Corporate First Year Summer Law Student
Job Type
Full Time
January 23, 2023 11:14AM
Toronto, Ontario
Description First Capital [TSX: FCR.UN] owns, manages, and develops grocery-anchored open-air centres in neighbourhoods with the strongest demographics in Canada. As one of Canada’s top employers, we foster a vibrant culture that ensures equal opportunity and well-being for all employees in a dynamic workplace. We are proud to provide rewarding opportunities to build meaningful careers in a fun and high performing environment. WE ARE SHAPING THE NEXT GENERATION! First Capital’s Intern Program gives you access to enriching opportunities to start and accelerate your career and further your passion. We offer a range of exciting internships that cover the full spectrum of the work we do, so there’s truly something for everyone! Our Intern program is uniquely hands-on, allowing you to work alongside our leaders on exciting new projects and strategies. In addition to day-to-day learning, you will have access to a series of learning and networking events, mentorship sessions from our leaders, an end of term Capstone Project, and much more. Our goal is to leave all our program graduates with a full, 360 understanding of our business.



As a Summer Law Student within our Corporate Legal Team, you will assist with corporate file management and litigation support under the supervision of our lawyers. You will report to the Senior Legal Counsel, and throughout the term, you will gain experience in various practice areas such as Corporate Law, Advocacy/Litigation and Commercial Real Estate.


  • Analyzing data, providing legal research, and drafting support.
  • Conduct analysis of specific provisions of leases and commercial contracts.
  • Preparing legal memoranda on specific issues for the business.
  • Provide project support for ongoing corporate law and commercial litigation projects.
  • Work with counsel on complex legal files.
  • Participate in Capstone Project working collaboratively with Interns across business units.


  • You are currently completing your first year of an LLB/JD program at an Ontario university.
  • Demonstrated interest in, corporate law, commercial litigation, and real estate/leasing law.
  • Enthusiastic team player.
  • Experience with legal research.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and legal analytical skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong computer skills including excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


Our Summer Internships are 4-month paid terms starting in May 2023 and ending in August 2023. Please include your CV and your latest available academic credentials. Please note that our application deadline is February 10, 2023. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Select candidates will be invited to an interview with our team. Interviews will be conducted February 21-22, 2023, and offers will be made on February 23, 2023, at 5 p.m.

Our people are what makes us different. At First Capital we are committed to workplace diversity and inclusion within our organization, therefore, we encourage all qualified persons from all backgrounds to apply. Accommodations are available, upon request, to all applicants with disabilities throughout our hiring process. To discuss any accommodation, please email us at

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