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Construction & Litigation Paralegal

Job ID: 6999

Level: Senior

Description:

Our client is recognized as a leader in construction and infrastructure, insurance, commercial litigation, real estate and business law. They are currently seeking an experienced Construction Litigation Paralegal to join their team. 

The ideal candidate is a highly motivated legal professional that thrives when working on major mandates that are interesting and complex. A minimum of 5 years of experience in construction in e-Discovery is required. The ideal candidate works well within a team setting, and has the ability to thrive while using and applying litigation support software and technology to their practice. 

This is a permanent, full time position working with lawyers in both the Vancouver and Toronto offices. The firm offers a work culture that is welcoming and inclusive. 

The Role

The incumbent will assume the following responsibilities:

  • Organize complex, multi-party construction files
  • Coordinates, reviews, and interprets required evidence
  • Reviews witness testimony
  • Drafts list of ducoments through analytical software
  • Drafts correspondence and pleadings
  • Coordinates examinations for disovery and trial dates
  • Prepares all necessary court applications
  • Executes BC-Online searches or other necessary legal research
  • Performs other duties in-line with the position
Key Qualifications & Experience
  • Completion of a Paralegal Diploma/ Certificate from an accredited post-secondary institution
  • At least 5 years of experience as a Litigation Paralegal in Construction or an equivalent combination of training, education & experience
  • Working computer knowledge, including: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, and litigation support software such as Summation eDiscovery, Ipro EclipseSE, Relativity and Casemap
Skills & Attributes
  • Exceptional ability to organize complex, multi-party construction files with large volumes of documents
  • Strong ability to run complex files independently
  • Strong ability to review and list documents using required litigation software
  • Highly organized with an exceptional eye for detail and a high degree of accuracy in work product
  • Skilled in using technology and adapts to new technological advancements
  • Strong independent work ethic and initatives
  • Ability to work well within a team environment as well
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Sound business judgement including the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
  • Knowledgeable in construction, insurance, directiors & officers matters
  • Exceptional time-management and follow-up skills
  • A proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment
Compensation
A competitive salary and benefits package together with opprotunities for personal and professional growth. Our client offers an annual education/ tuition reimbursement program, fitness subsidy, and ongoing educational seminars as part of our employee experience program.

If interested, please email your resume to info@evalee.ca.

Send your resume via email to info@evalee.ca