Legal Assistant – Insurance Defence/AB/Tort (3284) Full Time

Job Description

Our client, a distinguished Insurance Defence firm located in the heart of downtown Toronto, is looking to hire an energetic and organized Legal Assistant to assist a busy Partner and Associate. The ideal candidate will come with 3+ years of experience and exceptional time management skills. Benefits, perks and a warm work environment are all waiting for you! Why wait? Apply now!

Salary:
  Up to $58K

Primary Duties Include

  • Preparation and drafting of legal documents and correspondence
  • Organizes and expedites flow of work of the practice
  • Responsible for follow up with lawyer concerning work activities
  • Act as liaison between clients and clerks/lawyers
  • Ensure all physical and electronic filing is organized and up to date
  • Maintaining calendars, scheduling, and travel arrangements
  • Managing incoming mail and emails
  • Client intake
  • Opening and closing files
  • Other administrative duties as required 

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • 3+ years of Insurance Defence, Tort/Accident Benefits experience
  • Legal Assistant diploma plus additional courses an asset
  • Strong knowledge of court proceedings and procedures
  • Knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Strong 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, strong initiative and ability to work in a team oriented atmosphere
  • Strong technical skills (including MS Office)

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 Jul 19th, 2018
  • Location Downtown Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $58,000.00
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