Claims Litigation Counsel

Job ID : 7513
Category : Strategy & Legal
Brand : Definity
Regular/Temporary : Regular
Fulltime/Parttime : Full Time
Location : Waterloo, Canada
Posting Range : $77,700 - $157,000

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What can you expect from this role?

  • Act in litigation from inception through to trial via carriage of multiple tort files
  • Prepare written court materials, appear in court and advise on litigation strategies at the case level
  • Play an advisory role to Definity’s Claims department in relation to claims litigation

What you bring to the role?

  • Law Degree from an accredited law school (LLB or Juris Doctor)
  • Licensed by the Law Society of Ontario to practice law as a lawyer in Ontario
  • 3-7 years of post-call experience working in insurance litigation, ideally with trial experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word and PowerPoint
  • High degree of personal ethics, integrity and responsibility with an ability to deal with sensitive issues and safeguard confidential information
  • Assertiveness in practice, but reasonable and forthright
  • Interest in court advocacy, especially trial work
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills across a range of contexts
  • Excellent negotiation and facilitation skills with a proven capability for effective presentation tools/methods
  • Sound judgment, with the ability to critically analyze situations, problem-solve, and deal with ambiguity and have the ability to provide meaningful advice and recommendations
  • Ability to perform under pressure, meet deadlines and handle multiple, yet sometimes conflicting priorities
  • Team player, adaptable to a changing environment

Salary range is $77,700 - $157,000.

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