Legal Risk Analyst

Full-time, Permanent

$85-90k

2 weeks ago in Administrative and Office Support

Job Description:

Our client within financial services requires a Legal Risk Analyst to join their team. This remote position is within our Risk Assessment team. The Legal Risk Analyst is responsible for assessing settlement loan applications, providing a written analysis of personal injury claims with respect to both liability and quantum with a strong emphasis on the ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with both our law firm clients (lawyers/support staff) and our plaintiff clients.

Responsibilities:

Relationship Management

  • Interaction with external clients and law firms with respect to loan inquiries and applications
  • Educate external clients and law firms on loan processes, terms and product options
  • Commitment to providing excellent customer service to build and maintain strong relationship with clients, personal injury lawyers/clerks/law firms and educating them on X’s various products, processes and services
  • Participating in various marketing initiatives including conferences, presentations to law firms, attendance at various networking events

 

Risk Assessment

  • Receive and act on loan applications from external clients and law firms, discussing same with both the applicant and counsel, requesting the appropriate information/documentation to complete due diligence and an assessment of the claim
  • Provide written reports and recommendations for financing of a client, including identification of risks and quantum of claim
  • Monitor the progress of legal claims that remain outstanding where X has an ongoing security interest
  • Monitor and evaluate new developments in personal injury law that may have an impact on the business activities undertaken by the company in the jurisdictions in which it operates.
  • Constant communication with team members to ensure excellence in client experience
  • Some marketing initiatives may be required from time to time including attendance at conferences/events when necessary.

 

Continuous Improvement

  • Assist in identifying and implementing process improvements and control procedures
  • Legal research and monitoring trends in personal injury decisions at both court and tribunal levels
  • Participating in continuing legal education and internal training opportunities

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education and qualification as a Law Clerk and/or Paralegal
  • 7+ years’ experience working as a Law Clerk and/or Paralegal in personal injury law, preferable for both plaintiff and defence firms
  • Preference will be given to those with experience in a variety of claim types: motor vehicle, slip and fall, occupier’s liability, STD/LTD, and assault
  • Solid background in/understanding of tort law and the differences between exposure and realistic recovery values
  • Knowledge of civil litigation procedures and insurance regulations in other provinces would be an asse
  • Excellent written and verbal language skills with attention to detail
  • Strong analytical, time management and organizational skills
  • Exceptional ability to work well under pressure, efficiently handling multiple tasks and a strong ability to prioritize
  • Possess strong interpersonal and business development skills to maintain customer relationships with client companies
  • Possess advanced computer skills; ability to learn new processes and tools quickly is essential
  • Strong work ethic with ability to work both independently and as a team member
  • Team player – ability to work with people from multiple teams (primarily liaising with Risk Assessment, Loan Operations and Sales)
  • Some travel, attendance at conferences and various events, ability to work outside of normal office hours as required

 

To apply, upload your resume and complete the required information in the “Apply For The Job” section located to the right of the posting. Alternatively, quote the position title and email your resume to: Beth; b.title@tdspersonnel.com

If you are already registered with TDS Personnel please contact your Consultant.

 

TDS Personnel is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodations within reason due to a disability or medical need are available on request for candidates taking part in the recruitment process.

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