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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP - Vancouver, British Columbia

http://www.blg.com

Compensation & Benefits

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First Year Summer Student

First year summer student salary (/week)?
First year summer student benefits?

Second Year Summer Student

Second year summer student salary (/week)? $1,250
Second year summer student benefits? Second year summer students receive one week of paid vacation and up to $65/month cellphone reimbursement.

BLG's offer of a second year summer position also includes a guaranteed offer to return for articles. Second year summer students who return to BLG Vancouver for articles receive payment of third year tuition fees to a maximum of $7,000.

Articling Students

Articling student salary (annual)? $65,000
Articling student benefits? Articling students receive two weeks of paid vacation and a comprehensive benefits package, including a fitness subsidy and up to $65/month cellphone reimbursement. We also pay salary during the Professional Legal Training Course (PLTC) and the Law Society application fees. For more information please visit our website.

Third year student

Do you pay a bonus to summer students returning to article (region-specific)? Yes
If yes, amount? $7,000
For third year student bonus, any conditions? Summer students who return to BLG Vancouver for their articles receive payment of third year tuition fees to a maximum of $7,000.

Licensing Process

Do you pay tuition for the licensing process? Yes
Do you pay salary during the licensing process? Yes

Associates

First year associate salary (annual)? $105,000
Annual bonuses to eligible associates? Yes
Benefits AD&D
Bar Association and Law Society Fees
Blackberry
Business Casual Dress Code
CLE
Dental Insurance
Domestic Partner Benefits
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Benefits Program
Health Club Membership
Annual Bar Licensing Fees for Lawyers
Tuition to attend bar exams/courses
Life Insurance
Long-term Disability Insurance
Maternity Leave
Meals Allowance
Medical Insurance
Medical Spending Account
Off-site Child Care - Emergency
Optional Life Insurance
Parental Leave
Short-term Absence Insurance
Technology (Laptop, smartphone, etc.)
Vision Insurance
RRSP
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