Lawyer

Hamilton Duncan - Surrey, BC (30+ days ago)

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WHO WE ARE

Hamilton Duncan is one of the Fraser Valley’s largest and most well-established law firms, boasting a team of more than 20 talented lawyers and 50 excellent support staff. Located in Surrey, one of the fastest growing cities in Canada, we provide high-end legal services to a wide variety of individuals and businesses, across diverse areas of practice and a variety of interesting and challenging matters.

We pride ourselves in our commitment to our community and in our collegial though a professional workplace. We look for people who share our goals for personal and professional fulfillment and who value a firm culture and management style that fosters respect for everyone while rewarding individual responsibility, initiative, and creativity. As a firm we are committed to opportunities and development amongst all Associates and staff members.

THE OPPORTUNITY

We currently have a full-time vacancy for an experienced litigation lawyer in our commercial litigation group. This is a true growth position. We are seeking someone who can manage files (with support available from more senior lawyers), take a leadership position in the group and build the group and his or her own practice for the future.

THE CANDIDATE

  • Member in good standing with the Law Society of British Columbia
  • 2-5 years of experience in civil litigation with a focus on commercial matters
  • Experience in business ownership disputes (oppression claims, derivative proceedings, partnership disputes, winding up proceedings, etc.)
  • Experience with receiverships and restructurings would be an asset
  • Excellent strategic skills, analytical abilities and knowledge of civil procedure
  • The ability to build strong relationships with clients in the local business community
  • Proactive and organized work style
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Willingness to work collaboratively as a part of a dedicated team, including the ability to establish clear direction to others and to delegate effectively

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Litigation: 2 years (Preferred)