Is it a realistic possibility to move from articling at a private firm in Windsor to an associate at Bay Street? I'm currently doing corporate commercial work.

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I no longer know the market well, but I would assume Anything is possible right now. Firms are losing people like crazy


Thank you for your reply! I'm assuming they're probably not as picky about the experience they require as well, especially if it's a "minimum 1-3 years" experience position. Hopefully other people can chime in and provide some further insight

I would apply and network like crazy. You just need a toe hold in a lower tier firm and you can move up from there. The first step is the hardest.


Thank you! Are there any forms you would recommend?

3 years ago I would have said no, but today? Maybe. What kind of work are you doing specifically, and what year of call are you?


Okay, I'll take a look at them as well and other regional firms.

I would recommend getting a good recruiter as well. I made the move from articling to a 1st year position and found it was very beneficial.


Thank you everyone. This is very educational!

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