Legal Assistant – Commercial Litigation Contract (2868) Full Time

Job Description

Have you been seeking a position that offers you security and a professional environment? It's finally here! Here is your chance to join one of Canada's leading boutique firms on a year long contract! This position will have you assisting a Partner in the management of their practice specializing in Commercial Litigation and Civil Litigation law. Bring us your 3+ years of Commercial Litigation experience as a Legal Assistant, a positive attitude, and strong written and verbal communication skills, paired with excellent technical abilities and we will do the rest. Your attention to detail and drive will open the door! Apply Now!   

Salary: Up to $58K

Primary Duties Include

  • Manage the lawyer’s practice
  • Prepare, compile, file documents, court forms, practice directions, Motion Records, Affidavit of Documents, Facta and Book of Authorities and other court documents
  • Transcription of dictation of various legal documents, letters and memos
  • Responsible for follow up with lawyers concerning work activities
  • Apply proofreading, editing skills, organize/maintain large complex litigation files, etc.
  • Assist with monthly books for law society
  • 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 administrative duties as required, including occasional reception relief 

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • 3+ years of Commercial Litigation Law experience
  • Legal Assistant certificate/diploma plus additional courses
  • Strong 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, organization, written and verbal communication and technical skills (including MS Office applications and PC Law)    

To apply, please forward your resume to Sabrina Ungar, Manager - Legal Support at 

Job Overview

  • Contact Sabrina Ungar
  • Phone 416-359-1971
  • Email
  • Posted May 16th, 2017
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $58,000.00
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