Junior Legal Assistant – Litigation (3421) Full Time

Job Description

Our client is a boutique litigation law firm located in Toronto. This position requires someone responsible, with at least 1-2 years of experience in litigation as a legal assistant. This is a phenomenal opportunity to gain experience while working in a congenial environment! If you can hit the ground running and have a keen eye for detail, apply in confidence today.

Up to $45K   

Primary Duties Include

  • Communicating with clients
  • Opening and closing client files, updating and maintaining file database
  • Providing litigation support
  • Proofreading and editing legal documents;
  • Reviewing, sorting and drafting correspondence;
  • Organising and maintaining electronic and paper filing systems;
  • Answering telephone and in person enquiries;
  • Screening and directing telephone calls;
  • Coordinating calendars, booking appointments and making travel arrangements;
  • Tracking disbursements and preparing monthly accounts;
  • Some general office maintenance duties;
  • Other assigned responsibilities as required

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 1-2 years of litigation experience; experience with commercial and securities litigation is an asset
  • Successful completion of Legal Assistant diploma
  • Proficiency in Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat and PCLaw; 
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner
  • Detail oriented with good proofreading, multi-tasking skills, strong
  • organizational and time management skills
  • A team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to take initiative, work well independently, follow instructions with minimal supervision
  • Availability to work overtime, when necessary    

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 25th, 2018
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $45,000.00
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