Attorney - Complex Commercial Litigation

  • Group of Companies
  • Saskatoon, SK, Canada , may work remotely
  • Jul 11, 2018
Contract Lawyer (In House Counsel)

Job Description

Description

A Saskatchewan company is seeking to hire an  experienced Commercial Litigator that has the ability to work remotely. This position will primarily work on complex commercial litigation matters.  Salary $200,000-$300,00.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrates exceptional knowledge and expertise in all phases of litigation and trial
  • Work on current cases involving complex commercial litigations.
  • Drafts substantive pleadings, motions, briefs, discovery, deposition and trial preparation and other legal documents.
  • Demonstrates exceptional legal research and writing skills.
  • Takes a leadership role in working collaboratively with attorneys and executives to achieve results and identify/resolve issues.
  • Travels as required for court appearances, depositions and trial.
  • Negotiates as authorized.
  • Act as primary legal department contact for outside attorney communications on projects
  • Reports to the CEO
  • Flexibility to quickly respond to daily needs and juggle multiple assignments and tasks.
  • Long hours as required
  • Quickly absorb information to get up to speed (fully knowledgeable) on current litigation


REQUIRED:

  • Minimum of 7 years experience in complex commercial litigation.
  • Graduation from an accredited law school with an active license to practice law.
  • Experience in federal court.
  • Excellent deposition and preparation skills.
  • Strong and persuasive oral and writing skills. Ability to clearly and effectively articulate position.
  • Exceptional and articulate presentation skills.
  • Appreciation for and commitment to delivery of the highest quality legal work.
  • Sound decision-maker and problem solver Exceptional negotiation skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and demonstrates a sense of urgency and responsiveness.
  • Strategic thinker, sound decision-maker and problem solver.
  • Ability to take direction and work independently.

Practice Area(s)

Litigation, Patent, Contract, In-house

Experience

Senior