Legal Assistant II

  • Intact Insurance Company
  • Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Jul 22, 2020
Full time Legal Assistant Legal Support

Job Description

We’re looking for an experienced legal assistant to join our growing team for a contract of 18 months!

As a legal assistant your work will have a big impact on the Litigation team to provide legal assistance to Insurance Defence – Accident Benefits and Tort files. People will count on you to provide support to a team of in-house lawyers, law clerks and other assistants.

Here are a few ways you'll make a difference:

    • Ability to organize legal documents and prepare indexes
    • Opening and closing files
    • Scheduling appearances and updating legal counsel's diary accordingly
    • Maintaining electronic filing system; ensuring electronic filing is up to date
    • Drafting correspondence and preparing court documents
    • Scanning and photocopying as needed
    • Preparation of standard pleadings



  Your Skills
 
  • A Diploma in Legal Office Administration or Law Clerk from a recognized post-secondary institution
  • 3+ years of experience in insurance defence litigation
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and organize
  • Effective customer service skills
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a team or independently, exercise sound judgment and take initiative
  • Demonstrate a disciplined approach to work

Here are a few reasons why others have joined our team:

    • An award-winning, inspiring workplace that supports its people and recognizes great work
    • Stimulating, challenging projects and development opportunities to help you grow your skills and career
    • Flexibility in how and where you work
    • A comprehensive financial rewards program that recognizes your success
    • A casual ‘dress for your day’ culture that encourages you to be yourself



  Closing Statement
 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

At Intact, our values guide everything that we do. We celebrate our differences and appreciate our similarities. That’s why we are committed to building an inclusive and inspiring environment for all employees. If you need a specific accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know and we will be happy to provide.

Background Checks

As an employer and publicly traded financial services company, the best interests of our customers, employees and shareholders are important to us. We want Intact to be a great place to work! This means that you’ll be asked to consent to background checks so we can learn more about you. Please note that for positions with access to financial data or funds, your credit must be in good standing.

Internal Candidates

For internal candidates, you can apply for a posted position if you have been in your current position for at least 12 months and are performing at a satisfactory level. Please note we may have identified other internal candidates through our Employee Development Program, and that the selection process may also be opened to external applicants.

Eligibility

It’s important that you are legally eligible to work in Canada at the time an offer of employment is made. You may be requested to provide proof of eligibility at that time.

This posting closes on July 21, 2020 at 11:59 pm.

Practice Area(s)

Insurance Law