Part-Time Paralegal, LAA, or Hybrid for Litigation Practice (1 Yr Contract, 4 Days/week)

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Our client, a not-for-profit professional liability insurer for the real estate industry in British Columbia, is seeking a part-time junior Paralegal, senior LAA, or Hybrid to join their Litigation practice.  This is a 1 year maternity leave contract position, starting November 1st, 2019.

This is a unique in-house position in a dynamic and challenging work environment will give you the opportunity to use your experience as a paralegal/legal administrative assistant while also participating directly in handling claims.  You will be working closely with seasoned legal experts in a collaborative, supportive and balanced workplace.  This position includes:

  • Providing litigation support to in-house counsel including drafting pleadings and application material for all levels of Court;
  • Drafting Lists of Documents, managing documents and preparing books of authorities and books of documents;
  • Typing and drafting correspondence and reports, transcribing dictation;
  • Preparation and organization of material for Board of Directors;
  • Opening new claim files, maintaining updating and overseeing claims;
  • Retaining expert witnesses;
  • Overseeing document retention and destruction;
  • Maintaining and updating legal library;
  • Assisting with administrative functions;
  • Performing other related duties as required.

Your Skills:

  • Minimum 7+ years as a litigation specific paralegal or legal administrative assistant, insurance defence experience would be as asset;
  • Legal Assistant or  Paralegal certificate from a recognized educational institution or equivalent experience;
  • Excellent working knowledge of Supreme Court and Small Claims Court procedures and forms;
  • Superior organizational skills, including the ability to handle multiple case files simultaneously;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build effective relationships with clients, counsel and court officials;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, along with the ability to learn new skills.

This company offers an escape from billable hours as well as a competitive compensation package combined with excellent benefits.

Don’t hesitate; send us your resume today!

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