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Legal Assistant

Our client, an insurance regulatory organization that ensures insurance intermediaries act within a professional framework, is currently looking for a Legal Assistant to join their team. 

Job Overview

The Legal Assistant, with regulatory law experience, is to provide legal support at their office in downtown Vancouver. If you are a good communicator, have an eye for detail, and want to be part of a group committed to protecting the public, we want to hear from you.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the movement of cases through disciplinary or licensing suitability processes.
  • Assist with preparation of decision or process related documents, such as reports, production orders, subpoenas, and notices of hearing.
  • Record and draft meeting minutes.
  • Maintain a precedents database.
  • Draft correspondence related to case management work.
  • Assist with developing procedures and template documentation.
  • Assist with the coordination of hearings and case management meetings, including organizing committees, preparing meeting material, meeting set-up, and arranging out-of-town travel and accommodations as needed.
  • Assist in Financial Services Tribunal appeals and judicial reviews.
  • Liaise on complaints and investigations with other regulatory agencies and stakeholders as directed.
  • Liaise with members, staff, licensees, applicants, and other stakeholders.
  • Such other duties may be required. 

 

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a recognized Legal Assistant program.
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in the capacity of a Legal Assistant.
  • Experience within a regulatory body, or within a law firm is an asset.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with high attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated with demonstrated initiative and problem-solving skills.
  • Able to organize large volumes of work and handle competing priorities.
  • Excellent customer service and conflict resolution skills.
  • Comfortable working with multiple stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in MS Office desktop applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Experience with insurance and/or financial services is an asset, but not required.

 

Enjoy benefits such as:

  • Competitive salary $45K - 52K, depending on experience
  • Great benefits
  • RRSP matching
  • Work with a great team of people in a rewarding career that makes a difference.
  • Downtown location close to skytrain, with plenty of amenities nearby.

 

Interviews are taking place immediately, so please apply right away with your resume! (cover letters not required)

TPD will not share your information with anyone outside of our firm without your approval as privacy and confidentiality is one of our core values.

We at TPD thank you for your interest.

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