Legal Claims Assistant II - 12 Month Contract

Intact - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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We’re looking for a Legal Claims Assistant - 12 Month Contract to join our growing team!

As a Legal Claims Assistant, you will play an integral role in the Legal Claims Department, working closely within a team to provide legal assistance to teams. This exciting in-house role is based in our Toronto office at 700 University Avenue.

Here are a few ways you'll make a difference:
Working in a paper-less environment
General assisting duties and responsibilities related to management of legal practices
Setting up new files in our online system, drafting correspondence, court documents, briefing files and ultimately closing files
Scheduling examinations for discovery, examinations under oath, mediations, meetings, and various hearings at Court
Maintaining Legal Counsel’s calendar, supervising their practice and ensuring deadlines are met
Word Processing, electronic filing and general office duties

You must have:
College diploma from either a legal office administration or law clerk program
Experience working as a legal assistant, preferably within an insurance defence or personal injury law firm
Working knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure and LAT procedures
Knowledge of Loss Transfer and Priority Dispute procedures.
Experience assisting with E&O, D&O, Surety and Marine claims is an added asset

Your Skills

Strong document management skills with the ability to learn and utilize Intact’s various software programs, including iManage, Citrix, ACL, Nuance and the Microsoft Office package of programs
Ability to prioritise, organise and execute your tasks in a quality manner with a fast turnaround
A desire to be a part of our #oneteam philosophy, supporting our insureds, adjusters, claims representatives, law clerks, legal assistants and lawyers, with a view to customer satisfaction and business continuity
Excellent attention to detail and sound proofreading skills, ability to prioritize and organize
Excellent communication, listening, organizational, interpersonal and problem-solving skills exercise sound judgment and take initiative
Demonstrate a disciplined approach to work
Comfort working in a paperless environment

Here are a few reasons why others have joined our team:
An award-winning, inspiring workplace that supports its people and recognizes great work
Stimulating, challenging projects and development opportunities to help you grow your skills and career
Flexibility in how and where you work
A casual ‘dress for your day’ culture that encourages you to be yourself

Closing Statement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

At Intact, our values guide everything that we do. We celebrate our differences and appreciate our similarities. That’s why we are committed to building an inclusive and inspiring environment for all employees. If you need a specific accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know and we will be happy to provide.

Background Checks

As an employer and publicly traded financial services company, the best interests of our customers, employees and shareholders are important to us. We want Intact to be a great place to work! This means that you’ll be asked to consent to background checks so we can learn more about you. Please note that for positions with access to financial data or funds, your credit must be in good standing.

Internal Candidates

For internal candidates, you can apply for a posted position if you have been in your current position for at least 12 months and are performing at a satisfactory level. Please note we may have identified other internal candidates through our Employee Development Program, and that the selection process may also be opened to external applicants.

Eligibility

It’s important that you are legally eligible to work in Canada at the time an offer of employment is made. You may be requested to provide proof of eligibility at that time.

This posting closes on February 29, 2020 at 11:59 pm