Legal Assistant – Litigation (3550) Full Time

Job Description

Our client, a large employment law firm located in the downtown Toronto core is seeking an experienced Legal Assistant to assist a busy group. The ideal candidate must have 3+ years of recent Litigation experience, a bright personality, exceptional organizational abilities and a professional approach. This firm has stunning offices, welcoming staff and great benefits! Apply today for consideration. 

Salary: Up to $60K   

Primary Duties Include

  • Supporting a team with preparation of court documents, discovery and hearing preparation
  • Making travel reservations for lawyers and reimbursing travel expenses
  • Calendar management, filing, preparing and sending correspondence
  • Preparing court pleadings, filings, and other related documents
  • General practice management
  • Other administrative duties as required  

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of litigation experience in a law firm
  • Legal Assistant diploma
  • Ability to speak/write French is an asset but not required
  • Solid knowledge of and experience working with the Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure and the Federal Court rules; and ability to learn and apply Rules in other jurisdictions as required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong Microsoft Word 2010 skills; experience with Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Highly organized, punctual, strong work ethic                            

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 Nov 6th, 2018
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $60,000.00
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