Your new company
This growing boutique to mid-size law firm in Downtown Toronto, is a leader in litigation, advocacy and risk management, representing clients that range from individuals to international corporations. They are currently looking to hire an Senior Legal Assistant in Insurance Defence Litigation due to growth in the firm. Located just 5 minutes from Union Station, this is a very convenient commute for your permanent full-time position working on a hybrid schedule.
Your new role
As an Insurance Defence Senior Legal Assistant you will be supporting on a 2:1 work share for 2 Associates. In this role you will be opening and closing files, document and correspondence preparation, dicta-typing, drafting, and filing court documents, scheduling motion dates, pre-trials, mediations, and diarizing dates. You will also be scheduling and coordinating court appearances, discoveries, and transportation and translation services for examinations. You will be responsible for managing and maintaining calendars, following up on files, organizing and assembling books of authorities, motion records, court briefs, and other legal documents.
What you'll need to succeed
We’re looking for a mature Insurance Defence Legal Assistant with a Legal Assistant diploma or equivalent work experience along with a minimum of 10 years working as a Legal Assistant ideally in Insurance Defence. Primafact, ACL, PC Law, Dragon Dictation experience is considered an asset and MS Office and Adobe are required. In order to be successful in this opportunity, you will need to thrive in a fast-paced environment, adhere to tight deadlines, have strong attention to detail, and excellent verbal/written communication, time management, and multi-tasking skills.
What you'll get in return
This firm offers very competitive salaries based on experience, 4 weeks paid vacation, as well as 5 paid sick days and full benefits after the probationary period.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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$75,000+ based on experience
Talk to a consultant
Talk to Chelsey Burris, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Toronto (EN)