Bilingual Associate Senior Legal Counsel – Compliance (12 Month Contract)

  • Intact Insurance Company
  • Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Sep 25, 2020
Contract Lawyer (In House Counsel) Lawyer (Other)

Job Description

We’re looking for a Compliance & Privacy Lawyer to join our growing team!

As Associate Senior Counsel, your work will have a big impact on Intact’s compliance and privacy program, by identifying and managing legal and reputational risks as well as promoting a culture of compliance and ethical business. People will count on you to provide advice and training to internal clients on various compliance and privacy matters, and proactively develop and implement policies and best practices.

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

    • Act as legal counsel on behalf of Intact Financial Corporation and its subsidiaries, primarily in the areas of compliance and privacy
    • Play an active role in managing compliance and privacy incidents
    • Ensure the integrity and values of the organization are always respected


  Your Skills


  • Member of the Law Society of Ontario or the Barreau du Québec
  • Proficiency in French
  • 5 to 8 years of experience in compliance or privacy law at a large in-house department or insurance brokerage
  • Excellent drafting, negotiation, training, and communication skills
  • Confidence managing files independently with minimal support
  • Sound judgment and the ability to assess the practical implications of legal risks
  • Ability to proactively identify legal and reputational risks and propose innovation business solutions
  • Ability to build relationships with business units and stakeholders and influence decision-making at the operational and corporate level
  • Ability to collaborate well with others
  • Capacity to prioritize and handle several files and projects at once
  • Experience with Quebec law would be an asset but is not required

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 value of Respect is founded on seeing diversity as a strength, being inclusive and fostering collaboration. We value diversity and strive to create an inclusive, accessible workplace where all individuals feel valued, respected and heard.

If we can provide a specific adjustment to make the recruitment process more accessible for you, please advise the Talent Acquisition partner who reaches out about the job opportunity and they will work with you to meet your needs.

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 October 6, 2020.

Practice Area(s)

compliance law