Legal Assistant - Insurance Defence (3321) Full Time

Job Description

Our client is one of Toronto's premiere Insurance Defense Litigation Law Firms. Conveniently located in the Downtown core, this firm is seeking to hire two strong Junior to Intermediate Litigation Legal Assistant. Candidates should have a minimum of 1-3 years of Insurance Defence experience. Plaintiff Personal Injury or Civil Litigation experience will also be considered. These positions with be reporting to busy Associates. The successful candidates must be organized, have the ability to prioritize and multitask. Strong communication and technical skills will be essential for these roles. If you're looking for the opportunity to grow within a leading Toronto law firm while working with well like lawyers - Don't wait, Apply Now! Vacations will be honoured. 

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 general duties as required 
Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • 1-3 years of experience in Insurance Defence
  • Legal Assistant Diploma
  • 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

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Job Overview

  • Contact Sabrina Ungar
  • Phone 416-359-1971
  • Email sabrina@cartelinc.com
  • Posted Apr 26th, 2018
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $40,000.00 - $45,000.00
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