PwC Law LLP
Oakville, Ontario, Canada
The best opportunities to let your knowledge, talent and skills flourish.
Our Consulting & Deals practice:
Our extensive selection of services provides businesses with the value they’re looking for. Through expert advice and assistance based on our financial, analytical and business process skills, we enhance the performance of companies of all sizes. Our clients value our ability to draw on our national and international network of professionals to deliver fast, proven results.
Achieve your full potential in an environment where there’s flexibility to cultivate your personal brand and knowledge base.
The Insurance Claims Services group is part of PwC’s Deals Practice, and provides financial and economic analysis for insurers, claimants and their counsel involved in litigation, arbitration, or mediation. Our professionals investigate and analyze the issues, quantify losses and provide credible expert testimony. We effectively communicate our findings, working with our clients to make intelligent, informed decisions whether in the boardroom or in the court room.
We have extensive experience in both claim preparation (on behalf of insured individuals or businesses) and in claim review (on behalf of the insurer). We provide a balanced quantification, based on reasonable assumptions and sound financial analysis. Some of the claims or investigations with which we have been involved include:
Quantification of Income Replacement Benefit entitlement;
Business Interruption losses;
Assessment of the existence and valuation of inventory;
Economic loss quantification and liability claims, including product liability;
Personal injury tort claims for economic loss.
The Opportunity: Associate, Insurance Claims Services – Oakville (Contract)
Our Associates play a vital role within our practice. Some aspects of their role include the following:
Consultation with clients, clients’ counsel and representatives of insurance companies;
Provide detailed analysis of accounting records and other personal and corporate financial information;
Present analysis and research using Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Lotus Notes and the Internet; and
Assist in the preparation and presentation of loss quantification reports and/or loss review (critique) to lawyers (both plaintiff and defense counsel) and/or insurance adjusters/claims managers.
Your role will initially be focused on insurance claim quantification. Want to put your talents to work? Here’s what we look for:
Successful completion of a finance related Undergraduate Degree / College Diploma
Completion of an Accounting designation an asset
Solid understanding of accounting concepts
Analytical and logical frame of mind
Strong research skills
Strong multi-tasking skills
Experienced with leading edge technologies
Adaptable to a variety of projects
Team player with initiative
Why Work for PwC:
Be part of a dynamic, inclusive workplace environment, where you are valued for the unique contribution you bring!
PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to ethnicity, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.
This role does not support completion of the Canadian CPA designation.
Miller Thomson Lawyers
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Miller Thomson is looking for a highly motivated Associate to join our active and growing Corporate/M&A and Financial Services team in our Vancouver office.
We take pride in the quality of services provided to our clients and our ability to attract and retain top legal talent. We deliver dynamic solutions in all facets of business law and are uniquely pan-Canadian, offering legal services in more business centers in the country than any other national firm. In 2017, Miller Thomson was the #1 law firm for Corporate/M&A deal volume in Canada, according to the Bloomberg Canadian M&A League Tables.
The Financial Services group at Miller Thomson has a broad scope of expertise in all aspects of regional, national and international financing transactions. Working closely with colleagues in other specialty and industry groups, they represent a broad spectrum of Canadian and foreign financial institutions as well as a diverse range of borrowers in all aspects of their lending transactions.
Acting for both growth-focused ventures, as well as mature, industry leading companies, the lawyers at Miller Thomson have deep transactional experience, national firm resources and top-of-market expertise. Our firm offers competitive compensation and a highly collegial and dynamic work environment.
The successful candidate will have:
Excellent academic credentials;
A license to practice law in British Columbia;
5-7 years of call;
At least three full years of experience practicing corporate and/or banking law;
An entrepreneurial spirit and keen interest in building client relationships; and
The successful candidate will enjoy significant responsibility on complex files and unparalleled support in skill development from Miller Thomson’s local and national Business Law group. The successful candidate will also be supported in developing his or her own client base.
