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Job Title: PARALEGAL (Litigation) ( ID: C2972 )
Career Category: Insurance, Insurance Defence, Personal Injury
Posted Date: 2016-11-28
Location: Greater Vancouver Area
Description:  
Are you a Paralegal with litigation experience looking for a change from Private Practice or just looking for a new opportunity in a collegial yet challenging environment, then this is the organization and opportunity for you!

Description:

Our client, a leading insurance organization, is seeking to add experienced PARALEGALS with 2 + years of experience in a litigation environment, to its Greater Vancouver offices.

The successful candidate will be an integral part of the team’s success in providing legal defense of personal injury claims, assisting in the preparation, development and handling of personal injury defense files for litigation.

Your responsibilities will include:
• Drafting Chambers applications, pleadings (i.e. Responses to Civil Claims, List of Documents; Bill of Costs)
• Reviewing files, identifying legal issues and preparing Chronologies and Mediation Summaries
• Interviewing witnesses and preparing statements
• Assisting counsel in preparing for examinations for discovery and Trials, including obtaining relevant information/documentation and coordinating with support staff and resources as instructed;
• Conducting legal research and preparing memoranda as instructed;
• Providing paralegal support an assigned group of 2 to 3 lawyers

Requirements:

You are the ideal candidate if you have:

- A Paralegal Certificate or Diploma from an accredited educational institution
- A MINIMUM of 2 years’ experience working in litigation; personal injury experience is strongly desired
- Knowledge of and familiarity with the Supreme Court Civil Rules, relevant Acts and Regulations preferable related to insurance (Civil Litigation rules and procedures)
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Experience with and thrive in a fast paced, high volume environment with strict deadlines


If this describes you and you are interested in work with an industry leader that emphasizes work-life balance and values and encourages employee leadership, send us your details!

Thank you in advance for your application but only those with the requisite experience will be contacted.

        

 

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