Legal Counsel

Law - Risk Management
Details:
French is an asset
Toronto
Legal and Compliance Services
Bilingual
June 29, 2020
Updated on
August 3, 2020
Valid until

As Legal Counsel, you will provide advice on securities and legal support on a wide variety of matters to the companies.

Company Overview

iA Financial Group is the fourth largest life and health insurance company in Canada and offers a wide range of products for all stages of life and to meet the needs of clients across its vast sales network. Founded in 1892, iA Financial Group’s stability and solidity make it an employer of choice that invests in its employees and their development over the long term.

With operations across Canada and in the United States, iA Financial Group and its over 5,000 employees work hard every day to offer the best service to over four million clients.

Description

Are you a lawyer with securities law and/or investment fund experience looking to take a step in your career and join a dynamic team in the financial industry?  Do you have excellent communication skills and enjoy working with partners from different lines of business within the wealth management industry?  The iA Wealth legal team has an opportunity for you!  As Legal Counsel, in addition to providing legal support on a wide variety of matters to the companies within iA’s wealth management business, here are the many challenges that await you:

  • Provide advice on securities, regulatory and compliance matters, including investment management, IIROC and MFDA matters
  • Provide legal support in connection with the offer and sale of retail mutual funds
  • Draft and negotiate agreements
  • Provide support to manage legal and business risk

Requirements:

  • You must be qualified to practice law in the province of Ontario
  • 5 to 7 years of experience in corporate and securities law with a large firm or financial institution
  • Specific experience in the wealth management industry and with either retail mutual funds or securities adviser regulation and IIROC or MFDA rules
  • Ability to communicate in French will be considered an asset

If you have a strong commitment to client service and excellent interpersonal skills, this new challenge is for you!