Eyford Partners LLP

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Eyford Partners LLP Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Aug 21, 2020
Full time
We are looking for a Junior Legal Administrative Assistant with a minimum of 1 year litigation experience to join our team, working in the areas of insurance defence, commercial litigation and personal injury litigation. We are looking for a team player who is hard-working, motivated and looking for a chance to utilize their legal administrative assistant skills. You must have strong organizational skills and be comfortable with a high level of responsibility. The position would be working with three paralegals. CORE RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Draft legal documents and correspondence from standard precedents (e.g. appointments, notices of CPC and requisitions). Assist Paralegals with BF system re: limitation dates and follow-up actions. Assist Paralegals with incoming and outgoing mail and resulting responses and action items (including email). Liaise with clients, experts, opposing counsel, witnesses and adjusters for simple requests. Maintain a basic understanding of legal procedures such as Acts, Rules, Regulations, etc. within the areas of litigation and specifically Personal Injury Litigation, and within the scope of their role. Keeps up to date on changes. Perform general administrative tasks including file management (opening/closing of files, filing, etc.). JOB SPECIFICATIONS High School Graduate. Certificate or Diploma from a recognized Legal Administrative Assistant Program (e.g. Capilano College or Vancouver College). Less than 3 years of experience as a LAA. Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office. Strong communication skills (oral & written). Strong problem solving skills and attention to detail Strong teamwork skills We offer competitive salaries and our employees are eligible for our benefits package which includes MSP, dental and extended health benefits as well as a fitness subsidy. Please contact: Renata Drag Eyford Partners LLP 1744 – 1055 Dunsmuir Street Vancouver, BC, V7X 1L2 E: rdrag@eyfordpartners.com T: 604.899.5247 Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Eyford Partners LLP Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Aug 21, 2020
Full time
We are looking for a Paralegal with a minimum of 2 years’ litigation experience to join our team, working in the areas of insurance defence, commercial litigation, construction, surety and warrant and personal injury. CORE RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES Under the supervision and guidance of a lawyer develops the ability to: Draft legal documents of a more complex and legal nature such as Pleadings, Chronologies and List of Documents. Liaise with clients, adjusters, defence counsel and experts for all types of requests. Review files to gather information, identify issues and proactively manages the file so those issues are dealt with and the files are up to date. Maintain a basic understanding of legal procedures such as Acts, Rules, Regulations, etc. within the area of Litigation, specifically Personal Injury Litigation, and keeps up to date on changes to ensure changes are made to internal precedents and procedures. JOB SPECIFICATIONS Superior organizational/document management skills with a strong attention to detail. Experience tracking time and billing through ICBC. Solid understanding of legal procedures and documentation. Excellent written composition, spelling, grammar, and editing skills. Strong multitasking skills and a proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Excellent written and oral communication skills. The ability to work under pressure. The desire to work in a team environment, but also thrive as an independent worker. Strong computer skills. Exceptional aptitude for software and systems. Strong organizational skills. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Organizing and maintaining client files. Drafting correspondence. Drafting Pleadings, Lists of Documents and other documents. QUALIFICATIONS Two + years of experience working in a personal injury firm. A degree, certificate, or diploma from a recognized Paralegal program, law program, or similar. We offer competitive salaries and our employees are eligible for our benefits package which includes MSP, dental and extended health benefits as well as a fitness subsidy. Please contact: Renata Drag Eyford Partners LLP 1744 – 1055 Dunsmuir Street Vancouver, BC, V7X 1L2 E: rdrag@eyfordpartners.com T: 604.899.5247 Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Eyford Partners LLP Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Aug 20, 2020
Full time
Eyford Partners is a leading British Columbia litigation boutique looking to strengthen its ranks with talented associates. With offices in Vancouver and Kelowna, the firm services clients provincially, nationally, and internationally. Our lawyers are recognized as leading counsel in Lexpert, Best Lawyers, Benchmark Canada, Chambers Canada, Litigation Counsel of America, and other directories, and have forged strong reputations through their work on various complex and fascinating mandates. We seek a litigation lawyer who: Regard advocacy as a calling and not just a job Love the written word and savour the challenge of deploying it for maximum impact Remember why they went to law school and seek to work in a tight-knit firm of like-minded counsels Yearn for a supportive professional home in which scholarship, professionalism, collegiality, mentoring, and hard work are key values Successful candidates will have: Excellent written and oral advocacy skills Strong analytical and organizational ability A confident, creative, and agile approach to dispute resolution Strong interpersonal skills Common sense, good judgment, and a sense of humour We offer an attractive compensation package and approach each associate’s working arrangements flexibly and individually. If you are interested in joining our team, please submit your cover letter and resume by clicking the Apply button. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.