Legal Assistant – AB/Insurance Defence (3335) Full Time

Job Description

Our client is looking for a strong Accident Benefit/Insurance Defence assistant to get this practise moving! Our highly sought after and well reputed client is known to employ the best of the best! This position requires a minimum of 5 years of AB/Insurance Defence experience. You must have superb organization and communication skills and be quick on your feet. Downtown location, gorgeous offices, vacations honoured and perks galore! Apply today in the strictest of confidence. 

Salary: Up to $58K 

Primary Duties Include

  • Drafting legal documents (including motion records, pre-trial/mediation memos, pleadings etc.)
  • Dealing with authorizations, undertakings, discoveries and productions
  • Responsible for tracking limitation periods
  • Experience liaising with clients, insurance adjusters and defence counsel
  • Arrange Examinations for Discovery, review transcripts and undertakings
  • Completion of OCF forms for accident benefits claims
  • Preparation and filing of FSCO Mediation and Arbitration Forms
  • Preparation of Mediation and Arbitration briefs and settlement figures for FSCO Mediation and Pre-Hearing Arbitration Conferences
  • Notices of examination, statements of claim
  • Reviewing medical documentation
  • Trial preparation
  • Interviewing witnesses and medical experts
  • Maintaining daily contact with clients
  • Other general administrative duties as required   
Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • 5+ years of Accident Benefit/Insurance Defence experience
  • Legal Assistant Diploma
  • Strong dicta/transcribing skills
  • Knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including strong grammar and exceptional spelling and proofreading abilities
  • 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, TimeMatters, PCLaw and/or Primafact) 

To apply, please forward your resume to Sabrina Ungar, Manager- Legal Support at sabrina@cartelinc.com

Job Overview

  • Contact Sabrina Ungar
  • Phone 416-359-1971
  • Email sabrina@cartelinc.com
  • Posted May 9th, 2018
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $58,000.00
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