Legal Assistant – Commercial Litigation (3352) Full Time

Job Description

Our highly respected boutique client is seeking a Litigation Legal Assistant with 5 years of experience. The ideal candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication, strong document formatting abilities, conduct all interaction with the utmost professionalism, be eager to learn and is proactive. Exceptional interpersonal skills, ability to work with large volumes of work while maintaining priorities and initiative will be needed in this role. People love working here! Apply now to be considered!   

Salary: $70K

Primary Duties Include

  • Organize and maintain client files
  • Prepare and edit correspondence and legal documents
  • Prior experience working with Ontario Human Rights Tribunal, Small Claims/Provincial Offences Court, Ontario & Superior Court of Justice & the Ontario Court of Appeal
  • Draft and respond to correspondence
  • Initiate follow-up as required and communicate with clients
  • Calendar management, scheduling meetings and book boardrooms
  • Assist with authorizations, undertakings, discoveries and productions
  • Coordinate and monitor administrative functions to ensure completion of work accurately and in a timely manner
  • Act as liaison between clients and clerks/lawyers
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of Litigation experience
  • Legal Assistant diploma plus additional courses an asset
  • Strong technical skills (including Microsoft Office)
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities while paying attention to detail
  • Confident and dependable, with strong initiative and ability to work both independently and in a team oriented atmosphere
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to professionally interact with all levels of staff and clientele
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Solid typing 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 Jul 5th, 2018
  • Location Downtown Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $70,000.00
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