Litigation Associate

Posting Date:
Jun 07, 2021
Company/Firm:
Kelly Santini LLP
Area of Law:
Insurance Defence
Deadline:
Jul 08, 2021
Location:
OTTAWA
Experience:
3 years post call

Description

The downtown Ottawa law office of Kelly Santini LLP is seeking an experienced insurance defence litigation associate to join a thriving practice group. Our ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years experience in litigation, an aptitude for dispute resolution, and proven practice management skills. In this position you will have the opportunity to expand your practice with the full support of an established firm by confidently managing a file load independently and assisting on larger more complex matters.

Kelly Santini LLP values the importance of equality, diversity, and inclusion. We believe that it is a moral imperative that we pursue initiatives that will further these goals within and outside of the walls of our firm. We believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace is a better, stronger, and happier place to work, and adds to the collective strength of our community.
Required Skills & Competencies:

  • Minimum of 3 years post call experience in litigation
  • Including examinations for discovery, mediation, arbitration, trial, appeal, and settlement processes
  • Law degree from an accredited law school and a member in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A bilingual candidate and/or a candidate with a partial practice an asset.
  • Solid analytical, legal research and drafting skills with strong attention to detail
  • Effective client and practice management skills are essential
  • Sound legal ethics and professional conduct
  • Commitment to upholding firm values, including exceptional client service, community engagement and the advancement of diversity and inclusion

If you are interested in joining our team, we invite you to send your cover letter, résumé and a list of references by June 30th, 2021, in confidence to the contact below. While we appreciate all applications received, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Kelly Santini is committed to maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for all. We encourage and welcome applications from all qualified individuals, including those with disabilities. We will accommodate accessibility requests of individuals with disabilities and/or medical needs throughout the recruitment and selection process. Should you require a specific accommodation, please contact Human Resources by phone at 613-238-6321 ext 307 or by e-mail

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