We are looking for one exceptional candidate to join us each summer. Our hope is that person will join us through their Articles, become an associate and one day our partner.
That person will:
- Share our Values.
- Have achieved academic success that demonstrates a commitment to excellence.
- Be personable and professional.
We adhere to the Vancouver Bar Association recruitment guidelines and timelines for hiring. Applications should include a brief cover letter, a resume and copies of both undergraduate and law school transcripts in a single PDF file to the attention of Lisa Stewart by email to email@example.com or through viDesktop. Reference letters are welcomed but not necessary.
For the 2017/2018 Summer Articling year, the deadline for applications is September 7, 2016. For UBC students, MOI will participate in On-Campus Interviews on September 26 and 27, 2016. Those students who qualify for interviews following the UBC OCIs and non-UBC students, will be contacted on Call Day (October 13, 2016) for interviews.
Our Student Program
During your summer with us, you will be supported by a mentor, who will be responsible for ensuring you receive appropriate training and feedback and a broad range of interesting and challenging work.
- Actively participate in at least one transaction in our core practice areas, ideally from beginning to end.
- Attend in-house lunch and learns on topics relevant to our lawyers.
- Work closely with both our associates and our partners.
- Meet our clients.
- Enjoy the view from a private office.
- Be equipped with innovative technology in a modern, paperless office.
- Have fun! We host in-house socials and one or two external social functions each summer.
We offer our students and associates compensation at the top end of the Vancouver market. In addition, we contribute $7,000 towards 3rd year tuition to students who return for Articles.
We offer quality of work and compensation consistent with that of the large Vancouver firms in a small firm environment, without the pressure of billable targets.
McCullough O’Connor Irwin LLP is a boutique, Vancouver-based and internationally recognized firm focused exclusively on corporate and securities law matters. Within our core practice areas we have special expertise in:
Nick is a third year student in the Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia and will return to MOI this August to complete his Articles. Prior to law school, Nick graduated with distinction from Grant MacEwan University where he earned his Bachelors of Commerce degree with a major in Accounting. Following graduation, Nick moved to Vancouver to attend law school and escape the frigid eight-month winters of Alberta. In his spare time, Nick enjoys both watching and playing sports of almost any kind.
Amy is entering her third year at Thompson Rivers University and is back at MOI for summer articles. Before law school, Amy received a Bachelor of Child and Youth Care from the University of Victoria where she focused her studies on grief and bereavement issues. She worked for over two years at the BC Bereavement Helpline as Volunteer and Fundraising Coordinator, and is also a dedicated fundraiser for both the BC Cancer Agency and BC Lung Association in her father’s memory. Outside of the law, Amy enjoys yoga, wine, and her dog Pearl.