Legal Assistant

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Job ID:

463582

Location:

Toronto, ON 

Category:

Legal
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Postal Code:

L5N6J3

Employment Type:

Full Time

Posted:

04.15.2024
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Job Description:

Our client, a Law Firm located in Toronto is seeking an experienced Legal Assistant to join their team. This position will be a hybrid  involving both clerking and administrative duties, and comes with the opportunity to work with senior members. 

Responsibilities

· Preparing general memoranda, correspondence and legal documents such as motion records, factums, pleadings, and notices of examination with some direction, from precedents and handwritten notes.

· Document organization including the preparation of pleadings briefs, medical briefs, special damages briefs, and affidavits of documents.

· Initiating and confirming the service and filing of legal documents with the appropriate courts.

· Reviewing examinations for discovery transcripts and preparing undertakings and refusals charts.

· Maintaining the lawyer’s calendar with an emphasis on developing and maintaining good client relations, including: scheduling and confirming meetings, conference calls, examinations for discovery, and other court attendances.

· Communicating on behalf of the lawyer regarding enquiries received from outside law firms, clients, courts and process servers via telephone, fax, email and mail.

· Liaising with firm members, clients, agents and service providers to ensure deadlines and priorities are communicated and achieved.

· Submitting lawyers' expenses, preparing cheque requisitions and ensuring backup records are maintained.

· Preparing pre-bills, revising dockets and submitting pre-bills to the accounting department.

· Other duties as required.

Job Requirements:

Required Qualifications & Education

· Minimum 5 years proven experience preferable in insurance defense litigation.

· Thorough knowledge of legal terminology, Rules of Civil Procedure and statutes, with a solid  knowledge of all court procedures and documents.

· Legal Assistant Diploma/Certificate or Law Clerk Diploma an asset.

· Proficient with software including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PC Law

Company Info
TorontoJobs.ca Recruitment Division 6645 Kitimat Road, Unit 27
Mississauga, ON, Canada

Phone: 905-812-5627
Web Site: www.TorontoJobs.ca

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