Legal Assistant – Regulatory/Litigation (3548) Full Time

Job Description

Our client is a mid-sized law firm in Downtown Toronto and is currently seeking a Legal Assistant with a minimum of 5 years experience to support 3 lawyers in the area of employment law and civil litigation. The successful candidate will possess excellent keyboarding skills for transcription as well as superb organizational and communication skills. They will be able to work independently as well as a team player. To be considered for this opportunity, apply today!

Salary: Up to $65K

Primary Duties Include

  • Digital Dictation, docket entry, preparation of accounts, opening files/closing Files, organizing and maintaining files
  • Preparation and editing of correspondence and legal documents including Pleadings, Orders, Consents/Authorizations, Affidavit of Documents, Motion Records, Pre-Trial Briefs and Trial Records
  • Review documentation and claims from new files
  • Assist with authorizations, undertakings, discoveries and productions
  • Opening and closing files
  • Communicating professionally with clients and all levels of staff
  • Other administrative duties as required
Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of civil litigation experience in a law firm
  • Legal assistant diploma plus additional courses an asset
  • Experience with filings in the Superior Court of Justice, Ontario Court of Justice, Divisional Court and Court of Appeal
  • Must be able to work independently as well as in a team setting
  • Excellent organizational skills, detail oriented, ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask while paying attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and strong technical skills

 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 Oct 31st, 2018
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $65,000.00
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