Law Clerk


Legal Services / Counsel
St. John’s, NL


Workplace Model

Pay Details

We’re committed to providing fair and equitable compensation to all our colleagues. As a candidate, we encourage you to have an open dialogue with your recruiter and ask compensation related questions, including pay details for this role.

Department Overview

Reporting to the Legal Office Supervisor/Senior Manager of Legal Support, assists the Lawyers handling P & C Insurance Legal Matters, representing TD Insurance or its Policyholders in civil litigation and no fault/accident benefits matters involving claims for monetary damages or compensation for personal injury or property damage.

Job Details


Reviews and analyzes new file assignments, organizes file contents, and prepares summary memoranda of medical, investigation and all documentary productions received. Updates/posts in electronic systems all relevant work completed on a file.
Prepares affidavit of documents for review by Lawyer and arranges and manages undertakings chart.
Organizes and prepares files for discovery/questioning.
Follows up on undertakings and production requests.
Prepares document briefs for expert reviews and drafts motions.
Other duties as instructed by the Lawyers, which may vary by jurisdiction.
Remains current with developments in the law; understands medical, scientific, construction, product liability, engineering issues and defences involved with such cases.


Paralegal/Law Clerk diploma/certificate from a recognized educational institution or equivalent work experience at a reputable law firm or legal department.

1-5 years paralegal/law clerk experience or equivalent.
Background in insurance defence litigation, including personal injury and accident benefit claims (preferred), and/or general litigation experience.
Knowledge of legal and court documents and procedures.
Knowledge of standard office equipment and word processing.
Special Abilities
Excellent oral and written communication.
Ability to communicate effectively with insured clients, claims representative and court/tribunal staff.
Excellent legal drafting skills and eye for detail.
Motivated self-starter with ability to work productively under pressure and deliver business results.
Strong interpersonal & client service skills; professional and positive demeanour.
Superior organization & priority setting skills, strong work ethic and ability to mutli-task.
Conceptual and creative problem-solving skills.

Company Overview

Our Values

At TD we’re guided by our purpose is to enrich the lives of our customers, communities and colleagues, and share a set of values that shape our culture and guide our behavior. In exchange for how our colleagues show up to help TD succeed, we are committed to delivering a colleague experience grounded in Impact, Growth and a Culture of Care. No matter where you work across TD, we empower you to make an impact at work and in your community, explore and grow your career and be part of our caring and inclusive culture.

Making Your Well-being a Priority

A supportive culture that promotes colleague well-being is core to who we are. At TD, we focus on total well-being with extensive programs to help colleagues assess, manage, and improve their well-being across four core pillars — physical, financial, social and mental/emotional. In addition, we champion a safe and inclusive work environment so colleagues feel a sense of belonging and feel supported in their personal and professional growth. Through our focus on well-being, we know that we can help our colleagues thrive, contribute to our culture of care, and support better business outcomes, because when colleagues feel their best, they’re more likely to do their best.

Our Total Rewards Package

Our Total Rewards package reflects the investment we make in our colleagues to help them, and their families achieve their well-being goals. Total Rewards at TD includes a base salary, variable compensation, and several other key plans such as health and well-being benefits including medical, dental, vision & mental health coverage, savings and retirement programs, paid time off, banking benefits and discounts, career development, and reward and recognition programs.

How We Work

At TD, we believe in-person connections fuel collaboration and collective creativity. Our workplace experience empowers colleagues to do great work side-by-side at TD locations, while offering flexibility to work remotely where it makes sense for the work and team. Our teams work in one of three workplace models: Hybrid, Onsite and Primarily Remote. Wherever our colleagues are working, they’ll always have access to the TD community and experience our culture of care.

Who We Are

TD is one of the world’s leading global financial institutions and is the fifth largest bank in North America by branches. Every day, we deliver legendary customer experiences to over 27 million households and businesses in Canada, the United States and around the world. More than 95,000 TD colleagues bring their skills, talent, and creativity to the Bank, those we serve, and the economies we support. We are guided by our vision to Be the Better Bank and our purpose to enrich the lives of our customers, communities and colleagues.

TD is deeply committed to being a leader in customer experience, that is why we believe that all colleagues, no matter where they work, are customer facing. As we build our business and deliver on our strategy, we are innovating to enhance the customer experience and build capabilities to shape the future of banking. Whether you’ve got years of banking experience or are just starting your career in financial services, we can help you realize your potential. Through regular leadership and development conversations to mentorship and training programs, we’re here to support you towards your goals. As an organization, we keep growing – and so will you.


Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

At TD, we’re committed to fostering an environment where all colleagues are encouraged to bring their authentic selves to work, experience equitable opportunities, and feel respected and supported. We’re dedicated to building an inclusive workforce that reflects the diversity of the customers and the communities in which we live and serve.


Your accessibility is important to us. Please let us know if you’d like accommodations (including accessible meeting rooms, captioning for virtual interviews, etc.) to help us remove barriers so that you can participate throughout the interview process.

How We’re Helping Make an Impact in Communities

TD has a long-standing commitment to help drive progress towards a more inclusive and sustainable future. That’s why we launched the TD Ready Commitment in 2018, now a multi-year North American initiative. Under the TD Ready Commitment, we are targeting a total of $1 billion by 2030 in community giving four key, interconnected drivers of change: Financial Security, Vibrant Planet, Connected Communities, and Better Health. It’s our goal to help support change, nurture progress, and contribute to making the world a better, more inclusive place for our customers, colleagues, and communities.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Job Deadline/Expiry Date: 02/25/2024