Litigation Legal Assistant

Edmonton

Contract

  • Legal
  • Job Code: 9M370406919
  • Posted: September 19, 2017
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client, to recruit a Litigation Legal Assistant to join their team. Our client is looking for a Litigation Legal Assistant with at least 3 years of experience. You will be responsible for supporting a partner with document preparation, searches, drafting and other duties as required. If you have a solid understanding of the litigation process, procedures and standards, contact us today! 

The Role: 

  • Technical knowledge and experience of handling a litigation file
  • Drafting and filing court documents, daily correspondence, dicta-typing
  • Manage, assemble, draft chambers records, books of authorities, court pleadings
  • Organize court dates and communicate with registries 
  • Perform searches and investigations 
  • Communicate with legal assistants, paralegals, lawyers and clients on file progress
The Ideal candidate:

  • Graduate of a recognized legal assistant/paralegal program  
  • Minimum 3+ years of litigation experience with a strong understanding of litigation legal precedents and procedures 
  • Strong knowledge using Microsoft Office 2010, and Elite
  • Ability to take instructions and prepare required documentation with high accuracy and detail orientation 
  • Excellent communication skills and a natural flair for dealing with people 
  • Liaise with legal assistants, paralegals, lawyers, clients 
  • Able to work as part of the team, and independently
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 Suzanne Gosse, Consultant, David Aplin Group. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. #LI-DNP

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