You're using an older version of Internet Explorer that is no longer supported. Please update your browser.

Junior Legal Administrative Assistant - Litigation

Location
Vancouver, BC
Details
Full Time
6 days ago

Our client is a boutique law firm located in downtown Vancouver. They are looking for a Junior Legal Administrative Assistant to work on ICBC Defence files, as well as some Corporate and Family Law files.

The successful applicant will be a hard working, proactive self-starter, who is keen to increase your skills in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

As a Legal Administrative Assistant, you will work closely with the close-knit team of experienced Lawyers, Paralegals and Legal Administrative Assistants.

Requirements:

  • Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate from an accredited institution
  • At least 1 year of litigation work experience
  • Familiarity with the Rules of Court and related forms and practice directions
  • Experience with rules of procedure in provincial and/or federal administrative tribunals would be an asset
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Strong technical skills including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, BC Online and E-filing of court documents
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a legal team
  • Strong grammatical skills, including punctuation and proofreading, attention to detail and accuracy are a must.
Responsibilities:
  • Draft legal documents and correspondence from standard precedents (eg.list of documents and applications)
  • Assist Lawyers and Paralegals with BF system regarding limitation dates and follow-up actions
  • Assist Lawyers and Paralegals with incoming and outgoing mail, resulting responses, and action items
  • Liaise with clients, experts, opposing counsel, witnesses and adjusters for simple requests
  • Maintain a basic understanding of legal procedures such as Acts, Rules, Regulations, etc. within the areas of litigation and personal injury, and within the scope of their role
  • Perform general administrative tasks including file management (opening/closing of files, filing, etc.)
  • Scheduling witnesses
  • Filing documents
  • Administrative tasks including scanning, photocopying, file management, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned
Category
Legal

The #1 Podcast for Jobseekers

Latest Episode:

#73 - Best Buy Canada - Growing a Career Through Unexpected Opportunities

Interested in jobs like this?

Sign up for email alerts
Get job alerts

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 i...

Read More