Legal Counsel

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City : Montréal

Category : Legal

Industry : Insurance

Employer : Intact Financial Corporation

At Intact, our values guide everything that we do.  We celebrate our differences and appreciate our similarities.  That’s why we are committed to building an inclusive and inspiring environment for all employees. If you are in need of a specific accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know and we will be happy to provide.

Your Job

#ItsAboutPeopleWe’re here to help people, businesses and society prosper in good times and be resilient in bad times. We’re focused on what matters to our customers. We listen and connect. We make their problems our problems. We strive to understand what they’re going through. We build products with them in mind and offer solutions that help.  And we deliver on our promises.  We believe that insurance is not about things, it’s about people.
Our success story is written by our passion for living our values and creating a better tomorrow.  We’re re-writing the future of insurance - are you ready to be a part of the story?
This is your opportunity. 

Act as legal counsel on behalf of Intact Financial Corporation and its subsidiaries, primarily in the areas of securities law, investments, finance, treasury and capital management in the context of governance and public disclosure.
Analyse, draft and negotiate various service and distribution contracts and all other contractual documents.
Provide legal advice to internal clients on various matters touching on securities law, derivatives and investment management.
Ensure the integrity of legal and regulatory aspects applicable to the company, its subsidiaries and its clients. Ensure that the requirements and values of the organization are respected.
Participate in different national strategic projects, in collaboration with the Manager or Vice President of the Law Department, where appropriate.

Your Skills

Member of the Barreau du Québec.
2 to 4 years’ experience at a large law firm or large in-house department, in corporate and/or securities law
Experience in derivatives an asset
Bilingual with excellent skills in drafting, negotiation and communication both in French and English
Confidence managing files independently with minimal support
Good knowledge of Word, Excel and Powerpoint
Knowledge of SEDAR, NRD and SEDI an asset
Sound judgement and the ability to assess the practical implications of legal risks
Capacity to prioritize and handle several files at once
Collaborative spirit and team player
Ability to proactively propose innovative business solutions
Ability to build relationships with business units and stakeholders and influence decision making at the operational and corporate level

Closing Statement

A career in Insurance has never been this exciting.Evolving consumer expectations and technology have helped to shape a new vision for our industry – and we are leading the way. Our Technology teams are reshaping the way we do business and setting new industry benchmarks. Our Claims representatives are helping customers to get back on track after they experience a loss.  Our product teams are developing products that protect people and businesses so they can focus on what matters to them most. Our success story is written by our passion for living our values and creating a better tomorrow.  We’re re-writing the future of insurance - are you ready to be a part of the story?
Excellent benefits are offered: competitive salary, flexible benefits, flexible work arrangements, flexible leave, pension plan defined benefit, etc.
For internal candidates, you can apply for a posted position if you have been in your current position for at least 12 months and are performing at a satisfactory level.Please note we may have identified other internal candidates through our Employee Development Program, and that the selection process may also be opened to external applicants.

Eligibility to work in Canada

It’s important that you are eligible to work in Canada at the time an offer of employment is made. You may be requested to provide proof of eligibility at that time.
Background ChecksPrior to receiving a job offer, you may be asked to consent to background checks if it’s a requirement for the role. These checks could include: work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification, identity check, credit report, criminal offence and driver’s license record.

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