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Our client is one of British Columbia‘s leading boutique law firms in the areas of construction, commercial and matrimonial dispute resolution.   They are looking for a full-time Family Law Paralegal to join their team!

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating with clients and opposing counsel for the collection, review and production of documents;
  • Drafting routine correspondence;
  • Reviewing documents and coding for relevance and privilege;
  • Preparing pleadings, including: Form F8 Financial Statements;
  • Affidavits;
  • Notices of Application;
  • Lists of Documents;
  • Reviewing and preparing transcript summaries;
  • Assisting lawyers with all aspects of trial preparation.

Qualifications and skills required:

  • 5+ years of litigation experience with a specialty in family;
  • Successful completion of a post-secondary LAA and/or paralegal program or the real world equivalent;
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of BC Supreme Court Rules, court practices and procedures and filing deadlines;
  • Thorough knowledge of Family Law rules;
  • Exceptional time management, organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to work under pressure, complete tasks with speed and accuracy, the ability to multi-task in response to changing situations, and the ability to manage multiple deadlines;
  • Meticulous attention to detail and desire to provide quality work with a high level of accuracy;
  • Excellent judgment and the ability to exercise discretion when dealing with confidential and sensitive matters;
  • High client service orientation;
  • Strong work ethic, and the ability to work independently, take initiative and be resourceful;
  • Proficiency in file organization and time management;
  • The ability to work overtime if required;
  • Experience in MS Word, Excel and Outlook;
  • Experience with DivorceMate;
  • Experience with Eclipse (not required, but an asset);
  • Experience with PCLaw (not required, but an asset);
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills;
  • Valid working visa candidates are welcome to apply.

The firm offers comprehensive group benefits and other perks within a fun and friendly environment.

Salary range for this Paralegal Position is $70,000 – $95,000/annum, depending on relevant family law experience.

Please send us your resume if this position sounds like what you’re looking for.   We’d be happy to discuss the role and your career goals with you in person or on Zoom if you’d prefer.  Thank you!

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