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Legal Assistant - Construction & Professional Liability

  • Job number: 20-0317P
  • Employment type: Permanent Full Time
  • City: Montréal
  • Department: Administrative clerks
  • Employment status: Filled

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LEGAL ASSISTANT – CONSTRUCTION & PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY

 

You have experience in litigation? You are interested in professionnal liability? 

Our business partner, a renowned law firm located in downtown Montreal, is looking for a Legal Assistant in litigation to join its construction (insurance) law team.

He or she will be offering a competitive salary and benefits package.

Don't wait any longer!

YOUR ROLE

As a litigation Legal Assistant, you will provide valuable support to young lawyers working in professional liability files. Your main responsibilities will be as follows:

  • Prepare the usual procedures in litigation;
  • Manage the litigious deadlines, make the calculation and the registration in the agenda;
  • Manage the agenda of professionals and ensure a rigorous follow-up of deadlines;
  • Revise documents and correspondence and transcribe letters in French and English;
  • Coordinate meetings and travel of lawyers with clients, lawyers, opposing parties and other stakeholders;
  • Participate in the organization of interrogations;
  • Carries out the opening, filing, follow-up and organization of files, both paper and electronic;
  • Performs related administrative duties as required.

PREREQUISITES

  • DVS in secretarial studies or DCS in paralegal technology or any other combination of relevant experience;
  • Minimum recent experience of approximately 5 years in litigation;
  • Experience in insurance law is an asset;
  • Good bilingualism, spoken and written;
  • Good knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite functions;
  • Sense of organization and management of priorities;
  • Autonomy and team spirit;
  • Rigor and professionalism.
This position is of interest to you?

Please, send us confidentially your application at  cv@groupemontpetit.com,  mentioning the reference number 20-0317P.

* Please note only candidates meeting the job requirements will be contacted and that interviews will be conducted virtually. We thank you for your collaboration.

 



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