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Job Title: In-House Legal Assistant (Litigation) Opportunity - Vancouver NEW ( ID: C4625 )
Career Category: Administrative, Biotech, In-house, Insurance, Legal Assistant, Litgation Support
Posted Date: 2017-10-14
Location: Downtown Vancouver
Description:  
Our client, a leading National insurance organization, is seeking to add a Legal Assistant with 4 + years of litigation experience gained in a legal environment, to its office in the heart of downtown Vancouver.

As an integral part of the legal team, the successful candidate will work closely with the Litigation team to provide legal assistance on Property and Casualty litigation files.

Responsibilities Include:

The Successful Candidate will:
- Provide clerical and administrative support including: scheduling meetings, drafting correspondence, preparing pleadings, photocopying, creating and updating trial binders;
- Supporting two busy lawyers in managing workflow, monitoring calendars and meeting various deadlines
- Interact with clients to schedule appointments, exchange information and communicate case progress as required
- Dicta-typing, work processing an general office duties
- Update knowledge by participating in education opportunities

Requirements:

You are the ideal candidate if you:
- Have a Legal Administrative Certificate from a recognized post-secondary institution
- Have a minimum of 4 years of experience in the legal industry, with a solid background in litigation (insurance litigation in particular is an asset)
- Strong document management skills with the ability to learn and utilize various software programs
- Excellent attention to detail and solid proofreading skills
- Ability to prioritize and organize
- Excellent communication, listening, organization and interpersonal skills
- Ability to work independently, exercise sound judgement and take initiative
- Are a quick learner and enjoy learning new things and concepts
- Have a passion for customer service
- Thrive in a fast paced, high volume environment with tight deadlines
- Are eligible to work in Canada upon hire

If this describes you and you are seeking to work with an industry leader that values their employees, offers interesting and challenging work and emphasizes work-life balance send us your details!

Thank you in advance for your application but only those selected for interview will be contacted…

        

 

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