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Corporate Commercial Legal Assistant / Paralegal

Legal
Permanent, Full-Time
Vancouver

Job Description

Our client, an established, vibrant boutique corporate and tax law firm in downtown Vancouver is seeking an experienced senior Legal Assistant or Paralegal to join their team. This is a full-time position working in an engaging role in a close-knit work atmosphere. You are a highly-motivated professional who takes initiative and accepts challenges, with a high degree of diligence and a willingness to learn.

Key Responsibilities

  • Management of lawyer’s calendar and meeting schedules
  • File management including opening and closing client files
  • Timely reporting on status of files and billings
  • Organize and maintain precedents
  • Other administrative duties as required
  • Incorporation of provincial and federal corporations, extraprovincial registrations, business registrations, change of name registrations
  • Preparing draft and final documents and correspondence based on written instruction or verbal direction with and without precedents for basic to complex corporate commercial and other transactions
  • Conduct, review and organize due diligence searches
  • Liaise with clients, keeping precise records of all communications

Qualifications

  • Professional Legal Assistant / Paralegal diploma/certificate
  • 3-5 years’ experience as a senior Legal Assistant/Paralegal, experience in Corporate Commercial or Real Estate a big asset
  • High computer proficiency – MS Office, PC Law, BC Online, LTSA
  • Strong working knowledge of corporate structures, trusts and partnerships
  • Ability to read, interpret, and apply legal documentation and legislation
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Sound critical thinking
  • Ability to handle sensitive information with tact and discretion
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, meticulous file and record management and the ability to multi-task efficiently

What's In It For You

They offer a competitive salary and vacation entitlement, health and dental benefits, and a group RRSP plan with matching contribution.

Salary

Not specified
 
 

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