Job Description

  • Independently manage the daily operation of a busy Partner and Law Clerk within the Litigation Department
  • Assist in the preparation and completion of various commercial and employment litigation documentation such as motion records, pleadings, notices, affidavits, affidavits of documents, bill of costs, cost outlines, writs of seizure and sale, Human Rights Tribunal pleadings, Labour Relations Board documents and correspondence
  • Communicate professionally with all internal and external clients, as well as with various court and tribunal offices and opposing counsel(s)
  • Handle administrative details with respect to accounting, opening and closing files, docketing, billing, etc.
  • Calendar management including arranging meetings
  • The ability to be flexible to the changing demands of the job

Qualifications or Skill Required:

  • Minimum of five years’ Litigation legal experience
  • Successful completion of a community college level legal assistant or law clerk course
  • Excellent knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure, Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario Rules of Procedure and Ontario Labour Relations Board Rules of Procedure
  • Strong technical skills using MS Office and ACL (Automated Civil Litigation)
  • Extremely organized and meticulous with follow-up and detail and in dealing with matters containing voluminous documents
  • Ability to take initiative, prioritize and multitask
  • Flexible, team player that is client service oriented
Job Title:
Litigation Legal Assistant
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Type:
Perm
Salary:
$60,000/year
Job ID:
#6981
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