Legal Assistant – Tort (x2) (3320) Full Time

Job Description

Our client based in Downtown Toronto, an Insurance Defence law firm known for providing top level service for their clients, is seeking a stellar Legal Assistant to help manage a busy practice. The ideal candidate will have a good grasp of Tort, ability to balance their workload and respond to routine tasks with minimal supervision. They are a superb firm, with an interesting and precedent-setting case load. If you have the relevant experience and are determined to work amongst the best, do not hesitate to apply today!

Salary:
  Up to $60K

Primary Duties Include

  • Preparation and drafting of correspondence and legal documents (including motion records, pre-trial/mediation memos, pleadings, affidavits of documents, etc.)
  • Ability to work with SABS and OCF form
  • Scheduling appointments, court dates, examinations, medical appointments and general calendar maintenanc
  • Review documentation and claims from new file
  • Organize and request productions and medical documentation from clients
  • Assist with authorizations, undertakings, discoveries and production
  • Opening and closing files
  • Maintaining daily contact with clients and liaise with lawyer
  • Other duties as required  

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 3-5 years of Insurance Defence experience in a law firm
  • Legal Assistant Diploma
  • Ability to work well independently with minimal supervision as well as in a team setting
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills, with the ability to pay attention to detail in a fast-paced work environment
  • Excellent technical skills (including MS Office, Time Matters, PC Law, ACL and Primafact)

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 24th, 2018
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $50,000.00 - $55,000.00
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