Legal assistant - civil litigation

September 30, 2020

Legal assistant - civil litigation

Are you passionate about the legal world?

Do you have litigation experience?

So don't wait any longer and apply for the offer below to join a reputable law firm located in downtown Montreal!

Legal assistant - civil litigation - Montreal, old Montreal

Talented recruiter totem has been supporting its clients for over 16 years on the Grand Montreal.

Totem is a team of 25 specialists, who work on the recruitment of professionals in administration, insurance, accounting, finance, human resources, construction and legal.

We support our partners on a daily basis with temporary and permanent recruitment projects.

We are mandated by our partner located in Montreal to find a legal assistant in civil litigation for a permanent contract.

Our partner:

You will join a young and dynamic law firm working in construction, municipal, business and construction law. real estate, banking and labor.

Organization and responsibility of the position:

The legal assistant will provide support to litigation professionals in the field of construction law and municipal law within a small team. The assistant will be called upon to work on several files in parallel and therefore having very good management of time and priorities is essential. Significant experience in litigation will be considered a major asset.

  • Description of tasks

  • Write, prepare, review, notify and transmit civil proceedings

  • Write, prepare, revise and transmit correspondence and other documents

  • Assist and work in collaboration with lawyers

  • Open, follow up and classify physical and electronic files

  • Copies, prints, scans and bindings

  • Dictation and transcriptions (considerable experience will be considered an asset)

  • Manage the agenda of professionals (excellent coordination)

  • Assume all other related tasks and responsibilities

  • Skills and knowledge sought

  • Excellent command of French (at title of final document reviewer)

  • Excellent knowledge of the Office Suite

  • Autonomous

  • Efficient

  • Do p rigor and attention to detail

  • Have good organizational skills

  • Team spirit

And why not you?

You have the appropriate training for the position or relevant work experience of at least 3 years.

You have a perfect command of French and you are able to write English easily.

You have a great organizational capacity and an ability to manage several tasks at the same time in a demanding environment.

Finally, you have mastered the Microsoft Office suite.

Compulsory skills:

  • Diploma in legal secretary or equivalent training

  • Minimum experience of 3 years as a litigation legal assistant

What our partner offers:

  • 37.5h / week

  • 3 weeks vacation

  • Vacation and Compensatory Leave

  • Competitive salary

You want toknow more or do you know someone who might be interested? so do not hesitate to contact me directly by email />

We look forward to talking with you!

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