Legal Assistant
Intact Financial Corporation
London, Ontario, CAN
2d ago

About the role

This is a permanent, full-time opportunity available in London, ON.

With our Legal Claims team, you’ll be at the heart of what we do best : helping people. Here, your passion for the law, stellar admin and organizational skills, strong values, and creative thinking, will be a great fit with the team.

What you’ll do here :

  • Thrive in a paperless environment - set up new files in our online system, draft correspondence, court documents, briefing files and close files
  • Schedule examinations for discovery, examinations under oath, mediations, meetings, and various hearings at Court
  • Maintain the calendar for Legal Counsel, supervise their practice and ensure deadlines are met
  • Use your superb admin skills, impressive communication style, sound judgement and passion for the law to innovate processes for the team
  • Qualifications

    What you bring to the table :

  • You share our values of respect, integrity, excellence, customer-driven and generosity this will show through your work and your support of our customers, our claims partners, and our legal colleagues
  • You deliver quality work with a quick turnaround because you prioritize, take initiative and stay organized
  • You are an excellent collaborator and a great team player, which will contribute to the positive work environment
  • The ideal candidate has :

  • College diploma from either a legal office administration or law clerk program
  • Proven litigation experience
  • Working knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure and LAT procedures
  • Proven knowledge of Loss Transfer and Priority Dispute procedures
  • Strong document management skills
  • Stellar attention to detail and proofreading skills
  • Exceptional communication, listening, interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • The perks of working in-house at Intact :

  • Leaders and colleague who are collaborative, supportive and want you to succeed
  • A collaborative, inclusive community that values all individuals and perspectives
  • Challenging, career-elevating work to fuel your passion for the law
  • Competitive pension plan including defined benefit and defined contribution options
  • Comprehensive financial rewards program that recognizes your success
  • Industry leading Employee Share Purchase Plan where we match 50% of net shares purchased
  • An extensive, flex benefits package plus access to virtual health care
  • An annual wellness account that promotes an active lifestyle
  • A company-matching Community Impact program that gives employees the flexibility to choose how and where you give, in ways that are meaningful to them.
  • Intact will amplify efforts by matching donations, time spent volunteering, or both

    Flexible Work Arrangements

    Right now, we support 100% remote work, if your role permits. We anticipate that in early 2022, we’ll be moving to a hybrid approach which gives us the best of both worlds a mix of home and in-office workdays.

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