Legal Assistant, Litigation/Labour and Employment (14 Month Contract)

Industry
Administration
Professional Services
Legal
Location
British Columbia
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Legal Assistant, Litigation/Labour and Employment (14 Month Contract)

 

Vancouver, BC

Reference # - CL 15376

 

Our client, one of Canada’s fastest-growing law firms is currently seeking a Legal Assistant, Litigation/Labour and Employment for their Vancouver office. This is a full-time, temporary position with a 14-month term.

 

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Independently manage calendars through careful planning, communication and coordination to maximize time management and ensure all deadlines are met;
  • Handle the onboarding of clients and conflict checks;
  • Drafting / revising / proofreading of legal documents and correspondence;
  • Preparing and coordinating for hearings and trials;
  • Scheduling travel and meetings;
  • Maintain bring forward system;
  • Communicate professionally with all internal and external clients;
  • Practice administration and management for lawyers;
  • Administrative tasks including, diarizing events, opening and closing files, expense requisitions, electronic and hard-copy filing, scanning, printing etc.;
  • Other business related duties, as assigned.

 

Your Qualifications:

  • Minimum of three (3) years' experience as a Litigation Legal Assistant;
  • Certificate or Diploma from a Community College or equivalent;
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent proofreading skills;
  • Ability to use critical thinking and judgment skills;
  • Working knowledge of MS Suite and BCOnline;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral;
  • Ability to work under pressure with competing deadlines;
  • Ability to take the initiative and work independently as well as collaboratively within a team environment;
  • Flexibility to work with changing priorities.

Employment Equity Statement

Our client is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity, inclusion, and accessibility.  

To express interest in this opportunity, please click on the "Apply Now" button below.

For more information, please contact Chamini Loganathan, Consultant at cloganathan@kbrs.ca or 647 480 1717. If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let Chamini know.

 

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