Bilingual Litigation Legal Assistant - Permanent - 15669

City: Ottawa

Salary: N/A

Added: April 09, 2024

Bilingual Litigation Legal Assistant - Permanent - 15669

About the Opportunity

Our client is a law firm located in downtown Ottawa. They are looking for a fluently bilingual Legal Assistant to join their litigation team on a full-time, permanent basis.

Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Preparation of correspondence and legal documentation including extensive editing and quality assurance
  • Preparation of pleadings to be filed with various courts
  • Coordinate external and internal communication including mail, e-mail, fax and telephone calls
  • Address client inquiries as required
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with clients and various components of the legal system
  • Maintain client files
  • Daily preparation of dockets
  • Preparation of accounts
  • Coordinate and schedule meetings, conference calls and maintain agenda
  • Assist with other projects and support other departments as required
About You

The successful candidate will have the following:
  • Completed Legal Assistant or Law Clerk diploma from a recognized post-secondary institute or suitable combination of education and litigation related experience
  • Minimum two years of law office experience in litigation
  • Good knowledge of Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Strong working knowledge of PC desktop tools such as word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, e-mail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and professional presentation
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize job tasks in order to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to respond effectively and professionally to changes in schedules and priorities
  • Ability to ensure consistent attention to details
  • Ability to work independently within a team environment
  • Ability to exercise discretion when dealing with sensitive information
  • A positive, supportive and professional attitude
About the Job

Salary will depend on experience. Benefits will be offered.

How to Apply

Please apply by clicking the “Apply Now” button below and follow the instructions to submit your résumé. You can also apply by submitting your résumé directly to lmclachlan@lrostaffing.com. If you are already registered with us, please contact your Senior Recruiter. Please quote job 15669.

Thank you for your interest in this role. One of our Recruiters will be in touch with you if your profile meets the requirements for the role and the expectations of our clients. Please note that all candidates must be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. 
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