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Legal Administrative Assistant – Litigation Float

Posted: February 13, 2018 Company: Boughton Law Corporation
Address: 700-595 Burrard Street Postal Code: V7X 1S8
Location: Vancouver Contact: Aleksandra Samek
Phone: Fax:
E-mail: staffrecruitment@boughtonlaw.com Website:

Who We Are

Boughton Law is a Vancouver-based law firm.  We do things differently. We are committed to excellence, integrity, professionalism, community and development. Our values foster a collaborative and stimulating work environment.  If you crave meaningful work and embrace innovation like we do, we want to hear from you. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages (e.g. flex leave time, wellness program, professional development opportunities and more) to ensure we attract and retain high-quality professionals. We are an innovative law firm continuing to redefine the way we practice law.

Who We Are Looking For

Boughton Law is currently recruiting for a Legal Administrative Assistant with experience in Litigation for a float role. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing a variety of administrative, clerical,  and  legal support to assigned lawyers.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare correspondence, faxes, documents, etc. using Digital Dictaphone, email instructions, copy typing and handwritten notes: using application software (Word & Outlook)
  • Draft standard letters, documents and pleadings
  • Set trials, discoveries, etc. and prepare required documentation
  • Prepare pleadings & document briefs, able to work from precedents
  • Prepare lists of documents
  • Open files and maintain filing system
  • Maintain bring forward system to ensure follow up and receipt of requested materials/documents
  • Prepare invoices to clients (using Acumin accounting software)
  • Post time sheets (using Acumin accounting software)
  • Perform other related duties as required

Qualifications

  • Graduate of Legal Administrative Assistant Program
  • Minimum 2+ years’ experience as a Legal Administrative Assistant
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications
  • Excellent English oral and written skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Able to draft standard correspondence with minimum supervision
  • Able to take initiative and use good judgment. Has a take charge attitude and tact
  • Able to communicate with clients, lawyers and staff
  • Familiar with billing/invoicing processes in a legal environment

Application Deadline              February 28, 2018

Please apply directly via: https://boughtonlaw.bamboohr.co.uk/jobs/view.php?id=32