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Corporate Commercial Legal Administrative Assistant - Richmond

Job ID: 6567

Level: Intermediate

Description:

Work close to home, for a firm that can offer the same perks as a Downtown Law Firm.  A great opportunity to work close to home and waste less of your valuable time on the road. We are currently assisting a medium size law firm in RICHMOND to recruit a Corporate Commercial Legal Administrative Assistant.  Located close to the Lansdowne Centre in Richmond this firm has 20 lawyers and a great team of support staff.  A well established firm with a 25 year history in the industry.  The firms primary practice areas are real estate and development, insurance, personal services and business law. The firm has a friendly and supportive culture and values your skills and experience.   This position assists an associate lawyer, as well as providing general overflow support and reception relief coverage.  The hours for this position are 9:30 am to 5:30 pm.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • document production, including producing correspondence and legal documents from dictation, handwritten and precedent documents, and preliminary drafting of legal documents
  • file maintenance and organization
  • opening and closing of files
  • keeping track of client lists
  • maintaining BFs and tasks
  • processing incoming/outgoing mail
  • reviewing and filing e-correspondence
  • returning client calls and general inquiries
  • time entry and bill preparation
  • providing overflow support to the office in general
  • reception relief coverage

Qualifications

  • graduate of a Legal Admin Assistant program from a  recognised Institution with a minimum of 2 years of LAA experience
  • excellent communication, problem solving and organizational skills
  • excellent written and oral communication skills
  • ability to handle multiple priorities in a calm and professional manner
  • high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel)
  • superior Customer Service Skills
  • ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • possess sound judgement and the ability to handle sensitive/confidential information

If interested in this position please forward your resume to info@evalee.ca