Job Description

The In-house Legal team at Gore Mutual is expanding. We are looking for exceptional talent to provide legal advice and insight together with the claims organization to lead counsel on processes and operations, whilst developing strategies and being responsible for driving casualty files to completion with claims adjuster and lead counsel.

Joining our team will provide you with a unique opportunity where you’ll be part of a brand new in-house team, contributing to an evolving practice, and a company that is going through an exciting transformation.

 We are on a new path called NEXT HORIZON

The insurance industry is changing at an exponential pace, driven by changing customer experience, climate change and technology. In response Gore Mutual is making bold moves to reposition our company as a purpose driven, digitally led national insurer. Next Horizon is our 10-year vision and strategy that sets a new path for our company.

Come and make your mark on our Next Horizon!

What will you do?

  • Provide legal advice and insight together with the claims organization and lead counsel on processes and operations.
  • Develop strategies and be responsible for driving casualty files to completion with claims adjuster and lead counsel.
  • Ensure legal compliance by following regional, national and local laws/by-laws and regulations and internal control requirements.
  • Provide proactive insights and legal guidance by identifying opportunities for technical excellence.
  • Foster positive working relationship with support staff.
  • Understand our purpose and values, exploring opportunities for impact

 

What will you need to succeed?

  • Minimum 3 years of years private practice and/or in-house counsel
  • JD or LLB and called to the bar in the Province of Ontario
  • Experience collaborating with claims organization, conducting and reporting on examinations for discovery, drafting mediation memoranda, pre-trial briefs, facta, motion records and reports.
  • Experience attending contested motions, mediations and pre-trials. Trial experience an asset.
         

 

Gore Mutual Insurance is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities during all phases of the recruiting process, including the application process. If you require accommodation because of a disability, we will work with you to meet your needs. If you are selected for an interview and require accommodation, please advise the HR representative who will consult with you to determine an appropriate accommodation.

 

Job Posting Details

Job Type

Full-Time
Permanent

Market Segment

Property Casualty Insurance

Company Type

P/C Company

Education Required

L.L.B.

Expertise Area

Other: Legal

Minimum Experience Required

3 to 4 Years

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