MARCH 15, 2019 CAREERS lv
LITIGATION COUNSEL – 2 POSITIONS
(CONTRACT AND FULL-TIME)
Sun Life Financial is a leading international financial services organization
providing a diverse range of insurance and wealth products and services
to individuals and corporate clients. Sun Life Financial has operations in
a number of markets worldwide, including Canada, the United States, the
United Kingdom and Asia.
We are seeking two experienced litigation lawyers to join our Canadian
Legal Team in the role of Litigation Counsel. The successful candidates will
be collaborative team players with client focus, strong business acumen and
judgment, and an ability to work efficiently and provide strategic and proactive
legal solutions to our business partners. These are agile roles based in either
of our Toronto or Waterloo offices. Occasional travel for file-related matters will
The Litigation Counsel position is responsible for managing a significant
litigation caseload, consisting primarily of disability and life insurance claims
actions, either directly as solicitor of record or through the instruction of external
legal counsel. An ability to independently manage all aspects of litigation with
confidence – including discoveries, mediations and motions – and to manage
competing priorities in a fast-paced environment are essential. In addition,
a demonstrated ability to contribute to key strategic initiatives and projects,
while managing day-to-day aspects of file management, will be considered
The successful candidates have been called to the Bar of Ontario and are
members in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario. They have 3+
years of experience practicing at a law firm or in an in-house legal team.
**Interested applicants please apply by using the following link by April 10,
Diversity and inclusion have always been at the core of our values at Sun Life.
A diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our
clients, the communities where we operate and all of us as colleagues. We
welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.
Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process
or those needing job postings in an alternative format may e-mail a request to
We thank all applicants for showing an interest in these positions. Only those
selected for an interview will be contacted.