Regional Senior Counsel

July 2, 2019

SGI Canada is a leading insurance company in the property and casualty market in Canada offering products in 5 of Canada’s provinces.

We are seeking an experienced litigation lawyer to join our Toronto office as its Regional Senior Counsel, reporting to the AGC, SGI Canada. This is a unique leadership opportunity to represent SGI Canada and Coachman Insurance as well as their insureds in the defence of a range of complex tort matters. Responsibilities for this role will include, but are not limited to: handling all aspects of litigation matters from initial referral to file closure, including examinations for discoveries, motions, mediations, pre-trials and trials; managing and developing direct reports within the ON Legal department; and reporting on Ontario strategic litigation assessments to the AGC, SGI Canada.

The ideal candidate will have 10+ years of insurance defence litigation experience including both motor vehicle and property casualty insurance. This is a rare opportunity for a skilled senior lawyer to join a growing legal department and take their career to the next level. AGC SGI Canada is seeking a highly organized and persuasive advocate with a tenacity for solving complex problems. Trial experience is essential. Management experience is preferred. A strong business acumen regarding the Canadian property and casualty insurance market is an asset.

The successful candidate will be offered a collaborative team environment, engaging work and a fantastic opportunity to leverage litigation, management and leadership experience in their daily work.

Why SGI?

Because SGI is a great place to work. We value integrity, caring and innovation. We have an intentional culture that promotes trust, participation and where employees are encouraged to bring their hearts and their minds to their work. Our employees know we have a great community of people and value the experience this creates. We offer a wide range of benefits and invest in career development to meet the needs of our employees. We embrace diversity, recognizing and celebrating our differences and our similarities. Our careers are as diverse as our employees.

Ready to Apply?

If you are a demonstrated leader and team builder who is seeking an opportunity to expand your career with a growing organization, we look forward to receiving your application. For more information regarding this opportunity, please review a detailed job description at: Kindly provide a comprehensive curriculum vitae and cover letter highlighting your achievements that demonstrate why you are a great candidate for this role.

Apply prior to 11:59 p.m. on: Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Saskatchewan Government Insurance

SGI CANADA is the trade name of the property and casualty insurance division of Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) which offers products in 5 of Canada's provinces. It operates as SGI CANADA in Saskatchewan, British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, and Ontario, and also as Coachman Insurance Company in Ontario. Products are sold through a network of independent insurance brokers. SGI employs over 2,000 people and works with a network of nearly 400 motor licence issuers in Saskatchewan. SGI CANADA works with 414 independent insurance brokerages in 1,340 locations in Saskatchewan, British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba and Ontario.

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Experience Required

10+ years