Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Economical’s in-house claims litigation unit acts in litigation arising from claims under its insurance policies. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing litigation team with excellent opportunities for strategic input and professional development.
Claims Litigation Counsel will act in litigation from inception through to trial. The successful applicant will have carriage of multiple files, prepare written court materials, appear in court and advise on litigation strategies at the case level. In addition, the incumbent will play an advisory role to Economical’s Claims department in relation to claims litigation.
Who We Are:
Economical Insurance is one of Canada’s leading property and casualty insurance companies, but there’s really much more to us than that. Since our beginnings in 1871, we’ve been an organization that has imagined bigger and better things, inspiring us to take chances and think innovatively.
Our employees are the reason we’ve come as far as we have, and the reason we’ll go much further still. We focus on our customers first, we bring our best, and we’re stronger together.
What We’re Looking For:
High degree of personal ethics, integrity and responsibility with an ability to deal with sensitive issues and safeguard confidential information
Assertiveness in practice, but reasonable and forthright
Interest in court advocacy and trial work
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills across a range of contexts
Excellent negotiation and facilitation skills with a proven capability for effective presentation tools/methods
Sound judgment, with the ability to critically analyze situations, problem-solve, and deal with ambiguity and have the ability to provide meaningful advice and recommendations
Ability to perform under pressure, meet deadlines and handle multiple, yet sometimes conflicting priorities
Team player, adaptable to a changing environment
Your Skills & Experience:
Law Degree from an accredited law school (LLB or Juris Doctor)
Licensed by the Law Society of Ontario to practice law as a lawyer in Ontario
2-4 years of post-call experience working in civil litigation, ideally insurance litigation
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word and PowerPoint
What You’ll Experience:
A fun and supportive team with opportunity to grow
Great benefits, ongoing education, and competitive pay
A company that values the community, wellness and work-life balance
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Are you a lawyer who sees the need for innovation and change in the legal industry? Are you ready to innovate and help make those changes as part of Canada’s premier business law firm? Join our Osler Works Innovation team.
Working closely with legal professionals and members of administrative staff, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading legal innovation projects from ideation through implementation.
The successful candidate’s main responsibilities will include:
Manages full life-cycle of legal innovation projects from proposal to implementation; including evaluation, business requirements, project management, and rollout
Investigates viability of proposed projects by working with internal and external subject matter experts and stakeholders to understand the business problem and identify potential technical solutions
Stays aware of new technology in the legal industry
Creates and transforms business requirements into functional requirements, working across the full spectrum of requirements process, from stakeholder identification to elicitation, analysis, documentation, management and setting measurable goals
Presents the business case to the Firm’s Innovation Council and regularly reports to the Council on projects status
Develops and executes project plan, identifying and monitoring risks, communicating with stakeholders, managing the team
Develops implementation and change management plans for a project rollout
Monitors effectiveness of the project through post-project rollout, including qualitative and quantitative measures
The successful candidate will have:
Five years of experience in the practice of law in commercial context
Strong project management skills and an understanding of how to uncover and document business requirements
A technical background would be an asset, but otherwise a demonstrated understanding of the various technologies used in and evolving in the practice of law
Ability to manage cross-functional teams
Strong understanding of software implementation processes, business process improvement techniques and change management concepts
Knowledge of budgeting concepts and finance principles
Outstanding oral and written communication skills
Strong ability to multi-task numerous projects of all different sizes with multiple deadlines
MBA is considered an asset
Above all, you are a passionate about all things digital, and want to help shape legal innovation.
How To Apply
Consistently ranked as one of Canada’s leading business law firms by clients and leading independent reviews, Osler offers the successful candidates the benefit of working with more than 400 of the best legal minds in the country and the opportunity to develop your skills in this innovative and exciting area.
We thank all applicants for their interest in Osler; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted. Osler is an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Please note that any offer of employment will be conditional upon background and reference checks, including a criminal record check, credit check, and employment and educational verifications.
If you have the required background and wish to work in one of Canada’s leading law firms, please reply in confidence with a cover letter and résumé to:
Human Resources Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP P.O. Box 50, 1 First Canadian Place Toronto, Ontario M5X 1B8 Fax: 416-862-6666 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
With over 35 years of experience, Cartel is considered one of Toronto's leading employment agencies servicing the legal community. Our clients are among the most distinguished law firms and our success lies in our applicants and their desire for the perfect career match. There is no fee to register with Cartel for any employment opportunity. We listen. We're honest. Just ask your friends. They'll tell you. Cartel. Give us a call; we really do make the difference. Position Title: Securities Lawyer Opportunity:Securities Law Location: Toronto
The ideal candidate will be able to both work as part of a team and independently with a focus on providing excellent client service. The firm offers a collegial and supportive environment, interesting, diverse and challenging work.They provide comprehensive legal services for a large base of clients, with a focus on service and professional excellence.
