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Paralegal/ Law Clerk
Job Description


Employment :Contract

# of Openings :1

Classification :Administration Industry:Administration

Talentcor Professional is looking for Paralegal/Law Clerk for a temporary assignment for one of our clients downtown Toronto.

Opportunity would start ASAP and run until end of December or mid-January. Ideal candidate would have experience in both Corporate and Privacy law and the ability to multitask through a heavy work load. The law clerks/paralegals work under the supervision of a lawyer as part of a litigation team. You need to have a comfortable level of familiarity with the area of law and legal procedure with which you work.

Job Duties

  • Comply with all firm policies
  • Comply with the administrative procedures
  • Draft pleadings, motion records, trial records, Statements of Issues, pre-trial memorandum, pre-arbitration memorandums;
  • Identify and confirm limitation periods;
  • Contribute to discussions with lawyer concerning file strategy, theory and appropriate litigation plan;
  • Identify issues that require attention of the lawyer
  • Review files and summarize documents
  • Identify files ready for settlement discussions or appropriate to prepare for settlement conferences;
  • Prepare Applications for Mediation and Arbitration;
  • Assist with trial preparation including summons to witnesses and date coordination with experts;
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Requirements

  • MINIMUM 3 plus years of relevant work experience;
  • Completion of a Paralegal, Legal Assistant or Law Clerk Program;
  • Office Software Skills (preferable TimeMatters, PCLaw, Primafact, etc);
  • Experience in both Corporate and Privacy law a definite asset;
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to work well under pressure;
  • Excellent interpersonal and client service skills;
  • Confident and dependable, with strong initiative and ability to work both independently and in a team oriented atmosphere.
  • Application:

    Suitable and Interested applicants are invited to send their resume to Matthew Penney at [Click Here to Email Your Resume]!

    Talentcor would like to thank all candidates for their interest in this opportunity. Due to the volume of resumes we receive we may only be able to respond directly to those candidates being selected for an interview. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities will be provided upon request during the recruitment, assessment, selection and placement process.

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    About Talentcor

    Talentcor provides recruitment services for Administrative Professionals, Light Industrial, Sales & Marketing, Finance & Accounting, Customer Service, Human Resources, Legal, Skilled Trades and Procurement positions across all industries in Canada. Our process allows us to get to know the best talent, understand their needs, and find matches that lead to success.

    Talentcor is a division of Design Group Staffing Inc. an organization that is ISO 9001 Certified and has been named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies each year since 1999 and has held Platinum Status since 2005. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Design Group Staffing Inc. employs over 350 recruitment professionals who place thousands of quality candidates per year. With offices across Canada, we understand industry challenges that are unique to each region and offer both national reach and local knowledge.

    For more information about Talentcor, please visit talentcor.com