, offering excellent training and resources, and a friendly and flexible working environment.
Bereskin & Parr offers a stimulating work environment that is also supportive, collegial, and team oriented. We are looking for individuals who strive for excellence with the goal of achieving success for our clients. Our business services teams collaborate regularly, combining their knowledge and expertise to deliver.