Paralegal Opportunity

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Our ideal candidate is a professional, yet enthusiastic person with a strong attention to detail and a positive ‘can do’ attitude.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Preparation and revision of letters, court forms, affidavits, deeds, corporate minute books and various other required documents both independently and via dictation;
  • Liaise with external lawyers and the courts as required;
  • Significant client contact via phone, email and in person;
  • Elements of office management (eg. managing incoming invoices)
  • Receiving and processing clients funds;
  • Time entry and preparation of pre-bills;
  • Assist will all elements of the firms marketing efforts, including attending local functions.
  • Coordinating and scheduling appointments;
  • Managing office supplies;
  • Maintaining the reception area and boardroom;
  • Photocopying, faxing, mailing, filing, scanning, dictation, assembling of court documents;
  • Initially this employee will also fulfill general reception duties.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Understand that maintaining a high level of professionalism and confidentiality is paramount;
  • A desire to work with minimal supervision, multi-task and prioritize projects, follow detailed instructions and work under strict deadlines in a fast paced environment;
  • An understanding of when to follow directions and when to take the initiative to solve or prevent a problem, along with a willingness to take ownership of final work product;
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills and a strong customer service focus;
  • Attention to detail, excellent grammar and spelling skills; and strong organization skills;
  • Above average proficiency in Microsoft Office and an ability to learn new software quickly.
  • Competent using the internet including familiarity with popular social media platforms.

 Interested candidates may apply, in confidence, by emailing their cover letter and resume to info@highlanderlaw.ca

Expiry Date: 
Tuesday, July 24, 2018