This full-time position involves the preparation of standard documents relevant to litigation and insurance law. Other tasks include the preparation of invoices as well as any follow-up reminders and letters; the management of lawyers' calendars, appointments and tasks. The job requires quick, accurate dictation abilities, professional and polite interpersonal skills, strong organizational and time management skills, and the ability to work under pressure, both independently and as part of a team.
The successful candidate must have at least 3 years' experience as an administrative assistant or 1 year experience as a legal assistant.
We will consider candidates who have experience as a Legal Assistant in any type of Law (Corporate, Real Estate, Litigation, Insurance, Family, etc.) or as an Administrative Assistant in a field other than law with the desire and the capacity to learn.
This position requires an excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook), as well as Lighthouse accounting or other similar accounting software (PC Law, Simply Accounting).
The successful candidate must have strong writing and proof-reading skills in French and in English.