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Litigation Legal Administrative Assistant

Reference ID: 1016

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Vancouver, BC
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Our client is among the leading construction and insurance law firms in Canada with a long-standing reputation as one of the foremost in dispute resolution. The firm has doubled in size in the last 10 years and now has almost 50 lawyers and 85 staff. During this growth, the firm has added corporate law, labour & employment law, and immigration to its legal services.

The firm is currently looking for an Experienced Legal Administrative Assistant to join their Litigation Department. The position requires 5 to 7+ years’ experience. The successful candidate will work closely with a professional team of Lawyers and Paralegals and will be responsible for a wide array of legal administrative tasks.


  • Manage all aspects of files including but not limited to: 
  • Providing clear, concise and complete oral and written information;
  • Drafting correspondence and legal documents; 
  • Maintaining all administrative functions, including file opening/closing procedures, maintaining the calendar, booking appointments and managing bring forwards; 
  • Performing complex editing and formatting of documents for various correspondence, reports, forms and spreadsheets; 
  • Arranging examinations for discovery and trial dates; 
  • Managing work volume and juggling priorities while supporting a demanding practice; 
  • Managing a high volume of paper correspondence; 
  • Ensuring deadlines are met and limitation dates are adhered to; 
  • Completing time entries and billings; 
  • Sorting incoming mail and preparation of outgoing mail; 
  • Performing other related duties as required.


  • 5-7+ years of experience working as a legal administrative assistant; 
  • Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate from an accredited program;
  • Previous litigation experience;
  • Superior organizational/document management skills with a strong attention to detail;
  • Exceptional aptitude for software and systems;
  • Advanced knowledge of database management;
  • Computer knowledge including: MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook, Internet, Case Management Software and Time tracker software.


  • Strong analytical and organizational skills, Strong time management skills; 
  • The ability to work both collaboratively and support colleagues and work independently;
  • A strong work ethic and initiative; 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; 
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal; -Sound business judgment including the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information; 
  • High degree of accuracy in work product; 
  • A strong orientation towards delivering a superior standard of service; 
  • A proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.

If this sounds like the perfect position for you please apply directly to this posting, or to [email protected] referencing job#1016. Not interested? Check out our website we update jobs daily. While we thank all that apply only those being considered will be contacted.

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Posted: November 14, 2017
Closes:January 13, 2018
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1-10 employees
Staffing, Recruiting, HR Outsourcing

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