Senior Counsel Litigation

ICBC
Posting Date:
Oct 07, 2020
Company/Firm:
ICBC
Area of Law:
Civil Litigation
Location:
Vancouver
Experience:
10+ years

Description

At ICBC, it’s our job to make sure the car insurance system works for all British Columbians, today and in the future. If you want to make the most of your skills and expertise while growing your career, we want you. A career at ICBC is an opportunity to be part of a talented, diverse and inclusive team that is driven to serve its customers and community. You can expect a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a collaborative work environment. If you are reliable and dependable, contact us today to be part of our talented and diverse team as we work together to create an insurance system we can all be proud of.

We welcome applications from all qualified job seekers. If you are a job seeker with a disability, please let us know as adjustments can be made to help support you in delivering your best performance.

Position Highlights

Claims Litigation Services unit is currently seeking a senior civil litigator with a proven ability to show initiative and leadership. The Counsel role will perform claims-related legal defence services for ICBC and its insureds, in addition to providing legal advice on policy and technical issues to our litigation division. This is a great opportunity to work with a team of highly experienced colleagues in a team oriented environment.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Handling a caseload of approximately 80-90 litigated files
  • Court and court-related appearances, including trial, chambers, mediation and examinations for discovery
  • Providing high quality, cost-effective legal advice and services to ICBC's claims handling staff.

Position Requirements

  • A Law degree and member of The Law Society of British Columbia combined with legal practice experience is required
  • 10+ years’ experience
  • Strong file management skills
  • Proven excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to understand, utilize and communicate very complicated, much diversified or highly technical legal concepts/ theories/practices
  • The ability to work in a customer service-focused and team-based environment.

In addition to the above qualifications, you will have knowledge of the following:

  • The law pertaining to motor vehicle and personal injury litigation
  • Civil litigation procedures
  • Supreme Court Rules.

Ideal candidates will be senior counsel with significant personal injury litigation experience. However, we are open to reviewing resumes of candidates with less experience, as we also hire for potential.

Only candidates legally entitled to work in Canada at present will be considered for this position

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