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Wills & Estates Legal Administrative Assistant

Vancouver, BC
8 days ago

About The Role and Our Client

A boutique law firm in the Downtown Vancouver core is currently on the lookout for a Temporary Intermediate Legal Administrative Assistant (LAA) for its fantastic team! As their LAA, you will be responsible for a variety of administrative duties including managing the lawyer's desk and liaising with internal and external members of the firm and clients. This role will go through the end of December and into January of 2021.

Salary range is prorated for temp roles and is dependent on the individual possessing full job knowledge, qualifications and experience.


  • - Manage Lawyer’s desk including calendar maintenance
  • - Administrative duties such as electronic file maintenance, managing incoming emails and correspondences and organizing files for key matters
  • - Prepare, draft and review legal documents and correspondences
  • - Proactively approach urgent matters if lawyers are away
  • - Coordinate business travel arrangements within North America
  • - Liaising with Client Account Assistants for monthly production of account
  • - Liaise with internal and external members and clients
  • - Other duties as administered

Education and Qualifications

  • - A minimum of 2-3+ years of experience within a similar role
  • - Legal Administrative Assistant Certification (LAA)
  • - Experience in Wills and Estates, tax and/or Wealth Management in a BC and/or Common Law setting, considered a major asset
  • - Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • - High attention to detail and able to identify deficiencies and consistently improve work processes
  • - Proactive, driven and able to communicate with all levels within an organization
  • - Strong verbal, written communication and organizational skills
  • - A sense of humour never hurts!


If this sounds like the role for you, please apply directly to this posting or email us your Resume/CV to info@arlynrecruiting com. For more, please see www.arlynrecruiting com/job-postings

No phone calls please. Due to the high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

About Arlyn Recruiting

After more than 20 years of legal recruitment, coaching, and consultancy, we at Arlyn Recruiting have come to specialize in the complexity that is human resources. Very specifically, in the legal field. We focus on the people, and by encompassing these important facets that make up a successful organization, we’ve become experts in providing quality, first-rate service for both our clients and candidates.

It’s about the journey: Whether it would be matching a candidate to an organization or providing guidance on how to steer your career in the right direction, we are passionate about our people, bringing the “human” back into human resources.

Contract length: 4 months

Administrative Legal