Robert Half Legal - Legal Assistant (Commercial Litigation)
Legal Assistant (Commercial Litigation)
2019-06-05
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Job Overview
Company: Robert Half Legal
Location: CA-ONTARIO-Toronto
Base Pay: N/A
Employee Type: Full-Time Employee
Manages Others: Not Specified
Job Type: Professional Services
Legal
Req'd Education: Not Specified
Req'd Experience: Not Specified
Req'd Travel: Not Specified
Relocation Covered: Not Specified
Contact: Recruiter
Phone: 416-365-3153
Email: Send Email Now
Fax: -
Ref ID: 05090-0010841990
Job Description
Ref ID: 05090-0010841990

Classification: Legal Administrator/Manager

Compensation: DOE

Our client, is looking for a dynamic and knowledgeable Commercial Litigation Legal Assistant to join their Litigation Law department. Position: Legal Assistant (Commercial Litigation) Location: Downtown Toronto Salary: DOE Benefits: Comprehensive Benefits + Vacation Responsibilities: ? Preparing legal documents from written, oral and taped instructions and precedents. ? Drafting routine correspondence on behalf of lawyer. ? Entering dockets and preparing accounts. ? Transcription of dictations including statements of claim, statements of defence, factum, etc. ? Applying proofreading and editing skills to documents and correspondence. ? Obtaining information and instructions from clients and forwarding to lawyer. ? Assisting in the organization and management of lawyer?s practice, i.e., opening files, arranging meetings, scheduling hearing dates with government bodies and/or representatives, arranging travel and/or accommodations ? Managing bring forward system and keeping lawyer apprised of matters in office. ? Assembly of affidavits, motion records, factums and books of authorities. ? Drafting of basic pleadings. ? Coordinating with process servers regarding service and filing of court materials. ? Coordinating with court offices regarding trial and motions bookings and related court material filings. ? Drafting cover/service letters and coordinating delivery of documents. ? Coordinating and monitoring administrative functions to ensure completion of work accurately and within established time frames. ? Provide support to other lawyers and staff as required and requested.
Job Requirements
.Qualifications: ? College Diploma in Legal Administration. ? A minimum of 3 years previous experience as a litigation assistant. ? Established skills and experience in an executive assistant role preferred. ? Proficient in MS Office 2007. ? Knowledge of Automated Civil Litigation (ACL). ? Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Internet applications and digital dictation software. ? Strong administrative and organizational skills. ? Ability to work under pressure, be flexible and adapt to changing situations easily. ? Ability to juggle multiple priorities, meet deadlines and exhibit sound judgment. ? Ability to work with minimal supervision as well as part of a team. ? Exceptional communication skills.

Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions and document review matters. Our dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training.

Call your local Robert Half Legal office at 888-490-5592 to discover more about this position. Apply for this job now or contact our branch office for additional information.

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