Transactional Lawyer

  • Aon
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Nov 19, 2020
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel)

Job Description

Job Description

Job Responsibilities:

This position will work directly with senior leadership in the development, implementation, placement and negotiation of complex transactional insurance products on behalf of private equity and corporate clients. This position offers a broad range of responsibilities over corporate transactions, and uniquely offers the opportunity to move into a coveted legal and business development role in an evolving industry. Candidates should possess the ability to interact with and advise business, financial and legal persons as they engage in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and other corporate transactions from inception through closing.

Candidate must have a strong academic record, excellent oral communication skills and the ability to work independently with clients and colleagues. In addition, the candidate must be a proven self-starter willing to take on a good deal of responsibility with the ability to problem solve and advise clients involved in complex transactions. 


You Bring Knowledge and Expertise 

Required Experience:

  • 2-4 years’ experience as a practicing corporate lawyer, preferably in M&A
  • Exceptional legal, analytical and negotiating skills
  • Proven experience managing multiple projects simultaneously and producing quality deliverables
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including presentation skills
  • Team player who takes initiative, is resourceful and is self-motivated
  • Identify and articulate client/prospect needs and solves complex deal problems and issues
  • Act as a thought leader (creative thinking and innovation); proven credibility (knowledge/trust) both externally as well as internally 


  • Juris Doctorate degree


We offer you


A competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.



Our Colleague Experience:


From helping clients gain access to capital after natural disasters, to creating access to health care and retirement for millions, Aon colleagues empower results for our clients, communities, and each other every day.  They make a difference, work with the best, own their potential, and value one another.  This is the Aon Colleague Experience, defining what it means to work at Aon and realizing our vision of empowering human and economic possibility. To learn more visit Aon Colleague Experience.




About Aon:

Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.


By applying for a position with Aon, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Aon's employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test.  You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position.


Aon is committed to a diverse workforce as an Employment Equity employer (Women, People with Disabilities, Aboriginal Peoples, and Visible Minorities).


Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.