ASSOCIATE COUNSEL/SENIOR FAMILY LAW LAWYER

VIRGIN HICKMAN
Posting Date:
Nov 28, 2019
Company/Firm:
VIRGIN HICKMAN
Area of Law:
FAMILY LAW
Position Type:
FULL TIME
Deadline:
Dec 28, 2019
Location:
VANCOUVER
Experience:
7-10+ YEARS

Description

We are expanding our Family Law team lead by Carol Hickman Q.C.. We are a multi disciplinary practice; offering necessary services that are required during a separation or divorce. If you are a qualified Family Lawyer with a passion for helping clients resolve their separation and divorce, come join our team.

The Family Law team specializes in:

  • Divorce and Separation
  • Division of Family Property
  • Custody and Parenting Matters
  • Prenup / Cohabitation Agreements
  • Variations
  • Appeals

Responsibilities:

  • Provide accurate and reasonable legal advice and guidance to new and existing clients.
  • Support principals with their complex client matters, while also independently representing your own clients who may have less complex matters, which involves attending court, and/or alternative dispute resolution attendances.
  • Liaise with lawyers, paralegals, legal assistants, clients, and other professionals to prepare materials for trials, applications, conferences, and other proceedings.
  • Assist clients with preparing financial statements, and other legal documents.
  • Research legal issues, and draft various legal documents including letters, pleadings, applications, briefs and factums. 
  • Maintain frequent contact (and follow-ups) with clients throughout their legal process.
  • Meet with potential new clients and assess their needs for legal representation.

Job type: Full-Time

Virgin Hickman is an equal opportunity employer, hiring solely on the basis of candidate qualifications. We offer salary commensurate with experience; performance and a benefits package.

Required experience:

  • Law Degree with minimum of 7-10+ years family experience
  • Member of the BC Bar in good standing
  • Ability to run a caseload from beginning to end
  • Proactive and organized work style
  • Ability to establish clear direction to others, and comfortable with task delegation

Apply:

If you are interested in practicing in a vibrant, dynamic and busy atmosphere with collegial and energetic colleagues, please submit a cover letter and resume in confidence to:

Bernice Gordon, CPHR
Director of HR & Operations
bgordon@virginhickman.com

Apply

Contact Name BERNICE GORDON

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