Law Clerk - Insurance Defence (3631) Full Time

Job Description

One of Toronto's top Insurance Defence law firms is looking to hire an intermediate law clerk with at least 5 years of experience in insurance defence. Working for a team of lawyers, the ideal candidate should be organized, have the ability to prioritize and multitask, and have strong written and verbal communication skills. If you’re looking for an opportunity to gain valuable experience, apply to this reputable firm with great benefits now!   

Salary: $65K - $70K 

Primary Duties Include

  • Prepare, review, summarize and draft pleadings, affidavits, mediations, pre-trial memoranda, motion materials and various court documentation
  • Assemble case materials
  • Manage e-discovery system
  • Act as a liaison between lawyer/client and lawyer/opposing counsel as needed
  • Conduct client interviews and updates
  • Draft memorandums and correspondence
  • Review, manage and summarize transcripts of examinations, undertakings and refusals
  • Liaise between lawyers, clients and opposing counsel
  • Perform a variety of clerking duties including organizing and maintaining litigation files
  • Trial preparation
  • Other duties as required 

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Insurance Defence
  • Law Clerk Diploma/ILCO Certification
  • High technical proficiency
  • 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
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Must be extremely flexible to meet the daily needs of the practise  

To apply, please forward your resume to Zaheeda Merali, Manager – Law Clerk at


Job Overview

  • Contact Zaheeda Merali
  • Phone 416-359-9000 ext 210
  • Email
  • Posted Jan 12th, 2019
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $65,000.00 - $70,000.00
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