FULL TIME CIVIL LITIGATION LAA NEEDED FOR GROWING BOUTIQUE LAW FIRM

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Our client, one of BC’s leading boutique law firms in the areas of construction, commercial, and matrimonial dispute resolution is looking for a commercial litigation LAA to join their team!

Responsibilities include:

  • Opening and maintaining files, ensuring policies and procedures are followed in accordance with firm guidelines;
  • Running conflict searches, maintaining calendars and BFs, and preparing routine correspondence;
  • Scheduling trial dates, discoveries, meetings, conferences and confirming dates with all involved parties, as required;
  • Helping with preparation of document binders, lists of documents, notice of applications and pleadings;
  • Organizing service of court documents;
  • Filing court documents via BC Online, agent, and in-person;
  • Tracking deadlines to ensure compliance with court limitations and providing administrative support and preparation of monthly invoices, materials for administrative hearings;
  • Reviewing, maintaining Excel spreadsheets and electronic organization and maintenance of files;
  • Conducting BC Online, LTO, and corporate searches.

Qualifications and sills required:

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of BC Supreme Court Civil Rules, court practices and procedures and filing deadlines;
  • Exceptional time management, organizational, and prioritization skills with the ability to work under pressure, complete tasks with speed and accuracy, and the ability to multitask in response to changing situations;
  • Strong work ethic and the ability to work independently, and exercise sound judgment;
  • The ability to work overtime, if required;
  • Great technical skills, including intermediate level knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe, BC Online, MyLTSA, and Windows;
  • Proficient knowledge in Adobe – OCR-ing, text searching, editing, redacting and hyperlinking within PDF documents;
  • Client centred approach with commitment to providing outstanding service.

Out client offers comprehensive group benefits and other perks within a fun and friendly environment.

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