Our client is a reputable and collegial downtown Vancouver law firm that provides an excellent platform for skilled professionals. They have a diverse client base, and strive to provide thoughtful, comprehensive legal representation to each and every client, while remaining open to new ideas and innovative approaches.
This client is seeking a 1-3 year real estate legal assistant to join their team of professional, outstanding workers.
File maintenance, including daily filing, file organization, opening and closing files
Practice management for the lawyers including maintenance of client lists, bring forward/tracking system and calendars
Preparation of documents for real estate transactions, correspondence, memoranda and various other documents
Conduct online searches
Manage trust accounting matters, cheque requisitions, deposits
Handle incoming and outgoing mail
Answer client telephone calls and general inquiries
General administrative duties, including entering timesheets and production of (heavy) billing of accounts
Graduate of an accredited legal administrative assistant program;
1 to 3 years of experience in a legal environment supporting a business solicitor, particularly in a commercial real estate practice;
Strong technical skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills;
The ability to handle stringent deadlines and the volume of a busy practice;
Excellent organizational skills, with exceptional attention to detail;
The ability to build rapport with the team, and provide support to solicitors, legal administrative assistants and paralegals; and
General administrative duties as required.
Required Skill Set:
a client centered approach and commitment to providing exceptional service to internal and external clients;
self-motivated with the ability to handle the volume of a busy practice;
the ability to exercise sound judgment, discretion, confidentiality, and adapt to changing demands; and
the ability to work both independently, and as part of a collegial team.
This is a great opportunity for a self-motivated, confident legal assistant who is keen to learn and actively contribute as part of a fast-paced, collegial team. If you have excellent communication skills, and are exceptionally organized and detail-oriented, this firm provides a great platform for you to grow your skills and develop a vibrant career.
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