Senior Commercial/Civil Litigation Lawyer Job Order ID:33027 Employment Type:Permanent, Full-Time Web Publication Date:9/15/2021 Number of Positions:1 Job Location:Surrey BC Canada
Impact Recruitment has the pleasure of working with one of the leading firms in Surrey seeking a senior litigation lawyer who has ambitions to step into a leadership role within the civil and commercial litigation practice group.
ABOUT OUR CLIENT
Our client is one of the leading regional Fraser Valley full-service law firms and provides its lawyers and staff with the feel of a downtown firm in terms of resources and support. They have been providing exceptional legal services to the community for decades,
having established a high-end client base of businesses and institutions. On the internal side of things, they maintain an emphasis on providing a highly collaborative, collegial work-place for all staff that fosters respect and hard work. Lawyers and staff get to enjoy working at a conveniently located and accessible office, casual Fridays and the flexibility to leave early before long weekends and more! The firm provides all the tools and marketing support you would need for the successful development of your own unique litigation practice.
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
Due to continued growth, the opportunity has become available for a seasoned litigation lawyer to join one of the most reputable law firms in the Fraser Valley. The ideal candidate would be an individual who can bring a full or partial book of business with them and is adept at taking all complex litigation matters from start to finish. You will also need to be capable of taking on a significant amount of responsibility to help oversee the civil and commercial litigation department. This is an excellent opportunity to take on a leadership role and excel in your career as a potential group leader.
ABOUT THE POSITION
Joining the civil/commercial litigation department, you will be working alongside talented litigation lawyers including an experienced partner. The workload will included interesting and varied business law matters such as but not limited to: commercial real estate and commercial leasing disputes, debt recovery, insolvency issues, winding-up proceedings, oppression claims, derivative claims, partnership disputes and other business ownership matters, contract claims and sale of goods claims. The incoming lawyer will need to exhibit a team player mindset and able to effectively delegate work and help motivate and inspire other lawyers in the team whilst successfully managing their own practice.
- Member of the Law Society of British Columbia or eligible to be called to the BC Bar
- 10+ years of post call experience with civil litigation ideally with a focus on commercial or complex civil litigation matters, or other relevant experience. Candidates with less than 10 years of experience could be considered if they have stellar experience.
- Portable book of business preferred
- Excellent writing skills (experience with publishing articles would be a strong asset)
- Confident and capable of working on senior level and complex litigation files without supervision
- Compensation dependent on experience
- Comprehensive health & wellness benefits plan including extended health, dental, vision and an Employee Assistance Program
- RRSP matching program
- Continuing Education Program
HOW TO APPLY
Please apply directly to this posting with the most recent version of your resume. If you would like to speak with us regarding this position, please contact Olivia Truong at: (phone hidden) ext. 294 or email [email protected] To learn more about our open positions, visit us at impactrecruitment.ca.
ABOUT IMPACT RECRUITMENT
Specializing in a wide variety of industries and recruitment verticals, Impact Recruitment is passionate about matching exceptional talent with exciting new opportunities across Canada. For job seekers, we offer a dedicated approach to finding the right opportunity for your career growth.
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Privacy and confidentiality are important to us; as such all applications are kept strictly confidential. We will not share your information with anyone without your prior approval. While we will only be considering qualified applicants for this position, if you are interested in pursuing an alternate career path, we would certainly be happy to speak with you about opportunities that fit your profile.
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