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Legal Assistant

Tundra Solutions Techniques - Québec

This is a Full-time position in Toronto, ON posted July 18, 2017.

Legal Assistant

12 month contract

Toronto

Job Summary/Description: 

Responsibilities:

•Types legal documents including civil court documentation

•Compiles affidavit of documents, records and briefs Coordinates and schedule events for the lawyer and client within requisite timelines during litigation process

•Coordinate and schedule events for the lawyer and client within requisite timelines during litigation process

•Communicates with internal and external contacts

•Maintains database of file information for tracking reporting purposes

•General office administration duties including faxing, scanning, photocopying, filing, mail distribution

•Assist with office administration, including general office administration, administrative support and backup support, office supplies

•Assist with maintaining and managing invoice payments, expense payment and reporting

•Draft routine correspondence and transcribe more complex legal documentation.

Qualifications:

•4+ years of experience in civil litigation

•Completion of legal secretarial diploma

•Solid understanding of civil litigation process

•Excellent team player

•Proven experience in a similar administrative role

•Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

•Strong client focus and commitment to quality service and product outcomes

•Strong interpersonal and diplomacy skills

•Excellent PC skills – MS Word, Lotus Notes

•Excellent organizational and priority-setting skills

•Excellent attention to detail

•Effectively communicates and demonstrates strong interpersonal skills

•Demonstrates flexibility in adjusting to changes with a positive attitude

•Demonstrates ability to take the initiative to learn and adapt in a fast-paced, changing environment

•Demonstrates ability to work with independence on assigned tasks in a timely manner

•Demonstrates ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, results oriented, multiple team environment where confidentiality is essential

•Ability to use a high degree of discretion and mature judgment

•Demonstrates tact and professionalism and maintains complete confidentiality at all times with the ability to exercise discretion with highly sensitive information

 •Position requires a sense of urgency and strong commitment to service level outcome

 

Skills Required

  • Education level: None
  • Work experience (years): 3-5 years

Package

Salary: N/D