Careers

Legal Administrative Assistant – Insurance Defence

By // In Careers // 2018.11.01 // Read More

We are currently seeking a full time Legal Administrative Assistant with experience in insurance defence to join our team.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including health and dental plan and Employee Assistance Program (EAP). At Lindsay LLP, we recognize the importance of maintaining a positive work life balance.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Graduate of an accredited Legal Administrative Assistant program
  • 1 to 5 years of experience in ICBC defence or general insurance defence practice
  • Solid understanding of civil litigation procedures
  • Proficient with Word, Outlook, and E-filing of court documents
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including composing, editing and proofreading
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to handle a busy practice and multitask
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement, discretion and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a legal team
  • Knowledge of Worldox Document Management System is an asset

Duties:

  • Schedule mediations, independent medical examinations, appointments and maintain electronic calendars
  • Organize files, document binders, and other file related materials on an ongoing basis
  • Draft correspondence and attend to court filings
  • Work with a Trial Coordinator to schedule examination for discoveries and trials
  • Maintain BF and limitation systems in accordance with the firm’s policy and practice.

Please forward your cover letter, résumé, and salary expectations in confidence to careers@lindsayllp.ca.

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

 

Paralegal – ICBC Defence

By // In Careers // 2018.08.21 // Read More

We are currently seeking a full time ICBC Defence Paralegal with a minimum of 3 years solid work experience to join our team.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including health and dental plan and Employee Assistance Program (EAP). At Lindsay LLP, we recognize the importance of maintaining a positive work life balance.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Must have an ICBC billing number or has the qualifications to obtain one
  • Solid understanding of legal procedures and documentation
  • Excellent spoken English, composition, spelling, grammar, and editing skills
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Able to prioritize and meet tight deadlines
  • Able to multitask, organize large litigation files, obtain background/factual information and perform legal research

Duties:

  • Prioritize work and meet tight deadlines
  • Interview fact and expert witnesses and summarize their evidence
  • Assist with the preparation for trial
  • Be able to draft a variety of court documents such as a Response to Civil Claim, Bill of Costs, Third Party Notices, Notices of Application, Affidavits, Lists of Documents, and Mediation Summaries

Please forward your cover letter, résumé, and salary expectations in confidence to careers@lindsayllp.ca.

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

Lindsay LLP is searching for a full time associate with 3 to 5 years of solid general insurance litigation, preferably ICBC defence experience.

By // In Careers // 2018.08.08 // Read More

Lindsay LLP is searching for a full time associate with 3 to 5 years of solid general insurance litigation, preferably ICBC defence experience.

The successful applicant will be client service oriented, and possess excellent analytical, research, communication, and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate will have conduct of his or her own files and will also have the opportunity to work with senior counsel. Our collegial working environment is best suited to an ambitious but team oriented individual with a positive and professional attitude, and the desire to excel in his or her legal career.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits program. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Please forward your résumé in confidence to careers@lindsayllp.ca.

Paralegal – Insurance Defence

By // In Careers // 2018.01.12 // Read More

We are currently seeking a full time certified Paralegal with a minimum of 3 years solid work experience to join our team.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including health and dental plan, Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and a matching RRSP Program after 1 year of employment with the firm.

Applicants to the position must have the following:

  • Experience in property claims, subrogation, and construction litigation is preferred
  • Experience with Summation or other document management software is an asset
  • Solid understanding of legal procedures and documentation
  • Excellent spoken English, composition, spelling, grammar, and editing skills
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Able to multitask, organize large litigation files, obtain background/factual information and perform legal research

Duties for this position include the following:

  • Prioritize work and meet tight deadlines
  • Interview fact and expert witnesses and summarize their evidence
  • Assist with the preparation for trial
  • Draft a variety of court documents such as a Response to Civil Claim, Bill of Costs, Third Party Notices, Notices of Application, Affidavits, Lists of Documents, and Mediation Summaries

Please forward your cover letter, résumé, and references in confidence to careers@lindsayllp.ca.

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

Lindsay LLP is searching for a full time associate with 4 plus years of solid general insurance litigation experience.

By // In Careers // 2017.12.06 // Read More

Lindsay LLP is searching for a full time associate with 4 plus years of solid general insurance litigation experience.

Practice will focus on property litigation, subrogation, products liability, and construction. The successful applicant will be client service oriented, and possess excellent analytical, research, communication, and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate will have conduct of his or her own files and will also have the opportunity to work with senior counsel. Our collegial working environment is best suited to an ambitious but team oriented individual with a positive and professional attitude, and the desire to excel in his or her legal career.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits program. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Please forward your résumé in confidence to careers@lindsayllp.ca.

 

 

 

Full Time Paralegal

By // In Careers // 2017.07.27 // Read More

Lindsay LLP is currently seeking a full time certified  Paralegal with a minimum of 3 years solid work experience to join our team.

Applicants to the position must have the following:

  • Experience in property claims, subrogation, and construction litigation is preferred
  • Experience with Summation or other document management software is an asset
  • Solid understanding of legal procedures and documentation
  • Excellent spoken English, composition, spelling, grammar, and editing skills
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Able to multitask, organize large litigation files, obtain background/factual information; and perform legal research.

