Vancouver, British Columbia

2025 Summer Student – Vancouver

Samfiru Tumarkin LLP is a busy national litigation firm with offices in Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary and Vancouver. Our lawyers specialize in labour and employment law, as well as personal injury and insurance litigation. Samfiru Tumarkin is currently accepting applications for 2025 Summer Students at our Vancouver office.

We are participating in OCIs.

Please consult your school’s career development office for further information on the OCI process.

At Samfiru Tumarkin, student responsibilities include legal document production (including demand letters, claims, etc.), research, shadowing legal representatives at various appearances including mediations, motions, and trials, and completing various administrative duties as needed. For further information about our student program, check out the student page on our website at

We are looking for someone responsive, eager to learn, adaptable, and who enjoys a fast-paced, and fun, environment. The right candidate will be someone who can see themselves practicing employment law and who has the right personality for a demanding litigation practice. The ideal candidate will have:

  • a demonstrated interest in litigation and specifically employment law;
  • strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • a high level of professionalism;
  • excellent attention to detail and keen organizational ability;
  • flexibility to work independently or as part of a team; and
  • the ability to prioritize and meet urgent deadlines.

This position is hybrid, with the option to work remotely or from our office. A home laptop and a reliable home internet connection are required for remote working.

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, law school transcript, post-secondary transcript(s), a list of upper-year courses, and up to two reference letters (optional) to Julia De Carli (Knowledge Management Lawyer) at Application deadline is Wednesday, August 28, 2024, at 11:59 pm PDT. Any questions regarding the application process and student program should be directed to Julia. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted (no phone calls please).

We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Samfiru Tumarkin reviews and interviews students per the guidelines set out in the Law Society Rules. Please visit the Law Society of British Columbia’s website for further information.