7 job(s) at Aviva

Aviva Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Oct 11, 2018
Full time
Aviva Canada is one of Canada’s leading providers of home, automobile, recreational vehicle, group and business insurance, with more than three million customers. We are recruiting for experienced insurance litigation lawyers to join our industry-leading litigation team in our new downtown Calgary, Alberta office. This is a great opportunity to litigate a range of interesting insurance defense matters in a supportive and collaborative environment with an employer that appreciates the importance of work/life balance.   -Be responsible for handling tort litigation matters at complexity levels that can vary depending on experience. -Handle matters from assignment to conclusion, including trial and appeal where applicable.   Requirements :   -Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, with an emphasis on personal injury, including motor vehicle accident insurance. -Member of the Law Society of Alberta -Experience in property, commercial liability, homeowner liability or multi-party construction litigation is a strong asset    
Aviva Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Aug 15, 2018
Full time
Position Overview   We have an in-house position available for a Litigation Lawyer with 6 or more years experience in Insurance Defence Litigation. Aviva Trial Lawyers handles the defence of property, commercial and automobile insurance matters.   Accountabilities   The successful candidate will be responsible for handling litigation matters from assignment to conclusion, including providing assessments and opinions on claims. Experience in personal injury, strata disputes, commercial and homeowner liability and multi-party construction litigation is preferred.   Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Candidates should possess superior oral and written advocacy skills, as well as be adaptable, flexible and work independently or as part of a team. A strong work ethic and a high level of professionalism is required. Trial experience is a must. Aviva Canada is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities during all phases of the hiring process including the application process. If you require an accommodation because of a disability, we will work with you to meet your needs. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. If you are selected for an interview and require an accommodation, you are encouraged to advise the Talent Acquisition Partner who will consult with you to determine an appropriate accommodation.
Aviva Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jun 29, 2018
Full time
Position Overview We have an in-house position available for a Litigation Lawyer with 6 or more years experience in Insurance Defence Litigation. Aviva Trial Lawyers handles the defence of property, commercial and automobile insurance matters. Accountabilities The successful candidate will be responsible for handling litigation matters from assignment to conclusion, including providing assessments and opinions on claims. Experience in personal injury, strata disputes, commercial and homeowner liability and multi-party construction litigation is preferred. Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Candidates should possess superior oral and written advocacy skills, as well as be adaptable, flexible and work independently or as part of a team. A strong work ethic and a high level of professionalism is required. Trial experience is a must. Aviva Canada is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities during all phases of the hiring process including the application process. If you require an accommodation because of a disability, we will work with you to meet your needs. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. If you are selected for an interview and require an accommodation, you are encouraged to advise the Talent Acquisition Partner who will consult with you to determine an appropriate accommodation.
Aviva Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Jun 08, 2018
Full time
Aviva Canada is one of Canada’s leading providers of home, automobile, recreational vehicle, group and business insurance, with more than three million customers. We are recruiting for experienced insurance litigation lawyers to join our industry-leading litigation team in the Dartmouth, Nova Scotia office. The successful candidate will have to : - Litigate a range of interesting insurance defense matters in a supportive and collaborative environment with an employer who appreciates the importance of work/life balance. -Be responsible for handling tort litigation matters at complexity levels that can vary depending on experience. -Handle matters from assignment to conclusion, including trial and appeal where applicable. Requirements : Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, with an emphasis on personal injury, including motor vehicle accident insurance. -Member of the Nova-Scotia Bar -Experience in property, commercial liability, homeowner liability or multi-party construction litigation is a strong asset  
Aviva Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Apr 06, 2018
Full time
Position Overview Aviva Canada is one of Canada’s leading providers of home, automobile, recreational vehicle, group and business insurance, with more than three million customers. We are currently offering an opportunity to work as an Operations Supervisor within an industry-leading litigation team. Aviva Trial Lawyers has nine offices across Canada and this national role is based in downtown Toronto.   Accountabilities Supervise work product of litigation Clerks (tort and AB). Monitor productivity and workload of litigation support staff. Manage staff performance and related expectations. Provide ongoing coaching and mentorship to Assistants, Clerks, and Trial Clerks. Manage the process of recruitment and hiring of litigation support staff. Manage the intake and assignment of file referrals, including initial conflict checks. Perform quality reviews for data integrity within firm operating system. Assist in creating, drafting and implementing new processes and procedures.  Develop, oversee and provide training of staff.  Work cohesively with Operations team members to create a supportive team environment.  Assist and organize firm-wide meetings and events.   Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience Minimum 5-year experience in a law firm with particular focus on litigation. Proven experience or demonstration of leadership skills (i.e. team lead, project lead, mentorship). Formal supervisory/leadership experience is an asset. Understanding of civil litigation procedures and litigation support staff duties. Ability to adopt and implement business strategies and manage ongoing changes. Superior conflict resolution skills. Superior analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. The successful candidate must demonstrate superior attention to detail, as well as characteristics of a self-starter and the ability to adapt to changing business environments in order to foster collaboration.     Aviva Canada is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities during all phases of the hiring process including the application process. If you require an accommodation because of a disability, we will work with you to meet your needs. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. If you are selected for an interview and require an accommodation, you are encouraged to advise the Talent Acquisition Partner who will consult with you to determine an appropriate accommodation.
