Permanent Legal Assistant

LocationOttawa
Job CategoryOffice Admin & Legal
SP-ID21968
Position TypeFull Time
Application Deadline February 29, 2020
Experience Required2 years
Job DurationPermanent
Education RequiredCollege Diploma

MaxSys is looking for a Legal Assistant for one of our clients that specializes in labour and employment law, as well as personal injury and insurance litigation.
 
Duties and Tasks:Scheduling phone calls with clients and counsel, examinations for discovery, mediation, pre-trials, civil practice court appearances, and motions.Managing legal representative calendar(s) and notifying clients of appointments.Monthly billing and semi-monthly to weekly trust transactions.Full range of administrative responsibilities, including drafting correspondence, filing, binding, and other duties as required.Manage court deadlines and ensure that all documents are served and filed properly.
The ideal candidate will have:2+ years’ experience as a legal assistant. Experience in employment law would be considered an asset.Understanding of court deadlines and experience filing and serving documents in accordance with the Rules of Civil Procedure or Rules of Small Claims Court.Strong written and verbal communication skillsExcellent attention to detail.Flexibility to work independently or as part of a team.Ability to prioritize and meet urgent deadlines.Experience with ProLaw considered an asset.
If you are interested in this role, please contact
c.quesnel@maxsys.ca
 
Only those who are qualified for the role will be contacted.
 
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