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Legal Assistant/Paralegal Hybrid – Litigation

Posted: August 14, 2019 Company: Ratcliff & Company LLP
Address: #500 - 221 West Esplanade, North Vancouver, BC Postal Code: V7M 3J3
Location: Contact: Lisa Gray
Phone: Fax:
E-mail: jobs@ratcliff.com Website: www.ratcliff.com

Ratcliff & Company LLP is the North Shore’s oldest and largest law firm located in the lower Lonsdale area near the seabus terminal.

We currently have an immediate opening for a full-time Legal Assistant/Paralegal Hybrid to join our Litigation team.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining files; including daily filing, file organization, opening files, closing files, etc.
  • Drafting correspondence and legal documents
  • Organizing documents in preparation for trial and court hearings
  • Prioritizing workflow to ensure completion of accurate work, within established time frames
  • Organizing and assembling, books of authorities, appeal records, appeal books and filing of same
  • Preparing list of documents
  • Managing key dates including bring forward system and updating calendars for assigned lawyers, including their meetings, appointments, due dates and client-related activities
  • Managing and filing documents online
  • Compiling electronic documents for court filings and for document production
  • Work in all levels of court, Provincial, Federal and National Energy Board
  • Billing and time-entry
  • General administrative tasks

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 4+ years of experience as a Litigation Legal Administrative Assistant or Paralegal
  • Legal Assistant or Paralegal certificate from a recognized program
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Familiar with Supreme Court Rules
  • Good working knowledge of Eclipse iPro, Summation, Casemap, Worldox and Esi Law are strong assets
  • Ability to accurately handle a high volume of work
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong time management, organizational and multi-tasking skills and ability to work under pressure to meet important deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

We offer a competitive salary and benefits program.  Salary will commensurate with experience.

Please forward your cover letter, resume and references to jobs@ratcliff.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  No phone calls please.