Senior Legal Assistant- Litigation (3733) Full Time

Job Description

Our client is seeking a senior Litigation Legal Assistant to join the downtown Toronto office of a Labour and Employment law firm, to work alongside two busy partner lawyers. The ideal candidate will have strong experience in working with Occupational Health and Safety Law.  

Primary Duties Include

  • Preparing, compiling, serving and filing court documents in accordance with the Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure and Provincial Offences Court 
  • Performing Ontario Labour Relation Board filing procedures 
  • Open, close and maintain legal files 
  • Enter and finalize time dockets, preparing accounts for invoicing
  • Correspondence and filing
  • Preparing documents, assisting with materials for trials, hearings and presentations
  • Transcribe and type digital dictation
  • Managing key dates and updating calendar for lawyers, including meetings
  • General employment litigation matters
  • Provide backup support to other lawyers and staff as required and requested 
Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years working as a litigation legal assistant
  • Substantial experience providing a legal assistance with OHS, provincial offences and/or criminal matters
  • Knowledge of Ontario court procedures is required
  • Docketing and Invoicing
  • Working knowledge of a document management system
  • Legal Assistant diploma plus additional courses an asset
  • Electronic case law searching skills on Westlaw/Quicklaw an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal and strong technical skills
  • Must be able to work independently as well as in a team setting
  • Excelled organizational skills, detail oriented, ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Proficient in Word and Powerpoint, DMS
  • 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

Job Overview

  • Contact Sabrina Ungar
  • Phone 416-359-1971
  • Email
  • Posted Apr 9th, 2019
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $65,000.00 - $70,000.00
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