Senior Corporate Litigation Counsel - VANCOUVER
Life After Law Inc
Greater Vancouver
39d ago


A challenging in-house opportunity for Senior Lawyer to act as Corporate Legal Counsel for litigation matters, in a collegial yet challenging organization?

Job Description :

Our client, a leading insurance organization, is seeking an experienced lawyer (10+ years) to join the corporate team to advise and provide counsel to the business on range of litigation matters affecting the business.

  • This role is truly a mixed bag and diverse role often involving detailed fact investigations; the ability to offer sound legal advice on various corporate and litigation matters;
  • retaining and managing external counsel when required and may involve court appearances.

    Responsibilities Include :

  • Advising on various litigation related matters including claims involving : and Accident benefits, own damage claims, breach claims and bad faith matters;
  • and general corporate litigation

  • Providing expert written and oral legal opinions
  • Advising all corporate departments across the organization
  • Dealing with any HR legal issues
  • Legal Recovery of debts
  • Negotiating, drafting, reviewing, amending and interpreting corporate contacts, policies, guides, forms and materials for legal significance and providing constructive advice and input to internal business groups;
  • Knowledge of ability to advise on legal principles and procurement related legislation and trade agreements
  • Familiarity with various supply agreements including technology focused agreements
  • Providing legal advice to various internal business groups;
  • Assisting the business in managing legal risk;
  • Providing preventative legal services through various seminars.
  • Requirements : Requirements :

    Requirements :

    The Successful Candidate Must :

  • Have a MINIMUM of 10 Years’ Experience of related experience (a broad foundation and understanding of legal concepts, experience and applications dealing with litigation and general legal matters affecting a large business)
  • Have an LL.B. or J.D. and be a Member in good standing with the Law Society of BC
  • Have Solid technical, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Familiarity with the Insurance Acts and Regulations
  • General Corporate Litigation and claims experience
  • Experience providing expert written and oral legal opinion and advice to all corporate departments
  • The ability to provide practice legal advice and support in a fast-paced environment
  • Exhibit a high level of professionalism and exceptional business judgement
  • If you thrive in a high performing, yet collegial team environment and are seeking personal and professional rewards in an in-

    house setting, then this is the position for you.

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