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Contract: Wills and Estates Legal Administrative Assistant

Vancouver, BC
7 days ago

Located in the Heart of Downtown Vancouver, our client is currently looking to add a senior level, Wills and Estates Legal Administrative Assistant to their fantastic team! This is a contract role that will last 12-13 months and is great opportunity for those looking for a contract position within an established law firm. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience as a W&E LAA and be able to work in-office.

Salary is commensurate with experience and can be discussed.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Inquire and perform searches concerning matters related to assets
  • Prepare probate application documents for execution, including Notices and Affidavits
  • Liaise with clients and beneficiaries, and transfers of all estate assets into the name of the personal representative.
  • Prepare, draft and review documents related to the implementation of trusts including reporting letters to clients and financial institutions.
  • Obtain and organize documents including other parties' documents related to the area of Wills & Estates
  • Maintain records both paper and electronic
  • Maintain schedules and deadlines
  • Generating status reports, logs, and indexes
  • Preparation of accounts and reporting letters to clients.
  • Other duties as administered

Education and Qualifications

  • Legal Administrative Assistant Certification and/or 5-7+ years of equivalent experience as a Wills and Estates LAA
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate within all levels of an organization
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and Outlook
  • Knowledge of legal principles and practices

If this sounds like the role for you, please apply directly to this posting or email us your Resume/CV to info@arlynrecruiting(dot)com. For more, please see www(dot)arlynrecruiting(dot)com/job-postings/

No phone calls please. Due to the high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

About Arlyn Recruiting
After more than 20 years of legal recruitment, coaching, and consultancy, we at Arlyn Recruiting have come to specialize in the complexity that is human resources. We focus on the people, and by encompassing these important facets that make up a successful organization, we’ve become experts in providing quality, first-rate service for both our clients and candidates.

It’s about the journey: Whether it would be matching a candidate to an organization or providing guidance on how to steer your career in the right direction, we are passionate about our people, bringing the “human” back into human resources.

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