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Senior Legal Administrative Assistant - Litigation

Location
Vancouver, BC
Details
Full Time
Yesterday

Our Downtown law firm client is a leading regional firm dedicated to providing a full range of business, litigation and dispute resolution services to clients throughout Canada and abroad. They proudly manage a large firm practice, while maintaining the close relationships and culture of a smaller firm.

They are currently seeking a Senior ICBC Insurance Defence Legal Administrative Assistant with solid work experience and educational background to join their litigation practice. This role will be supporting a Partner and Paralegal. Candidates must be able to work well both independently and within a team environment. 

Responsibilities:

  • Basic drafting of legal documents and general correspondence.
  • Coordinate bookings for mediations, discoveries, trials and client meetings.
  • File management including organizing and managing documents, updating binders and filing.
  • Maintain active bring forward system.
  • Maintain open and closed files as required.
  • Prepare monthly billing statements.
  • Other duties/responsibilities as assigned.

 Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited Legal Administrative Assistant program or relevant experience.
  • Proficient in Word and Outlook. Prior experience with Elite 3E would be helpful.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Ability to prioritize work, multitask and meet deadlines in a high volume practice.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • A thorough understanding of litigation legal procedures.
  • 7+ years’ experience working as a Litigation LAA. Previous experience working in insurance defence would be considered an asset.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with client information.

Salary:

Our client offers a competitive salary and benefits package including health and dental plan, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and a matching RRSP Program after 2 years of employment with the firm.

Category
Legal