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Legal Counsel - Litigation & Employment Matters (18-month Contract)

  • Employer: iA Financial Group
  • Office: 522 University Avenue
  • Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Other Possible Location(s): Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Job category: Legal, Risks and Compliance Services
  • Job ID: JR10018063
  • Job type: Temporary Job Full time
  • Apply before: 2023-10-13


Ontario Bar / Common Law / Litigation / Employment Matters / Working from home

You will be a part of a dynamic, national legal department serving our business lines and subsidiaries. You will represent the company in litigation and manage external counsel in litigation. Although litigation work will be a key focus of the work you will be handling,  you will also provide legal opinions and advice in employment law related matters. This is a contract position that can start as soon as possible and will end in early 2025.

The Ideal Candidate:

As the ideal candidate you will be called to the Ontario Bar* and enjoy working in a flexible, inclusive and collaborative team environment. You are someone who:

  • Has at least 3 to 5 years experience in life, disability or accident insurance litigation.
  • Has experience in employment law, including drafting agreements, conducting workplace. investigations, and providing general HR related advice including in litigation.
  • Demonstrates strong negotiation and advocacy skills.
  •    Can balance  priorities under tight deadlines.
  •    Has learning agility, a strong work ethic, initiative, and a client-service orientation.
  •    Can communicate complex legal issues using simple, non-legal language.
  • Seeks the flexibility of a hybrid work environment.
  • Has excellent communication skills (French language skills will be an asset to your application).
  • Has experience working in a Lean Management environment.  
  • Has experience using Microsoft Office Suite and Teams.

At iA, we invest,
in you.

Our employees are our best investment and we have much to offer them.

Company Overview


iA Financial Group is the strength of a company with a human side, with its over 8,000 employees. Together, we have earned the trust of our more than four million clients and 50,000 advisors who have chosen us for their insurance, savings, and wealth management.

With over $200 billion in assets and half a billion invested in technological innovation, we’re a key player in the financial services industry in Canada and the United States. The secret to our success? Investing in you, one person at a time. Because, for over 125 years, we have believed that it’s by supporting our employees and surrounding ourselves with the most reputable leaders in the industry, we will continue to innovate.

At iA, we’re invested in you.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At iA Financial Group, we support and celebrate diversity. We strive to provide a workplace that is recognized as inclusive for all, regardless of ethnic origin, nationality, language, religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family situation, or physical or mental disability.

Please note that if you need help or assistance to make the recruitment process more accessible for you, please contact us here. Someone from our team will be happy to assist you.