Corporate Counsel

Aviva Canada is one of Canada’s leading property and casualty insurance groups, providing home, automobile, leisure/lifestyle and business insurance to 2.8 million customers. A subsidiary of UK-based Aviva plc, Aviva Canada has more than 4,000 employees focused on creating a bright and sustainable future for our customers and our communities.

 

We are seeking a business-minded lawyer with 2 to 4 years of in-house and/or law firm experience to join our General Counsel office as Corporate Counsel, reporting to the Vice President, Head of Legal. If you are looking to build and grow your skills and experience in a broad range of corporate and commercial matters, this will be a great opportunity to do so in a collegial environment with an employer who appreciates flexibility and recognizes the importance of work/life balance.  While the role is based out of our head office in Markham, you will be able to choose to spend some of your time working out of any of our other locations within the Greater Toronto Area including our downtown office in Toronto.

 

You will have responsibility for handling a variety of corporate commercial matters.  Demonstrated experience in the IT procurement area will be an asset. To be a successful candidate, in addition to being a great team player with strong interpersonal skills, you must possess strong contract negotiation and drafting skills.

 

Additional Information

 

Aviva Canada is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities during all phases of the hiring process including the application process. If you require an accommodation because of a disability, we will work with you to meet your needs. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. If you are selected for an interview and require an accommodation, you are encouraged to advise the Talent Acquisition Partner who will consult with you to determine an appropriate accommodation. 


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