Legal Assistant

Greater Vancouver

Permanent

  • Office Professionals
  • Job Code: 9A977292226
  • Posted: June 20, 2018
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with a leading Canadian business law firm known for its practical, strategic approach to legal and business problems. With multiple offices all over Canada and a diverse client base, this is an exciting and progressive firm to join!

Our centrally located client is looking for motivated and dedicated Legal Assistants for their busy and fast paced office. The ideal candidates must be able to multi-task and prioritize a workload, pay attention to detail, and have excellent organizational, communication, and written skills.

The Role:
  • Prepare, edit, format, proofread and revise correspondence, labels, report and documentation
  • Responsible for complex work and legal documents from initial instructions to completion
  • Prepare and file legal documents to support paralegal / lawyers  in the office 
  • Update and maintain records and ensure documents comply with the applicable legislation and are entered into the database (ALF and EnAct)
  • Organize and deal with transactions to oversee the execution of documents and closing of deals
  • Communicate with external vendors and partners on behalf of the Firm
  • Organize and ensure Firm service requests and requirements are met in a timely manner
  • Be prepared to take on other responsibilities as required
The Ideal Candidate:
  • Post-Secondary education in Legal Assistant is preferred  
  • Background and experience in Business Law and / or Real Estate Law with in depth knowledge of terminology, court rules and procedures 
  • Strong organization skills, respectable client service, self-starter who is detail oriented 
  • Excellent oral, written and English communication skills – strong attention to word processing, spelling and grammar 
  • Technology Savvy and proficient in ALF, EnAct, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Flexibility in schedule to do additional hours when needed
  • High level of discretion and confidentiality 
  • Ability to work and follow up on task with minimal supervision  


If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Simon Scully, Consultant, David Aplin Group Office Professionals. Visit our website at www.aplin.com to view our job opportunities, career tips and tools. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

WE APPRECIATE YOUR INTEREST IN DAVID APLIN GROUP.

If this is your first introduction to us, we invite you to become one of our satisfied candidates. David Aplin Group has been Canadian owned since 1975. Our professional consultants are passionate about helping you find a fulfilling job or career and ensuring your complete satisfaction with our process. Our proven track record, nearly four decades long, is largely due to our team of highly skilled and successful specialists. Through superior service and a commitment to long-term relationships, we provide deep specialization in core areas for complete recruiting and HR solutions across Canada - all from one source. We look forward to exceeding your expectations!

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Simon Scully

Sales & Marketing / Office Professionals

Vancouver

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  • 778.372.3478
  • sscully@aplin.com

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