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Job Title: Legal Counsel - INSURANCE DEFENCE ( ID: A7840 )
Career Category: Insurance, Litigation, Personal Injury
Posted Date: 2011-02-23
Location: Edmonton
Our client, a reputable insurance company is seeking to add a Legal Counsel 5+ years of experience in insurance and personal injury litigation gained from a defence litigation firm, to their Edmonton, AB location.

You will be responsible for handling insurance and personal injury litigation matters on behalf of the insurance company.

Your responsibilities will include:
-Litigation matters from inception to completion including providing assessments on claims;
-Directing further investigation;
-Negotiation, mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution;
-Providing legal opinion to underwriting and claims;
-Court attendances including examinations for discovery, motions, pre-trials and trials;
-Dealing one-on-one with insureds;


You are the ideal candidate if you:
-Have prior experience in personal injury litigation matters gained at a Defence Litigation practice
-Are proficient in the Rules of Civil Procedure as well as the Alberta Insurance Act
-Are a member in good standing with the Law Society of Alberta
-Possess excellent written and oral communication skills
-Have strong organizational skills and the ability to meet demanding deadlines
-Have the ability to be proactive in your work and keen to develop expertise in areas of personal injury and insurance law
-Have excellent oral and written communication skills
-Are a strong team player and possess high ethical work standards

If this describes you, and you are interested in joining a fast-paced organization that provides a competitive compensation package, send us your details.



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