6 job(s) at Aviva

Aviva Oakville, Ontario, Canada
Dec 17, 2018
Full time
Position Overview As a contributing member of Aviva Trial Lawyers, provides research and litigation support to counsel to ensure efficient file handling and functioning of the firm’s practice.   Accountabilities   Researches the law applicable to assigned matters, and drafts legal memoranda regarding salient legal issues for counsel. Prepares legal documents, pleadings, motions, and legal factums on straightforward legal matters for review by counsel (including motion records, statements of defence and affidavits of documents). Contributes to the handling of straightforward litigation or other legal matters designated for settlement or resolution, in compliance with: Professional standards governing lawyers; Civil court procedural rules; and, Aviva Trial Lawyer strategies, processes and standards. Assists with examinations and hearings; drafts arguments for mediations, arbitrations, hearings, settlement negotiations, pre-trials and trials. At the request of counsel, supports the day to day carriage of smaller litigation files Consistent, optimal productivity and performance of assigned legal matters – individual and Practice Group. Demonstrated, consistent contribution to driving Aviva’s Claims strategies. Straightforward matters designated for small claims trials are prepared for trial-readiness or proceed to trial. Reputation of Aviva Trial Lawyers as a preferred alternative over external law firms.   Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Juris Doctor (JD) candidate Proficiency in Quicklaw, Westlaw and other internet/email applications. Ability to work in a time sensitive, fast-paced team environment. Strong interpersonal skills, paired with the ability to work independently. High degree of professionalism. Understanding of Canadian legal processes. Knowledge of current insurance law issues. Creative solutioning, and strong dispute resolution skills. Excellent negotiation and influencing skills. Exemplary verbal and written communication skills. Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills. Strong organization skills, attention to detail, and the ability to process information quickly and accurately.     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
Nov 26, 2018
Full time
Corporate Counsel (2 - 4 years)   Aviva Canada is one of Canada’s leading property and casualty insurance groups, providing home, automobile, leisure/lifestyle and business insurance to 2.8 million customers. A subsidiary of UK-based Aviva plc, Aviva Canada has more than 4,000 employees focused on creating a bright and sustainable future for our customers and our communities.   We are seeking a business-minded lawyer with 2 to 4 years of in-house and/or law firm experience to join our General Counsel office as Corporate Counsel. If you are looking to build and grow your skills and experience in a broad range of corporate and commercial matters, this will be a great opportunity to do so in a collegial environment with an employer who appreciates flexibility and recognizes the importance of work/life balance.  You will be able to choose to base out of any of our multiple locations within the Greater Toronto Area including our head office in Markham and our downtown office in Toronto.   You will have responsibility for handling a variety of corporate transactions and other corporate commercial matters.  To be a successful candidate, you must possess strong contract negotiation and drafting skills. Demonstrated experience in corporate transactional work will be an asset.   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. 
Aviva Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Oct 22, 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