Frequently Asked Questions
Please find hereinafter answers to the most common questions with respect to the articling program of LJT. Should you not find the required information, please do not hesitate to contact us.
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- How many people work at Legault Joly Thiffault (LJT)?
Our firm is comprised of more than 40 legal professionals, including a few notaries and paralegals, forming a team of more than 80 employees with the other members of the firm.
- How many interviews are held to hire articling students ?
We hold up to fifty interviews each year with candidates, of which one third is usually invited for a second interview. Following the slection interviews, 2 candidates are selected, being one candidate for each 6 month period.
- How is the intership structured ?
Unlike other law firms, the internship is not structured as a rotation in the various sectors. The articling student is providing services to the various sectors of the firm, thus enabling a more general view of the practice and a better interaction with all the members of the firm. The articling student may than focus on the areas of law which are more appealing to him(her), helping in his(her) future career.
- What is the profil of the articling student selected by the firm ?
Besides strong legal background, our firm puts great emphasis in selecting the articling student based on its personality, an essential aspect to the culture of LJT. The ideal candidate must be enthusiastic, dynamic, communicative and can work without supervision. Such a candidate is more likely to succeed in the interviews.