Legal Assistant, Litigation
Miller Thomson LLP
17d ago

Disponible en anglais seulement )

Miller Thomson LLP is one of Canada’s fastest growing national business law firms, with offices located in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Saskatoon, London, Kitchener-

Waterloo, Guelph, Toronto, Markham, Vaughan and Montréal. Our consistent ability to provide practical, creative and cost-

effective advice, combined with an unyielding service commitment to our clients and a strong dedication to our lawyers, staff and the communities in which we practice, gives us a unique position in the Canadian legal industry.

We are seeking a Legal Assistant Litigation (Commercial and Construction) to join our Vaughan office with our Litigation group.

Reporting to the Supervisor, Legal Support Services, the Legal Assistant will be an administrative star with a proactive approach.

This is a great opportunity for a Legal Assistant who enjoys a fast-paced, high volume and dynamic desk.

In this role, you will be tasked to :

  • Drafting, preparing and typing of correspondence, accounts, pleadings, briefs, various litigation documents and court forms
  • Preparing and maintaining a bring-forward system and diarizing court dates, examinations for discovery, meetings and appointments.
  • Administrative duties such as managing email / calendar accounts, processing accounts, electronic / hard copy filing and coordinating meetings, appointments, travel arrangements, etc.
  • Other business related duties as assigned.
  • To be successful in this role, you possess :

  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience as a Litigation Legal Assistant and have a Certificate or Diploma from a Community College or equivalent.
  • Experience in construction law and / or commercial litigation is considered an asset.

  • Excellent organizational / follow up skills; attention to detail, proofreading and accuracy are required.
  • Ability to produce a high quality and quantity of work, occasionally under tight timelines.
  • Strong ability to work independently and collaboratively within an open team environment.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and exercise discretion when necessary.
  • Apply
    My Email
    By clicking on "Continue", I give neuvoo consent to process my data and to send me email alerts, as detailed in neuvoo's Privacy Policy . I may withdraw my consent or unsubscribe at any time.
    Application form