Law Clerk – Insurance Defence Contract (2805) Full Time

Job Description

Our client, a highly reputable Downtown Law Firm is seeking to hire a top-notch Law Clerk on a yearlong contract. This role is working for prominent Insurance Defence Lawyers and requires a candidate with 2+ years of Insurance Defence experience to join this team. Experience working in Automobile Litigation, Trial and Appellate Advocacy, Liability, Property, Medical Malpractice an asset! Bring your exceptional organizational skills, diligence, as well as the ability to think independently and we'll get you an interview. This firm is offering an excellent opportunity, along with a highly competitive, top dollar salary. Please forward your resume immediately to be considered for this RARE opportunity.

Salary: Up to $45K 

Primary Duties Include

  • Review client files as received, prepare detailed memorandum on liability and damages (synopsis), organize and brief the records
  • Prepare the Statement of Defence
  • Request documentation from Plaintiff’s counsel, prepare summary of same and report to client
  • Prepare various briefs, including liability, damages and medical
  • Prepare summaries and report to client
  • Arrange Examinations for Discovery, prepare Affidavit of Documents, follow-up re undertakings and complied with same
  • Responsible for identifying what experts were required and  prepare the retainer letters
  • Prepare simple Motions i.e. undertakings preparing the file for trial, including identifying witnesses, preparing Summons, Request to Admit and Notice of Intention
  • Prepare all closing documentation i.e. Release and Order
  Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications
  • 2+ years of Insurance Defence experience within a law firm
  • Law Clerk diploma/ILCO Certification
  • Strong working knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Superior drafting abilities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities while paying attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and client service skills
  • Strong technical skills (including Microsoft Office)
  • Flexibility to work overtime when necessary
To apply, please forward your resume to Zaheeda Merali, Manager- Law Clerk Division at zaheeda@cartelinc.com 

Job Overview

  • Contact Zaheeda Merali
  • Phone 416-359-9000 ext 210
  • Email zaheeda@cartelinc.com
  • Posted Mar 24th, 2017
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $40,000.00 - $45,000.00
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