Legal Administrative Assistant – Commercial Litigation Float

Posted: January 13, 2021 Company: Hunter Litigation Chambers
Address: 2100 - 1040 West Georgia Street Postal Code: V6E 4H1
Location: Vancouver Contact: Leslie Green
Phone: 604-891-2405 Fax:
E-mail: Website:

Founded in 2006, Hunter Litigation Chambers (HLC) has become one of the premier firms in BC. HLC is a 25-lawyer litigation boutique in downtown Vancouver.  The practice of the firm is restricted to dispute resolution, focusing on commercial litigation, arbitration and administrative law.

We offer a collegial and respectful working environment that inspires team and social interaction between staff and lawyers.  At HLC we encourage staff to make a positive contribution to the work environment.

We are currently recruiting for a Commercial Litigation Legal Assistant (Float) with two or more years of litigation experience to deliver high-quality support to ensure excellent service to the team and to our clients.  We are looking for a team player who is detail-oriented, self-motivated, proactive, and able to handle a busy workload. For candidates who are early in their career, this is a great place to learn and grow. The successful candidate will provide vacation/sick coverage and overflow support for the entire office.  Some reception coverage will be required from time to time.


  • Manage client files including diarizing hearing and trial dates, establishing organizational and BF systems (electronic and paper);
  • Draft standard letters and pleadings;
  • Document preparation, compile documents and coordinate print jobs with third-party printer;
  • Organize and assemble chambers/petition records, books of authorities, appeal records and appeal books;
  • Schedule discoveries, trial dates and arbitrations;
  • Communicate with court registries and court reporters;
  • File documents with the registries at various levels of court;
  • Prepare monthly bills and general accounting requests;
  • Other general and administrative tasks as required.


  • A client-focused approach and commitment to providing professional service to internal and external clients;
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to manage high volumes of work;
  • Strong administration and organization skills with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Excellent English (oral and written) communication skills;
  • Ability to take initiative and be pro-active;
  • Familiarity with BC Supreme Court and Court of Appeal rules, procedures and forms;
  • Flexibility to perform occasional overtime on short notice is required.
  • Knowledge of PC Law, FileSite, IPro, and CaseMap is an asset.

Please forward cover letters and resumes to Leslie Green, Director of Administration, at

We thank all candidates for their interest in Hunter Litigation Chambers, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.