Legal Assistant – Commercial/Civil Litigation (3689) Full Time

Job Description

Our boutique client is a specialized law firm known as the best in the country for their experience and expertise. They are currently seeking an intermediate legal assistant with commercial litigation/civil experience to hit the ground running, adapt to change and be tech savvy. The ideal candidate can handle a large workload, enjoys a challenge and has a good knowledge of the commercial/civil litigation process and documentation. Please contact me in confidence to be considered.

Salary: Up to $70K

Primary Duties Include

• Preparation, drafting, revising and editing of correspondence and legal documents
• Transcribing, formatting, inputting, copying, filing, faxing and transmitting text, data and graphics
• Assessing and re-establishing of priorities based on deadlines
• Distribution of incoming mail/emails 
• Processing accounts and assisting with various accounting functions
• Review documentation and claims from new files
• Organize and request productions and documentation from clients 
• Assist with authorizations, undertakings, discoveries and productions
• Opening and closing files
• Maintaining daily contact with clients
• Other general duties as required 

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

• 3-5 years of commercial and civil litigation experience in a law firm
• Recognized certificate in legal office administration 
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent 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 2010 & 2007 (Word, Excel, Outlook) 
• Flexibility to work overtime when necessary

To apply, please forward your resume to Sabrina Ungar, Manager - Legal support at sabrina@cartelinc.com

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Job Overview

  • Contact Sabrina Ungar
  • Phone 416-359-1971
  • Email sabrina@cartelinc.com
  • Posted Mar 15th, 2019
  • Location Downtown Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $70,000.00
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