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Legal Assistant – Litigation

Randstad

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted November 11, 2020.

Has the COVID Crisis given you the chance to really take stock of what you want out of an employer?

Would you like to work for a firm that has been incredibly transparent with its professionals and staff throughout this crisis?

Are you ready to make a move as a hybrid legal assistant/law clerk to support two busy partners?

Now’s your chance Located in downtown Toronto, this firm is looking for its next Legal Assistant to manage to work from home for the foreseeable future and likely a balance of from-home and from-office, in the long-term.

what you get
• base salary commensurate to experience up to $65,000
• 3 weeks vacation
• work from home, and from the office (expected for training and for digitizing documents as they come in
• some overtime to be expected in the first few months, but generally little-to-no overtime thereafter
• full health and dental benefits
• work for one of the smartest boutique business law firms in the city
• easy access to Subway and parking available nearby
• an employer that is fun, fair, and firm
• work with two partners with varying personalities who you are
• 2 years’ experience as a litigation legal assistant/law clerk
• a strong understanding of the rules of civil procedure
• ideally direct experience in civil litigation (with some exposure to commercial litigation as an asset)
• exposure to PC Law
• graduate from a recognized legal assistant or law clerk diploma program (or enough relevant working experience)
• take direction well
• eager to learn and open to feedback
• great with managing up and asking for more clarification when needed
• assertive and not intimidated in supporting at the partner level
• experience in federal court rules is a nice-to-have what you will do
• manage a file from start to finish
• drafting affidavits, pleadings, statements, applications, motions, etc.

from precedence
• liaise with clients, co-counsel, and opposing counsel
• compiling books
• draft briefs
• legal research
• trial prep Interested?

Apply here or send your resume to legaljobstorontorandstad.ca all stars have agents why shouldn’t you?

Erich Phone Number: 416.861.1060 Fax Number: 416.861.1061 Randstad Canada Randstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada.

As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply.

Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch.

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