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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.

What can you expect in this role?

Economical’s in-house claims litigation unit acts in litigation arising from claims under its insurance policies. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing litigation team with excellent opportunities for strategic input and professional development.

Act in litigation from inception through to trial via carriage of multiple files
Prepare written court materials, appear in court and advise on litigation strategies at the case level
Play an advisory role to Economical’s Claims department in relation to claims litigation

What do you bring to the role?

Law Degree from an accredited law school (LLB or Juris Doctor)
Licensed by the Law Society of Ontario to practice law as a lawyer in Ontario
2-7 years of post-call experience working in insurance litigation, ideally with trial experience
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word and PowerPoint
High degree of personal ethics, integrity and responsibility with an ability to deal with sensitive issues and safeguard confidential information
Assertiveness in practice, but reasonable and forthright
Interest in court advocacy, especially arbitration work
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills across a range of contexts
Excellent negotiation and facilitation skills with a proven capability for effective presentation tools/methods
Sound judgment, with the ability to critically analyze situations, problem-solve, and deal with ambiguity and can provide meaningful advice and recommendations
Ability to perform under pressure, meet deadlines and handle multiple, yet sometimes conflicting priorities
Team player, adaptable to a changing environment
This role requires successful clearance of a background check and disciplinary action check

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. Link Job ID 12848

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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