Website Toronto Transit Commission

Job Description:

Acts as counsel to the TTC with a primary focus on personal injury and insurance litigation matters

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participation in the TTC Customer Service Ambassador Program
  • Providing day-to-day guidance and legal opinions on a variety of legal matters
  • Advocating, vigorously and professionally, before a judge, jury, arbitrator and/or mediator, where a reasonable settlement in the interest of the TTC and related stakeholders cannot be reached
  • Presenting cases to opposing counsel fairly and knowledgeably in order to bring about a reasonable settlement of the litigation in the interest of the TTC and related stakeholders
  • Representing TTC and its employees before various Ontario Courts and tribunals, including the Licence Appeal Tribunal of Ontario

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills
  • You have conducted trials, arbitrations, and/or contested motions
  • Have strong understanding of the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule
  • Sound judgement, strong organizational, analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills
  • You are a Litigation Lawyer with at least three years experienced in Insurance Defence.
  • You must have a Bachelor of Laws Degree or a Juris Doctorate and must be a member in good standing of the Law Society of Ontario
  • Strong knowledge of legal principles, procedures and practices; and a detailed understanding of the Rules of Civil Procedure, Insurance Act and Regulations and Rules of
  • Evidence as related to liability and assessment of damages in a wide variety of areas including personal injury
  • Thorough familiarity with research methods and techniques

Job Details:

Company: Toronto Transit Commission

Job Category: Government

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Ajax, Ontario, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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