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: Website:

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.


  • 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


  • 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

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