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Our client, one of British Columbia’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! This role is available due to growth in their firm and they are looking to hire the right candidate, with a senior level of experience.

LAA Responsibilities include:

  • Opening and maintaining files, ensuring policies and procedures are followed in accordance with firm guidelines
  • Running conflict searches, maintaining calendars and bringing forwards 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 skills 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 multi-task in response to changing situations
  • Strong work ethic, and the ability to work independently, take initiative and be resourceful;
  • The ability to work overtime if required
  • Great technical skills including intermediate level knowledge of in 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 centered approach with commitment to providing outstanding service

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

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