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Job Title: LEGAL COUNSEL (Personal Injury Litigation) - HAMILTON ( ID: A6155 )
Career Category: Compliance, Insurance, Legal
Posted Date: 2011-07-26
Location: HAMILTON, Ontario
Description:  
Our client, a reputable insurance company is seeking to add a Legal Counsel, (with 2-6 years experience) responsible for handling insurance and personal injury litigation matters on behalf of the Company.

Your responsibilities will include:
- Handling litigation matters from assignment to conclusion, including, providing assessments on claims:
- Directing further investigation
- Negotiation, mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution;
- Providing legal opinions to underwriting and claims; court attendances including examinations for discovery, motions, pre-trials and trials
- Dealing one-on-one with insureds

Requirements:

You are the ideal candidate if you:

- Have prior experience with emphasis on insurance defence practice
- Are a member in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada Are proficient in the Rules of Civil Procedure as well as the Ontario Insurance Act
- Are able to work in a fast-paced team environment
- Possess excellent written and oral communication skills, have strong organizational skills and 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 strong organizational skills and the ability to meet demanding deadlines
- Have excellent oral and written communication skills
- Are willing to work in a fast-paced team environment
- Have the ability to make effective use of technology
- Are a strong team player and possess high ethical work standards
- Some travel required

If this describes you, and you are interested in joining a fast-paced organization that provides a competitive compensation package, send us your details. Only those with the requisite skill set will be contacted.

        

 

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