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Legal Assistant

Our client is a Vancouver based law firm with vast knowledge in the areas of Estate Litigation and Planning, and Civil and Commercial Disputes. They are looking for a part-time legal assistant to join their team. If you are looking for a chance to join a firm with 30 years of history and a strong knowledge of real estate law, then don’t hesitate to apply today!

This is a part-time, 2 days a week, on-going position with the opportunity to turning full-time for the right candidate. Monday and Wednesdays, from 8 or 9 AM until 4 PM.

Ideal Background and Skill Set:

  • Legal Experience is a must, preferably 2-5 years in a legal field / firm
  • Post-Secondary Education, preferably a legal degree
  • Intermediate computer skills: NetDocs, Microsoft Word, EasyLaw, WordSoft
  • Civil and Estate Litigation experience would be an asset
  • Administrative and/or customer service experience would be an asset
  • Comfortable working part-time
     

Benefits you can expect from the role:

  • Competitive, negotiable compensation, based on experience
  • Great company culture, in a business casual office 
  • Easily accessible via public transit
  • Great experience in a fast paced office environment
     

Some of your duties would include:

  • General corporate duties, including receiving information, drafting  resolutions, reporting, scanning, filing in the corporate records book and virtual minute books;
  • Enhances partner's effectiveness by monitoring case progress; alerting partner of issues requiring his/her attention;
  • maintaining contact with providers, adjusters, and opposing counsel; contributing information to the team case review; completing special projects; providing secretarial support;
  • Filing / File management, including file opening and closing: Applicants need to be organized and willing to get the job done;
  • Prepare a variety of litigation legal documents including briefs and factums;
  • Redemptions / Retractions / Repurchases, Restorations, dissolutions, change of name, proprietorship registration.
     

Interviews are being conducted immediately, so don't hesitate to apply for this amazing opportunity. No cover letters required!

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