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Employment Opportunity: Legal Counsel (Subrogation) – Intact

About the Role

We offer you more than just a career. As an in-house Legal Counsel (Subrogation), working here means that you can focus on doing what you do best: being a great lawyer. With Canada’s largest in-house P&C insurance litigation team, you can say ‘goodbye!’ to business development and ‘hello!’ to work flexibility, being supported and feeling valued.

With our Legal Claims team, you’ll be at the heart of what we do best: helping people. Guided by our values of respect, integrity, excellence, being customer-driven and generosity, you’ll have the freedom to manage and be creative in your approach to independently handle an active practice covering a wide range of subrogated claims.

This is a full-time permanent opportunity based in Dartmouth, Moncton, or St. John’s.

What You’ll Do

  • Work with autonomy in your practice and collaborate with a high-performing team of lawyers, adjusters, and legal support professionals – the best in the industry
  • Handle subrogation files of varying complexities from beginning to end
  • Appear before all levels of court including attending on motions and at trial
  • Share knowledge and coach your Intact colleagues both inside and outside your department

What You Bring

  • A member in good standing with the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society, the Law Society of New Brunswick or the Law Society of Newfoundland & Labrador
  • Experience handling subrogated claims is an asset
  • Expertise in drafting pleadings, conducting discoveries, mediations, and trials/arbitrations
  • Superior organizational skills, including the ability to handle multiple case files simultaneously
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build effective client relationships
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, combined with research, negotiation and analytical skills
  • Proficient and comfortable with digital solutions in the practice of law

The Perks of Working at Intact

  • Be a part of a collaborative, inclusive community that values all individuals and perspectives
  • Competitive pension plan including defined benefit and defined contribution options
  • Comprehensive financial rewards program that recognizes your success
  • Industry leading Employee Share Purchase Plan where we match 50% of net shares purchased
  • An extensive, flexible benefits package plus access to virtual health care
  • An annual wellness account that promotes an active lifestyle
  • A company-matching Community Impact program that gives employees the flexibility to choose how and where you give, in ways that are meaningful to them. Intact will amplify efforts by matching donations, time spent volunteering, or both

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.

What We Offer

Working here means you’ll be empowered to be and do your best every day. Here is some of what you can expect as a permanent member of our team:

  • A financial rewards program that recognizes your success
  • An industry leading Employee Share Purchase Plan; we match 50% of net shares purchased
  • An extensive flex pension and benefits package, with access to virtual healthcare
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Possibility to purchase up to 5 extra days off per year
  • An annual wellness account that promotes an active and healthy lifestyle
  • Access to tools and resources to support physical and mental health, embracing change and connecting with colleagues
  • A dynamic workplace learning ecosystem complete with learning journeys, interactive online content, and inspiring programs
  • Inclusive employee-led networks to educate, inspire, amplify voices, build relationships and provide development opportunities
  • Inspiring leaders and colleagues who will lift you up and help you grow
  • A Community Impact program, because what you care about is a part of what makes you different. And how you contribute to your community should be just as unique.

Equal Opportunity Employer

At Intact, 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 let us know when we reach out about a job opportunity. We’ll work with you to meet your needs.

Click here to review other important information about the hiring process, including background checks, internal candidates, and eligibility to work in Canada.

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