Litigation Legal Assistant

Guild Yule LLP - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Over the last 90 years, Guild Yule LLP has maintained its reputation as a firm which offers the highest quality of professional services. The values and standards set by earlier generations have remained but it is comprised of a young, dynamic group of lawyers and staff, who practice law in a spirit of collegiality and openness.

We are currently seeking a full-time Legal Assistant to join our team.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

 Preparation of correspondence, pleadings, memos, internal forms, email and other documents by transcribing dictation or otherwise

 Communication with clients, opposing parties, their lawyers and staff; experts and other witnesses; court staff, agents and others

 Scheduling and booking appointments, examinations for discovery, court appearances, trials and travel for lawyers and all related documentation and communication with relevant parties

 Organizing lawyers’ calendars, managing file timeliness and maintaining bring forward systems

 Organizing electronic and paper files including scanning, copying and filing documents and relevant emails

 Utilizing accounting software for time entry, pre-bill preparation and editing, creation of accounts and related functions

 Preparation of closed files for storage

Essential Skills

 1-3 years previous Legal Administrative Assistant experience

 Strong organizational and multitasking skills

 Superior attention to detail

What We Offer:

 Competitive salary and benefits program

 Challenging and supportive work environment

 Strong work/life balance

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those short-listed will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Experience:

  • Legal Assistant: 1 year (Required)

Language:

  • English (Required)