Legal Administrative Assistant

Fasken
Published
September 20, 2022
Location
Vancouver, Canada
Job Type

Description

A Day In The Life

The Legal Administrative Assistant contributes to the efficient day-to-day operations by providing clerical and administrative support to lawyers, paralegals and members of the Legal Assistant Services team. This is done through exceptional practice time management skills, the ability to successfully handle competing priorities, and a high degree of confidentiality and discretion. This is an on-site role. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Open files and conduct conflict searches
  • Create routine documents 
  • Coordinate large scan, print or copy jobs
  • Submit expenses 
  • Prepare cheque requests and courier packages 
  • Provide vacation coverage 
  • Assist with preparation of closing books
  • Provide overflow support for administrative tasks
  • Other duties as required

Must Haves

  • Anility to assist in the management of the practices of multiple lawyers
  • Client Service mindset with a “can do” attitude
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage multiple priorities, and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Work independently and also be a flexible team player
  • Highly organized, with meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information

Why Work With Us

Fasken is dedicated to rewarding your contributions and encouraging your professional development. We offer a comprehensive salary and benefits package that is very competitive, together with opportunities for personal and professional growth.  Our benefits include:

  • A health and wellness subsidy
  • An annual education & tuition reimbursement
  • Flexible medical and dental benefits (effective from day 1)
  • Short term and long term disability insurance
  • Personal days
  • Employee & family assistance program
  • Paid vacation and sick days
  • Group retirement savings plan with matching contributions
  • Monetary incentive for employee referrals
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Opportunities to give back to your community through firm initiatives
  • An engaging firm culture that celebrates our hardworking and dedicated people

Diversity and Inclusion

At Fasken we believe a diverse workplace comprises individuals with unique backgrounds, characteristics and qualities. An inclusive workplace creates an equitable environment where individuals are respected and where they are welcome. Fasken is committed to diversity and inclusion in all that we do.

Accessibility and Accommodation

It is important to our Firm that all its members, including those with disabilities, find our workplace to be welcoming and supportive. Reasonable accommodations are available on request for candidates with disabilities taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Background and Reference Checks

Any offer of employment may be conditional upon full background checks including a criminal record check, a credit check, employment and educational verification.

Your Application

We appreciate hearing from all qualified candidates, however, only those applicants whose background and experience match our requirements will be contacted. You can submit your application via our Careers page.