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Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) Calgary, Alberta, Canada
May 22, 2017
Full time
Legal Counsel ALBERTA ELECTRIC SYSTEM OPERATOR Calgary, AB, CANADA   The Alberta Electric System Operator is responsible for the safe, reliable, and economic planning and operation of the Alberta Interconnected Electric System. We provide open and non-discriminatory access to Alberta’s interconnected power grid and also facilitate Alberta’s competitive wholesale electricity market which, in 2016, had 188 participants and approximately $2 Billion in annual energy transactions. This position reports to the AESO’s General Counsel and works under the direction of General Counsel. As a member of the AESO’s legal team, legal counsel works on a wide variety of matters, with responsibility for all legal matters of certain AESO departments. Examples of responsibilities include: Provide legal services to AESO departments. Provide oral and written advice to internal clients. Provide support to General Counsel. Participate as a team member to deliver on strategic business initiatives. Advise internal clients with respect to commercial and operational agreements, including agreements regarding information technology and understand and align skills and knowledge with internal clients legal/business needs. To thrive in this position, proven analytical and communication skills and the ability to thrive in a dynamic work environment are required. A team oriented attitude, excellent judgment and decision making skills are also important for success. This position requires extensive internal client contact.   Accountabilities: Provide full suite of legal commercial services, including without limitation, drafting, negotiating, delivering solid legal advice and opinions on issues facing AESO. Demonstrate a high degree of professional ethics and integrity. Review, draft and negotiate a variety of contracts and other legal documents. Develop and maintain professional relationships with internal clients and external stakeholders as required. Maintain currency with, and provide advice and interpretation of relevant legislations. Identify legal compliance requirements and proactively ensure that these are implemented. Research and prepare legal opinions. Apply effective risk management techniques and offer other proactive advice on possible legal issues. Develop and understanding of the AESO’s business and awareness of stakeholder relations.   Education / Degree / Certification: LL.B. /J.D., full membership in the Law Society of Alberta or eligible for full membership.     Job Experience: 5-10 years’ experience in addressing legal issues associated with commercial management, including procurement and dispute resolution matters. Electric industry and in-house experience would be assets.     Applications accepted via our career website until May 30, 2017. The Alberta Electric System Operator, and its members, officers, employees and agents (collectively, the "AESO") is committed to protecting personal information provided to it. By submitting your personal information to the AESO for the purpose of pursuing employment with the AESO, you hereby consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information by the AESO, in accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act of Alberta, as amended from time to time.
SUZUKI CANADA INC. Barrie, Ontario, Canada
May 22, 2017
Full time
SUZUKI CANADA INC. JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title: Assistant Manager – Compliance & Government Compliance   Location: Head Office – Barrie, Ontario OVERVIEW   This position is responsible for ensuring that Suzuki is compliant with all government regulations for all products we market in Canada. This position supports the set up of dealers, and ensures compliance aspects related to logistics.   ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE This position reports directly to the President.   SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES Compliance & Government Relations  Research, Preparation, Coordination and filing of Government Reports regarding Emissions, Safety , Recalls, Fuel Consumption and Greenhouse Gas related initiatives for Motor Vehicle, Recreational and Marine Products  Strategic initiative development as it relates to Certification plans for all distributed products  Liaison with Federal Officials concerning Defect Investigations  Liaison with Federal Officials concerning Crash Investigations  Liaison and negotiation with Federal Officials over Safety and Emissions Recalls and other related submissions  Attend Technical, Government Policy, Legal, Stewardship & Consumer Affairs meetings as they relate to Legislative activities for all Suzuki Products. (in person or via conference calls)  Reporting and Response flowing from off - site meetings to Management as required.  Review and reporting of Federal and Provincial Regulations in draft and final stages of development  Liaison with Head Office engineering staff on regulatory developments and certification issues  Review all legal claims, file required responses (small claims)  Main contact for outside legal counsel in regards to personal liability cases and responsible to gather all documentation  Represent SCI in legal proceedings where required     Minimum 5 years related work experience.  
