Legal Assistant – Litigation

Posted 1 year ago

The successful candidate will be responsible in providing legal and administration support, as follows:

Position Responsibilities

  • Collect and analyze documentation with the view to determining privilege and relevance and preparing Affidavits of Records
  • Document management within an electronic database – importing documents into a database via load files or as evidence, preparing production sets, exporting production sets for exchange with opposing counsel, importing and working with transcripts, etc.
  • Review transcripts for key content and collecting and maintaining responses to undertakings
  • Create and maintain binders (pleadings, production, questioning, and expert)
  • General administrative tasks including office and file management

Position Qualifications

  • Possess at least 3 years of experience in litigation, preferably insurance defense litigation
  • Have working experience with litigation database software (e.g. Eclipse) with ability to adapt to new systems and technology
  • Strong attention to detail, ability to work independently and to multi-task and prioritize
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills with the ability to adapt to a variety of working styles
  • Understanding of basic accounting principles
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office programs
  • Excellent communication skills – must speak, read and write English fluently

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