Legal assistant in civil and commercial litigation

  • Permanent
  • Terrebonne

Display start date : March 28 2023

Duration: Permanent

Salary : To discuss

Schedule : Day

We are a young and growing law firm. Since there are few of us, the links are created quickly and a pleasant working atmosphere is present on a daily basis.

The position offered is for an initiated legal assistant, ambitious to seize an opportunity to join a firm that offers a modern corporate culture and business model. We offer a flexible schedule and a competitive salary.

Telecommuting is permitted, but we require a presence in the office for consultations with certain clients who prefer an in-person meeting.

The benefits of working with us

  • Take advantage of competitive working conditions
  • Take advantage of an experienced and dynamic team
  • Enjoy an unparalleled team spirit
  • Enjoy full professional support
  • Work in a modern and friendly environment

Main responsibilities

  • Organize, maintain and independently manage litigation files in a digital environment
  • Ensure the follow-up of the deadlines in the files
  • Communicate with courts, service providers and opposing parties about ongoing cases
  • Perform research on RDPRM, land register, Registraire des Entreprises, Corporations Canada, plumitifs and other resources, as needed
  • Ensure document management (classification, digitization and archiving)
  • Collaborate in the realization of the firm's vision and objectives.
  • Some tasks could be modified and others could be assigned to you as needed
  • Draft various legal documents and procedures
  • Open customer files
  • Answer customer calls
  • Follow up on files with clients
  • Write correspondence
  • Write notes to file and memoranda
  • Make contact with clients and bailiffs

Qualifications and Skills

  • Has a degree in the legal field or a combination of education and relevant experience (10 years of experience and more an asset)
  • Team spirit
  • Sense of responsibility and rigor
  • Have a great attention to detail, good time management, exceptional organizational skills and be proactive
  • Ability to work alone, under the supervision of a partner, and/or in collaboration with other team members
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Litigation experience an asset
  • Demonstrates autonomy and initiative
  • Be able to manage priorities well
  • Excellent sense of organization, planning and rigor
  • Writing skills
  • Have the ability to build a relationship with customers
  • Excellent spoken and written French
  • Functional spoken and written English

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