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Litigation Paralegal

Job ID: 7216

Level: Intermediate

Description:

Our client is a leading Western Canadian regional law firm with a focus on litigation, with offices in Vancouver and Calgary, providing a full-range of legal expertise. They are an innovative, passionate team that has been raising the bar for litigation for nearly 40 years. They build long-term relationships with local, national and international clients, supporting them so their businesses can prosper.

They are currently seeking a Litigation Paralegal to join their Vancouver team. The ideal candidate will have 3-5+ years of litigation experience, be a team player who is proactice, able to handle a busy workload, and has a good eye for detail.

Responsibilities:

Document management:

  • Organizing large groups of documents
  • Analyzing documents for relevance, for producible and privileged purposes
  • Creating Lists of Documents and serving on appropriate parties
  • Receiving, reviewing, analyzing, organizing opposing parties’ documents
  • Receiving, organizing and summarizing clinical records

Pleadings:

  • Drafting pleadings where appropriate – including but not limited to Responses to Civil Claim and Chambers applications
  • Reviewing Discovery transcripts and obtaining answers to outstanding requests
  • Mediations: Preparing mediation brief and outline, if applicable
  • Miscellaneous: Providing general assistance to the lawyer dependent on the lawyer’s needs, including but not limited to drafting correspondence on lawyer’s behalf, tracking the status of the lawyer’s files, conducting court searches, etc.
  • Legal Research: Quantum research and other research as requested by lawyer

Qualifications:

  • Paralegal Certificate or Diploma
  • Commercial and construction litigation experience is an asset
  • As required, relevant experience
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong computer skills

Benefits & Perks:

They offer a comprehensive salary and benefits package that is very competitive, together with opportunities for personal and professional growth, including:

  • a competitive bonus program;
  • a wellness allowance for fitness expenses;
  • an annual education/tuition allowance;
  • ongoing continuing education;
  • flexible health and dental coverage;
  • long term disability insurance;
  • a remote work policy that allows you to have the flexibility to work from home 1 day per week;
  • personal days to help balance outside commitments;
  • employee assistance program;
  • monetary incentive for employee referrals;
  • casual day every Friday; and
  • an outgoing firm culture that provides lots of social opportunities to connect with your co- workers.

Send your resume via email to info@evalee.ca