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Legal Assistant

Surrey, BC

Posted: 07/08/2024 Employment Type: Full-Time Specialization: Legal Job Number: 31257

Job Description

Recruiting in Motion is a successful and dynamic professional employment agency that has become deeply integrated into Metro Vancouver’s business sector as the go-to agency for the recruitment and placement of outstanding employees. BC-owned and operated, we ensure all our candidates — temporary, contract, permanent, or executive — are provided with exciting and impressive employment opportunities. In fact, we are ranked as one of Growth 500 Canada's fastest-growing companies and we represent BC's TOP Employers!
About our Client

Our client is an established & growing firm in Surrey Central, and a full-time Legal Assistant to join their firm. They offer a competitive salary, extended benefits, and a friendly staff environment. Prior experience with personal injury along with a strong interest in learning new areas of law would be an asset. This is a phenomenal opportunity to gain priceless experience in a fast-growing and innovative people-focused environment - apply today!
Salary 60,000K DOE


Responsibilities
  • Opening and closing files.
  • Organize and maintain client files.
  • Maintain a bring forward (BF) system.
  • Calendar management: scheduling client meetings, scheduling Examinations for Discovery, and scheduling trial dates.
  • Preparing correspondence to clients, opposing counsel, etc.
  • Ordering records, and handling incoming requests.
  • Preparing Statement of Accounts.
  • Assisting with the assembly of affidavits, application records, books of authorities, and trial binders.
  • Assisting with solicitor-related files, including real estate and wills and estates.
  • Providing support to other lawyers and staff as required.
  • Communication with Clients and opposing counsel.
  • General and administrative duties as required such as photocopying/filing/binding, etc.

Requirements

  • Prior experience with personal injury
  • 3 years experience
  • Must be able to meet deadlines, work well in a team environment & communicate effectively with clients.
  • Diploma from an accredited institution
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal)

How to Apply

    All applicants must have legal permission to work in Canada and require a valid Work Permit and Social Insurance Number.

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