Construction Litigation Associate

  • Cartel inc.
  • Toronto or Oakville, Ontario
  • Jun 22, 2022
Full time Lawyer (Private Practice)

Job Description

 

About Cartel

With over 35 years of experience, Cartel is considered one of Toronto's leading employment agencies servicing the legal community. Our clients are among the most distinguished law firms and our success lies in our applicants and their desire for the perfect career match. There is no fee to register with Cartel for any employment opportunity.

We listen. We're honest. Just ask your friends. They'll tell you. Cartel. Give us a call; we really do make the difference.

Please Contact with CV directly to: Ben@Cartelinc.com

Role description

Our top client is searching for the next member of their construction litigation team.

Matters involve airports, power stations, highways, condo developments, retail spaces and just about any other building you can think of. 

We are searching for a Construction Lawyer, who is qualified in Ontario, to act for a variety of clients including builders, property developers, architects, contractors, subcontractors, engineers, landowners.

Responsibilities

  • Review, modify, and create construction contracts, government contracts, and contractor agreements that protect from potential general liability and payment protection issues
  • Provide legal counsel to clients by analyzing their situation, defining their needs, and determining a proper strategy and course of action
  • Prepare legal documents, such as correspondence, motions, pleadings, briefs, and claims on behalf of the client
  • Resolve construction claims and disputes regarding contracts, construction defects, torts, payments, bond claims, and liens to avoid litigation and arbitration where possible
  • Mediate, negotiate, arbitrate, litigate, and argue motions on behalf of clients during legal proceedings in court
  • Supervise tasks assigned to administrative staff and paralegals and work with clerks to set up client billing, meetings, and wrap up of case projects

Qualifications

We are looking for candidates with an excellent academic record, experience working in a fast paced team and a commitment to exceeding client expectations. As a member of the Ontario Bar, you have demonstrated experience synthesizing complex information and crafting clear and persuasive written and oral arguments.

This role is open to insurance lawyers seeking growth and flexibility.  They offer a rewarding work environment that supports professional growth and opportunities. Our client has a respectful policy which allows work from home and provides office space as needed.  The firm has a full roster of litigation matters.  While MVA is included, there is a very broad basket of varied litigation available. 

Please Contact with CV directly to: Ben@Cartelinc.com

Ben Higham
B.S., JD., LL.M.
Managing Partner
Cartel Inc.
One, First Canadian Place, Suite 2550
100 King Street West
Toronto, Ontario, Canada   M5X 1A4
Tel.  416.359.1983
URL.  www.cartelinc.com

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Cartel values diversity in their work place and it is the policy of the client to recruit, hire, promote, reassign, compensate and train highly qualified persons without regard to race, colour, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Practice Area(s)

construction law

Experience

2-6 years'