Junior Law Clerk – Insurance Defence (3028) Full Time

Job Description

Our client is one of Toronto's premiere boutique Insurance Defense law firms. Conveniently located in the Downtown core, this firm is seeking a junior insurance defence law clerk. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 2+ years’ experience to assist a busy lawyer. You must be organized, have the ability to prioritize and have strong written and verbal communication skills. If you're looking for the opportunity to make your experience work for you, then this is the job for you! Don't wait, apply now.  

Salary: $40K
 

Primary Duties Include
 

  • Drafting legal documents (including motion records, pre-trial/mediation memos, pleadings etc.)
  • Dealing with authorizations, undertakings, discoveries and productions
  • Drafting correspondence
  • Notices of examination, statements of claim
  • Reviewing medical documentation
  • Trial preparation
  • Preparing medical briefs and following up 
  • Arrange surveillance and defence medicals
  • Maintaining daily contact with clients
  • Other duties as required

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience
  • Membership in Law Clerks Institute or legal assistant diploma
  • Strong knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Must thrive under pressure and prioritize effectively while paying attention to detail
  • Ability to work well independently as well as in a team setting
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Technical proficiency (MS Office Suite, Time Matters, PC Law and/or Primafact) 

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 Sep 29th, 2017
  • Location Downtown Toronto
  • Salary $40,000.00 - $40,000.00
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