Legal Assistant/ Paralegal

  • Nixon Wenger Lawyers LLP
  • Vernon, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jan 17, 2021
Full time Legal Assistant Legal Support Legal Secretary Paralegal

Job Description

We currently have an opening for a legal assistant or paralegal with corporate/commercial experience.

Responsibilities & Knowledge:

  • Open and close client files, and prepare pre-bills. Manage Lawyer’s calendars, meeting schedules, and Bring Forward system.
  • Assist with the drafting of agreements, supporting documents, and correspondence based on written instruction or verbal direction.
  • Conduct, review, and organize due diligence searches.
  • Organize and maintain precedents.
  • Assist with day to day inquiries and requests.

Qualifications:

  • Paralegal/Legal Assistant with a Corporate/Commercial background. Proficiency with BC Online,
  • LTSA, BC Personal Property Registry filings. Critical thinking, analysis, and research skills.
  • Strong communication skills with lawyers, colleagues, and opposing law firms. Strong understanding of corporate structures, trusts, and partnerships.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and apply legal documentation, laws or legislation. Ability to handle sensitive or private information with tact and discretion. Highly organized, detail-oriented and the ability to multi-task and prioritize. Flexible, team player that is client service oriented.

We offer employees a positive working environment and encourage a balanced lifestyle. In addition to a competitive salary and vacation entitlement, we have a benefits program which includes paid personal days, wellness initiatives, health & dental benefits, group RRSP and TFSA plan with matching contribution, a social committee with firm sponsored social events, and professional development assistance.

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https://www.linkedin.com/company/nixon-wenger-llp/