Duties for this position include the following:

  • Prioritize work and meet tight deadlines
  • Interview fact and expert witnesses and summarize their evidence
  • Assist with the preparation for trial
  • Draft a variety of court documents such as a Response to Civil Claim, Bill of Costs, Third Party Notices, Notices of Application, Affidavits, Lists of Documents, and Mediation Summaries

Lindsay LLP offers a competitive salary and benefits package including health and dental plan, Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and a matching RRSP Program after 1 year of employment with the firm. Please forward your cover letter, résumé, and references in confidence to careers@lindsayllp.ca.

Articled Student

By // In Careers // 2017.07.19 // Read More

ARTICLING PROGRAM

Lindsay LLP’s articling program offers a unique education experience for students wishing to undertake their articles in civil litigation.  Articled students have the opportunity to practice in various subject areas including personal injury, occupiers’ liability, product liability, construction, professional liability and subrogation.  They will also be exposed to alternative dispute resolution.  Students will participate in our comprehensive professional development program, which offers both in-house and external educational opportunities.

Our students are encouraged to approach our lawyers about becoming involved in their areas of interest. Additionally, we encourage our students to get involved in pro bono works and volunteer work in the legal community at large.  We also offer opportunities for those interested in writing and having their work published.

Lindsay LLP looks for candidates who are highly motivated, self-directed and organized and who work well in teams. Successful candidates will be assigned both a principal for the purpose of the Law Society requirements as well as a mentor.

Lindsay LLP hires one articled student with the intention of mentoring our student for a career at our firm. We offer our articled student a unique experience to gain valuable litigation experience and our student should expect to attend Chambers, examinations for discovery and mediations.  Our intention is to train our student to have the skills necessary to manage his or her own file load in a busy litigation practice upon the completion of his or her articles.

Hiring Information:

Application packages should include:

  1. A cover letter addressed to Scott W. Urquhart;
  2. Your curriculum vitae;
  3. Your most recent law school transcripts;
  4. All undergraduate or postgraduate transcripts; and
  5. Letters of recommendation (optional).

If you are selected for an interview, we will request your references at that time.

Application packages should be emailed to surquhart@lindsayllp.ca on or before August 31, 2017.  Interviews will be scheduled for the first 2 weeks of September 2017.  The successful candidate will start their articles in May of 2018, but start dates are flexible.

Full Time Legal Administrative Assistant

By // In Careers // 2017.06.28 // Read More

Lindsay LLP is seeking a full time Legal Administrative Assistant with experience in insurance defence practice. An ideal candidate for this position is an energetic, self-starter with qualifications, skills and experience, including the following:

  • Graduate of an accredited Legal Administrative Assistant program;
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in ICBC defence or general insurance defence practice;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including composing, editing and proofreading;
  • Ability to handle a busy practice and multitask;
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills;
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement, discretion and maintain confidentiality; and
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a legal team.

Duties for the position include the following:

  • Schedule mediations, independent medical examinations, appointments and maintain electronic calendars;
  • Organize files, document binders, and other file related materials on an ongoing basis;
  • Draft correspondence and attend to court filings;
  • Working with a Trial Coordinator to schedule examination for discovery and trials; and
  • Prepare and maintain BF system and limitation systems in accordance with the firm’s policy and practice.

Candidates will possess the following attributes:

  • A solid understanding of civil litigation procedures;
  • Proficient with Word, Outlook, and E-filing of court documents; and
  • Knowledge in Worldox Document Management System will be an asset.

Lindsay LLP offers a competitive salary and benefits package including health and dental plan, Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and a matching RRSP Program after 1 year of employment with the firm. Please forward your cover letter, résumé, transcripts, and references in confidence to careers@lindsay.ca

Articled Student

By // In Careers // 2017.06.26 // Read More

Lindsay LLP is seeking an articled student who is motivated to succeed and whose level of academic achievement demonstrates the ability to provide high quality legal work.  

The successful candidate will develop skills in legal research, drafting pleadings and reports, attending court and examinations for discovery, and other matters.  Lindsay LLP is committed to provide an exceptional mentoring experience for its students from partners and senior counsel.  The successful candidate will be exposed to a wide range of practice areas and will take on responsibility for many different tasks, providing an invaluable articling experience.  Students are also eligible for and expected to undertake continuing legal education in relevant practice areas.  Lindsay LLP typically has one or two students at any one time and often keeps students on as associates after their call to the bar. 

Lindsay LLP is located in downtown Vancouver and is an acknowledged leader in the field of insurance law and related civil litigation. 

We will be excepting applications until July 30, 2017.

Please forward resume, transcripts, and any other supporting documentation to careers@lindsayllp.ca

Full Time Legal Administrative Assistant

By // In Careers // 2017.02.15 // Read More

Lindsay LLP is currently seeking a full time certified legal administrative assistant with 3 – 5 years experience in ICBC insurance defence. Duties for this position include the following:

Schedule discoveries, mediations, trials, IME appointments, and maintain calendars;
Organize files, binders, documents, and other related materials;
Draft correspondence;
Filing, opening and closing files;
Maintain BF and limitation systems.

Applicants to the position must have the following:
Solid understanding of legal procedures and documentation;
Excellent spoken English, composition, spelling, grammar, and editing skills;
Able to work independently as well as in a team environment;
Strong organization skills, and the ability to multitask

We offer a competitive salary and benefits program. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Please forward your cover letter, résumé, transcripts, and references in confidence to careers@lindsayllp.ca.