Legal Assistant - Litigation (3590) Full Time

Job Description

Our client, a large law firm is seeking to hire a Legal Assistant with at least 5 years of litigation to support 3 associates and 1 law clerk. The ideal candidate must have excellent communication, strong document formatting abilities, utmost professionalism, and eagerness to learn. Exceptional benefits and bonuses! Forward your resume today to be considered.  

Salary: $55K - $60K


Primary Duties Include

  • Organize and maintain client files
  • Draft, transcribe and type legal documents
  • Organize and expedite flow of work
  • Prior experience working with Ontario Human Rights Tribunal, Small Claims/Provincial Offences Court, Ontario & Superior Court of Justice & the Ontario Court of Appeal
  • Draft and respond to correspondence
  • Initiate follow-up as required and communicate with clients
  • Calendar management, scheduling meetings and book boardrooms
  • Prepare and coordinate client billings
  • Perform administrative duties including accounting, opening and closing files, docketing, cheque requisitions, etc.
  • Other general duties as required

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of litigation experience
  • Successful completion of Legal Assistant diploma
  • Proficiency in MS Office is an asset
  • 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
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 Dec 5th, 2018
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $55,000.00 - $60,000.00
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