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Legal Case Specialist

Job Category:

Legal services

Job Level:

Professional

Open Date:

03-Sep-2020

Location:

QUEZON CITY

Close date:

03-Oct-2020

Client Overview:

Discover amazing career opportunities with a company that is all about helping people achieve their dreams and aspirations!

 

Our client is a leading insurance and wealth and asset management group with global headquarters in Canada, operating regionally in Asia and the United States that 35,000 employees across the globe. Its global shared service centre in Quezon City and Lapu – Lapu City provides administrative, finance, investments, analytics, professional services, support, contact centre and information technology services to companies around the world and puts the customers at the forefront.

 

The company aims to attract, develop and retain a diverse workforce and to foster an inclusive work environment that embraces the strength of cultures and individuals. 

Client Industry:

SHARED SERVICES

Job Description and Qualification:

Job Summary

Variable Annuities and Fixed Products Operations Department is seeking a highly motivated and intellectually curious individual to assist in the handling of legal and contractual issues related to individual contracts, pension plans, and structured settlements. 


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review and appropriately handle legal documents, including powers-of-attorney; guardianships and conservatorships; trust instruments; probate appointments; third-party requests for information; and court orders.
  • Determine whether legal documents can be safely accepted by the company in administering annuity contracts and fixed products.  In the event of non-acceptability, draft communications to customers and their legal representatives citing the defects and how they may be cured.
  • Research U.S. state and Canadian provincial laws governing powers-of-attorney, guardianships, and conservatorships.
  • Supervise and train business staff on legal and contractual issues on an as-needed basis.
  • Correspond and speak with stakeholders, including contract owners and participants, attorneys, beneficiaries, and financial advisors.
  • Revise and improve internal workflows in the handling of legal documents.
  • Identify and resolve latent, obscure and indistinct legal issues embedded within work queues; and escalate to legal counsel and management when appropriate.
  • Serve as point-of-contact for business staff on legal and contractual issues.
  • Prepares document files for review by legal counsel; draft email memoranda summarizing underlying facts.
  • Produce training materials and job aids for business staff.  Maintain document and template library.
  • Search customer data bases for responsive products upon receipt of subpoenas, restraining orders and other escalated legal process.  Restrict responsive products and escalate to legal counsel when appropriate.
  • Identify and provide feedback to management on operational trends, including complaints.

Qualifications:

  • Must have at least 3 years of related working experience.
  • Strong understanding of life insurance and annuity products, experience with the company’s products preferred.
  • Familiarity with U.S. legal systems including legal terminology (e.g. estates).
  • Precise writing skills, excellent oral communicator.
  • Ability to analyze fact patterns and exercise good judgment.
  • Intellectually curious and the ability to “issue spot.”
  • Must be amenable to work in Diliman, Quezon City.
  • Must be amenable to work on a Dayshift schedule.

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