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Lawyer, Claims Services

January 24 2020
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Legal, Paralegal, Banking, Finance, Securities
Vancouver, BC

WHO WE ARE

Founded in 1987 by Barry F. Lorenzetti, BFL CANADA is one of the largest employee-owned and operated Risk Management, Insurance Brokerage, and Employee Benefits consulting services firms in Canada. The firm has a team of over 700 professionals located in eighteen offices across the country. BFL CANADA is a founding Partner of Lockton Global LLP, a Partnership of independent insurance brokers who provide Risk Management, Insurance and Benefits Consulting services in over 130 countries around the world.

Here at BFL our employees have the freedom to demonstrate their own creativity, leadership and entrepreneurship because we strongly believe in them. We are a national collaborative team that thrives in a fast-paced environment.

BFL CANADA is looking for a Lawyer, Claims Services in our Vancouver office!

The primary purpose of this position is to ensure our Client Management teams within the Commercial and Construction divisions receive “best in class” advocacy through the claims process to support BFL’s client intimate strategy.

If you’re looking for a dynamic work environment, keep reading!

YOUR DAY AS A LAWYER, CLAIMS SERVICES

Claims Advocacy

  • Assist clients in the preparation of their claims and compiling relevant documents and information
  • Advocate for clients in support of their insurance claims
  • Provide technical expertise to Claims Advisors and Client Management teams regarding coverage and policy wordings as well as corollary legal issues as needed.
  • Collaborate with client and Client Management team to formulate effective solutions for clients
  • Manage large, complex claims including but not limited to executive liability, general liability, cyber claims and significant property losses
  • Negotiate settlement of insurance claims and ensure proper documentation
  • Update Client Management teams and clients regularly on the status of outstanding claims.
  • Monitor and report on major losses, subrogation recoveries, claims trends, volumes or issues for VP Claims and/or clients
  • Collaborate with claims team members, Client Management teams and/or clients to help develop value added, client-specific claims processes

Client Service and Marketing Support

  • Collaborate with Client Management teams’ marketing efforts to support client retention and acquisition
  • Develop claims presentations and documentation that supports promotion of “best in class” claims service.
  • Represent our organization at client and industry events
  • Keep up to date on relevant legal issues and communicate developments to claims team and others, as appropriate.

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • LLB/JD required and member in good standing with the Law Society of BC
  • 7 years’ experience including insurance law (experience with insurance coverage, construction and/or commercial law an asset)
  • Exemplary analytical and problem solving skills, attention to detail
  • Ability to work collaboratively and professionally with clients, team members and others within the organization as well as independently
  • Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Client centric and service oriented perspective
  • Excellent technical knowledge, attention to detail and precision
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure

PERKS

  • You will be working in a thriving, progressive and well-established insurance brokerage company
  • Competitive salary, group insurance benefits, and RRSP matching plans from your first day
  • A culture that encourages and supports continued education

OFFICE INFORMATION

Our Vancouver office is situated in Coal Harbour, half a block from the world renowned Seawall. Employees often enjoy activities along the Seawall during their lunch break with Stanley Park being close by. Our office is easily accessible for employees by car and public transit and there are bike storage lockers in our building.

Let’s stay in touch: follow us on LinkedIn to see what we are up to and check out our other job openings.

Learn more about us on our website: www.bflcanada.ca

Apply now!