Paralegal

  • Intact Financial
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jan 05, 2022
Legal

Job Description

From coast-to-coast, our inspiring colleagues are at the heart of what we do best: helping people, businesses and society prosper in good times and be resilient in bad times. With our team, you'll bring this purpose to life every day by living our Values, being open to change, and pursuing your goals.

At Intact, we'll give you countless opportunities to learn and grow, alongside a diverse and passionate community of experts - the best the industry has to offer. You'll be empowered to be your best self, do your best work, and make a meaningful impact. Here, you can: shape the future of insurance, win as a team, and grow with us.

About the role

We're looking for a Paralegal to join our growing team!

As a Paralegal, your work will have a big impact on our Legal Claims department while working closely with the Litigation team. People will count on you to provide legal support on a variety of litigation matters, ranging from motor vehicle accidents, slip and fall, other personal injury litigation files, subrogation matters and a variety of commercial litigation actions.
This position is a full-time permanent position based in our Vancouver, BC office.

Here are a few ways you'll make a difference:
  • Summarizing document productions and other materials, including medical records
  • Managing production requests and preparing Affidavits of Records
  • Drafting Letters of Instruction and preparing expert retainer materials
  • Drafting application materials and pleadings
  • Providing litigation support to counsel during trials

Qualifications

What you bring to the table:
  • Paralegal diploma from a recognized educational institution is preferred
  • 3+ years insurance defence experience
  • Excellent working knowledge of the Court of Queen's Bench of British Columbia procedures and forms
  • Proficiency with legal digital solutions
  • Superior organizational skills, including the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build effective relationships with stakeholders
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
  • A comprehensive financial rewards program that recognizes your success
  • An extensive, flexible benefits package
  • An industry leading Employee Share Purchase Plan where we match 50% of net shares purchased
  • A $350 annual wellness account that promotes an active lifestyle
Flexible Work Arrangements

Right now, we support 100% remote work, if your role permits. We anticipate that in early 2022, we'll be moving to a hybrid approach which gives us the best of both worlds - a mix of home and in-office workdays.

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 January 25, 2022 at 11:59PM EST.

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