Legal Assistant – Litigation | Toronto ON

  • Full Time
  • Toronto
  • Posted 1 month ago

Legal Assistant – Litigation | Toronto ON

Our client is looking for a Legal Assistant – Litigation to support a very busy practice who will contribute to the overall excellent level of service provided to  clients. The ideal candidate should have strong time management, organizational and multi-tasking skills with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. The successful candidate should have the capacity to perform duties with speed and accuracy with strong attention to detail. This is a good position for you if you’re a self-starter with excellent writing and communication skills and a professional attitude.

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Manage the daily operation of an extremely busy legal practice with a primary focus in Civil and  Commercial Litigation
  • Prepare, edit and complete all necessary correspondence and documentation
  • Assist with the finalization of various litigation documents for Civil, Commercial, Divisional and Court of Appeal including but not limited to: motion records, pleadings, notices, affidavits, affidavits of documents and bill of costs
  • Produce the highest quality of work
  • Handle daily administrative details
  • Manage duties related to accounting
  • Accountable for all work assigned
  • Arrange meetings
  • Calendar management
  • Take initiative
  • Confidential

Core Skills & Requirements:

  • Minimum of five years’ previous experience as a Legal Assistant in Litigation
  • Successful completion of a related post-secondary Legal Assistant or Law Clerk program
  • Excellent knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Previous experience with Caselines and ACL
  • Handle time pressure situations and stress of multiple demands
  • Microsoft 365 suite of applications
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Good judgement and decision making
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Organized, resourceful, and detailed

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