While we thank all applicants for their interest, due to the volume of applications we receive, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Miller Thomson will provide accommodations on request throughout the recruitment, selection, and assessment process for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodations, please inform our Talent Management department of the nature of accommodations that you may require, to ensure your equal participation.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
We have an in-house position available for a Litigation Lawyer with 6 or more years experience in Insurance Defence Litigation. Aviva Trial Lawyers handles the defence of property, commercial and automobile insurance matters.
The successful candidate will be responsible for handling litigation matters from assignment to conclusion, including providing assessments and opinions on claims. Experience in personal injury, strata disputes, commercial and homeowner liability and multi-party construction litigation is preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Candidates should possess superior oral and written advocacy skills, as well as be adaptable, flexible and work independently or as part of a team. A strong work ethic and a high level of professionalism is required. Trial experience is a must.
Aviva Canada is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities during all phases of the hiring process including the application process. If you require an accommodation because of a disability, we will work with you to meet your needs. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. If you are selected for an interview and require an accommodation, you are encouraged to advise the Talent Acquisition Partner who will consult with you to determine an appropriate accommodation.
Calgary, AB, Canada
Title: Legal Insurance Services Manager (NOC 0125)
Business: Maurice Law, Barristers & Solicitors
Location of work: Suite 300, 602 – 12th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2R 1J3
Terms of employment: Permanent, full time
Hours of work: 40 hours per week
Benefits: Eligible for bonuses and/or salary increases; Health and Dental (after 3 months’ probation); Participation in profit sharing and pension plan (after 1 year probation)
Salary: $48.08 per hour
Contact: Please send resumes to email@example.com
The Legal Insurance Services Manager will be required to work closely with the Senior Partner, Partners, Associates and management of the law firm. The Legal Insurance Services Manager will provide the highest level of administrative education and experience, in all aspects of the Firm’s administrative operations with specific accountability and responsibility for the Firm’s litigation insurance and finance facility, and serve as a relationship manager with brokers and underwriters in litigation insurance markets based in the UK.
Assists by responding to both general and all litigation insurance and finance correspondence/inquiries; drafting responses and obtaining/searching relevant information.
Be experienced within both domestic and international markets and be familiar with all court procedures i.e. corporate, personal injury, etc, filing of documents, time management and deadlines are critical.
Assists counsel and office staff in maintaining an efficient information tracking system (filing). To perform the position as described in this job description and within the policies & procedures of the Firm.
Review all legal documents in order to extract relevant "Litigation Insurance & Financing" information
Utilize the above in order to complete: Commercial Litigation Case Assessment Form for Insurance
Workplan and Budget for Insurance and Financing
Compile information and draft summaries to allow Insurer to complete independent legal advice and risk assessment
Draft Loan Agreement for Financing and ancillary documents
Submit the above with supporting information to:
K. Insurance Company for Insurance
Special Broker for Insurance
Financial Institutions for Financing
Coordinate with legal counsel to implement workplan
Review and respond:
First Nations Legal Funding Insurance Policy
Assignment of Moneys
Borrowing Request & Direction
K. Insurance Company
Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of establishments that provide services to business such as management consulting, market research, personnel and payroll services, contact centre services and security services
Plan, develop and organize the policies and procedures of these establishments
Develop action plans, provide expertise in response to client needs, and support and advise project teams
Direct and advise staff in the development and implementation of service quality assessment strategies
Plan, administer and control budgets for client projects, contracts, equipment and supplies
Represent the company within various economic and social organizations
Assist staff with administrative or technical problems
Other duties as required from time to time.
Post-secondary education in a related field such as business or finance administration
2-3 years of experience within a business involved in litigation insurance and finance, preferably with direct experience working in UK insurance markets.
At least 1 year of experience in a Business Development role
Excellent knowledge of litigation insurance and finance, preferably within both domestic and international markets
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, as well as excellent computer skills; knowledge of Microsoft Office, Salesforce, Powerpoint, document management software; knowledge of modern office methods and procedures, as well as excellent writing and oral communication skills.
Ability to perform administrative duties with speed and accuracy without immediate and constant supervision.
Ability to maintain a good working relationship with all co-workers and clients and to use good judgment in recognizing scope of authority.
Should be familiar with the legal, finance and insurance profession and have a good understanding of Aboriginal culture and history.