Who we are
Founded in 2012, Arbitration Place is a premier Arbitral Centre with world-class facilities in Toronto and Ottawa and cutting-edge technology enabling excellence in virtual case proceedings. With a formidable roster of over 30 Arbitrators including many of Canada's leading domestic and international lawyers and mediators, including former Chief Justice of Canada and Supreme Court Justices, as well as prominent international attorneys, we are ranked seventh in the world of leading arbitration.
Arbitration Place Virtual (APV), our virtual case management service, is a fully customizable dispute resolution service through a secure eHearing format. We use advanced video-conferencing software and communications hardware to facilitate a stable and seamless connection that authorized participants log into from wherever they are located. APV can be used for any type of real-time dispute resolution proceeding, including arbitrations, mediations, motions and procedural conferences, examinations-for-discovery, settlement conferences, and court litigation.
We are hiring a Legal Administrative Assistant to join our expanding legal department. Working under the guidance of the General Council, Director of Operations and various arbitrators, you will provide administrative assistance to the arbitrators and legal team to which you are assigned. You will also have the opportunity to work collaboratively with many other team members, and provide back up assistance and support to other arbitrators within the business.
This role is critical to our success as you will help to ensure that our day to day operations are running smoothly. As our new Legal Administrative Assistant, you will wear multiple hats, and help with everything from calendar management and invoicing, to handling client phone calls, emails or any last minute requests that may arise. You will also:
What's in it for you
Exposure and skills development. You will be joining a company who is reshaping the future of dispute resolution. This is an opportunity to gain experience within a legal department and learn from a variety of avenues. There is the potential to carve out a path for yourself and grow your skills in the direction you want.
Growth and development. We are scaling our operations quickly to meet the growing demand for arbitration. We are growing globally and innovating rapidly. You will have the opportunity to grow with us gaining valuable skills and experience along the way.
Impact. The work we do is extremely important and the skills you bring to the table will ultimately impact our operations and help our business to grow. Your bookkeeping and organizational skills will ensure the team stays on tops of all critical meetings and requirements.
What you bring to the table:
This opportunity starts at about 16-20 hours a week with the potential to increase.
Interested in applying but not sure you meet all of the qualifications? At Arbitration Place, we understand that not everyone gains their experience the same way. If you feel you have 70% of what we are looking for, we encourage you to apply. We promise to consider your application.
Arbitration Place is a respectful and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity, and equal opportunity and welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.