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Intact: Legal Assistant Ii, Insurance Defence, Claims Legal


This is a Full-time position in Hamilton, ON posted April 30, 2021.

Job DescriptionAt Intact, insurance is not about things.

It’s about people.

It’s what we believe, and it shapes everything we do.

It’s why we strive to provide a second-to-none experience for our customers and create an inspiring workplace for our employees to thrive in.

As Canada’s largest provider of property and casualty insurance, we’re not only leading our industry, but we’re redefining what it means to work for it.

As a recognized top employer, we’re committed to living our values and supporting our dedicated people who bring their best to work each day because they know their work matters.

Your Job As a Legal 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 available at offices across Ontario (Ottawa, Toronto, Mississauga and London).

Your responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to: 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 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 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 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 comprehensive financial rewards program that recognizes your success An extensive, flexible benefits package An industry leading Employee Share Purchase Plan where we match 50% of net shares purchased A casual ‘dress for your day’ culture that encourages you to be yourself A $350 annual wellness account that promotes an active lifestyle Closing Statement We are an Equal Opportunity Employer At Intact, our value of Respect is founded on seeing diversity as a strength, being inclusive and fostering collaboration.

We value diversity and strive to create an inclusive, accessible workplace where all individuals feel valued, respected and heard.

If we can provide a specific adjustment to make the recruitment process more accessible for you, please advise the Talent Acquisition partner who reaches out about the job opportunity and they will work with you to meet your needs.

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 internal and external candidates will 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 to Work in Canada 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 May 30, 2021.