Senior Legal Assistant – Tort (3488) Full Time

Job Description

Our client in Downtown Toronto is rapidly expanding and seeking a professional, bright, confident and super organized Legal Assistant to work for a busy Associate of the firm. The ideal candidate will have at least 5+ of Insurance Defence experience, the ability to follow direction well and be open to learning. This firm offers gorgeous office spaces and all vacations are honoured! Apply now! 

Salary: Up to $68K 

Primary Duties Include

  • Drafting legal documents (including motion records, pre-trial/mediation memos, pleadings etc.)
  • Dealing with authorizations, undertakings, discoveries and productions
  • Drafting correspondence
  • Notices of examination, statements of claim
  • Reviewing medical documentation
  • Trial preparation
  • Interviewing witnesses and medical experts
  • Maintaining daily contact with clients
  • Other general duties as required
Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • 5+ years’ experience in Insurance Defence law
  • Legal Assistant Diploma
  • Experience in managing a busy litigation practice
  • Strong knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Must thrive under pressure and prioritize effectively while paying attention to detail
  • Ability to work well independently as well as in a team setting
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Technical proficiency MSO, ProLaw Accounting and Document Management Systems
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 18th, 2018
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $68,000.00
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