Lawyers' Professional Indemnity Company (LAWPRO®) is an insurance company that provides professional liability insurance to lawyers in private practice in Ontario and provides TitlePLUS title insurance coast-to-coast. We are a highly rated insurance company with an "A" rating from A. M. Best, a leading rating agency. Our central downtown location, our high-functioning professional staff, and our commitment to working with employees to help them realize their career development goals are company trademarks.
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The Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company is offering two articling positions in Toronto for the 2018-2019 articling term.
Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company (LAWPRO®), a licensed insurance company wholly owned by the Law Society of Upper Canada, provides professional liability insurance to all practising Ontario lawyers. LAWPRO arranges for the legal defence of insured lawyers against whom an action has been commenced. LAWPRO also provides title insurance across Canada through its web-based TitlePLUS program, and optional run-off and excess professional liability insurance for lawyers.
The articling students complete two rotations in the LAWPRO articling program: one in each of the Primary Professional Liability Claims Department and the Office of the General Counsel. The Articling Students will be assigned a mentor in each rotation who will co-ordinate assignments and provide assistance and feedback.
The articling student will be responsible for:
-legal research and memoranda on all areas of law, with an emphasis on solicitors’ risk management and liability;
-assisting legal counsel with pleadings, research, motions, and trial preparation;
-preparing arbitration briefs and representing LAWPRO at arbitrations;
-attendance at client meetings, pre-trial conferences, mediations, discoveries and trial;
-assisting LAWPRO Executive and in-house counsel with corporate matters related to legal, compliance, underwriting and risk;
-legal research and memoranda related to real estate law as it pertains to underwriting TitlePLUS title insurance;
-assisting with researching and drafting articles and papers for publication and/or external presentation;
-participation in a comprehensive orientation program.
Job Location: Toronto
The ideal candidate should:
It is preferred that the candidate:
Reply in confidence to:
Lawyers' Professional Indemnity Company
On or about October 2, 2017