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Job Description: Our Client is a growing firm and they require a Junior Lawyer to join its Practice Group. This position offers excellent opportunities for leadership, development, and mentorship. In addition, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading cross-marketing initiatives within the firm, and facilitating client seminars. This person will also play a pivotal role in networking with the business community to increase referral sources and raise the firm profile in the Toronto legal market. The candidate should have an enthusiastic and responsive approach to client requirements and excellent people skills. To discuss this role further, please submit your CV to: Ben Higham ben @ cartelinc.com B.S., JD., LL.M. Director of Legal Recruiting Cartel Inc. One, First Canadian Place, Suite 2550 100 King Street West Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5X 1A4
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
HELP US REIMAGINE MONEY.
At PayPal, we believe that now is the time to democratize financial services so that moving and managing money is a right for all citizens, not just the affluent. We are driven by this purpose, and we uphold our cultural values of collaboration, innovation, wellness and inclusion as our guide for making decisions and conducting business every day. It is our duty and privilege to be customer champions and put those we serve at the center of everything we do.
We are one team that respects and values diversity of thought for everyone, everywhere, and we actively seek to create an energizing workplace that brings out the best in all of us. If you’re ready to shape the future of money, join the team at PayPal. We're proud to work here. You will be too.
Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 237 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.
PayPal is one of the leading global payments companies in the world. Initially conceived and designed for web payments, PayPal’s mobile and point of sale solutions have altered the payments landscape by blurring the lines between e-commerce and traditional brick and mortar commerce. PayPal’s innovative technology and approaches to payments, coupled with an increasingly complex and demanding legal and regulatory environment, provide robust career opportunities for attorneys motivated and driven by creative clients and a fast paced, cutting edge culture. PayPal is seeking a high calibre, experienced and energetic lawyer, with experience in financial services regulation and technology to join our Canadian Legal team. Reporting to the Head of Legal – PayPal Canada, the role will work closely and partner with leaders in our product team, and provide legal and regulatory guidance as the product team develops, implements and updates PayPal’s products and services.
The successful candidate will have the specific qualifications and experience:
• 4-7 or more years of experience practicing either in-house (or in an equivalent setting) or at a reputable law firm, with at least 2 years of those years focused on either payments law, the FinTech space, or financial services regulatory analysis.
• Ability to provide timely, concise and business-focused legal advice on payments law, including: AML/ATF for money services businesses; Code of Conduct for the Credit & Debit Industry; CASL; federal and provincial privacy and consumer protection laws; consumer and business lending laws and new rules; enforcement actions and other guidance from regulatory agencies, including FINTRAC, the FCAC, the CRTC and the OPC.
• Ability to provide legal and regulatory guidance on the design and modification of products, proactively identify associated risks and recommend mitigation strategies, review product user experiences to ensure legal compliance and proper disclosures, and help document guidance for consumption by members of both the legal and product teams.
• Familiarity with, and strong interest in, PayPal, mobile and alternative payments, emerging payments technology and the payments industry.
• Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment and to tolerate change and ambiguity.
• Ability and drive to take ownership of projects and tasks which, in many cases, will be matters of first impression.
• Comfortable with gray areas and interpreting and applying the law in unsettled contexts.
• Confident self-starter with strong interpersonal and organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to effectively and proactively provide sound legal advice, exercise good business judgment, work well with other attorneys, senior management and cross functional stakeholders, and implement policies and processes.
• Openness to adapting his/her practice in response to the changing landscape of the industry.
• Facilitate a team-based approach to subject matter management and knowledge sharing, and comfort with a flexible, agile environment that emphasizes collaboration and team performance over management hierarchy. The successful candidate will enthusiastically partner with PayPal legal colleagues across our global organization.
• Creative thinker with strong problem solving skills and the ability to stay calm under challenging circumstances.
• Juris Doctorate or equivalent degree. Admitted to a Canadian bar.
• Exceptional writing skills, with attention to detail and ability to generate creative original drafted documents.
• Outstanding written and oral communication skills and ability to work both in teams and independently.
• Ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously, with effective resolution of conflicting priorities.
• Fluency in French an asset.
• Prior product legal experience or product development recommended but not required.
• Last, but not least, a good sense of humor.
We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.
PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
Individuals seeking employment at PayPal are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. You have the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.