Legal Assistant II

  • Intact Insurance Company
  • Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
  • Jul 21, 2020
Full time Legal Assistant

Job Description

We’re looking for a Legal Assistant to join our growing team!

As a Legal Assistant, you will play an integral role in the Legal department working closely with the Litigation team to provide legal assistance to Insurance Defence – Accident Benefits and Tort files. This exciting in-house role is based in our Mississauga office at 4 Robert Speck Parkway.

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

    • Providing support to assistants, clerks, lawyers, and management
    • Ability to organize legal documents and prepare indexes
    • Proficiency in dictation with a high degree of accuracy
    • Opening and closing files
    • 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
    • Scheduling appearances and updating legal counsel's diary accordingly


 

  Your Skills

 

 
  • A Diploma in Legal Office Administration or Law Clerk from a recognized post-secondary institution
  • Comfort using Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • A desire to develop your document management skills with the ability to learn and utilize Intact’s various software programs, including iMange, Citrix, ACL and Lotus Notes
  • Excellent attention to detail and sound proofreading skills
  • Ability to prioritize and organize
  • Effective customer service skills
  • Excellent communication, listening, organizational, interpersonal 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
    • An extensive, flexible benefits package
    • An industry leading Employee Share Purchase Plan where we match 50% of net shares purchased
    • A casual ‘dress for your day’ culture that encourages you to be yourself
    • A $350 annual wellness account that promotes an active lifestyle


 

  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.

Practice Area(s)

Insurance Law