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Attorney – Litigation

  • Employer: iA Excellence
  • City: Montréal
  • Job category: Legal and Compliance
  • Job ID: J0718-1160
  • Job type: Regular full time

Company Overview

Do you want to work for a growing, dynamic team that encourages continuous improvement, success and team work?

A member of iA Financial Group, iA Excellence has been well-established in Quebec for more than 50 years and is expanding its operations across Canada. We offer a wide range of income protection and medical care insurance products to individuals, businesses and professional associations.

Our mission can be summed up in one word: Satisfaction. We are determined to guarantee the satisfaction of our clients by protecting their lifestyle through individual products adapted to their needs and the satisfaction of our employees by providing challenges and a stimulating work environment.

Description

iA Excellence Life Insurance Company, a member of the iA Group, is seeking an attorney to fill a permanent position on its litigation team.

Reporting to the Vice-President, iA Excellence Legal Services, you will work in collaboration with the department’s attorneys across Canada.

Specifically, you will:

- Advise the company and other members of the Group with respect to litigation under your purview
- Represent the Company and other members of the Group in litigation before various judicial bodies
- Manage a portion of the file and support outside attorneys in litigation outside Quebec
- Support and assist outside attorneys in major litigation as needed
- Advise the Company in respect of the legal aspect of its operations
- Support the Company in developing and reviewing its existing products

Do you enjoy working closely with professionals who, like you, are committed to teamwork? Does your sense of professionalism and service make you a quality person who can represent a major company? We are seeking someone who is disciplined and meets this profile who will do well in a work environment where autonomy is encouraged and who will be involved in exciting and diverse matters.

Apply now and join a dedicated team where initiative is welcomed and hard work to improve processes is encouraged.

Qualifications

Member of the Quebec Bar Association with seven years of litigation experience
Strong experience before various judicial bodies
Being a member of a bar association in a common-law province is considered a major asset Bilingual is essential (English and French) (verbal and writing)
Knowledge of jurisprudence, legislations and regulations in respect of general insurance and/wealth management
Excellent knowledge of the rules governing evidence and civil procedure in Quebec

Working at iA Financial Group

We consider our employees to be our most important investment and we have a lot to offer them. Find out more about iA.

iA Financial Group is committed to having an equal access employment program and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and disabled persons. Any use of the masculine form is to simplify the text and includes the feminine form.