Aviva Canada Inc. is one of the leading Property and Casualty insurance groups in Canada, providing home, automobile, recreational vehicle, group and business insurance to more than three million customers. The group has more than 3,000 employees, 30 locations, 1,700 independent broker partners and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of UK-based Aviva plc, the world’s sixth-largest insurance group. For more information visit avivacanada.com
We are currently recruiting for a Litigation Assisstant.for our Toronto location.
Litigation Assistant to support In-House Legal counsel handling defence of personal injury and insurance litigation matters.
Job Responsibilities: Duties include: dicta-typing; filing; keeping lawyer's calendar updated; updating internal database; scheduling examinations for discovery and other appointments
Drafting correspondence and pleadingsOpening and closing files
Preparing documents for court attendances
Preparing court forms
Communicating with insureds and claims handlers.
Prior experience as a litigation assistant in a defence litigation firm handling personal injury files.
Excellent computer skills including experience with MS Word, Access, Lotus Notes.
Proficient in Rules of Civil Procedure and Court forms.
Customer service oriented.
Excellent organizational skills.
Able to work independently and self starter.
Good understanding of legal and medical terminology Aviva - 12 months ago