Crown Counsel Assistant (Paralegal) - Registry Officers

  • Government of Saskatchewan
  • Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Apr 15, 2019
Full time Paralegal

Job Description

rown Counsel Assistant (Paralegal) - Registry Officers - COU000810 

Employment Type:  Non-Perm Out-of-Scope

Location(s)

:  SK--Regina and Area-Regina   

Ministry

:  003 Justice

Salary Range:  $4974-$6468 Monthly

Grade:  Contract

The Ministry of Justice’s Legal Services Division is seeking a Crown Counsel Assistant to assist with solicitor and public registry (land registry, corporate registry and personal property registry) matters in Regina on the basis of a one-year renewable contract.

 

The successful candidates will have relevant education and/or experience and will work under the supervision of one or more lawyers in the Office of Public Registry Administration.  The successful candidates will need to work independently, follow instructions with minimal supervision and take initiative to meet the needs of the branch.

 

The position requires an understanding of government, cabinet and legislative processes as well as solicitor work.  Duties may include liaising with clients and stakeholders, research including in the public registries, conducting cross jurisdictional scans and analysis, preparing legal agreements and cabinet documents, managing the assurance and compensation claims process, assisting with freedom of information responses, preparing correspondence, as well as creating and maintaining a precedent system.    

         

The positions require superior computer and word processing skills and familiarity with Word, Excel and other relevant software.   Excellent written and verbal communication skills, sound judgment, strong organization skills and superior analytical skills are needed for the positions.  Experience with legal and legislative procedures are requirements.  Experience with legal research software including CanLii and QuickLaw is also an asset.

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