Hiring Floater LAA for Global Law Firm – Vancouver

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Our client, one of Canada’s leading law firms with a team of innovative, proactive and dedicated lawyers, administrative and support staff, is looking for a Floater LAA to work in their office across all departments. They are also one of Canada’s best employers over the past decade, offering competitive compensation as well as a suite of benefits to their employees.

Responsibilities

  • Understand individual requirements of a desk and expectations of teamed lawyers
  • Meet with and follow instructions of the assistant
  • Produce documents including typing, revising, creating blacklines and/or multiple versions of daily correspondence
  • Maintain established filing and bring forward systems
  • Interact professionally with clients, opposing counsel, experts and other relevant stakeholders
  • Coordinate parties, schedule and organize various meetings
  • Coordinate the billing cycle
  • Complete electronic and/or manual filing
  • Perform various administrative tasks
  • Liaise with other assistants, paralegals and lawyers regularly regarding file updates;.

Qualities & Experience Required

  • Formal Legal Assistant education required
  • Minimum of 1-3 years’ work experience is preferred,
  • Litigation experience is preferable
  • Exposure to a variety of practice areas including Litigation and Corporate
  • Microsoft Office, including using Outlook contacts and calendar functions
  • Experience in Nuance PDF, FileSite, Elite, Workshare programs is considered an asset
  • Excellent organizational and time management
  • Dedicated to providing service beyond expectation
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple internal clients

If you feel this is a position you would fit well in, please send us your resume today!

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