Full Time
Toronto
Posted 1 month ago

Are you looking to grow your career in Injury Law on the Plaintiff side with an established boutique law firm? Do you enjoy working with a high degree of independence within a highly supportive environment? If so, this could be the right opportunity for you!

Prestige Recruiting Solutions has partnered with our client to recruit for a Lawyer based in Toronto. Our client, a well-established, Canadian Injury Law firm, is looking to hire an experienced Lawyer specialized in Injury Law to join their growing team.

We are looking for a strong litigator with an excellent academic record, significant arbitration, trial and LAT hearing experience, experienced working in a fast-paced team and a commitment to exceeding client expectations. As a member of the Ontario Bar, you have demonstrated experience synthesizing complex information and crafting clear and persuasive written and oral arguments. This role is open to insurance lawyers seeking growth and flexibility. They offer a rewarding work environment that supports professional growth and opportunities, your own personal assistant, and a strong salary and commission package.

What You Will Do

  • Screening potential clients,
  • Investigating claims and gathering evidence in support of claims advanced,
  • Summarizing file information and evidence on file,
  • Documenting injuries and expenses,
  • Calculating damages,
  • Interviewing witnesses,
  • Reviewing medical documents,
  • Drafting pleadings, motions, factums, and written submissions,
  • Representing and counselling clients throughout the entire claims process,
  • Attending the License Appeal Tribunal, at Examinations for Discovery, Mediation, Pre-Trial and Trial,
  • Protecting clients from insurance companies and the legal system.

What You Will Need:

Education:

  • Law Degree (JD or LLB) from an accredited Canadian Law School,
  • Certificate of Standing,
  • A Law Degree from another common law jurisdiction,
  • Applicants who obtained their law degree outside of Canada must have NCA approval.

Experience:

  • 4+ years’ post-call experience. We welcome candidates with Insurance Defence and / or Plaintiff experience,
  • Experience in Small Claims Court, the License Appeal Tribunal, and Superior Court,
  • Experience drafting pleadings, motions, factums, and written submissions,
  • Experience in conducting Examinations for Discovery,
  • Strong legal research skills and the ability to synthesize information into clear and persuasive legal argument,
  • Understanding of current legislation and case law in the personal injury field.

Skills:

  • Clear and concise legal writing,
  • Outstanding attention to detail and organizational skills,
  • Ability to diarize and meet deadlines,
  • Ability to follow instructions, ask questions, and work independently,
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, and presentation skills,
  • Highly organised and analytical,
  • Strong interpersonal and client facing skills,
  • High levels of empathy and patience,
  • Genuine desire to help people and solve problems,
  • Up to date understanding of legislation and regulation within personal injury.

Prestige Recruiting Solutions is a fair and equitable search firm. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. Due to the volume of applications, we will only contact those candidates who are qualified based on our search criteria.

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