Legal Counsel
Montréal, QC
Position Overview
As a member of the Canadian legal team, the Legal Counsel will provide legal advice and creative legal solutions to the growing business demands of RGA and its operations in Canada.

Drafts and reviews various reinsurance treaties
Performs general contract review and negotiation (e.g., confidentiality agreements, vendor service contracts, service level agreements, arrangements with third parties)
Works with management to monitor and respond to developments in reinsurance and related regulatory proposals
Provides advice with regard to the implementation and interpretation of the organization’s enterprise content management framework, data protection and other policies and compliance programs
Performs other duties as assigned.

the Experience Requirements


Licensed to practice law in Québec or Ontario
Three (3) to five (5) years of law practice in a law department of a corporation, law firm or governmental entity
Knowledge of commercial laws and contract review and negotiation skills and practices
Experience with life insurance transactions and regulations, or working knowledge of life insurance company operational infrastructure (actuarial, underwriting, claims, treaties, etc.)
Experience with life reinsurance regulations and practices, or compliance issues

Involvement in industry working groups

Other Requirements :

Knowledge of commercial law and business transaction documents
Perfectly bilingual
Advanced oral and written communication skills
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

Well-organized with ability to prioritize and consistently meet deadlines
Ability to manage multiple responsibilities
Ability to work independently
Diplomatic with excellent human relations and interpersonal skills; able to work well with management and associates throughout the company
Persuasive negation skills when working with internal/external customers
Highly motivated
Team player

Company Overview
RGA Canada, a member of an International Group, offers a challenging work environment.

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Job Reference: CN00668