Legal Assistant

David Aplin Job Details

Legal Assistant

Winnipeg, MB

Permanent

Posted Date: 02/06/2022

Job ID: 9S57885962

Legal

The David Aplin Group has partnered with our client, the largest law firm in Manitoba, on the search for a Legal Assistant. Working out of one of the most beautiful offices in downtown Winnipeg, this is an ideal opportunity for an experienced legal assistant to support a busy litigation practice. 

Perks & Benefits:
  • Competitive starting salary based on experience
  • 100% employer paid benefits PLUS a health spending account
  • Comprehensive pension plan
  • Paid vacation in the first year
  • A supportive, collaborative environment
  • Dedicated training with opportunities for professional development and advancement
  • Access to industry-leading technology
Responsibilities:
  • Preparing and drafting various correspondence and documents 
  • Opening, updating, organizing, maintaining, and closing legal files and matters
  • Performing conflict checks and initial calls with clients, etc. 
  • Reviewing and revisions of format, spelling and grammar on all final documents
  • Translating dictation into typed format
  • Maintaining an efficient electronic and physical file and document management system 
  • Maintaining a full calendar, email management and managing lawyers’ practice and client interactions 
  • Understanding methods and procedures in the creation and filing of all documents, paper and electronic, related to the Court of Queen’s Bench, Court of Appeal, Federal Court, Provincial Court as well as the Supreme Court
  • Assisting in the preparation & completion of litigation documentation and pleadings, and Human Rights Tribunal pleadings
  • Performing various online searches
  • Performing general administrative duties as required
Qualifications:
  • A minimum of two years of legal administration experience
  • Legal Administrative Assistant certificate or diploma
  • Litigation experience is a strong asset
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Superior attention to detail and proofreading skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to meet deadlines
Job ID: 9S57885962

If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, apply today! We thank all applicants; however, only those who are authorized to work in Canada or are selected for an interview will be contacted.

David Aplin Group, one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, is an employment agency specializing in finding top talent for exceptional organizations across North America. There are no fees to apply to our jobs or engage with our recruiters to find a new career. Companies hire us to help them grow their teams. Visit our website to learn more: www.aplin.com

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