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New Director of Insurance: Lawrence Rubin

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Lawrence Rubin, Director of InsuranceLawrence Rubin is the new Director of Insurance at the Lawyers’ Insurance Association of Nova Scotia (LIANS). Mr. Rubin began his duties on January 3, bringing 25 years of private practice and in-house experience within the insurance industry.

Lawrence joins LIANS from his most recent position at Desjardins General Insurance Group, Inc., where he had worked since 2014 as Legal Counsel for Desjardins’ property and casualty insurance companies. He previously served with DAS Canada, Premiere Insurance, Royal & Sun Alliance and London Guarantee Insurance Company.

His areas of practice have included insurance governance, licensing, regulation and compliance, reinsurance, claims, underwriting and policy drafting (including directors and officers, errors and omissions, crime, surety property and general liability), and general corporate, commercial and business law and related litigation.

Born and raised in Moncton, Lawrence received his B.Sc. from Dalhousie University and his LL.B. from the University of New Brunswick Faculty of Law. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 1991, where he practised until assuming this role and remains a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada.

LIANS will benefit significantly from Lawrence’s experience and his commitment to ensuring the best possible program to fulfil the Society’s mandate of public protection by adequate liability insurance for practising lawyers.

Lawrence can be reached at 902 423 1300 and lrubin@lians.ca.