Legal Assistant – Insurance Defence/Tort (3025) Full Time

Job Description

Our client, a distinguished Insurance Defence firm located in the heart of downtown Toronto, is looking to hire a detail oriented, energetic and organized Legal Assistant. Working with a top expert in the field will take you on a career path which you have always dreamed of. Bring your 5+ years of experience and drive to the forefront! Benefits, perks and a congenial environment are all waiting for you. Apply today in the strictest confidence.  

Salary: Up to $50K
 

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 duties as required  

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of experience working within Insurance Defence
  • 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 Sep 27th, 2017
  • Location Downtown Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $50,000.00
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