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    • May-01-14
    • Full Time
    • Experienced
    • 2 Years
    • Diploma
    • Legal

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Legal Assistant

CARTEL INC.

Toronto, ON, CANADA | Mississauga, ON, CANADA | Scarborough, ON, CANADA | Ajax, ON, CANADA
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Legal Assistant – Insurance Defence & Commercial Litigation
Salary: Up to $45K

Our Client is a distinguished litigation boutique situated in North York with a knack for high profile cases! They are looking for a bright and enthusiastic legal assistant with a minimum of 2 years of litigation experience. You will be working for 2 associates in the area of insurance defence and commercial litigation. The position will require excellent communication skills and the ability to prioritize effectively with competing deadlines. You will be a busy bee here! Take your career to the next level at this prestigious, esteemed law firm! Apply now to obtain an interview.

Primary Duties Include:

  • Preparation and editing of correspondence and legal documents (including motion records, pre-trial/mediation memos, pleadings, affidavits of documents, etc.)
  • Organize and request productions and medical documentation from clients 
  • Assist with authorizations, undertakings, discoveries and productions
  • Managing billing and accounting arrangements (including client accounts and invoices)
  • Schedule management – including organizing client meetings, making travel arrangements, maintaining lawyer’s calendar, etc.
  • Opening and closing files
  • Maintaining daily contact with clients
  • Other general duties as required

 

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 2+ years of litigation experience
  • Legal Assistant diploma, plus additional courses an asset
  • Self-starter with the ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Excellent attention to detail and proofreading skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients and all levels of staff
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to work efficiently while managing multiple priorities in a fast paced environment
  • Exceptional technical skills (including Windows, MS Office applications, Explorer and Interaction)
  • Must be extremely flexible to meet the daily needs of the practise

 

(Job ID# 1875)

 

Please Contact: Sabrina Ungar
Email: Sabrina@cartelinc.com

CARTEL INC.
One, First Canadian Place, Suite 2550
Toronto, ON
M5X 1A4
416.359.1971

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