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STRIVE Recruitment

Commercial Litigation and Construction Law Legal Assistant

Location
Vancouver, BC
Details
Full Time
2 days ago
Commercial Litigation and Construction Law Legal Assistant

$55-65K + RRSP

Vancouver

ABOUT US

STRIVE is a Vancouver based recruitment firm offering recruitment solutions in the specialist areas of Accounting & Finance, Corporate Administration and Operations & Manufacturing. We are passionate about recruitment at STRIVE and commit to offering an upfront, genuine and consultative approach to everything we do - which is a big reason as to why we have been successful. Our proactive recruitment approach allows us to uncover high calibre professionals for niche, specialized and what are often regarded as "hard to fill" roles.

THE ROLE

We are partnering with a reputable Canadian law firm that has years of experience in the legal industry in Vancouver. Currently, we are looking to add an additional member to their commercial litigation and construction team as they have a need for a Commercial Litigation and Construction Law Legal Assistant.

They are currently seeking a professional, driven, and energetic Legal Assistant. The position provides an opportunity to work with a vibrant and team-oriented group of people. The successful candidate will ideally have 3+ years of experience working in a litigation environment. They are looking for someone who is a self-starter, who thrives in a fast-paced and rewarding team environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Liaising with other legal assistants, paralegals, lawyers and clients regarding file progress

•Drafting and transcribing legal documents, basic pleadings and correspondence

•Fielding client inquiries

•Managing and maintaining a bring-forward system for tasks and appointments

•Organizing meetings and scheduling discoveries, trials, and other court dates

•Preparing application records

•Keeping files up-to-date

•Preparing monthly accounts

•Conducting searches

•Other various general administrative duties, as required

REQUIREMENTS:

•Completion of an accredited Legal Administrative Assistant program

•Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience as a Legal Administrative Assistant

•Advanced computer skills with Word, Excel and Outlook

•Keyboarding at a minimum or 60wpm

•Excellent spelling, grammar and proofreading skills

•A thorough understanding of civil litigation rules and procedures

•Strong written and verbal communication skills

•High level of accuracy and attention to detail

•Excellent proof reading, writing, spelling and grammar skills

•Organized with the ability to juggle multiple tasks and prioritize workload in a fast-paced and time sensitive environment

•Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build rapport with lawyers, paralegals and legal assistants

•Ability to work effectively both independently and as a contributing member in a team environment

•Proven ability to take initiative as well as follow instructions and adhere to strict deadlines

•Positive, professional, can-do attitude

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•Liaising with other legal assistants, paralegals,\nlawyers and clients regarding file progress\n\n

•Drafting and transcribing legal documents, basic\npleadings and correspondence\n\n

•Fielding client inquiries\n\n

•Managing and maintaining a bring-forward system for\ntasks and appointments\n\n

•Organizing meetings and scheduling discoveries, trials,\nand other court dates\n\n

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•Keeping files up-to-date\n\n

•Preparing monthly accounts\n\n

•Conducting searches\n\n

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•Completion of an accredited Legal Administrative\nAssistant program\n\n

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•Advanced computer skills with Word, Excel and Outlook\n\n

•Keyboarding at a minimum or 60wpm\n\n

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•High level of accuracy and attention to detail\n\n

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•        3-5 years of experience as a LAA.\u003c/p\u003e\u003cp style=\"line-height: 1; font-family: Calibri; font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); margin: 0px;\"\u003e

•        The lawyer is tech savvy so need someone who is \u003c/p\u003e\u003cp style=\"line-height: 1; font-family: Calibri; font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); margin: 0px;\"\u003e

•        Commercial litigation or construction law would be a huge asset but general litigation is a must \u003c/p\u003e\u003cp style=\"line-height: 1; font-family: Calibri; font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); margin: 0px;\"\u003e \u003c/p\u003e\u003cp style=\"line-height: 1; font-family: Calibri; font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); margin: 0px;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eCompensation\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\u003cp style=\"line-height: 1; font-family: Calibri; font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); margin: 0px;\"\u003e55-65K/year + RRSP (after one year) and full benefits (12 sick and personal days) \u003c/p\u003e\u003cp style=\"line-height: 1; font-family: Calibri; font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); margin: 0px;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSelling features? \u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\u003cp style=\"line-height: 1; font-family: Calibri; font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); margin: 0px;\"\u003eObvious LOL \u003c/p\u003e\u003cp style=\"line-height: 1; font-family: Calibri; font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); margin: 0px;\"\u003e \u003c/p\u003e\u003cp style=\"line-height: 1; font-family: Calibri; font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); margin: 0px;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWhat is the Process? Urgency level? \u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\u003cp style=\"line-height: 1; font-family: Calibri; font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); margin: 0px;\"\u003eFirst step is usually video with Andrea and second would be in person with the lawyers. \u003c/p\u003e\u003cp style=\"line-height: 1; font-family: Calibri; font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); margin: 0px;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e \u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\u003cp style=\"line-height: 1; font-family: Calibri; font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); margin: 0px;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAre they using any other agencies/do they have any other candidates in the mix\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\u003cp style=\"line-height: 1; font-family: Calibri; font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); margin: 0px;\"\u003eThey are working with two other agencies but don't have any other candidates in the mix yet. \u003c/p\u003e\u003cp style=\"line-height: 1; font-family: Calibri; font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); margin: 0px;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e \u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\u003cp style=\"line-height: 1; font-family: Calibri; font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); margin: 0px;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e \u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\u003cp style=\"line-height: 1; font-family: Calibri; font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); margin: 0px;\"\u003e \u003c/p\u003e\u003cp style=\"line-height: 1; font-family: Calibri; font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); margin: 0px;\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\u003cp style=\"line-height: 1; font-family: Calibri; font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); margin: 0px;\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c/p\u003e","internal_notes_text":"POSITION PROFILE\n\nHarper Grey\n\nCONFIDENTIAL\n\nJob Title\n\nCommercial Litigation and Construction Law\n\nType: (Temporary, Temp-Perm, permanent)\n\nPerm\n\nCompany Description: One of the leading regional law firms in\nwestern Canada, Vancouver's Harper Grey has been a part of the\nlocal legal landscape for more than a century. We are proud of\nour 110-year history and the role that we have played and\ncontinue to play in the shaping of our province's laws.\n\nOur core strength in business law, corporate/commercial\nlitigation, insurance law, administrative law, medical defence\nand health law has served as the foundation from which we have\nbuilt many niche practices, enabling us to offer our clients a\nwide range of legal services.\n\nAre their remote options: They will be implementing their WFH\nplan sometime in 2022 but they don't have a concrete plan yet.\nThis person will be required to be in the office full time until\nthen.\n\nWho does this role report to?\n\nTwo lawyers but can't tell us yet as it's confidential\n\nWhat is the size of the team:\n\n30 people in this department which includes lawyers, paralegal's,\nLAA's and an admin clerk.\n\nLocation: 3200 - 650 West Georgia Street, Vancouver\n\nPosition Highlights:\n\nDrafting and transcribing legal documents, liaising with other\nstuff, fielding client inquiries, organizing meetings, preparing\napplication records, keeping files up to date, preparing monthly\naccounts etc.\n\nWhat software systems do they use?\n\nWe use NetDocs, which would be handy for a candidate to have\nexperience in. But really, with the right person, we can train\nthem on any systems we have.\n\nWhy is the role open? How long for? Sounds like they are letting\nsomeone go due to work ethic and they are re shuffling the\ncompany which is why it's confidential.\n\nMUST HAVES (3)\n\n

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