Estates & Probate Legal Assistant / Paralegal

  • Bell Alliance LLP
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jan 21, 2021
Full time Legal Assistant Legal Support Legal Secretary Paralegal

Job Description

Estates & Probate

Bell Alliance LLP is a law firm that strives to provide the WOW factor with an extraordinary level of service that people should expect from their community professional advisors. We take a personal approach to law!

Bell Alliance LLP is looking for an experienced legal assistant or paralegal to join our estates team. This is a full-time position working in a team of busy and friendly professionals including lawyers, paralegals, and legal assistants with a wide range of estate planning, probate and estate administration files.

The Incentives:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive benefit plan including health and wellness package
  • Group RSP matching
  • Work-life balance

Duties include:

  • Client interaction: estate planning appointments with lawyer, email and phone communication with clients and referrals partners
  • Drafting: Wills, Powers of Attorney, Representation Agreements, Trusts and Probate documents
  • General Legal Administration: gather information, data entry and managing file from beginning to end, improving and implementing efficiencies

Candidates should have:

  • Excellent communication, client service, and writing skills
  • Legal drafting experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Outlook
  • Experience with PC Law or similar accounting software

In addition to the above, the successful candidate will have the following qualities:

  • Personable, attentive, calm, and professional demeanor
  • Ability to interact with others and work in a team
  • Respect for confidentiality and discretion
  • Ability to multi-task without constant supervision
  • Committed and able to receive constructive feedback
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Diligent and detail oriented
  • Comfortable working independently
  • Adaptable to a paper-less and high-tech office environment

While we thank everyone who applies for their time and interest we will only be able to respond to short-listed candidates due to the volume of resumes we receive daily.

Practice Area(s)

estates law