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Legal Assistant – Technology

Posted: December 2, 2019 Company: Fasken
Address: 550 Burrard Street Postal Code: V6E0A3
Location: Vancouver Contact: Kayla Fenton
Phone: Fax:
E-mail: kfenton@fasken.com Website: www.fasken.com

Your role:

This highly sought-after role manages a high-profile practice focused on the areas of information technology, online services, emerging technology and intellectual property. This role is relied on to maintain a continued track-record of success in cases involving complex technology initiatives including strategy development, contract negotiations, and the legal aspects of acquiring, developing and transferring technology . This is done through exceptional practice management and client service, the ability to successfully handle competing priorities, and a high degree of confidentiality and discretion.

Your ideal firm:

You want to work for a firm that is dynamic and successful. A firm founded on teamwork that offers you support at every stage of your career. A firm that is not only steeped in tradition but one that keeps an eye on the future in order to be at the front of the pack. A firm that offers a strategic and business-minded approach to the practice of law while encouraging innovation and creativity. That firm is Fasken.

Your primary responsibilities:

  • Running files from beginning to end
  • Preparing and drafting various correspondence and legal documents error-free
  • Maintaining an efficient file management and bring forward system
  • Maintaining calendars, managing emails, and managing lawyers’ practices
  • Proofreading and final quality control before documents reach our clients
  • Interacting with clients
  • General administrative duties
  • Other duties as assigned

You are successful because:

  • You thrive in a fast-paced team environment
  • You have minimum of 3 years of experience as a corporate Legal Assistant
  • You are meticulous with organization and attention to detail
  • You follow instructions and adhere to strict deadlines
  • You have the ability to prioritize a high volume of tasks and competing priorities
  • You have demonstrated experience running a busy practice
  • You have exceptional communication skills and a superb client service focus
  • You are able to prioritize work assignments, meet deadlines, and respond to changing priorities

Your compensation:

A generous compensation package is available, commensurate with experience.

Benefits & Perks:

We offer a comprehensive salary and benefits package that is very competitive, together with opportunities for personal and professional growth.  Our benefits include:

  • A Health and Wellness Subsidy
  • An Annual Education & Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Medical and Dental Benefits
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Personal Days
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Days
  • Monetary Incentive for Employee Referrals
  • Jeans day on Friday
  • Opportunities to give back to your community through firm initiatives
  • An engaging firm culture that celebrates our hardworking and dedicated staff

 Your application:

Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume by email to: Kayla Fenton, HR Business Partner: kfenton@fasken.com

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those under consideration will be contacted.