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Family Legal Admin Assistant

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
14 days ago
45,000 to 55,000 per year

About our client

Our client is one of British Columbia’s leading boutique law firms in the areas of construction, commercial and matrimonial dispute resolution and we are looking for a full-time Family Legal Administrative Assistant to join our team!

Responsibilities include:

  • Opening and maintaining files, ensuring policies and procedures are followed in accordance with firm guidelines, running conflict searches, dealing with a large volume of emails, maintaining calendars and bring forwards and preparing routine correspondence.
  • Preparing, serving and filing court documents such as Notices of Trial, Notice of Change of Lawyer, etc.
  • Scheduling trial dates, discoveries, meetings, conferences and confirming dates with all involved parties as required.
  • Tracking deadlines to ensure compliance with court limitations.
  • Providing administrative support including dicta-typing and preparation of monthly invoices.

Qualifications and skills required:

  • Successful completion of a post-secondary LAA program or the real world equivalent
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of BC Supreme Court Rules, court practices and procedures and filing deadlines
  • Familiarity with Family Law rules and procedures would be a plus
  • Exceptional time management, organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to work under pressure, complete tasks with speed and accuracy, and the ability to multi-task in response to changing situations
  • Meticulous attention to detail and desire to provide quality work with a high level of accuracy
  • Excellent judgement and the ability to exercise discretion when dealing with confidential and sensitive matters
  • High client service orientation
  • Strong work ethic, and the ability to work independently, take initiative and be resourceful
  • Proficiency in file organization and time management
  • The ability to work overtime if required
  • Experience in MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Experience with PCLaw (not required, but an asset)
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Valid working visa candidates are welcome to apply.


We offer a comprehensive salary and benefits package that is very competitive, together with opportunities for personal and professional growth.  Our benefits include:

  • Extended Health, Vision and Dental coverage
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Professional Development & Education reimbursement
  • Vacation and Paid Sick time
  • Matching Group RRSP plan
  • Health & Wellness Allowance
  • Firm Social Events

Application: How-To

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. Very specifically, in the legal field. 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.