Essential Functions

  • Attending to coordination of service and filing of court documents at various levels of court
  • Assisting lawyers and paralegals with drafting court document forms and BC court filings
  • Managing court filing deadlines and coordination of hearing dates
  • Developing and maintaining filing systems
  • Opening and organizing client files including managing limitation periods
  • Administrative duties as required such as managing calendars, coordinating meetings and making travel arrangements
  • Assisting with client billings and preparing invoices and account letters
  • Preparing expense reports
  • Maintaining up to date contact information
  • Liaising with internal clients (regional and firm-wide), lawyers, and staff on various matters

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience as a legal assistant supporting multiple legal professionals within a civil litigation environment
  • Post-Secondary education in legal administration or equivalent
  • Knowledge of the BC Supreme Court Rules, court practices and procedures
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with MS Office
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills; self-motivated with the ability to multi-task
  • Impeccable proofreading, grammar skills and attention to detail
  • Service oriented, adaptable, reliable and dependable
  • Professional work ethic and great attitude
  • Maintains confidentiality and discretion
  • Exceptional ability to work independently with minimal supervision or within a team environment


All offers of employment are conditional upon the satisfactory verification of a Canadian criminal record check. Determination of the factors that constitute satisfactory verification is within the sole discretion of Bennett Jones.

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Apply Here

Details

Location
Vancouver, BC

Employment Type
Full Time

Posted on March 23, 2021