Legal Assistant/Clerk – Accident Benefits (2974) Full Time

Job Description

Our client based in North York, a Personal Injury firm known for providing top level service for their clients, is seeking a Legal Assistant with at least 5 years of experience in Accident Benefits to help manage a busy practice. The ideal candidate will have a good grasp of the subject matter, the ability to balance their workload and respond to routine tasks with minimal supervision. They are a superb firm with an interesting 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

  • Reviewing mail and drafting routine legal correspondence
  • Responsible for tracking limitation periods
  • Experience liaising with clients, insurance adjusters and defence counsel
  • Arrange Examinations for Discovery, review transcripts and undertakings
  • Completion of OCF forms for accident benefits claims
  • Preparation and filing of FSCO Mediation and Arbitration Forms
  • Preparation of Mediation and Arbitration briefs and settlement figures for FSCO Mediation and Pre-Hearing Arbitration Conferences
  • Working independently to manage high volume files with minimal supervision

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the area of Accident Benefits
  • Legal Assistant diploma plus additional courses an asset
  • Strong working knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure and SABS
  • Superior drafting abilities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities while paying attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and client service skills
  • Strong technical skills (including Microsoft Office)

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 Aug 21st, 2017
  • Location North York
  • Salary $0.00 - $60,000.00
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