David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client, a highly regarded and well-established law firm, to recruit a Senior Litigation Legal Assistant. Experience in insurance litigation and/or a strong understanding of the litigation process is preferred.
Here you will get to work with a fantastic Partner and Associate in a busy and challenging environment. They offer a competitive salary and engaged work environment with a great benefits package. You will work 35 hours per week and there is a firm matching RRSP program, transportation allowance and other perks making working here a rewarding experience.
They are passionate about customer service, so if you like to work with the clients and lawyers and have the ability to engage positively (and a sense of humor is a bonus) then we want to hear from you!
The Ideal Candidate:
Post-secondary diploma or certificate in an accredited Legal Assistant or Paralegal Program and/or a successful career history in the role of a Legal Assistant/Paralegal will be considered.
Minimum 5 years of experience preferably in the area of insurance litigation (experience in both Plaintiff and Defense would be considered a strong asset) and/or a strong understanding of the litigation process.
Experience working in a Paralegal position would be considered a strong asset.
Strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.
Knowledge of legal software such as ESILAW (asset).
Strong dictation, proofreading and editing skills.
Excellent verbal and written skills together with great interpersonal skills.
Strong attention to detail, ability to work independently and in a team environment with the ability to multi-task and prioritize.
Must be capable of interpreting instructions and preparing required documentation including drafting of correspondence, pleadings, various litigation documentation and preparation of accounts.
Administrative duties such as managing email/calendar accounts, scheduling meetings, appointments, travel arrangements, etc.
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, Aplin Legal, Sales & Marketing. 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. #LI-EDM
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