Intermediate Litigation Legal Assistant
The successful candidate will work in our advocacy department. This position requires 5+ years experience, specifically in the areas of labour and employment law, education law and human rights.
•Organize and expedite the flow of work through the professional’s practice, initiating any follow-up action as appropriate
•Accurately prepare legal documents and correspondence with little or no direction
•Transcribe and type legal documents and correspondence
•Coordinate flow of documents between legal professionals, various internal and external individuals and clients at all levels
•Work proactively in the day to day support of the professional’s practice
•Use initiative and good judgement to relieve the professional of administrative detail
•Generate documents based on digital dictation
•Arrange meetings for the professional including discoveries, judicial dispute resolutions, etc.
•Keep files up to date on a consistent basis
•5+ years advocacy (Litigation) experience, with a strong background in commercial litigation
•Legal assistant diploma from a recognized post secondary institution
•Ability to handle a heavy workload
•Superior organizational skills are a must
•Advanced computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
•Excellent customer service skills, including the ability to deal with clients in a professional manner
•Solid verbal and written communication skills
•Problem solving skills including the ability to set priorities while dealing with conflicting stressful situations
•Interpersonal skills required to work effectively with other staff and professionals
•Digital dictation experience
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.
All inquiries and applications will be handled with the highest level of confidentiality.