Desjardins

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3 job(s) at Desjardins

Desjardins Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Oct 22, 2020
Full time
Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, and one of the largest employers in the country. It offers a full range of financial products and services and is home to a wealth of expertise in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, wealth management, services for businesses of all sizes, securities brokerage, asset management, venture capital, and secure, leading-edge virtual access methods.   Job Level NV-09   Junior In-House Legal Counsel, performing all necessary activities relating to the conduct of the defence of accident benefits, bodily injury and property loss claims.   Main responsibilities All necessary activities relating to the conduct of the defence of accident benefits, bodily injury and property loss claims including: Research and preparation of legal opinions on coverage issues, liability and quantum of damages. Carriage of and responsibility for the delivery of cost effective and efficient resolutions of disputed claims. Preparation of pleadings and related materials. Conducting Examinations for Discovery. Court Attendances for motions, pre-trials and trials. Attendance at arbitration, pre-arbitration and mediations. Prepare materials for and conduct continuing education sessions.   Reports to : Manager, OAW Claims Legal Counsel   Other working conditions Desjardins is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. Desjardins encourages applications from all qualified individuals and provides reasonable and appropriate accommodations during the recruitment and selection process as needed. Number of job available: 1   Qualifications Bachelor of Law Degree A minimum of two years of property and casualty insurance defense or personal injury experience Experience in litigation Trial or Arbitration experience (an asset) Please note that other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered Member in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada   Specific knowledge Professional level of English proficiency, both oral and written (required)   Desjardins Cross-sector skills Action oriented, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Innovation   Key competencies for the job Action oriented, Business insight, Customer Focus, Decision quality, Interpersonal Savvy   Work Location 3 Robert Speck Parkway Mississauga   Trade Union Non Syndiqué   Unposting Date 2020-11-3
Desjardins Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Jun 18, 2020
Full time
Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, and one of the largest employers in the country. It offers a full range of financial products and services and is home to a wealth of expertise in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, wealth management, services for businesses of all sizes, securities brokerage, asset management, venture capital, and secure, leading-edge virtual access methods.   Job Level NV-10   Legal Counsel will provide in house litigation and other legal services regarding Property and Casualty insurance issues. All necessary activities relating to the defence of accident benefits, bodily injury and property loss claims.   Additional responsibilities Research and preparation of legal opinions on coverage issues, liability and quantum of damages. Carriage of and responsibility for the delivery of cost effective and efficient resolutions of disputed claims. Preparation of pleadings and related materials. Conducting Examinations for Discovery. Court Attendances for motions, pre-trials and trials. Attendance at arbitration, pre-arbitration and mediations. Prepare materials for and conduct continuing education sessions.   Other working condition Number of jobs available : 1   Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in a related field A minimum of six years of relevant experience Arbitration and litigation experience with focus in Bodily Injury, Accident Benefits, Personal Injury or Property. Trial or Arbitration experience (an asset)   Please note that other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered Member - Law Society of Ontario   Desjardins Cross-sector skills Action oriented, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Innovation   Key competencies for the job Action oriented, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Innovation, Interpersonal Savvy, Strategic mindset    
Desjardins Gatineau, Québec, Canada
Apr 22, 2020
Full time
Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, and one of the largest employers in the country. It offers a full range of financial products and services and is home to a wealth of expertise in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, wealth management, services for businesses of all sizes, securities brokerage, asset management, venture capital, and secure, leading-edge virtual access methods.   Job Level NV-10   Desjardins General Insurance Group offers you a stimulating work environment that encourages commitment and skills development as well as the development of its employees. This flourishing company provides generous benefits and promotes work/life balance. Reporting to the Manager, Claims Legal Counsel, you will represent Desjardins General Insurance Inc., its affiliates and its insureds before courts of first instance and courts of appeal and manage complex legal files that are more strategic and political in nature. In addition, you will advise the Claims Division and other organization sectors regarding legal orientations pertaining to claims files. You will participate in various committees and will explain the legal impacts resulting from the decisions under consideration. You will also serve as coach for other Legal Affairs legal advisors with the objective of developing your colleagues’ skills. Lastly, you will serve in an advisory capacity in your field, supporting senior management and decision-making bodies. The nature of the files will require in-depth expertise in your field.   Main responsiilities Responsible for complete management of complex litigation files, as either plaintiff or defendant, regarding insurance law and third-party liability for both individuals and companies. To this end, issue opinions, develop strategies, draft procedures, conduct interviews, negotiate and represent the company and its insured before courts of first instance and courts of appeal. Advise the organization’s units and decision-making bodies with respect to the handling of claims files. Interpret laws and regulations and issue legal opinions. Serve as a coach, reference and resource person in your field. Lead or contribute to various claims mandates and special projects.   Other working conditions Place of work: telework position, only with 25% of travel Number of jobs available: 1   Qualifications Bachelor of Law or related field At least 6 years of experience in property and casualty insurance   Please note that other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered Have been a member of the Barreau du Québec for at least 10 years For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required   Connaissances spécifiques Thorough understanding of the property and casualty insurance claims sector , Independent speaker, intermediate knowledge of English (an asset)   Desjardins Cross-sector skills Action oriented, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Innovation   Key competencies for the job Communicates effectively, Complexity, Interpersonal Savvy, Strategic mindset   Work Location 110, rue Georges suite 13 Gatineau   Trade Union Non Syndiqué   Unposting Date 2020-03-27   Job Family