• Allstate Canada
  • Markham, Ontario, Canada
  • Oct 17, 2020
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel)

Job Description

Considering the current events, Allstate will be conducting virtual interviews and has made arrangements for new hires to work remotely till its deemed safe to return to office

Through our core values, Opportunity, Flexibility, Community, Diversity and Family, we have worked hard to develop and nurture a culture where employees feel valued, experience personal growth, have career options and truly enjoy the work they do.

Benefits to joining Allstate

Complete Group Benefits Program customizable to your needs

Strong Brand Recognition (listed as best Employer with Kincentric since 2012).

Working within the community and giving back!

Opportunity for career development and growth.

We work a 37.5 hour work week and we are proud to offer work from home opportunities once you have demonstrated knowledge and the required skills.

Allstate is currently seeking a talented and motivated law clerk to join our corporate legal team. Reporting to the Director, Privacy, Records & Corporate Legal and based in the Markham office of Allstate Canada, the position will support insurance regulatory compliance through regulatory monitoring and maintenance within Allstate’s management tool to ensure documented processes are accurate and capture the impact of new laws and regulations. The law clerk will also support corporate licensing and filing, reporting and continuous disclosure obligations, as well as day-to-day operational and legal matters. He/she will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of corporate projects related to corporate governance, compliance, records management and privacy.

Responsibilities :
support company’s regulatory monitoring, filing, reporting and other continuous disclosure obligations;

provide strategic and practical support on corporate organizational activities of Allstate, including ongoing compliance with laws and regulations;

provide training, advice and support to employees across the organization in the administration of privacy and records information management compliance programs and adherence to accepted standards and practices;

support the development of training materials and communications related to privacy compliance, records information management, corporate governance and other risk and compliance programs;

support corporate legal work and other compliance related projects.

Ideal candidates will have minimum 10 years’ experience in similar role or equivalent gained from a law firm or corporation. Excellent communication and organizational skills will be required. Knowledge of insurance legal and regulatory environment would be considered an asset.

Qualifications :
paralegal/ law clerk degree or certificate

excellent customer service and communication skills (oral and written)

experience researching best practices and emerging trends is required along with an ability to develop and make recommendations and draft and implement policies and procedures

enthusiastic about leveraging data and technology to provide legal solutions to our business partners and inform business strategy

understands how to prioritize tasks, push files forward and escalates issues appropriately

able to build relationships across multiple areas of the business

ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders and navigate competing priorities and agendas successfully

excellent organizational skills and a necessity for a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail

Allstate Canada Group has policies and practices that provide workplace accommodations. If you require accommodation please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Allstate Insurance Company of Canada is one of the country's leading producers and distributors of home and auto insurance products, serving Canadians since 1953. The company strives to keep its customers in "Good Hands®" as well as its employees, and is proud to be named a Best Employer in Canada. Allstate Canada is committed to making a positive difference in the communities in which it operates and has partnered with organizations such as MADD Canada, United Way and Junior Achievement. To learn more about Allstate Canada, visit . For safety tips and advice, visit .

For the eighth consecutive year, we are proud to be recognized as a #Kincentric Best Employer!

Practice Area(s)

regulatory law