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Experienced Wills and Estates Paralegal - Large Firm

Reference ID: 2510

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Vancouver, BC
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Full Time
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Legal

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Job #2510

Work for a large, well established, and highly respected firm located in the heart of the Downtown core.

Working primarily with two lawyers as well as others in the group you will be responsible for assisting in all aspects of its growing practice, including document preparation, precedent development and maintenance, liaison with government agencies and client relations.

  • Prepare standard documents, including wills, powers of attorney, representation agreements, and probate and administration application materials (subject to lawyer supervision)
  • Conduct and report on title, wills notice and other searches
  • Act as primary liaison with the probate registry, Public Guardian and Trustee’s Office and other government agencies
  • File wills notices, arrange publication of notices to creditors and related tasks
  • Other administrative support as required.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced Wills and Estates Paralegal with a minimum of 2 years experience in this area at paralegal level as well as:

  • Working knowledge of relevant legislation, Supreme Court Rules, and probate registry practice and procedures.
  • Experience in dealing directly with probate registry and Public Guardian and Trustee’s office.
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with tact and discretion.
  • Knowledge and experience in reviewing and preparing corporate records would be an asset.
  • A certificate/diploma from an accredited Paralegal program would be an asset.

To apply, please send all resumes, preferably in Word format, attention to Kimberly at: legal@rjohnsoncorp.com" target="_blank">legal@rjohnsoncorp.com, while quoting the job title and job ID # in the subject line.

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Posted: June 21, 2018
Closes: August 5, 2018
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1-10 employees
Industry:
Staffing, Recruiting, HR Outsourcing

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About R. JOHNSON

R. JOHNSON is a Vancouver owned and operated Boutique Recruitment firm. With over 25 years combined experience in Professional Recruitment, including 11 years in Legal, 15 in Corporate, 10 in Hosp...