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Intermediate to Senior Litigation Paralegal

Reference ID: 6352
Category:
Legal
Type:
Full Time
Location:
Vancouver, BC     

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We are assisting a Vancouver-based law firm recruit an intermediate to senior level Litigation Paralegal.  This position will primarily service their Insolvency & Restructuring Practice Group.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage assigned files and their related tasks and projects
  • Perform full range of paralegal tasks from file inception through to file closure
  • Prepare drafts of applications, notices, responses and affidavits
  • Assemble necessary documents for court filings
  • Regular interaction with clients
  • Prepare file summaries and briefings for assigned lawyers
  • Perform litigation due diligence searches
  • Remain current on trends and changes within the legal profession

Qualifications:

  • Paralegal certificate/diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a paralegal with a working knowledge of Litigation procedures, and some knowledge around insolvency and restructuring
  • General understanding of corporate and commercial transactions
  • Ability to conduct research using various research tools, including the internet, CanLII and Westlaw
  • Experience in small claims and supreme courts
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent English oral and written skills
  • Strong sense of accountability, taking ownership over tasks and responsibilities and resolving issues proactively
  • High level of accuracy, attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to assess information, anticipate issues and outcomes and make effective decision
  • Ability to manage multiple requests, assess priorities and achieve solutions under deadlines
  • Excellent teamwork skills and a strong client service orientation

Interested candidate please forward your resume to [email protected].


Posted: November 28, 2016
Closes:January 27, 2017
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About Eva Lee and Associates Recruitment Ltd

Eva Lee & Associates Recruitment Ltd is a local Vancouver based recruitment agency, specializing in permanent, temporary and contract staffing solutions for the business & legal community in B.C. ...