Remote Legal Assistant

  • Cartel inc.
  • Canada
  • Jul 06, 2023
Remote Legal Assistant

Job Description

We are here to help you become part of a remarkable law and to reach your professional goals!

Our Client is seeking a Remote Insurance Defence Legal Assistant to support their team of lawyers and clerks with day-to-day insurance defence matters.

The ideal candidates will exhibit exceptional work ethic, strong interpersonal and communication skills, and stellar organization skills.

This is a firm with over 65 years of experience, not only as a law firm, but as employers and they know how to care for you. The offer great benefits, a friendly and supportive work environment, a competitive salary, perks, and more! Apply now/

Salary: $68K

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparing correspondence, pleading, and other legal documents
  • Drafting/proofreading, serving and filing legal documents
  • Preparing various correspondence, Affidavit of Documents, Motion Records, Mediation Memos
  • Scheduling Examinations for Discovery, various court appearances efficiently, other meetings and manage calendars
  • Assisting with preparation for trials and arbitrations
  • Assisting with docketing, billing and cheque requisitions
  • Managing files through all stages of the legal process
  • Preparing special reports including gathering and summarizing data
  • Maintaining physical and electronic document system
  • Exercising initiative and judgement to relieve lawyers of administrative detail
  • Working with various legal software and strong experience using MatterSphere
  • Opening and closing files
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 2+ years of Insurance Defence Law experience
  • Working knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure and court procedures
  • Ability to manage large volumes of documents and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to be resourceful and work with minimal instruction or supervision
  • Team-player attitude with strong communication skills
  • Strong Initiative and follow up skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to multi-task and manage your time in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to learn
  • Attention to detail
  • Maintain strict confidentiality
  • Prioritizing workflow and managing critical details
  • Completion of a Legal Assistant Diploma is an asset