Legal Assistant

The Executive Network Inc - Victoria, BC (30+ days ago)

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Our client is located in Sidney, British Columbia, is looking for a gregarious, friendly, self-motivated and mature legal assistant to join our team. For the right candidate, this may also be an opportunity to cross-train and further expand your current skillset as a legal assistant.

The ideal candidate has customer service background and excellent time management skills. It is preferred that the successful candidate possess an office assistant training certificate or a legal assistant training certificate from accredited programs. The role includes initial support to senior paralegals and lawyers practising in a variety of areas, preparation of legal forms including conveyance real estate documents, filing, handling phone calls/emails, scheduling appointments, accepting various forms of payments and other various administrative tasks routinely performed by legal assistants.

Desired Skills:

  • Outstanding interpersonal, written and oral communicating skills;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Outlook;
  • Knowledge of legal document production programs such as Econvey, Alf or other similar programs;
  • Familiarity with Supreme Court Rules;
  • Overall general office skills including ability to manage calendars and client contact information;
  • Multi-task and prioritize work and meet deadlines which may change quickly;
  • Able to efficiently prepare, compile and organize legal and administrative correspondence and documents;
  • Ability to liaison with court services and agents;
  • Honest, reliable, mature and self-directed.

Helpful skills:

  • Previous experience in a legal office.
  • Prior use of Excel and Adobe.

The opportunity initially is part-time with full intention to grow into full-time. Exchange of Flex-time with other team members is available. You may apply to this job with your updated resume and cover letter.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Experience:

  • legal assistant: 1 year (Required)