Legal Assistant- Intellectual Property Litigation
Cartel Inc.
Toronto, Canada
4d ago

An opportunity to do more! Extremely sought after, top law firm located in the downtown core requires your experience and desire to get ahead! A brilliant legal assistant with a strong sense of organization is needed to provide support to two of their lawyers working in the areas of intellectual property litigation.

If you have litigation experience and exceptional communication and time management skills, this could be your chance! This is the perfect opportunity for you to shine as a legal assistant in a prominent law firm that offers fantastic offices, prestigious surroundings and generous benefits. Apply today!

Primary Duties Include

  • Monitoring day-to-day operations while ensuring all deadlines are met
  • Schedule management
  • Preparing and transcribing and revising legal correspondence, pleadings, and court documents for Divisional Court, Federal Court, Superior Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of Canada
  • Deal with overseas organizations
  • Docket editing and processing accounts
  • Conducting searches in office databases
  • Managing offices and associate correspondences
  • Responding to clients, and other parties
  • Receiving, recording and managing mail
  • Preparation of accounts
  • Maintain extensive filing system and databases
  • Other administrative duties as required
  • Required Experience / Skills / Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Legal Assistant diploma
  • In-depth knowledge of legal practices, legal terminology and Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) including the ability to deal directly with clients and all levels of staff
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills
  • Detail-oriented with strong proofreading skills
  • Highly organized and proactive
  • Highly proficient in MS Office, and ability to learn new software and technology quickly
  • To apply, please forward your resume to Sabrina Ungar, Manager Legal Support at sabrina

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