Legal Assistant – IP Litigation (3299) Full Time

Job Description

Our client, a large full-service national law firm is looking for a bright and talented IP Legal Assistant to work in their downtown Toronto office.  The ideal candidate is someone who is tech savvy, highly organized, flexible and has knowledge of the relevant procedures, statues and legal terminology. If you have 3-5 years’ experience in Litigation law, preferably in Intellectual Property, then don’t miss out on this opportunity! Apply today to obtain an interview.  

Salary:  
Up to $60K
 
Primary Duties Include

  • Manage the practice of two lawyers
  • Prepare, compile, file documents 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.
  • Assist with monthly books for law society
  • 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 administrative duties as required  
  Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of litigation experience in a law firm; IP litigation is an asset
  • College Diploma in Legal Administration
  • Proficient in MS Office 2007
  • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Internet applications and digital dictation software
  • Knowledge of Automated Civil Litigation (ACL)
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, be flexible and adapt to changing situations easily
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities, meet deadlines and exhibit sound judgment
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision as well as part of a team
  • Exceptional communication skills

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 Apr 4th, 2018
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $60,000.00
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