Legal Administrative Assistant

Hamilton Duncan - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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WHO WE ARE

Hamilton Duncan is one of the Fraser Valley’s largest and most well-established law firms, boasting a team of more than 25 talented lawyers and 50 excellent support staff. Located in Surrey, one of the fastest growing cities in Canada, we provide high-end legal services to a wide variety of individuals and businesses, across diverse areas of practice and a variety of interesting and challenging matters.

We pride ourselves in our commitment to our community and in our collegial though a professional workplace. We look for people who share our goals for personal and professional fulfillment and who value a firm culture and management style that fosters respect for everyone while rewarding individual responsibility, initiative, and creativity. As a firm we are committed to opportunities and development amongst staff members.

THE OPPORTUNITY

We currently have a full-time position available for a Commercial Litigation LAA to join our firm.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The successful candidate will assume a position of significant responsibility, including:

  • Perform all LAA work from file opening to closing
  • Draft standard documents from precedents
  • File documents in court registry (including e-filing) and arrange service of documents
  • BC Online searches (LTO, CSO, PPSA, Corporate)
  • Maintain file organization and assist with organizing document binders
  • Handle bring forward system and court diary
  • Set trial and examination dates
  • Photocopying and faxing
  • Handle associated administrative tasks, including invoicing
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

THE CANDIDATE

  • 2-5 years experience in litigation
  • Exceptional attention to detail and superior organizational skills
  • Willingness to take direction and seek instructions
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flawless telephone manner and English grammar
  • Able to take initiative in work
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong word processing and data entry skills (MS Word and Excel)

BENEFITS OF WORKING AT HAMILTON DUNCAN

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health and dental coverage
  • RRSP program upon one year of employment
  • Generous employee referral program
  • Personal days to assist with work/life balance
  • Monthly social events for all staff
  • Tuition allowance to continue your education

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • litigation: 2 years (Preferred)