Law Clerk – Litigation Insurance Defence (2951) Full Time

Job Description

Our client, a highly reputable downtown Law Firm is seeking a Litigation Insurance Defence Law Clerk. This role is working for prominent Insurance Defence Lawyers and requires a candidate with 1-2 years of Insurance Defence experience to join this team. 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 competitive salary. Please forward your resume immediately to be considered.

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 reports to client
  • Arrange Examinations for Discovery, prepare Affidavit of Documents, follow-up re undertakings
  • Responsible for identifying what experts were required and  prepare the retainer letters
  • Prepare simple motions (i.e. undertakings, preparing the file for trial, identifying witnesses, preparing Summons, Request to Admit and Notice of Intention)
  • Prepare all closing documentation (i.e. release and order)
  • Other general duties as required

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in Insurance Defence
  • 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)

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 Aug 8th, 2017
  • Location Downtown Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $45,000.00
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