Legal and Justice
Full-time - Permanent
Owing to McInnes Cooper's growth strategy, we are currently seeking a talented Insurance Associate to join our thriving Insurance practice group in Halifax, NS. The Insurance practice group provides comprehensive legal services in all areas of insurance law; property and casualty, commercial lines and policy interpretation, to a broad range of clients with a wide variety of interesting and sophisticated matters. The insurance practice group appear at every level of court in the Atlantic Provinces.
McInnes Cooper believes work experience is correlated with rewarding life experiences. McInnes Cooper provides rewarding experiences focused on personal and professional development through inclusive and positive interactions with colleagues, mentorship from experienced legal and business professionals, exposure to a variety of interesting clients, and opportunities to engage with our communities through unique volunteerism and pro bono work.
What you'll need
The ideal candidate is exceptionally client focused and an effective communicator. With a strength in efficiency and time management, you will be responsible for managing your own caseload while also assisting senior counsel and, participation in the insurance practice group. You hold a membership in good standing with a provincial bar, along with 3 to 5 years' experience in insurance litigation.
A little bit about us
McInnes Cooper is among Canada's 25 largest business law firms and the exclusive member of Lex Mundi for Atlantic Canada, the world's leading network of independent law firms. Providing strategic counsel to industry-leading clients here and abroad for more than 160 years, we continue to thrive through our relentless focus on client success.
Our mission? To turn our knowledge, skills, and effort into value for our clients and our communities through dedicated leadership.
At McInnes Cooper you will find a team that values you. We recognize that our members are key in delivering outstanding client service and we provide a collaborative, professional environment with a member focused culture. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment that values, respects and supports different perspectives, cultures and experiences.
Diversity & Inclusion
We recognize that our individual differences make us a stronger, more adaptable law firm. We embrace these differences and give all of our members the opportunity to develop their unique skills and talents.
Collective Social Responsibility
We are recognized as a leader and innovator amongst Canadian law firms in the field of Collective Social Responsibility. Our people are concerned citizens who enjoy giving back. Together, we focus on developing ongoing partnerships with community organizations that do amazing work, often despite limited resources and public awareness. As a firm, we have the ability to respond with contributions of time and monetary support, and our people give generously of their skills and effort.
Pro Bono Legal Services
Through our Pro Bono Program, we provide legal counsel to disadvantaged people and organizations that have difficulty gaining access to justice on matters of public interest.
Like any large organization, our operations leave a footprint on the environment. From paper use and waste production to transportation and energy consumption, we continually look for opportunities to minimize that impact.
Are you interested?
Work With Us
McInnes Cooper recognizes the integration of work and life and offer a number of benefits and perks to support their employees, such as; flexible work arrangements, professional development and conference opportunities, industry leading group benefits program, wellness financial support, interest-free student loan program and much more.