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Summer Law Student Opportunities with Mann Lawyers

There are many good reasons to explore career opportunities at Mann Lawyers

As a law student working over the summer at Mann Lawyers you will experience the opportunity to do great work, meet exceptional people and grow in a supportive culture that embraces diversity and respect.

Our law students gain hands on experience on both the solicitor and barrister sides of our practice. They are mentored by our General Counsel and Director of Practice Management, Scott McLean, and are encouraged to attend practice group meetings and bi-monthly meetings for the entire legal team.

We welcome our law students at firm social events throughout the summer, so they can get to know the Mann Lawyers team in an informal setting.

We recruit our articling students directly from our summer law student program and generally do not consider applications from those who have not participated in this program. So, if your long-term goal includes working at Mann Lawyers, the summer law student program is the place to start.

“Mann Lawyers has given me an incredibly robust summer experience. I am regularly introduced to new areas of law, and I am also encouraged to develop my interest areas by staff and partners. Also, it is just generally a lovely place to work. The Mann Lawyers team has been wonderful!” -F.S., 2019 Summer Law Student

Application Process

The application deadline for 2024 was January 18, 2024.

For 2025, applications will be submitted through the viRecruit portal (dates to be confirmed).  We ask that you include the following in your application: 

  • Cover letter (addressed to Daniella Sicoli-Zupo)
  • Resume
  • Undergraduate Transcript
  • Graduate Transcript (if applicable)
  • Law School Transcript
  • Letter(s) of Reference

Please note that summer student salaries are competitive. We encourage you to review our website to learn more about us.

Mann Lawyers LLP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Please submit your application through the viRecruit portal.

Recruitment Ethics Protocol

Please be advised that Mann Lawyers adheres to the Ottawa Law Student Recruitment Ethics Protocol established by the Ottawa area law student employers. Under this protocol:

Legal employers do not advise students prior to the call day start time of 8:00 a.m. that they intend to make the student an offer;

Law firms do not ask students to advise as to the ranking of the firm or any other firm on the student’s priority list;

Law firms do not ask students about their intention to accept an offer of employment prior to the call day start time of 8:00 a.m; and,

Law firms will not advise students that receipt of an offer is contingent on the student indicating that the firm is their number one top ranked choice in advance of call day.

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