Legal Assistant – Tort (3341) Full Time

Job Description

Our client is Canada’s premier mid-sized Insurance Defence Litigation firm located in downtown Toronto with a history spanning over half a century! They are in search of a Legal Assistant with at least 4+ years of Insurance Defence Tort experience. This is a tremendous opportunity to work with the very best, so don’t hesitate to apply today! Social firm, amazing benefits, beautifully appointed offices and vacations honoured. Apply now!

Salary:
Up to $60K

Primary Duties Include

  • Prepare, compile, file and serve factums, pleadings, affidavits, etc.
  • Responsible for follow up with lawyers concerning work activities
  • Apply proofreading, editing skills, organize/maintain large complex litigation files, etc.
  • 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 general administrative duties as required   

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • 4+ years of Tort experience in a law firm
  • Legal Assistant certificate/diploma plus additional courses
  • Knowledge of Rules of Civil Procedure essential
  • Confident and dependable, with strong initiative and ability to work both independently and in a team oriented atmosphere
  • Must be able to work well independently with minimal supervision
  • Must be hardworking and have the ability to multitask
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and technical skills (including MS Office applications)

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 May 23rd, 2018
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $60,000.00
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