Legal Assistant, Litigation (North York & Waterloo)

  • Economical Insurance
  • Ontario, Canada
  • Oct 13, 2017
Full time Legal Assistant

Job Description

In 2017. Economical Insurance launched a new in-house legal team that acts in litigation arising from claims under its insurance policies. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing litigation team and accelerate your professional development.

 

 

 

The Legal Assistant will be part of the Economical corporate legal team and will be responsible for assisting in all administrative duties of the Litigation area. This includes compiling, comparing and organizing legal documents for the litigation area. The role will arrange for service and filing of court documents and other duties as required.

 

 

 

The successful candidate will work under the direction and guidance of a lawyer and will assist with tasks as assigned. Multiple positions are available and opportunities exist in our North York and Waterloo offices.

 

 

 

What We’re Looking For:

  • High degree of personal ethics, integrity and responsibility with an ability to deal with sensitive issues and safeguard privileged and confidential information
  • Great attention to detail
  • Ability to perform under pressure, meet deadlines and handle multiple, yet sometimes conflicting priorities
  • Team player, adaptable to a changing environment

 

 

 

Your Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Legal Assistant as part of a team practicing civil litigation in Ontario (ideally insurance litigation)
  • Knowledge of Ontario court rules, practice directions and procedures
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Outlook and all MS Office applications

 

 

 

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
 

Practice Area(s)

Insurance Law

Experience

2+ years