Lawyer, Litigator

City of Edmonton - Edmonton, AB (30+ days ago)

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Lawyer, Litigator 
Job Number : 38953
If you are a motivated lawyer with a keen interest in a practice that supports a public body in the area of construction law, please consider working in a dynamic environment with a team of lawyers within the Law Branch who value hard work and a strong work life balance. Reporting to the Supervisor overseeing construction law, here’s how you’ll make a difference to the City of Edmonton:
Represent the City and its employees in legal proceedings before the court, tribunals, alternative dispute proceedings and other forums
Gather facts through interviews and documents
Research and apply the law in divergent factual situations
Draft legal documents
Provide advice and recommendations for the conduct and resolution of disputes
Retain and instruct outside experts in a wide variety of areas
Negotiate and mediate resolution of complex and adversarial matters
Take a proactive role in providing strategic recommendations to avoid risk/liability
Research and understand the City structure, policy and procedure

Qualifications :
Membership with the Law Society of Alberta or the ability to attain immediate membership with the Law Society of Alberta upon appointment
At least 5 years practicing law post articles is preferred
Significant experience in handling construction disputes is required
Experience in civil litigation, municipal, administrative and insurance law is an asset
Demonstrated ability to work independently with confidence under time constraints
Excellent verbal, negotiating and written communication skills
Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong legal research skills and computer literacy
We are an equal opportunity employer.
We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

Up to 1 permanent, full-time position

Hours of Work: 36.9 hours per week. Monday - Friday

Salary: $85,123 - $168,018 (Annually)

Talent Acquisition Consultant: SH/MZ

Classification Title : Professional Solicitor
Posting Date : Apr 8, 2020
Closing Date : April 22, 2020 11:59:00 PM (MDT)
Number of Openings (up to) : 1 - Permanent Full-time
Union : Management
Department : Law

Work Location(s) :
Chancery Hall, 10th Floor, 3 Sir Winston Churchill Square

Edmonton T5J 2C3
Position Lawyer, Litigator
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Job Location Chancery Hall, 10th Floor, 3 Sir Winston Churchill Square Edmonton T5J 2C3