Job Number #7082

Commercial Litigation Legal Assistant


TITLE: Commercial Litigation Legal Assistant

SALARY: $50,000 - $65,000

LOCATION: Toronto, ON

LENGTH OF ASSIGNMENT: Full time, Permanent


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Independently manage the daily operation of two very busy Partners within the Litigation Department
  • Assist in the preparation and completion of various commercial litigation and arbitration documentation such as motion records, pleadings, notices, affidavits, affidavits of documents, bill of costs, cost outlines, writs of seizure and sale and correspondence
  • Communicate professionally with all internal and external clients, as well as with various courts and opposing counsel
  • Handle administrative details with respect to accounting, opening and closing files, docketing, billing, etc.
  • Manage calendars and arrange meetings
  • Work some overtime as required
JOB REQUIREMENTS
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ Litigation legal experience
  • Successful completion of a college level Legal Assistant or Law Clerk course
  • Superior knowledge of various courts and the Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Strong technical skills using MS Office and ACL (Automated Civil Litigation)
  • Some knowledge of Eclipse and BigHand would be an asset
  • Extremely organized and meticulous with follow-up and detail and in dealing with matters containing voluminous documents
  • Ability to take initiative, be proactive, prioritize, problem solve and multitask
  • Flexible, team player that is client service oriented
  • Ability to be flexible to the changing demands of the job

Please note that while we appreciate all applications, only those being considered will be contacted.


If you meet the above qualifications, and possess the above qualities, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@mier.ca.




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