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Job Title: Senior Corporate Litigation Counsel - VANCOUVER NEW ( ID: C1763 )
Career Category: Claims, Corporate, Insurance, Insurance Defence, Litigation, Litigation management
Posted Date: 2018-05-13
Location: Greater Vancouver
Description:  
SENIOR CORPORATE LITIGATION COUNSEL (GREATER VANCOUVER)

A challenging in-house opportunity for Senior Lawyer to act as Corporate Legal Counsel for litigation matters, in a collegial yet challenging organization?


Job Description:

Our client, a leading insurance organization, is seeking an experienced lawyer (10+ years) to join the corporate team to advise and provide counsel to the business on range of litigation matters affecting the business.

This role is truly a mixed bag and diverse role often involving detailed fact investigations; the ability to offer sound legal advice on various corporate and litigation matters; retaining and managing external counsel when required and may involve court appearances.

Responsibilities Include:

• Advising on various litigation related matters including claims involving: and Accident benefits, own damage claims, breach claims and bad faith matters; and general corporate litigation
• Providing expert written and oral legal opinions
• Advising all corporate departments across the organization
• Dealing with any HR legal issues
• Legal Recovery of debts
• Negotiating, drafting, reviewing, amending and interpreting corporate contacts, policies, guides, forms and materials for legal significance and providing constructive advice and input to internal business groups;
• Knowledge of ability to advise on legal principles and procurement related legislation and trade agreements
• Familiarity with various supply agreements including technology focused agreements
• Providing legal advice to various internal business groups;
• Assisting the business in managing legal risk;
• Providing preventative legal services through various seminars.

Requirements:

Requirements:

The Successful Candidate Must:
• Have a MINIMUM of 10 Years’ Experience of related experience (a broad foundation and understanding of legal concepts, experience and applications dealing with litigation and general legal matters affecting a large business)
• Have an LL.B. or J.D. and be a Member in good standing with the Law Society of BC
• Have Solid technical, interpersonal and communication skills
• Familiarity with the Insurance Acts and Regulations
• General Corporate Litigation and claims experience
• Experience providing expert written and oral legal opinion and advice to all corporate departments
• The ability to provide practice legal advice and support in a fast-paced environment
• Exhibit a high level of professionalism and exceptional business judgement

If you thrive in a high performing, yet collegial team environment and are seeking personal and professional rewards in an in-house setting, then this is the position for you.

        

 

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