Legal Assistant – Commercial Litigation (2993) Full Time

Job Description

Our prestigious Client, one of Toronto’s best recognized, full service firms is seeking a highly qualified, brilliant and sophisticated Commercial Litigation Assistant. The ideal candidate will come with 6+ years of experience in Commercial Litigation, have excellent technical and document production skills, exceptional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. You will be assisting two Partners who are incredible to work for with their complex Commercial Litigation matters. Don’t let this chance of working with the best of the best pass you by! Don’t wait, apply now!  

Salary: Up to $65K


Primary Duties Include

  • Responsible for clerical, administrative and general office duties
  • Preparation, revising and drafting legal documents and correspondence
  • Organize and expedite flow of work
  • Responsible for follow up with lawyer concerning work activities
  • Act as liaison between clients and clerks/lawyers
  • Maintaining calendars, scheduling, and travel arrangements
  • Client intake as well as opening and closing files
  • Assist with monthly books for law society
  • Produce billing statements and prepare pre-bills where required
  • Transcription of dictation of various legal documents, letters and memos
  • Other duties as required  

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 6 years of experience in Commercial Litigation Law
  • Legal Assistant Diploma
  • Strong knowledge of Rules of Civil Procedure essential
  • Strong technical skills (including Microsoft Office and PCLaw)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to interact professionally with all levels of staff and clients
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team oriented atmosphere
  • 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
  • Confident and dependable, with strong initiative  

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 Sep 8th, 2017
  • Location Downtown Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $65,000.00
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