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SENIOR LAW CLERK

Insight, innovation, diligent and creative problem solving and honest advice exemplify the approach we take at Laxton Glass LLP. Laxton Glass LLP offers a collegial, professional and flexible work environment. We presently have a Senior Law Clerk opening.

The successful candidate will manage insurance defence matters from file opening through to resolution. Specific responsibilities include drafting pleadings, status reports and synopsis memos; assembling case materials; preparation for trials and arbitrations; and communicating with counsel and clients.

Selected candidates must possess the following:

  • Minimum of 5 years' related experience
  • Demonstrable experience within a law firm handling casualty, accident benefits (including LAT, priority and loss transfer) and property damage claims
  • Successful completion of post-secondary education and Law Clerk Certification
  • Excellent knowledge of the SABS, and the Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Ability to draft comprehensive reports, summaries and pleadings
  • Experience in trial and arbitration preparation
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Adept technical skills using MS Office Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Proficient in the use of Time Matters and PrimaFact preferred, experience using Lighthouse is an asset but not required
  • Ability to work well both independently and in a team
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced work environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management abilities

Interested applicants should submit a Word or PDF formatted resume to hr@laxtonglass.com. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Laxton Glass LLP supports a barrier-free workplace; should you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, including accessible job postings, please contact our Human Resources Department.

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