Position title
ASSOCIATE LAWYER
Description

As an Associate Lawyer at our firm, you will support and grow our practice by handling complex files with a particular focus on insurance defense and other civil litigation cases ranging from class actions to construction and Indigenous law. Here at GKN, we value a collaborative work environment, work/life balance and we offer an attractive compensation package.

All of our lawyers are expected to work towards and maintain a full caseload of files and take ownership of their own examinations for discovery, applications, mediation and trials. Mentorship is provided through assisting senior counsel on larger or more complex files through informal daily meetings where senior counsel can offer insight and guidance as needed. On average, you will have the opportunity to be involved in 30-40 discoveries and 1-2 trials per year, providing excellent experience and career growth.

Whether you are a junior lawyer looking to grow your career or an experienced litigator looking for a challenge, we would love to hear from you!

The ideal candidate would possess the following:

  • A dedicated, driven and adaptable personality who is motivated to learn
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • Must be able to practice law in British Columbia
  • Insurance defence experience is preferred but not required
Contacts

Please send your cover letter and resume to our Office Administrator, Kristin Kretschmer at kkretschmer@gkn.ca to be considered for this position.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For more information on our firm, please visit our website https://www.gkn.ca/

Employment Type
Full-time
Job Location
Vancouver, BC
Date posted
June 17, 2021
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