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Job Title: Business Counsel - (In-House) ( ID: A1937 )
Career Category: Business Insurance, Compliance, Employment, HR, Privacy, Risk Control
Posted Date: 2013-04-23
Location: Downtown Toronto
Our client, one of the leading insurance companies in offering commercial property-liability insurance and asset management services companies in North America, is seeking a Corporate Counsel with a strong Business and HR Counsel background preferably in the Property and Casualty Insurance Industry.


The successful candidate will provide legal advice and support to the Company�s Canadian Head Office and Business Insurance, that aligns with Enterprise practice while ensuring practical business implementation in Canada with an emphasis on: Employment, Business Insurance, Privacy, Marketing/Branding and Compliance.

- Working with the Company�s Enterprise Employment Counsel, Employee Relations and the Human Resources Lead in Canada, the successful candidate will provide strategic and tactical Human Resources Counsel that aligns with the Enterprise practice while simultaneously ensuring practical business implementation in Canada

- Acting as the Privacy Officer; monitoring privacy law compliance for the Canadian Company. Providing privacy training for employees as needed.

- Marketing: Working with the Marketing/Branding and Communications Lead and Enterprise counterparts to ensure compliance with all Enterprise standards in marketing functions

- IT: Working with IT and Enterprise counterparts to ensure compliance with all standards with respect to our Website

- Risk Control Services. Provide advice as necessary to Risk Control Services to ensure compliance with The Canadian and Enterprise standards.

- Review all contracts to be executed by the Company

- General Legal Services and special projects, primarily for Business Insurance


The ideal candidate MUST:

- Have a MINIMUM 5 years of relevant experience (employment, Business, HR, privacy, compliance)
- Have a LL.B. or J.D.
- Be a member in good standing of the Law Society of Upper Canada
- French language skills an asset
- In-house experience would be an asset but not required

Only those with the requisite qualifications will be considered.



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