Legal Assistant- Insurance Defence (2835) Full Time

Job Description

Cartel has your Winning Career ticket! Our Client, a distinguished Insurance Defence firm located in the heart of downtown Toronto, is looking to hire an detail oriented, energetic and organized Legal Assistants to work one on one assisting a busy Managing Partner. Working with a top expert in the field will "broaden your horizons" and take you on a career path which you have always dreamed of. Known for bring energetic, enthusiastic and focused, this Lawyer will need you to bring your 3+ years of experience and drive to the forefront! The ideal candidate will be assisting with Insurance, Class Action, Commercial Litigation and Municipal law. Your intuitive nature and dedication will be rewarded! Benefits, perks and a warm work environment are all waiting for you! Apply today to be considered in the strictest confidence!  


Salary:
  Up to $58K   

Primary Duties Include

  • Manage the Partner’s practice
  • Prepare, compile, file and serve factums, pleadings, affidavits, etc. with the Rules of Civil Procedure, court forms and practice directions 
  • Responsible for follow up with lawyers concerning work activities
  • Apply proofreading, editing skills, organize/maintain large complex litigation files, etc. 
  • Produce billing statements and prepare pre-bills where required
  • Act as liaison between clients and clerks/lawyers
  • Maintaining calendars, scheduling, and travel arrangements 
  • Client intake as well as opening and closing files
  • Other administrative duties as required 
Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications
  • 3-5 years of Insurance Defence Law experience
  • Legal Assistant certificate/diploma plus additional courses 
  • Knowledge of Rules of Civil Procedure essential 
  • Confident and dependable, with strong initiative and ability to work both independently and in a team oriented atmosphere 
  • Must be able to work well independently with minimal supervision
  • Must be hardworking and have the ability to multitask 
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and technical skills (including MS Office applications)      

To apply, please forward your resume to Sabrina Ungar, Manager- Legal Support at sabrina@cartelinc.com 

Job Overview

  • Contact Sabrina Ungar
  • Phone 416-359-1971
  • Email sabrina@cartelinc.com
  • Posted Apr 18th, 2017
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $50,000.00 - $58,000.00
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