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Litigation Legal Assistant - Part-time 3 days/week (Downtown)

Job ID: 6673

Level: Senior

Description:

Area of Law: Litigation, Environtmental Law

Position: Legal Administrative Assistant (senior-level)

Type of Employment: Permanent Part-time

Schedule: Wednesday through Friday, 8:30 - 4:30 (hours are flexible, days are set)

Compensation: Highly competitive plus full benefits

Start: June 2018, but ideally as early as January 2018 for overlap training.

We are assisting our client, a highly-regarded boutique firm, recruit a litigation Legal Administrative Assistant on a permanent part-time basis to work in their downtown office on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of each week. This position involves job-sharing with another senior LAA who works Mondays and Tuesdays to support 2 partners. The firm specializes in Environmental Law and represents multi-national corporations in matters relating to:

  • Contaminated sites management and litigation
  • Recycling, waste management and sustainable food issues
  • Environmental assessment and permitting, etc.
The successful candidate will have a firm understanding of the Rules of Court and is able to work independently with minimal supervision. This position is ideal for a legal assistant who is looking to work fewer days (only 3 days per week, Wed through Friday), without compromising their earnings. 
Qualifications:
  • Previous law firm exprience
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience as a litigation LAA
  • Knowledge of an electronic file management program such as Worldox
  • Knowledge of a client management program such as ESILaw
  • A solid understanding of the Rules of Court and preparation of court forms
  • Is able to work independently
  • Has strong file organizational and management skills
If interested, please submit your resume to info@evalee.ca along with any queries you may have.