Litigation Paralegal - Required Immediately!
On behalf of our esteemed client; we have an exciting opportunity for a junior to intermediate level Paralegal to join our Litigation department. This position will focus on civil litigation files.
Duties & Responsibilities
■ Compile and manage litigation documents;
■ File preparation and management: including preparation of pleadings, affidavits of record, undertakings, expert documents and trial binders;
■ Attend meetings as required;
■ Communicate with and engage expert witnesses;
■ Conduct searches, carry out investigations and research through internet and other means;
■ Liaise with legal assistants, paralegals and other lawyers as required;
■ Liaise with clients on file progress as required;
■ Other duties as required.
Knowledge, Qualities & Experience Required
■ Minimum three years’ experience as a Litigation Paralegal with advanced PC Skills with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.);
■ Experience with Summation required;
■ Strong word processing and technical abilities required;
■ Formal Paralegal education and training from an accredited institution preferred, or a combination of formal Legal Assistant training and Paralegal experience required;
■ Extensive knowledge of legal procedures is required;
■ Strong understanding and familiarity with various litigation legal precedents and procedures;
■ Knowledge of or familiarity with Family Law is an asset;
If you are a driven and self-motivated legal assistant or paralegal, we want to hear from you!
Our client offers exceptional benefits and compensation packages
We thank all interested applicants however only candidates with the required experience will be contacted.