Legal Assistant – Insurance Defence/Commercial Litigation (2994) Full Time

Job Description

Our client is known for providing their employees with an excellent work life balance. They are actively seeking an Insurance Defence/ Commercial Litigation Legal Assistant for their Downtown Toronto office. If you have 5+ years of Insurance Defence or Commercial Litigation experience and a friendly but professional demeanor, then do not hesitate to apply today! The ideal candidate will have an exceptional written and verbal communication skills and a can-do attitude. Join this friendly firm by forwarding your resume today for consideration.

Salary: Up to $60K

Primary Duties Include

  • Drafting legal documents (including motion records, pre-trial/mediation memos, pleadings etc.)
  • Dealing with authorizations, undertakings, discoveries and productions
  • Drafting correspondence
  • Notices of examination, statements of claim
  • Reviewing medical documentation
  • Trial preparation
  • Interviewing witnesses and medical experts
  • Maintaining daily contact with clients
  • Other general duties as required

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Insurance Defence/Commercial Litigation
  • Legal Assistant Diploma
  • Experience working on LawPro files is an asset
  • Strong knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Must thrive under pressure and prioritize effectively while paying attention to detail
  • Ability to work well independently as well as in a team setting
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Technical proficiency (MS Office Suite, TimeMatters, PCLaw and/or Primafact)  

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 - $60,000.00
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