Senior Relationship Counsel Lawyer Job in Vancouver, Canada

October 30, 2019

Our client is a highly regarded and established organization renowned for its commitment to professionalism, integrity, and fairness.

 

Job Description – Senior Relationship Counsel Lawyer

 

Our client has an immediate opening for a Senior Relationship Counsel Lawyer. The Senior Relationship Counsel will be responsible for enhancing the relationships between the organization and external legal counsel.

This is an excellent opportunity for a talented mid-level to senior litigator seeking to join a leading organization offering work-life balance and a professional and collaborative culture.

 

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

 

  • Strengthen working relationships with external law firms.
  • Design and develop content for contract administration, including conversations about capacity and intake, billing practices, audit goals and results, and all other contractual questions, etc.
  • Provide legal direction on tort claims, both directly and indirectly, including complex, high profile, escalated and sensitive legal matters.
  • Develop and monitor progress against external counsel report cards (KPI’s and metrics).

 

Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

 

  • LL.B. or J.D. degree.
  • Active and in Good Standing with a Canadian Law Society.
  • 8+ years of insurance defence litigation, including trial experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
  • Ability to effectively drive results.
  • Good administrative and technology capabilities.
  • Strong advocacy and influencing skills.
  • Ability to work with others in a problem-solving capacity.

 

For more information or to apply for this position, contact:

Alison Bennett, Director

647.484.8312

403.444.1769

abennett@thecounselnetwork.com

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