Legal Administrative Assistant

  • Altis Professional
  • Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jul 16, 2021
Full time Legal Assistant

Job Description

Our client is currently seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant to join their law firm permanently. This full-time position will require the successful candidate to work from their office in Richmond, BC. This position offers a competitive salary, 3 weeks of vacation, benefits, and a chance to work with an amazing group of legal professionals! Ideal candidate will have prior legal experience in family law or litigation.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Organizing and expediting the flow of work through the professional's practice, initiating any follow-up action as appropriate
  • Draft legal documents and agreements
  • Assist with opening and maintaining legal files
  • Transcribing and typing legal documents and correspondence
  • Liaising between the legal professionals and various internal and external individuals, groups and clients at all levels
  • Using initiative and good judgment to relieve the professional of administrative detail
  • Preparing and organizing meeting and briefing materials for the professional and file management
  • Supporting the practice group in monitoring billing matters and undertaking of administrative tasks
  • Extensive document management

Qualifications and Experience

  • Ability to use discretion when dealing with confidential information
  • Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Excellent coordination and organizational skills
  • Capacity to work independently, as well as in a team environment
  • Strong written, oral and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent grammar and proofreading skills
  • Ability to multi task within a fast paced environment

Must have:

  • Experience of at least 2+ years as an Administrative Assistant
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (proficient in Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Have experience using Worldox or a similar document management system

Education and Certifications

Minimum education required: University Degree or College Diploma

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Reference ID: 3029307

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $50,000.00-$72,000.00 per year