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Litigation Legal Assistant – Guild Yule LLP

Posted: December 2, 2019 Company:
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Over the last 90 years, Guild Yule LLP has maintained its reputation as a firm which offers the highest quality of professional services.  The values and standards set by earlier generations have remained but it is comprised of a young, dynamic group of lawyers and staff, who practice law in a spirit of collegiality and openness.

We are currently seeking a full-time Legal Assistant to join our team on a one-year maternity leave contract with the possibility of becoming full-time permanent

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of correspondence, pleadings, memos, internal forms, email and other documents by transcribing dictation or otherwise
  • Communication with clients, opposing parties, their lawyers and staff; experts and other witnesses; court staff, agents and others
  • Scheduling and booking appointments, examinations for discovery, court appearances, trials and travel for lawyers and all related documentation and communication with relevant parties
  • Organizing lawyers’ calendars, managing file timeliness and maintaining bring forward systems
  • Organizing electronic and paper files including scanning, copying and filing documents and relevant emails
  • Utilizing accounting software for time entry, pre-bill preparation and editing, creation of accounts and related functions
  • Preparation of closed files for storage

Essential Skills

  • 1-5 years previous legal administrative assistant experience
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits program
  • Challenging and supportive work environment
  • Strong work/life balance

Please submit your cover letter and resume to hr@guildyule.com.  We thanks all for their submissions, but only those shortlisted will be contacted