Legal Assistant- Civil/Commercial Litigation (2820) Full Time

Job Description

Cartel has just what you will need to take your career the next level! This firm is growing and expanding in leaps and bounds. This is your big chance to get your foot in the door at one of Toronto’s premier Litigation Law Firms. Our exclusive Client is seeking a bright Legal Assistant with a minimum of 4+ years of experience in Civil and Commercial Litigation to work with a busy Partner and an Associate in their Toronto office. You will be required to take ownership and be a self-starter. Get ready for a fast-paced position that will keep you on your toes! The ideal candidates must be able to learn quickly, adapt well to any situation and have fantastic people skills. Organization and an ability to multitask is key! PERKS, low turnover, social firm! Apply today to be considered!

Primary Duties Include

  • Opening and maintaining files, maintaining calendars and bring forwards, preparing routine correspondence, etc. 
  • Preparing, compiling, serving and filing documents in accordance with the Rules of Civil Procedure 
  • Preparing letters, agreements and trust documents for pension funds 
  • Organizing and maintaining large complex files
  • Performing dicta-typing and making revisions to documents
  • Performing accounting duties as required
  • Applying excellent proofreading and editing skills
  • Assisting with travel arrangements, meeting scheduling, etc.
Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications
  • 4+ years’ experience as a Civil/ Commercial Litigation Assistant
  • Experience in practice areas of Maritime, Transportation and Insurance an asset
  • Strong knowledge of Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Proficiency with SpeechExec, Bar-Ex, along with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of the Employment Standards Act
  • Experience with Court of Appeal, Superior Court and Divisional Court
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to interact professionally with all levels of staff and clients
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities while paying attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and client service skills, strong initiative and exceptional ability to work in a team oriented atmosphere
  • Strong technical skills (including Microsoft Office)
To apply, please forward your resume to Sabrina Ungar, Manager- Legal Support at  

Job Overview

  • Contact Sabrina Ungar
  • Phone 416-359-1971
  • Email
  • Posted Mar 30th, 2017
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $55,000.00 - $60,000.00
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