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Paralegal - Insurance Defence Firm

Company Confidential
Vancouver, BC
Full Time
8 hours ago
65,000 to 85,000 per year

Our client is a leading insurance defence firm located in Downtown Vancouver. They pride themselves in providing high quality, efficient and timely legal services to their clients on high complexity claims. 

They are currently recruiting for a Paralegal.
Key responsibilities will include:
  • Preparing various documents such as pleadings, lists of documents, case plans, applications, affidavits, mediation summaries, trial briefs, trial records, books of authority, books of documents and bills of costs
  • Drafting and finalizing correspondence
  • Analyzing files to ensure relevant records and documents are obtained and reviewing records and documents for relevancy and privilege
  • Conducting legal research as requested
  • Managing limitations per the Limitation Act and Supreme Court Civil Rules
  • Assisting with pre-trial tasks such as notifying and/or subpoenaing witnesses, preparing witnesses and identifying trial exhibits, preparing trial books
  • Instructing LAA’s on non-billable tasks
  • Maintaining organized, efficient, and up-to-date files
The successful candidate will have:
  • Successfully completed a Paralegal program
  • Has experience as a litigation paralegal                                               
  • High attention to detail
  • The ability to work under pressure and ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, organizational and time management skills
  • An appetite for growth and learning
  • Experience with Microsoft office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.) as well as Worldox document management software (beneficial)