Careers

At Mackoff Mohamed, our purpose is “To create thoughtful solutions that help improve our clients’ lives”. This has been born from tirelessly advocating for our clients for over three decades.

 

We achieve this purpose through:

  • Attaining a deep understanding of the needs of each client

  • Critical listening and consideration of clients, witnesses, and others involved in each case

  • In-depth investigation through analysis of data and details to uncover all potential avenues and options

  • Diligent preparation

  • Continually developing and refining our legal expertise 

Associate Lawyer

 

 

Our firm is seeking an experienced Associate Lawyer, with a primary focus on Insurance Defense Litigation, to join our team. 

 

You are a 4-7 year call with litigation experience, preferably in insurance defense litigation.  You are a resourceful and resilient lawyer who will create innovative solutions for your clients. 

 

As an Associate Lawyer at Mackoff Mohamed, you will:

  • Communicate with clients to learn about their legal needs and concerns

  • Develop strategies to resolve cases favourably and cost-effectively for clients

  • Explain legal options to clients and bring possible outcomes or risks to their attention

  • Build relationships with clients based on being trustworthy

  • Conduct legal research

  • Prepare well-written legal documents such as pleadings and motions, accurately and in a timely manner

  • Interview and depose witnesses

  • Prepare for and conduct discoveries and trials, either on your own or in partnership with another lawyer

 

Knowledge and Skills

  • Law degree combined with 4-7 years of experience in litigation

  • Member of the BC bar (or the bar of another Canadian jurisdiction) in good standing

  • Ability to run a caseload from beginning to end, with little supervision

  • Proactive and organized work style

  • Ability to influence others when explaining/presenting complex ideas

  • Willingness to work collaboratively as a part of a dedicated team

  • Excellent verbal, negotiation, interpersonal, and drafting skills

  • Excellent client service and communication skills

 

In this position, there’s a possibility of working remotely 30-50% of the time.  All equipment and technology to facilitate working from home will be provided by the firm.

If you share our passion for improving our clients’ lives and want to learn from seasoned lawyers with a depth of experience in several areas of law, we would love to hear from you.

Please submit your resume to ajordan@mackoff.ca

 

A note about COVID-19:

  • Mackoff Mohamed’s offices are open with a focus on maintaining about 50% occupancy at any given time during the COVID-19 outbreak.  We are fortunate to have been able to maintain business continuity during this time.

  • While we are still working a combination of in office and remote, we are holding video conference team meetings and have implemented Slack as a tool to enable communication and connection

  • We will accommodate social distancing by using technology to facilitate the recruitment process

  • We recognize during this period some people may be dealing with challenges around childcare/homeschooling and we can be flexible to accommodate your needs

Mackoff Mohamed

1801-808 Nelson Street

Vancouver, BC  V6Z 2H2

(604)-633-1888

info@mackoff.ca

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Vancouver Boutique Law Firm