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Job Title: Senior and Junior Personal Injury Litigation Lawyer – Unique opportunity outside of private practice! ( ID: A7722 )
Career Category: Insurance, Litigation, Personal Injury, Writing
Posted Date: 2013-10-08
Location: Toronto
LIFE AFTER LAW is Canada’s only national recruitment firm dedicated to placing lawyers in corporate counsel, quasi-legal and executive roles.

Do you know the Canadian legal information landscape and understand personal injury law trends and possibilities more than anyone you know? Are you able to translate your years of hands-on experience and know-how into practical useful tools that assist other lawyers with their practice? We want to hear from you! Our client, a leading international company, is looking to add a Senior and a Junior Personal Injury Litigation Lawyer to their Toronto team.

Working as part of the Litigation Products Team, you will be responsible for drafting valuable “savoir-faire” content in Canadian Personal Injury Law for a new brand of products. These new products provide practical knowledge to the legal community by breaking down complex legal information into useful tools that help legal practitioners improve law firm or in-house efficiencies.

The Junior role will include:

• drafting and editing practical information in Personal Injury Law, including checklists, practice guidance notes, and templates and precedents according to the organization’s writing style;
• developing ideas for publishing practical information in Personal Injury Law;
• monitoring legal market trends and developments in Personal Injury Law; and
• supporting Senior Lawyer in conducting market research and supporting sales and marketing teams, as required.

In addition to the description above, the Senior role will include:

• maintaining and fostering relationships with industry groups, law firms, legal practitioners and in-house counsel to ensure that the practical information in Personal Injury Law is current and cutting-edge and meets their needs;
• maintaining and developing relationships with law firm contributors; and
• assisting sales and marketing teams by participating in sales calls, demonstrations of service to potential subscribers, webinars and creation of educational programs.


You are the ideal candidate if you have:

• 5+ years’ experience (or 2+ years’ for the Junior role) practicing Personal Injury Litigation Law at a leading Canadian law firm
• Expertise in civil personal injury actions, including knowledge of the Ontario’s Statutory Accident Benefits (SABs) regime
• LL.B./ JD from a recognized law school
• PC skills and familiarity with electronic research techniques
• excellent drafting and writing skills and pay very close attention to detail
• good understanding of the needs and priorities of legal professionals and the legal
• ability to write about complex legal issues clearly and concisely, in lay terms
• entrepreneurial abilities
• enthusiasm, with a desire to improve the efficiency of legal services
• strong analytical, problem-solving skills and issue resolution skills
• exceptional time management, planning and organizational skills
• ability to manage multiple competing deadlines

If this describes you, and you are interested in joining a well established, growing organization that provides a competitive compensation package, a stimulating work environment, and promotes great work-life balance, please send us your details.

Only those with the requisite experience will be considered.



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