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Litigation Legal Administrative Assistant

Location
Vancouver, BC
Details
Full Time
Yesterday

Who They Are:

Our client is a leading Western Canadian regional law firm with a focus on litigation and with offices in Vancouver and Calgary providing a full-range of legal expertise for over 40 years. 

Join Them!

They are currently seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant to join their team. If you are a Legal Administrative Assistant looking to continue to develop your career in a fun, busy and professional environment, this is the role for you. This is a position for an ambitious professional with 2-3+ years of post-certificate experience gained at a reputable law firm. 

The successful candidate for this position will be able to build positive working relationships, have a keen eye for details and will be able to handle a busy work load.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and draft various correspondence and documents 
  • Draft standard letters, documents briefs, and pleadings
  • Set trials, discoveries, etc. and prepare required documentation
  • Interact with clients by phone and in person
  • Set appointments for clients
  • Maintain filing system including a bring-forward system
  • Sort incoming mail and prepare outgoing mail
  • Delegate tasks to junior level Legal Administrative Assistant on the team
  • Perform other related duties as required

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a Legal Administrative Assistant program
  • Minimum 2-3+ years of experience as a Legal Administrative Assistant in a litigation practice
  • Excellent English oral and written skills
  • Professional manner in communication with clients
  • Strong administration and organization skills
  • Able to draft standard correspondence and documents with minimal supervision
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Able to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Litigation experience preferred

Benefits & Perks:

  • ability to work from home one day or two days per week
  • annual firm closure for mental health day
  • opportunities to participate in a variety of health & wellness related activities and programs
  • a wellness allowance for fitness expenses;
  • an annual education/tuition allowance;
  • flexible health and dental coverage;
  • long term disability insurance;
  • personal days to help balance outside commitments;
  • early departure on the Friday before long weekends;
  • employee assistance program;
  • monetary incentive for employee referrals;
  • ongoing staff appreciation events;
  • flexible work arrangement options;
  • casual day every Friday; and
  • an outgoing firm culture that provides lots of social opportunities to connect with your co-workers.

Background and Reference Checks

Offers of employment may be conditional upon reference checks, criminal record checks, and educational verification.

Vaccination Policy:

Our client values the health and safety of our team members, clients and community. Accordingly, they have implemented a policy that requires team members to provide proof of full vaccination status (i.e. two weeks have passed since receipt of a second dose of a Health Canada approved COVID-19 vaccine) upon their start date.



Category
Administrative Legal