Legal Assistant, Claims Litigation (Casualty)

  • Economical Insurance
  • London, Ontario, Canada
  • Mar 27, 2019
Full time Legal Assistant

Job Description

Economical Insurance is continuing its build of an in-house legal team that will act in litigation arising from claims under its insurance policies. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing litigation team!

The Legal Assistant will be part of the Economical legal department and will be responsible for assisting in all administrative duties of the Litigation area, which includes compiling, comparing and organizing legal documents. The successful candidate will work under the direction and guidance of a lawyer and will assist with tasks as assigned.

WHY ECONOMICAL?

Because a changing industry calls for a new way of doing things. An ambitious, innovative and fast-paced company, we offer exceptional training and development programs, competitive pay, great benefits, company-matched RRSPs, and paid volunteer days — all within an engaging, fun, and collaborative work environment.

Founded more than 145 years ago, Economical is one of Canada’s leading property and casualty insurance companies. We rely on our national network of more than 800 independent brokers to sell a range of car, home, business, and farm insurance solutions. With Sonnet and Petline, we’re extending our reach through the direct-to-customer channel. With more than 2,400 active employees across the country and a commitment to rethinking the insurance experience, we’re poised for great things.

We’re now adding to our high-performance team to take us into the future. Let’s rethink insurance, together.

In this role, you will:

  • Arrange for service and filing of court documents and other duties as required
  • Provide input into the procedures and practices of the new team

Your Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 2 years of experience as a Legal Assistant as part of a team practicing insurance litigation in Ontario
  • Knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Outlook and all MS Office applications
  • 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

At Economical, we all work together to come up with big ideas — then bring them to life. We focus on our customers first, we bring our best, and we’re stronger together. If you’ve got the passion and the desire to help us reinvent insurance, let’s talk.

HOW TO APPLY

To complete the online application process, you’ll need to upload your resume before you apply for the role you’re interested in. Please note that only one document can be uploaded, so be sure to combine your resume and cover letter.

We are committed to providing an inclusive work environment that welcomes diversity and supports accessibility across the organization. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know by contacting: hrsharedservices@economical.com .

Visit economical.com to learn more about us and what we’re up to.

Economical Insurance includes the following companies: Economical Mutual Insurance Company, The Missisquoi Insurance Company, Perth Insurance Company, Waterloo Insurance Company, Family Insurance Solutions Inc., Sonnet Insurance Company, Petline Insurance Company.

Practice Area(s)

Litigation

Experience

2 years