Intermediate/Senior Legal Assistant (3012) Full Time

Job Description

One of Toronto's top Insurance Defence law firms is looking to hire an intermediate/senior legal assistant with at least 5+ years of experience. Working under a busy associate, the ideal candidate should be organized, have the ability to prioritize and multitask, and have strong written and verbal communication skills. If you’re looking for an opportunity to gain valuable experience, apply to this reputable firm with great benefits now!   

Salary: Up to $60K 

Primary Duties Include

  • Draft legal documents (including motion records, pre-trial/mediation memos, pleadings etc.)
  • Deal with authorizations, undertakings, discoveries and productions
  • Draft correspondence Notices of examination, statements of claim
  • Review medical documentation Trial preparation
  • Prepare invoices
  • Interview witnesses and medical experts
  • Schedule management - including organizing client meetings, making travel arrangements, maintaining lawyer's calendar, etc.
  • Maintain daily contact with clients
  • Other duties as required 

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Insurance Defence
  • Legal Assistant Diploma
  • Technical proficiency in MS Office Suite, Document Management Systems, PCLaw
  • 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
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Must be extremely flexible to meet the daily needs of the practise  

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 20th, 2017
  • Location Downtown Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $60,000.00
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