Corporate Legal Counsel

  • AIG
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Nov 19, 2022
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel) Lawyer (Other) Solicitor

Job Description

Your Future Team
AIG Canada is part of American International Group, Inc. a global insurance solutions provider serving more than 90 million clients in 80 countries and jurisdictions, with the support of over 48,000 employees worldwide.

For over 50 years, AIG Insurance Company of Canada (AIG Canada) has been a national leader of insurance solutions within Canada. AIG Canada provides a wide range of business and consumer products through a large network of independent brokers and direct to consumers. With a workforce of approximately 365 dedicated insurance professionals, AIG Canada prides itself upon our innovative insurance products, underwriting expertise, and exceptional claims service. We are headquartered in Toronto, with additional offices in Vancouver and Montreal.

About the role
What you need to know:
We currently have an opportunity for a Legal Counsel position in our Toronto Office. This is a rare opportunity to join a global organization as part of a small local legal team tapped into a vast network of specialist counsel globally. This position will support Commercial Insurance Business (Casualty, Financial Lines, and Property) and Personal Insurance Business (Travel, and Accident & Health).

In this role, you will report to the Assistant General Counsel. This role has a flexibility work structure that allows a hybrid work schedule.

What your responsibilities will be:
As Legal Counsel, you will provide high quality Canada-specific legal advice to business and functional service units on a broad array of insurance and non-insurance related matters including: non-disclosure; outsourcing, distribution and vendor agreements; marketing materials and presentations; E-commerce and Website content; interpretation of legislation and regulatory updates; negotiation and sign-off of business related contracts and agreements; and active legal assistance in the modification of existing insurance products and the launch of new insurance products in the market.

What we are looking for:

  • L.L.B or J.D. and license to practice law in Ontario.
  • Minimum of 2+ years of post-call experience in private practice and/or in-house.
  • Legal experience in Financial Services preferred.
  • Broad-based experience where consumer protection, marketing, and corporate and commercial law were major areas of focus.
  • Able to work independently and collaboratively, with communication and cooperation across organizations and functions, and to also multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • French and English bilingual skills is a plus.

We're proud to offer a range of employee benefits and resources that help you protect what matters most - your health care, savings, financial protection and wellbeing. We provide a variety of leaves for personal, health, family and military needs. For example, our "Giving Back" program allows you to take up to 24 hours a year to volunteer in your community. Our global mental health and wellness days off provide all colleagues with a paid day off to focus on their mental health and wellbeing.

We also believe in fostering our colleagues' development and offer a range of learning opportunities for colleagues to hone their professional skills to position themselves for the next steps of their careers. We have a tuition reimbursement program for eligible colleagues to enhance their education, skills, and knowledge in areas that relate to their current position or future positions to which they may transfer or progress.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

American International Group, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates are committed to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and its policies and procedures reflect this commitment. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories such as sexual orientation. At AIG, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our future and our mission – creating a foundation for a creative workplace that leads to innovation, growth, and profitability. Through a wide variety of programs and initiatives, we invest in each employee, seeking to ensure that our people are not only respected as individuals, but also truly valued for their unique perspectives.

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