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Legal Administrative Assistant - Commerical Litigation

Location
Vancouver, BC
Details
Full Time
26 days ago

Our client is Western Canada’s largest workplace law and advocacy firm. They are currently recruiting for a full-time Legal Administrative Assistant to join their busy Commercial Litigation team.

Our client is a highly respected and recognized boutique law firm. With the resources of a large firm, and the culture of a small firm, our client offers a collegial, friendly and flexible learning environment. This position comes with a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Drafting and preparing letters, memos, correspondence and legal documents (in compliance with Rules of Court) as directed by legal professionals;
  • Creating, monitoring and maintaining client files for legal professionals;
  • Opening and closing files;
  • Liaising with the Labour Relations Board, arbitrators and various tribunals;
  • Preparing for hearings, including organizing respective documents (such as pleadings, affidavits, applications etc.);
  • Processing billable and non-billable time and preparing client invoices;
  • Managing calendars and bring forward systems to ensure important deadlines are met;
  • Liaising with external clients as required; and
  • Preparing for hearings, including organizing respective documents.

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years’ experience as a legal administrative assistant (experience in litigation required);
  • Thorough understanding of litigation processes and procedures required;
  • Graduate of a Legal Administrative Assistant program from a recognized institution;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat and Outlook;
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentially;
  • Outstanding customer service skills;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize work and manage time effectively;
  • Self-motivated and self-directed with strong communication skills;
  • Experience and ability to work both independently and in a team environment;
  • Ability to work under pressure in a busy environment to meet deadlines; and
  • Strong technical skills.
Category
Legal

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