Legal and Compliance Paralegal

Department: Legal & Compliance
Location: Toronto
Reports To: SVP, Chief Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer

Position Summary:

Reporting to the SVP, Chief Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, the successful candidate will provide paralegal assistance to the Legal and Compliance Department and internal clients, including matters relating to insurance regulatory/licensing, contractual issues, and compliance, and will also lead and assist in projects as needed to accomplish legal and compliance objectives for the business.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and submit applications and filings to Canadian insurance regulators (federal, provincial, territorial) on all licensing, registration, as well as maintenance of extra-provincial registrations.
  • Assist with the creation and maintenance of contract templates/repository and legal notice repository.
  • Oversee the administration of internal Regulatory Compliance Management System (“RCMS”) process for both Canada and Global and maintain/administer the RCMS database (Ethidex), including assisting with conducting annual reviews of controls and updating the database with information on new/revised controls.
  • Organize and prepare for Governance Committee meetings, including scheduling meetings, preparing agendas, drafting minutes, and preparing, assembling, and distributing preparatory materials. Maintain and act as a repository for all meeting records, including minutes.
  • Conduct due diligence under Liberty’s economic sanctions compliance program.
  • Assists with review, analysis, and response on escalated consumer complaints.
  • Administer “Legal Email Intake” process for streamlined management of legal and compliance work.
  • Track, collect and provide reports of metrics designed to improve legal department performance.
  • Directly interact with internal clients/ business units to advance Liberty Mutual Canada’s business initiatives, including conducting legal research and managing projects and tasks as assigned.
  • Support the development and rollout of legal and compliance educational training to Liberty Mutual Canada employees.
  • Special assignments or tasks as assigned by SVP, Chief Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
  • Responsible for administrative assistance to the SVP, Chief Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, including expense and document management and maintenance of department’s intranet site.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • A university degree and/or College Law Clerk or Paralegal Diploma. Recent graduates will be considered.
  • Prior experience in property & casualty insurance industry an asset.
  • Knowledge of document management systems (iManage knowledge an asset), Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Requires strong organizational skills with a high degree of attention to detail.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and to effectively prioritize work.
  • Demonstrated legal analysis/research and project management skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and a desire for continuous improvement.
  • French language skills considered an asset.

Interested candidates should submit a resume to CareersCanada@libertymutual.com indicating the job title in the subject line.

Liberty Mutual Canada welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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