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 theRules of Civil Procedure, Human Rights Tribunal of OntarioRules of Procedureand Ontario Labour Relations BoardRules 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
Accommodations are available on request for any candidates that require an accommodation due to a disability or a medical need. Please contact us at 416-599-4700 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss specific accommodations.