Legal Claims Assistant II (6-Month Contract)

  • Intact Insurance Company
  • Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
  • Aug 18, 2020
Contract Legal Assistant Legal Support Legal Secretary

Job Description

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

As a Legal Assistant (6-Month Contract), 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 (4 Robert Speck Pkwy).

Your responsibilities will include:

    • 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 is required
  • 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 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 internal and external candidates will 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 to Work in Canada

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 August 28, 2020 at 11:59 pm.

Practice Area(s)

Personal Injury law