Sun Life Financial Toronto, Ontario, Canada
May 22, 2017
Full time
*This is a 12 month contract role*   This role provides legal administrative support primarily to one litigation lawyer and one law clerk at our Toronto office, and also occasional back-up support for other lawyers and law clerks as required when other assistants are away.   Job Duties: Scheduling meetings, telephone calls, discoveries, mediations, court attendances, seminars, etc., making travel arrangements and updating appointment calendars; Preparing legal documentation including statements of defence, affidavits of documents, motion records, factums, case books, etc.; Drafting routine correspondence (e.g. transmittal letters); Preparing letters from e-mails, handwritten notes and dictation; Arranging the service and filing of court documents; Handling telephone, fax, email and mail enquiries from within Sun Life, outside law firms, courts, etc.; Other administrative duties such as creating physical and computer files, scanning/photocopying, processing travel expenses and accounts payable, filing, updating computer records, purging closed files for offsite storage, etc. Training, Experience & Skills: Formal Legal Assistant training. At least five years' current litigation secretarial/assistant experience. Familiarity with the Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure and related forms. Excellent organizational skills, the ability to prioritize high volumes of work, and the ability to respond to shifting priorities. Proactive regarding follow-up for outstanding matters. Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Commitment to attention to detail in all work. Ability to learn new information and computer systems quickly. Decisive and able to work with minimal direction/supervision. Excellent oral and written communication skills.     Personswith disabilities who need accommodation in the application process, or thoseneeding job postings in an alternative format, may e-mail a request to thebrightside@sunlife.com *LI-SJ1 We thank all applicants for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
TD Markham, Ontario, Canada
May 20, 2017
Full time
Auto req ID 159962BR Job Title Insurance Lawyer Report Location 101 McNabb Street, Markham, Ontario Country CANADA Province/ State Ontario City Markham TD Description Tell us your story. Don't go unnoticed. Explain why you're a winning candidate. Think "TD" if you crave meaningful work and embrace change like we do. We are a trusted North American leader that cares about people and inspires them to grow and move forward. Stay current and competitive. Carve out a career for yourself. Grow with us. Here's our story: jobs.td.com Department Overview TD Insurance is part of TD Bank Group, one of Canada’s largest financial institutions. TD Insurance helps protect clients from the ‘accidents of life’ with a wide range of products including credit protection, life, health, travel, home and auto insurance. With more than three million clients, TD Insurance authorized products and services are available online, over the phone, and through a network of more than 1,000 TD Canada Trust branches. In Canada, we have two lines of business, General Insurance and Life and Health. Our General Insurance business is one of the top home and auto insurance groups in Canada and the national leader in group insurance and affinity marketing. Our Life and Health business is the number one provider of critical illness insurance and direct life and health insurance in Canada. At TD Insurance, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment. With a Canada-wide workforce of over 4,000 employees and offices in Atlantic Canada, Quebec, Ontario and Alberta, our company is always growing and can help you to grow. TD Insurance offers a stable and dynamic work environment where talent is appreciated and professional development is taken seriously. More than just a job, we offer rewarding careers. Job Type Regular Job Status Full Time Hours M-F Business Line TD Insurance Job Category - Primary Insurance Job Category(s) Insurance Job Description Reporting to the VP Legal, handles assigned P&C insurance legal matters, represents TD Insurance or its policyholders in civil litigation and no fault/accident benefits matters involving claims for money damages or compensation for personal injury or property damage.   Main Responsibilities: • Uses Litigation Protocols to develop and revise appropriate legal strategy for discovery, investigation, handling and trial/hearing of cases or matters; advises, communicates and develops those strategies with TD Insurance Claims Representatives and insured Clients, as appropriate. • Conducts necessary and appropriate discovery, hearings, trials, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations and similar proceedings. Researches the law applicable to cases or matters. Drafts legal documents, pleadings, motions, legal factums and opinions as required. If requested, conducts settlement negotiations. • Advises, communicates and confers with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients, rendering clear, unambiguous legal opinions and advice. Personally meets with, and maintains good relations and communications with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients as required. • Remains current with developments in the law; understands medical, scientific, construction, products, engineering or similar issues and defences involved with cases. Job Requirements • Completion of law school with LLB or JD and admission to the bar in Ontario. • minimum 1 year post-call experience as a lawyer in Ontario. Background in insurance defence litigation, including personal injury and no-fault claims and / or general litigation experience preferred. • Knowledge of legal and court documents and procedures. • Knowledge of standard office equipment and word processing. • Excellent oral and written communication skills. • Ability to communicate effectively with policyholders, courts, and Judges. • Ability to edit and proof legal documents. • Motivated self-starter with capability to work productively under pressure. • Strong interpersonal & client service skills, professional and positive demeanour. • Superior organization & priority setting skills, strong work ethic and ability to multi-task. • Conceptual and creative problem solving skills Additional Information Flexible work schedules available.  We wish to thank all applicants however, only successful candidates will be contacted for interviews. No telephone or e-mail inquiries please.   Inclusiveness At TD, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live and serve. If you require an accommodation for the recruitment/interview process (including alternate formats of materials, or accessible meeting rooms or other accommodation), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs. **Province/State (Primary) Ontario City (Primary) Markham    
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