Senior Legal Assistant – Insurance Defence (3231) Full Time

Job Description

Put your Insurance Defence background into gear while working for this highly esteemed law firm! Our client is a well-known litigation firm who is looking for a senior legal assistant with 5+ years of Insurance Defence experience to provide support to a busy Partner and team. Prestigious firm, high-profile clients, interesting caseload, and benefits galore! Apply now to be considered.

Salary:
Up to $60K
 

Primary Duties Include

  • Preparation and editing of correspondence and legal documents (including motion records, pre-trial/mediation memos, pleadings, affidavits of documents, etc.)
  • Review documentation and claims from new files
  • Organize and request productions and medical documentation from clients
  • Assist with authorizations, undertakings, discoveries and productions
  • Opening and closing files
  • Maintaining a tickler system to track files and administrative activities
  • Scheduling various events such as motions, discoveries, mediations, conferences
  • Maintaining daily contact with clients
  • Ensuring tribunals and court filings are completed in a timely manner
  • Other administrative duties as required  


Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of experience within Insurance Defence; preferably in accident benefits, LAT, and/or property damage
  • Legal assistant diploma plus additional courses an asset
  • Working knowledge of SABS and Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Strong technical skills with working knowledge of Primafact, Time Matters and/or Tymetrix
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • 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
  • Confident and dependable, with strong initiative and ability to work both independently and in a team oriented atmosphere

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 Jan 31st, 2018
  • Location Downtown Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $60,000.00
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