Senior Legal Assistant – Litigation (3628) Full Time

Job Description

Our client a longstanding law firm is looking for a Construction Litigation legal assistant to work at their downtown Toronto location. If you have 5+ years of litigation experience and able to run a file from open to close then this opportunity is for you! The ideal candidate must have an excellent personality and a professional approach. Friendly staff, generous benefits, vacations honoured and perks galore! Apply now to be considered. 

Salary:
  $65K - $70K

Primary Duties Include

  • Preparing, compiling, serving and filing court documents in accordance with the Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure and practice directions
  • Hearing and trial preparation
  • Supporting other functions in relation to insolvency engagements such as insurance filings, accounts receivable collection, financial reporting, etc.
  • Performing PPSA searches as required
  • Opening/Closing files
  • Docketing
  • Dictations
  • Preparation Client Accounts
  • Correspondence/Filing
  • Other duties as required  

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of litigation experience in a law firm
  • Legal assistant diploma plus additional courses an asset
  • Knowledge of Rules of Civil Procedure, is preferred
  • Teraview  - Title Searches, Uploading maps of Properties, Documentation for Registration (construction liens, discharges, court orders, other)
  • Excellent interpersonal and strong technical skills (including Microsoft Office, Excel and PowerPoint) and fast learner to new systems and processes   
  • Must be able to work independently as well as in a team setting
  • Excellent organizational skills, detail oriented, ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask while paying attention to detail

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 Jan 10th, 2019
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $65,000.00 - $70,000.00
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