Legal Assistant – Insurance Defence (3047) Full Time

Job Description

One of Toronto's top Insurance Defence law firms is looking to hire an experienced legal assistant in Insurance Defence. Working under two busy associates, 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 now.  

Salary:
$58K - $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 duties as required  

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of Insurance Defence Litigation experience in a law firm
  • Legal Assistant Certificate from a recognized post-secondary institution
  • 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 Oct 20th, 2017
  • Location Downtown Toronto
  • Salary $58,000.00 - $60,000.00
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