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Legal Assistant | Construction Litigation and Professional Responsability

  • Job number: 20-0030P(2)
  • Employment type: Permanent Full Time
  • City: Montréal
  • Department: Administrative clerks
  • Employment status: Open

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LEGAL ASSISTANT | CONSTRUCTION LITIGATION AND PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY

 

You have litigation experience and want to be involved in construction law and professional liability cases?

Our business partner, a boutique law firm located in downtown Montreal, is seeking a bilingual legal assistant to join its team of civil and commercial litigation lawyers. As a legal assistant in construction litigation, you will support lawyers namely in professional liability, manufacturing and construction defects and debt recovery cases.

In addition to a dynamic and user-friendly work environment, this human-sized firm offers competitive compensation and social benefits worthy of major national firms.

Send your application without delay!

 

YOUR ROLE

As a litigation legal assistant, you will bring your valuable collaboration to two lawyers specialized in their area of practice. Your tasks will include:

  • Draft and review correspondence and other legal documents and ensure follow up;
  • Prepare and review the usual litigation procedures, including construction litigation;
  • Revise documents and correspondence to check they comply with legal procedures and grammatical usage;
  • Prepare client files (correspondence, supporting evidence, etc.);
  • Manage phone calls and lawyers' agenda and ensure follow up;
  • Opening, follow-up, billing, file organization and paper and electronic filing.

 

PREREQUISITES

  • Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS) in secretarial studies with legal specialization or any other relevant training or experience;
  • Minimum experience of approximately 2 years as a litigation legal assistant;
  • Good level of bilingualism, spoken and written;
  • Good knowledge of the MS Office Suite;
  • Organizational skills and good management of priorities;
  • Attention to detail, versatility and team spirit.

This position is of interest to you?

Please send us your application confidentially to: cv@groupemontpetit.com, by mentioning the offer number: 20-0030P(2).



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