Insurance Lawyer

September 25 2023
Industries Legal
Categories In-house, Industry, Contract administrator,
Calgary, AB • Full time

Insurance Lawyer

Overview of the Role

Clyde & Co's Calgary office seeks litigation lawyers for our practice involving commercial litigation, insurance defence and coverage. You will have the opportunity to work as part of a collegial team, while further developing your career. Preferred candidates will be 1-2 or 5-7 Year Call.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide legal analysis and advice in the area of commercial and general litigation matters, insurance defence and coverage.
  • Conduct research and provide analysis;
  • Draft pleadings, motion materials and factums, as well as pre-trial memorandums and mediation briefs;
  • Prepare correspondence to counsel opposite and clients;
  • Prepare for and attend discoveries and mediations;
  • Appear in court to argue motions or other adjudicative hearings.
  • Attend Alberta or other Canadian Bar Association events for the purpose of professional and business development opportunities;
  • Perform certain tasks related to practice management;
  • Meet other related business needs or priorities as they may arise from time to time.

Qualifications Required

  • Graduate from a recognized University / Common Law School with a license to practice law in the Province of Alberta (member in good standing with the Alberta Bar);
  • Relevant experience would be in private practice or in-house legal practice, with a focus on commercial litigation and insurance law;
  • Exceptional legal writing and communication skills;
  • Sound judgement and legal reasoning, excellent analytical skills and creativity in solving problems;
  • Demonstrated ability to develop strategies, present a clear plan to the client, and communicate instructions rigorously and precisely;
  • Proven advocacy talent;
  • High integrity and intellectual rigor;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and keen interest in building client relationships;
  • Able to work independently, as well as in a team.

This is the job description as constituted at present; however, the Firm reserves the right to reasonably amend it in accordance with the changing needs of the business.

Hybrid working arrangements will be considered.

At Clyde & Co, we offer a highly supportive culture in a friendly, welcoming environment, characterized by diversity and inclusion. Our fast-growing international firm is known for its global outlook, comprehensive practice, and genuine commitment to clients as well as for its distinctive approach within an open, fast-paced and rapidly changing field.

Please submit a CV and cover letter to apply.

*Principals Only*

We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment, and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities and people with diverse backgrounds, identities, and cultures. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates in all phases of the selection process.



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