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Full-time legal assistant – labour & employment

Posted: July 9, 2020 Company: Pulver Crawford Munroe LLP
Address: 410 - 505 Burrard Street Postal Code: V7X 1M3
Location: Vancouver Contact:
Phone: 6046821866 Fax:
E-mail: vancouver@pcmlawyers.ca Website: pcmlawyers.ca

OUR FIRM: At Pulver Crawford Munroe, our lawyers practice exclusively in labour and employment law. We know the players, we know the rules, and we have decades of practical experience.  Although we are a boutique firm, we have recently expanded our legal team and require additional administrative support in our Vancouver office.

OUR CANDIDATE: Our ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of experience and be used to working in a fast paced environment. This role will support a senior lawyer, interact with new clients and provide support for our existing and amazing legal assistants and paralegals throughout the firm.

YOUR SKILLS:  We are looking for someone who can manage stressful situations with a professional attitude and has the skills to ensure that work is completed in a timely and accurate manner.  You will be working with a fully supportive and passionate team where everyone is responsible for:

  • Preparing correspondence
  • Arranging for service and filing of court documents
  • Liaising with clients including conflict checks for potential clients
  • File management and document administration
  • Proofreading and editing documents
  • Organizing and prioritizing material and workflow for review by responsible lawyer or paralegal
  • Billing, calendar management and travel arrangements

EXPERIENCE & ATTRIBUTES: The successful candidate must possess:

  • a genuine interest in labour and employment law with a desire to keep learning new skills
  • strong and cooperative interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
  • the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines – thrive within a demanding pace
  • the ability to produce documents with spread and accuracy, working independently with minimal supervision
  • a professional & positive demeanor
  • sound judgment including the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information;
  • personal initiative to complete assigned work and seek out additional work to support the success of others within the firm;
  • a legal administration assistant certificate/diploma is preferred
  • strong computer skills in Word/Excel/Outlook, PC Law and Worldocs experience is an asset as is an interest in using new technology/software

APPLICATION PROCESS: Please send cover letter, resume, and hourly wage expectation to vancouver@pcmlawyers.ca with the subject line “Legal Assistant -Litigation” – thank you.