Senior Legal Assistant- Litigation (3908) Full Time

Job Description

Looking to expand your horizons? We can help! Our Client, a successful boutique litigation firm, may be just the right spot for you! They are seeking a bright, outgoing and confident individual to support a super busy lawyer! The practice requires a mature individual with 5+ years of litigation experience and has a keen eye for detail, and likes to takes initiative to stay on top of things. Your efforts will not go unnoticed here – this place is full of challenges! Benefits, perks and a warm work environment are all waiting for you! Apply now!

Salary: $60K – $65K

Primary Duties Include:

  • Preparing, compiling, serving and filing court documents in accordance with the Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure and Provincial Offences Court
  • Schedule mediations, discoveries, and request affidavit of documents 
  • 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
  • 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
  • Legal Assistant diploma
  • Knowledge of Ontario court procedures is required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications and document management systems
  • 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
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

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 Aug 6th, 2019
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $60,000.00 - $65,000.00
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