Senior Paralegal
Arlyn Recruiting
Vancouver, BC

We’re looking for a highly talented, strong and experienced Paralegal who either is experienced in Insurance and Tort Liability or possesses an extensive knowledge of litigation legal procedures. This is a senior position, with the successful candidate, at the time of application, having a minimum of 8-15 years of experience in a similar role.

Responsibilities for this position includes…

  • - Maintenance of paper and electronic files and a BF system
  • - Preparing client reports at regular intervals and liaising with clients directly
  • - Identifying, requesting and monitoring lists of required productions from both the client and opposing counsel
  • - Preparing various legal documents: memoranda/briefs, charts, chronologies and summaries of documentary evidence for use on discovery, list of documents, motion materials, pre-trial and arbitration/trial
  • - Summarizing discovery transcripts, managing undertakings, refusals and preparing discovery reports to clients
  • - Compiling book of authorities, various briefs, statistics and information, as well as performing research tasks
  • - Research utilizing firm’s electronic document software
  • - Liaising with and retaining expert witnesses
  • - Instructing surveillance investigators, analyzing and preparing summaries of their reports
  • - Trial/Arbitration preparation, including preparation of required notices and subponeas
  • - Preparing bills of costs/costs outlines
  • - Cooperating within the team to assist with overflow, urgent deadlines and back-up coverage

Qualifications & Education

  • - A Paralegal certificate from an accredited institution
  • - A minimum of 8-15 years of experience in a similar role or extensive knowledge of litigation legal procedures and statues including familiarity with the rules for various courts
  • - Strong knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite and document management software such as Relativity and Primafact
  • - Professional demeanor and strong organizational, investigative, fact-finding and problem-solving skills

Sound like the position for you? Apply directly to this posting or email us your Resume/CV to info@arlynrecruiting com referencing job #1709!

**NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE**

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Experience:

  • Paralegal: 8 years (Preferred)