Administrative Assistant/ LAA

Posted: February 23, 2021 Company: Harris and Company LLP
Address: 1400-550 Burrard Street Postal Code: V6C2B5
Location: Vancouver Contact: Christine Drag
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Harris & Company LLP (Harris) is Western Canada’s largest workplace law and advocacy firm. We are currently recruiting for a full-time Administrative Assistant/ Legal Administrative Assistant to join our busy and fast-paced team. The successful candidate will report to the Human Resources Manager.

We are dedicated to providing unparalleled client service, maintaining a deep understanding of our clients’ businesses and building ongoing client relationships. Our administrative team is integral to meeting these goals.

Harris is a highly respected and recognized boutique law firm. With the resources of a large firm, and the culture of a small firm, Harris offers a collegial, friendly and flexible learning environment. This position comes with a competitive compensation and benefits package.


Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assisting with ongoing firm projects, and providing over-flow support and vacation/leave coverage for legal support staff;
  • Drafting and preparing letters, memos, and correspondence as directed by legal professionals;
  • Creating, monitoring and maintaining client files for legal professionals;
  • Opening and closing files;
  • Processing billable and non-billable time and preparing client invoices;
  • Managing calendars and bring forward systems to ensure important deadlines are met;
  • Liaising with external clients as required;
  • Preparing for trial and hearings, including organizing respective documents.


  • 2+ years’ experience as a legal administrative assistant (experience in workplace law and advocacy or litigation considered an asset);
  • Graduate of a Legal Administrative Assistant program from a recognized institution;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, and Outlook required; experience with iManage considered an asset;
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentially;
  • Outstanding customer service skills;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize work and manage time effectively;
  • Self-motivated and self-directed with strong communication skills;
  • Experience and ability to work both independently and in a team environment;
  • Ability to work under pressure in a busy environment to meet deadlines;
  • Strong technical skills.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your resume via email to Christine Drag, Human Resources Manager at  Please include the job title in the subject line, and provide a summary of your applicable experience in the body of the email.