Posted on 2024-02-26

Claims Counsel - Trisura, Toronto, ON

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Overview of the Expertise Listing or Job Posting

The Claims Counsel, reporting directly to the Senior Vice President & General Counsel, will be responsible for the management of claims within the Specialty Insurance, Casualty and Risk Solutions departments.

With an LL.B. from a recognized university and 3 plus years of experience specializing in insurance law, the successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the claims process including:

Coverage evaluation
Setting claim reserves
Reviewing, interpreting, negotiating and drafting agreements
Responding to insureds, brokers and claimants
Litigation management
Negotiation of settlements
Authorizing payments as required

You will also have the responsibility to investigate, evaluate, and resolve claims directly and in conjunction with internal and external counsel, claims adjusters and consultants. In addition, the Claims Counsel will act as a legal resource for Trisura’s various business units.

As an integral member of the team, you will bring:

Ability to thrive in a challenging, fast-paced environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong critical thinking and analytical capabilities
Forward thinking and collaborative approach to problem solving
Self-directed work style with the ability to operate in a nimble entrepreneurial environment
Ability to learn quickly
A passionate, participative, service-oriented attitude


LL.B. from a recognized university
3+ years of experience specializing in insurance law
Membership in good standing of the Law Society of Ontario.
D&O, E&O, Fidelity and Property & Casualty insurance experience is a definite asset, as is in-house claims-handling
Bilingual English/French is also an asset

What key issues / barriers to growth do you need this job to help your business with? [choose as many as relevant]

  • Financial mgmt / systems / reporting
  • Cost efficiencies, reductions

Work Location?

  • Hybrid - some time in office, some remote

What key functional expertise are you seeking? Choose as many as necessary.

  • Legal

What seniority level or years of experience does your business seek for its job candidates?

  • Director
  • Manager
  • < 10 years experience
  • 10-15 years experience
  • 16-20 years experience

What type of work does your business require?

  • Hire - full-time -permanent

What size organization are you?

  • Medium (100 - 499 employees)

When does your Business wish to have work started on this job?

  • Time-sensitive, wanting to start soon.