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    • May-01-14
    • Full Time
    • Entry Level
    • Experienced
    • Less than 1 Years
    • Diploma
    • Legal

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Legal Assistant

CARTEL INC.

Toronto, ON, CANADA | Brampton, ON, CANADA | Markham, ON, CANADA | Oshawa, ON, CANADA
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Legal Assistant – Insurance Defence
Salary: Up to $40K

Always dreamed of working in the downtown core? Want to join a team that will really appreciate your dedication? The availability that needs to be filled is that of a Junior Insurance Defence Assistant. Our client requires a real professional who has a minimum of 1year of insurance defence experience and is willing to put in that extra effort. The position will be working for a lawyer and a new associate who are known to be extremely nice but with busy practises! Such positions are rare and there will be floods of resumes coming in so think fast and forward us your resume before you miss your chance!

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 1+ years of insurance defence 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# 1876)

 

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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