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Job Title Commercial Litigation Lawyer
Job Location Calgary
Department
Job Type Lawyers/Attorneys
Description

A FEW WORDS ABOUT CLYDE & CO

Clyde & Co is excited to open in Calgary! Our Canadian offices are an essential part of Clyde & Co's global practice, providing a strong regional focus for both local and international clients across a range of complex and contentious matters, including professional liability, casualty, construction and infrastructure, cyber risk, class action defence, insurance defence and coverage, D&O liability and product liability. Our lawyers have vast experience litigating disciplinary proceedings against a broad range of professionals as well as handling fraud, antitrust, anti-corruption and regulatory investigations.

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.

Overview of the Role

Clyde & Co seeks lawyers at all levels for our practice involving commercial litigation, insurance defence and coverage. You will have the opportunity of working as part of a collegial team, while further developing your career.

Hybrid working arrangements will be considered.

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.

Please submit a CV and cover letter to apply.

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.

-Principals Only-

We offer a rewarding work environment that supports professional growth and opportunities. We value diversity in our work place and it is the policy of the Firm to recruit, hire, promote, reassign, compensate and train highly qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable law.

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