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Posted 4 years ago

Pekarsky & Co. has teamed up with one of the world’s leading litigation funding companies, Bentham IMF (“Bentham”), to recruit for the role of Legal Counsel in Bentham’s recently opened Toronto office.

Bentham is the North American arm of its parent company, IMF Bentham (“IMF”), a public company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and based in Australia. With 11 offices across the globe, IMF offers litigation funding to plaintiffs and law firms for complex commercial legal disputes in Canada, the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Singapore, as well as for international arbitration.

Reporting to the Chief Investment Officer – Canada and working closely with the Investment Manager and Legal Counsel, the Legal Counsel will be responsible for analyzing and investigating potential funding opportunities, providing strategic input on funded cases, as well as drafting reports to Bentham’s Investment Committee, litigation funding agreements and related documents.

Is this you?

You are an exceptional litigator with a minimum of five years post-call experience relating to complex litigation matters. You have a keen intellect and curious mind, which is reflected by your superior academic credentials. You have an insatiable desire to learn. You are a highly motivated and outcome-focused individual. You have been involved in, and love, litigation strategy. You are interested in leaving private practice to pursue an untraditional career path, working in a close team setting with the brightest legal minds in the country.

This is an exciting and unique opportunity to join a world class team of litigators and become part of an emerging and rapidly growing industry. If you would like more detailed information, please contact Erin Dand at erin@pekarskyco.com or 403-263-4474 ext 228.

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