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Job Title: Legal Counsel (Insurance Litigation - Bodily Injury) ( ID: O1674 )
Career Category: Bodily Injury, Insurance Defence, Legal, Property And Casualty
Posted Date: 2011-09-22
Location: Greater Toronto Area
Description:  
Our client, a leader in Canadian Property and Casualty Insurers and award winner for their Corporate Culture, is seeking to add an Intermediate to Senior lawyer with 6+ years of insurance defence experience (with a focus on Bodily Injury matters) to their team.

The successful candidate will provide in-house litigation and other legal services with respect to automobile property and casualty insurance.

Your responsibilities will include:

- Litigation matters from inception to completion including providing assessments on claims;
- Research and preparation of legal opinions on coverage issues, liability and damages
- Carriage of and responsibility for the delivery of cost effective and efficient resolutions of disputed claims
- Preparation of pleadings and related materials
- Conducting Examinations for Discovery
- Court Attendances for motions, pre-trials and trials
- Attendance at arbitration and mediation hearings
- Preparing materials for and conducting continuing education session

Requirements:

You are the ideal candidate if you:

- Have a Bachelor of Law Degree; Are in good standing of the Law Society of Upper Canada
- Have prior experience in Personal Injury Litigation matters gained at a Defence Litigation practice
- 5-10 years of insurance defence, arbitration and litigation experience with a focus in Bodily Injury, Accident Benefits or Property
- Proven litigation skills; excellent written and oral communication skills
- Superior analytical, negotiation and communication skills
- Excellent negotiation skills and strong analytical skills
- Ability to interact with claims personnel and other various departments within the company
- Adept at working either independently or in a team environment 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.

Please Contact: Michaela Krell at mkrell@lifeafterlaw.com

        

 

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