Legal Assistant

Industry

Legal

Advert ID

CAN_461334

Valid City, State or Zip Code

London

Job Type

Permanent

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

CAD40000.00-45000.00 per year

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Kitchener, ON - (CAN) 589 Fairway Road South Unit 5 ON Kitchener , ON N2C 1X4 Phone : 519-571-7910

Branch Phone Number

519-571-7910

Job Description

Searching for a role with a well known firm?

Do you enjoy working on different projects?



We have partnered with our client in London and are seeking a full-time Legal Assistant for a 6 month contract to provide administrative support to Lawyers who practice Insurance Defence and Civil Litigation.



What will the job entail?



*Handling and prioritizing workload independently, while demonstrating initiative to provide excellent service our clients;

*Processing large volumes of documents;

*Meeting strict deadlines;

*Excellent multi-tasking skills;

*Attention to detail;

*Problem solving as appropriate;

*Communicating in a professional manner with lawyers and other team members;

*Knowledge of Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (SABS);

*Knowledge of the Automobile Insurance Act;

*Other duties as assigned.



What is required from you?



*Secondary education, with minimum of 1 to 5 years of litigation experience in a legal environment;

*Proven practice management skills, with demonstrated improvement in process of workflow, in your role in managing the practice of two or more lawyers;

*Experience working with pleadings, motion records, mediation summaries, pre-trial conference memos, and understanding court requirements, as necessary, which includes filings and document preparation;

*Knowledgeable in your use of the Rules of Civil Procedure;

*Fast, accurate keyboarding skills; minimum 60 wpm; Strong dicta transcription skill;

*Tremendous proofreading skills (ability to check typed material for grammatical, typographical, spelling, word usage and format errors);

*Knowledge of basic Accounting, and strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Aderant Accounting software and Outlook



This role is a 6 month contract, however has the potential to turn into a permanent role depending on candidate and needs!



Please apply online and follow up with Charity Magowan at 226-752-8550 today.



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