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Commercial Litigation Paralegal

Job ID: 6606

Level: Intermediate

Description:

We are currently assisting our client, a mid-sized law firm in downtown Vancouver, recruit a permanent, full-time experienced Commercial Litigation Paralegal.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

- Evidence and document management, including organizing and reviewing documents, preparing lists of documents for production in court proceedings, eDiscovery and electronic document management, organizing and reviewing discovery and hearing transcripts;

- Assisting in preparations for examinations for discovery, court hearings, mediations and trials, including assembling affidavits and court records;

- Reviewing and analyzing evidence, including for relevance, privilege, and to identify key documents, and drafting memoranda

- Performing factual research;

- Communicating with clients, opposing counsel and vendors, including by email, telephone and letter;

- Managing and working closely with document processing vendors; and

- Drafting pleadings and affidavits.

 

Knowledge, Qualifications and Experience Required:

- Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a law firm, preferably in the litigation area;

- Completion of a recognized Paralegal Diploma program;

- Knowledge of BC litigation processes and court procedures;

- Advanced proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), and Adobe;

- Experience using Summation as well as familiarity with CaseMap;

- Experience with E-Discovery;

- Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment;

- Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team;

- Adaptable and flexible to handle changing priorities;

- Keenly interested in learning;

- Dedicated to providing service beyond expectations;

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;

- Proven problem-solving skills;

- Ability to manage multiple internal clients and be responsive to the needs of each; and

- Flexible to work overtime as needed.

 

Our client offers a competitive salary, a generous benefits package and a great working environment.  

Interested candidates please forward your resume to info@evalee.ca.