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Health Litigation Law Clerk - #13138

Toronto, ON

Post Date: 05/15/2017 Job ID: 13138-0
Health Litigation Law Clerk - #13138

Amazing opportunity!

Our client, one of Toronto's top law firms, has an immediate opening for a Health Litigation Law Clerk to join them on a permanent basis! If you have at least 3 years of litigation experience and want to join a top-tier firm, then we need to hear from you!

In this role you will support the carriage of health litigation files and assist in all facets of hearing and trial preparation. Some of the things you'll be doing here will include:

-Organizing and maintaining litigation files;
-Drafting pleadings, statements of defence, interlocutory proceedings, motion materials, and other legal documents;
-Liaising between lawyers, clients, and opposing counsel;
-Summarizing transcripts of examinations; managing undertakings and refusals; preparing discoveries reports;
-Compiling books of authorities, documentation for appeals, and other briefs;
-Coordinating and participating in meetings with experts;
-Maintaining bring-forward system and calendars;
-Preparing for mediations and trials;
-Compiling statistics and performing research tasks; and
-Preparing bills of costs.

As our ideal candidate, you have a rock solid understanding of the Rules of Civil Procedure and practices at various court levels and a background in health or personal injury law. You have outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, sound judgment, a professional demeanor, and strong analytical and problem-solving abilities. You are committed to providing top-notch client service within a complex practice, with your proactive and upbeat attitude and your ability to keep calm under pressure. Proficiency with MS Office and PowerPoint is required; experience with PrimaFact would be an asset as well. Some flexibility to work overtime when needed may be necessary here.

Salary up to $60K including amazing benefits, social outings, and bonuses - apply today!

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested and qualified, kindly email your MS Word resume and cover letter to kentreg@kentlegal.com, and quote Opportunity #13138 in the subject line of your email.

Thank you for your interest in this role, however, only those candidates applicable will be invited for a meeting. Continue to visit our website at www.kentlegal.com for additional and new employment opportunities. If you are already registered with Kent Legal, kindly contact your recruitment consultant.

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