Legal Assistant - Construction Litigation (3467) Full Time

Job Description

Our client is a boutique construction litigation law firm looking for a Construction Litigation legal assistant to work at their downtown Toronto location. If you have 2-5 years of litigation experience and able to run a file from open to close then this opportunity is for you! The ideal candidate must have an excellent personality and a professional approach. Friendly staff, generous benefits, vacations honoured and perks galore! Apply now to be considered. 

Salary:
  Up to $55K

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
  • Organize and request productions and medical documentation from clients 
  • Assist with authorizations, undertakings, discoveries and productions
  • Opening and closing files
  • Communicating professionally with clients and all levels of staff
  • Other duties as required  

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of 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
  • Experience with Tarion Warranty Corporation or Ontario New Home Warranty Program and construction lien is an asset
  • 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 (including Microsoft Office 2003, Outlook and PC Law) and fast learner to new systems and processes   

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 Sep 6th, 2018
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $55,000.00
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