Aviva Markham, Ontario, Canada
Dec 10, 2017
Full time
Position Overview Aviva Trial Lawyers is currently seeking accident benefits litigation clerks for our Mississauga and Markham offices.  As an accident benefits litigation clerk you will be responsible for supporting one lawyer in the handling of accident benefit matters.  Familiarity with tort litigation matters is also required.  This is a hybrid position where you will be responsible for various clerking tasks as well as the day-to-day file management. Accountabilities Preparation and drafting of correspondence and legal documents (motion records, affidavit of documents, affidavits, pre-trial/mediation memos, cost outlines, bill of costs, subpoenas, summons to witness, consent and dismissal orders, responses by insurer to an application for arbitration, accident benefits brief, AABS case conference summaries); ensuring all appropriate documents and forms are filed with the court/tribunal in accordance with the Rules of the License Appeal Tribunal, Financial Services Commission of Ontario, and the Rules of Civil Procedure Compilation of books of authorities/factums Preparing and following up with requests for productions and undertakings Summarizing discovery notes, transcripts, economic loss and medical reports Arranging investigations/surveillance, including preparing various instruction letters to investigators Arranging independent medical examinations, including drafting and preparing the medical briefs Dicta-typing; filing; scheduling, keeping lawyer's calendar updated; and updating internal database Requisitioning cheques Maintaining electronic file organization Booking travel; including flights, cars and hotels as needed Ensure integrity of information in matterMANAGER applications Liaise between counsel, external parties, and claims operations Required Qualifications, Knowledge, & Skills Minimum of 5+ years of legal assistant and law clerk experience in an insurance defence or personal injury litigation environment Post-secondary accreditation for legal assistant or law clerk, or equivalent experience preferred Excellent computer skills including experience with MS Word, ACL, Adobe, and Outlook Knowledge of the Rules of the License Appeal Tribunal, Financial Services Commission of Ontario, and the Rules of Civil Procedure Ability to work in a paperless environment Customer-service oriented with superb communication skills Excellent organizational skills Attention to detail with a desire to take initiative Able to work independently with minimal direction and as part of a team Mature work ethic and good sense of humour Additional Information Aviva Canada is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities during all phases of the hiring process including the application process. If you require an accommodation because of a disability, we will work with you to meet your needs. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. If you are selected for an interview and require an accommodation, you are encouraged to advise the Talent Acquisition Partner who will consult with you to determine an appropriate accommodation. About Aviva Aviva Canada is one of the leading property and casualty insurance groups in the country providing home, automobile, leisure/lifestyle and business insurance to more than three million customers. A wholly-owned subsidiary of UK-based Aviva plc, the company has more than 4,000 employees focused on creating a bright and sustainable future for their customers and communities.   Aviva Canada invests in positive change through the Aviva Community Fund, Canada’s longest running online community funding competition. Since its inception in 2009, the Aviva Community Fund has awarded $7.5 million to over 250 charities and community groups nationwide. Aviva Canada, bringing over 300 years of good thinking and insurance solutions to Canadians from coast-to-coast.   For more information visit avivacanada.com , the company’s blog or Twitter , Facebook and LinkedIn pages.
Aviva Markham, Ontario, Canada
Dec 04, 2017
Full time
Position Overview Aviva Trial Lawyers is currently seeking accident benefits litigation clerks for our Mississauga and Markham offices.  As an accident benefits litigation clerk you will be responsible for supporting one lawyer in the handling of accident benefit matters.  Familiarity with tort litigation matters is also required.  This is a hybrid position where you will be responsible for various clerking tasks as well as the day-to-day file management. Accountabilities Preparation and drafting of correspondence and legal documents (motion records, affidavit of documents, affidavits, pre-trial/mediation memos, cost outlines, bill of costs, subpoenas, summons to witness, consent and dismissal orders, responses by insurer to an application for arbitration, accident benefits brief, AABS case conference summaries); ensuring all appropriate documents and forms are filed with the court/tribunal in accordance with the Rules of the License Appeal Tribunal, Financial Services Commission of Ontario, and the Rules of Civil Procedure Compilation of books of authorities/factums Preparing and following up with requests for productions and undertakings Summarizing discovery notes, transcripts, economic loss and medical reports Arranging investigations/surveillance, including preparing various instruction letters to investigators Arranging independent medical examinations, including drafting and preparing the medical briefs Dicta-typing; filing; scheduling, keeping lawyer's calendar updated; and updating internal database Requisitioning cheques Maintaining electronic file organization Booking travel; including flights, cars and hotels as needed Ensure integrity of information in matterMANAGER applications Liaise between counsel, external parties, and claims operations Required Qualifications, Knowledge, & Skills Minimum of 5+ years of legal assistant and law clerk experience in an insurance defence or personal injury litigation environment Post-secondary accreditation for legal assistant or law clerk, or equivalent experience preferred Excellent computer skills including experience with MS Word, ACL, Adobe, and Outlook Knowledge of the Rules of the License Appeal Tribunal, Financial Services Commission of Ontario, and the Rules of Civil Procedure Ability to work in a paperless environment Customer-service oriented with superb communication skills Excellent organizational skills Attention to detail with a desire to take initiative Able to work independently with minimal direction and as part of a team Mature work ethic and good sense of humour Additional Information Aviva Canada is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities during all phases of the hiring process including the application process. If you require an accommodation because of a disability, we will work with you to meet your needs. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. If you are selected for an interview and require an accommodation, you are encouraged to advise the Talent Acquisition Partner who will consult with you to determine an appropriate accommodation. About Aviva Aviva Canada is one of the leading property and casualty insurance groups in the country providing home, automobile, leisure/lifestyle and business insurance to more than three million customers. A wholly-owned subsidiary of UK-based Aviva plc, the company has more than 4,000 employees focused on creating a bright and sustainable future for their customers and communities.   Aviva Canada invests in positive change through the Aviva Community Fund, Canada’s longest running online community funding competition. Since its inception in 2009, the Aviva Community Fund has awarded $7.5 million to over 250 charities and community groups nationwide. Aviva Canada, bringing over 300 years of good thinking and insurance solutions to Canadians from coast-to-coast.   For more information visit avivacanada.com , the company’s blog or Twitter , Facebook and LinkedIn pages.