Carfra Lawton LLP | Victoria BC

    Job Posting: Motivated Junior Counsel Wanted

    Carfra Lawton LLP is an established and busy insurance defence boutique law firm offering proactive and effective legal services. From our base in beautiful Victoria we represent domestic and international insurers, institutions and government agencies throughout British Columbia and the Yukon on claims ranging from the small and routine to the catastrophic and highly complex. Areas of practice within the insurance umbrella include: personal injury, property claims, motor vehicle defence, municipal law, health law, and human rights.

    Our team is comprised of over 20 lawyers, paralegals and articling students, all of whom are focused on insurance defence, coverage and subrogation services. We provide our clients with the expertise and range of skills and experience needed to quickly assess files, identify defence strategies and progress a file towards resolution in a cost effective manner.

    We are looking for motivated junior counsel to join our team. Not only will you be assigned your own files, you will also assist senior counsel on the complex files. This is an opportunity to dig into claims and hone your skills in litigation, and be provided the mentorship to set you up for success. Upon starting at Carfra Lawton all associates are assigned mentors to assist with their professional development and transition to the firm.  


    Minimum requirements:

    • Bachelor of law degree,
    • a practicing member in good standing with the Law Society of British Columbia.

    Preference may be given to candidates with: 

    • 3-6 years experience practicing law;
    • Experience in insurance litigation, personal injury and civil litigation; or,
    • Who speak a second language.

    We offer you an opportunity to excel in this broad area of practice. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a full benefits package, including parental leave benefits. We also offer flexible work arrangements and support working from home during the pandemic. The firm supports associates in cultivating their own areas of practice and encourages pro bono work.
    All applicants interested in an opportunity to join our well-respected firm, please submit your resume, official transcript and cover letter to the attention of Mr. Jeremy Martin. Candidates selected for an interview will be put in touch with one of our associates who can answer any questions you may have about their experience working at the firm.

    We welcome and encourage applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (LGBTQ2S+), and others who may contribute to diversity at Carfra Lawton LLP.