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Legal Counsel, Intermediate – Accident Benefits

LOVE WHAT YOU DO

Work is a big part of our lives, so it makes sense to choose a company that offers truly rewarding work. At Economical Insurance®, your contributions, creativity, and energy won’t go to waste. Our passionate culture and pioneering mentality infuse everything we do, which is why our one-million-plus policyholders know we’ll protect their homes, businesses, farms, cars, and pets like they’re our own.

We’re not afraid to see how far we can push the envelope to make insurance better. Our family of companies includes Sonnet, the only Canadian home and auto insurer offering a fully online buying experience, and Petline, the largest Canadian pet insurance company. We’re also preparing to become a publicly traded company, a once-in-a-lifetime career opportunity for everyone who joins our team.

If you’re looking for a company that takes care of its people — and its customers — and has a track record of doing big things, get ready to love it here.

This role can also be performed from our Waterloo or Kitchener office.

What can you expect in this role?

Act in Accident Benefits litigation from inception through to hearing
Prepare written materials, appear at the LAT and form case strategy
Conduct private arbitrations in priority and loss transfer disputes
Play an advisory role to the Claims department in relation to accident benefits litigation generally
What do you bring to the role?

4+ years of post-call experience in Accident Benefits litigation (Accident Benefits Counsel)
Experience with LAT Hearings
Experience with priority and loss transfer disputes
High degree of personal ethics, integrity and responsibility
Assertiveness in practice, but reasonable and forthright
Interest in court, arbitration and tribunal advocacy
Sound judgment, with the ability to critically analyze situations and problem-solve
Ability to meet deadlines and handle multiple, yet sometimes conflicting priorities
We also take potential into consideration. If you don’t have this exact experience, but you know you have what it takes, be sure to give us more insight through your application and cover letter.

Go ahead and expect a lot — you deserve it.

We offer:

Competitive salaries, with potential for an annual raise and bonus
Pension and savings programs, with company-matched RRSP contributions
Generous time away, including vacation and personal needs days
Paid volunteer days and company matching on charitable donations
Educational resources, tuition assistance, and paid time off to study for exams
Two annual wellness campaigns — participants earn up to $300 each year to spend on almost anything supporting health and work-life balance (think things like spa days, daycare, pet grooming)
An unlimited employee referral bonus program
Flexible work schedule
Discounts on products and services
HOW TO APPLY

To complete the online application process, you’ll need to upload your resume and cover letter in one document.

Our inclusive work environment welcomes diversity and supports accessibility. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know by contacting: hrsharedservices@economical.com.

Visit economical.com to learn more about us and what we’re up to.

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