Legal Assistant – Litigation (Team Lead) (3621) Full Time

Job Description

Our client, a specialized litigation firm is looking for a litigation assistant to join their team. The ideal candidate will come with at least 5 years of experience working within litigation and be able to manage a team. Effective team management and leadership is key! Amazing office space, friendly work environment and holidays honored! If you think you have what it takes, forward your resume today for consideration. 

Salary: 
Up to $75K
   

Primary Duties Include
  • Supporting 4 litigators with preparation of court documents, discovery and hearing preparation
  • Making travel reservations for lawyers and reimbursing travel expenses
  • Calendar management, filing, preparing and sending correspondence
  • Preparing court pleadings, filings, and other related documents
  • General practice management
  • Other administrative duties as required  

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of litigation experience in a law firm
  • Experience leading a team
  • Legal Assistant diploma
  • Ability to speak/write French is an asset but not required
  • Solid knowledge of and experience working with the Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure and the Federal Court rules; and ability to learn and apply Rules in other jurisdictions as required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong Microsoft Word 2010 skills; experience with Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Highly organized, punctual, strong work ethic                            

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 Jan 16th, 2019
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $70,000.00 - $75,000.00
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