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Job Title: KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT COUNSEL (Insurance) –VANCOUVER! NEW ( ID: C4049 )
Career Category: Claims, In-house Counsel, Insurance, Insurance Defence, Litigation, Litigation management
Posted Date: 2020-03-04
Location: Vancouver
Description:  
Are you an experienced litigator with Insurance litigation experience looking for a unique in-house opportunity drawing on your legal skills in a non-traditional role?

If you have managerial, governance and procedural experience and want to combine this with your strong litigation practice experience for a challenging in-house role, then this is the position for you!

Job Description:

Our client, a leading BC organization, is seeking an experienced lawyer with a Minimum of 5 years of prior Legal Practice experience (preferably in the insurance industry) to join their team.

An exciting and challenging role advising and offering practical solutions on short notice on diverse and unique issues.

Responsibilities Include:

• Developing and disseminating legal strategies to internal and external counsel
• Fielding numerous enquiries from both Claims and counsel
• Providing coverage opinions and considering requests for funding of benefits.
• Providing direction and oversight on the deductibility of benefits.
• Working closely with Relationship Management and Senior Practice Counsel to remain abreast of trending matters, and providing support for both internal and external counsel
• Preparing Communications to external and in-house counsel with instructions and updates, as well as hosting the CLS Lawyers conferences
• Developing and expanding existing knowledge management strategy

Requirements:

You are the ideal candidate if you have:

- A JD or LL.B. and Admitted to practice with good standing in Canada
- Extensive litigation knowledge and experience, and the ability to give direction and guidance on short notice.
- Experience with coverage opinions, as well as legislative interpretation, will be an asset.
- Only candidates legally entitled to work in Canada at present will be considered for this position.

        

 

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