Law Clerk – Insurance Defence, AB/Tort (3531) Full Time

Job Description

Our client offers an outstanding opportunity to be among the BEST of the legal world! This could be a game changing opportunity for your career that you don’t want to miss! This highly renowned law firm located in the downtown Toronto core is looking for a junior to intermediate level law clerk, specifically with Insurance Defence experience to hit the ground running! If you want to work for a highly sought after firm, don’t wait to send us your resume! Beautiful offices, social firm, and vacations honoured! Apply now! 

Salary: Based on experience

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
  • Other duties as required  

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 2+years of Insurance Defence, AB/Tort 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 Oct 23rd, 2018
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $0.00
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