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    Are you a Legal Assistant with 3+ years of experience in Accident Benefits & Tort? Are you a team player seeking a new full time permanent position in a boutique style firm specialized in Civil Litigation in Toronto?

    Our ideal candidate is a quick learner with 3+ years of experience in Civil Litigation (Accident Benefits & Tort) with a strong knowledge of PC Law, ACL, and Primafact. We are seeking a candidate with strong communication skills, the ability to work in a fast paced environment, with a great attitude and solid work ethic.

    If this sounds like a position you are interested in, we would love to hear from you! Please send your resume to brittany.v.thomas@randstad.ca or apply directly to Randstad.

    Advantages
    -Full time permanent position (in office for 5 days during probation period)
    -Ability to work remotely one day a week after probation
    -Joining a firm that is listed in "Best Directories of Recommended Insurance Attorneys"
    -Joining a growing informal boutique style atmosphere
    - Salary: $55,000-$65,000


    Responsibilities
    -Preparing, editing, and proofreading correspondence
    -Arranging discoveries, including court reporter and translation services
    -Drafting and filing various materials for the LAT
    -Experience working with the SABs and sounds knowledge of AB processes
    -Scheduling motions, mediations, pre-trial, and settlement conferences
    -Using tickler system to organize bring forwards, reminders, limitation periods and to track the status of each file at all times
    -Managing and scheduling lawyer’s calendar
    -Managing files through all stages of the legal process
    -Opening and closing files
    -Drafting pleadings – Claims, Defences and Third Party Claims
    -Uploading documents to Caselines
    -Ensuring court filings are completed in an accurate and timely manner
    -Preparing briefs and motion records
    -Drafting routine correspondence and memos
    -Requisitioning cheques for payment of invoices and court fees
    -Ensure e-filing is kept up-to-date
    -Other administrative tasks as assigned


    Qualifications
    -3 + years’ experience in Civil Litigation: insurance defence (AB and tort) is a must
    -Excellent grammar, spelling, and proofreading skills
    -Excellent knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure and SABS
    -Strong communication skills
    -Demonstrated proficiency in MS Word and Outlook
    -Knowledge of PC Law, ACL, Primafact (or other document assembly software)
    -Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment
    -Capable of learning quickly and taking initiative
    -Can exercise good judgment in pressure situations
    -Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
    -Must be a flexible team player with a good sense of humour
    -A great attitude with a strong work ethic

    *Applicants who receive an offer of employment will be required to provide proof of vaccination (2 doses or more). The firm will consider requests for accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to health or religious reasons.




    Summary
    If this sounds like a position you are interested in, we would love to hear from you! Please send your resume to brittany.v.thomas@randstad.ca or apply directly to Randstad.

    Randstad Canada is committed to fostering a workforce reflective of all peoples of Canada. As a result, we are committed to developing and implementing strategies to increase the equity, diversity and inclusion within the workplace by examining our internal policies, practices, and systems throughout the entire lifecycle of our workforce, including its recruitment, retention and advancement for all employees. In addition to our deep commitment to respecting human rights, we are dedicated to positive actions to affect change to ensure everyone has full participation in the workforce free from any barriers, systemic or otherwise, especially equity-seeking groups who are usually underrepresented in Canada's workforce, including those who identify as women or non-binary/gender non-conforming; Indigenous or Aboriginal Peoples; persons with disabilities (visible or invisible) and; members of visible minorities, racialized groups and the LGBTQ2+ community.

    Randstad Canada is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace for all its candidates and employees by supporting their accessibility and accommodation needs throughout the employment lifecycle. We ask that all job applications please identify any accommodation requirements by sending an email to accessibility@randstad.ca to ensure their ability to fully participate in the interview process.
    Are you a Legal Assistant with 3+ years of experience in Accident Benefits & Tort? Are you a team player seeking a new full time permanent position in a boutique style firm specialized in Civil Litigation in Toronto?

    Our ideal candidate is a quick learner with 3+ years of experience in Civil Litigation (Accident Benefits & Tort) with a strong knowledge of PC Law, ACL, and Primafact. We are seeking a candidate with strong communication skills, the ability to work in a fast paced environment, with a great attitude and solid work ethic.

    If this sounds like a position you are interested in, we would love to hear from you! Please send your resume to brittany.v.thomas@randstad.ca or apply directly to Randstad.

    Advantages
    -Full time permanent position (in office for 5 days during probation period)
    -Ability to work remotely one day a week after probation
    -Joining a firm that is listed in "Best Directories of Recommended Insurance Attorneys"
    -Joining a growing informal boutique style atmosphere
    - Salary: $55,000-$65,000


    Responsibilities
    -Preparing, editing, and proofreading correspondence
    -Arranging discoveries, including court reporter and translation services
    -Drafting and filing various materials for the LAT
    -Experience working with the SABs and sounds knowledge of AB processes
    -Scheduling motions, mediations, pre-trial, and settlement conferences
    -Using tickler system to organize bring forwards, reminders, limitation periods and to track the status of each file at all times
    -Managing and scheduling lawyer’s calendar
    -Managing files through all stages of the legal process
    -Opening and closing files
    -Drafting pleadings – Claims, Defences and Third Party Claims
    -Uploading documents to Caselines
    -Ensuring court filings are completed in an accurate and timely manner
    -Preparing briefs and motion records
    -Drafting routine correspondence and memos
    -Requisitioning cheques for payment of invoices and court fees
    -Ensure e-filing is kept up-to-date
    -Other administrative tasks as assigned


    Qualifications
    -3 + years’ experience in Civil Litigation: insurance defence (AB and tort) is a must
    -Excellent grammar, spelling, and proofreading skills
    -Excellent knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure and SABS
    -Strong communication skills
    -Demonstrated proficiency in MS Word and Outlook
    -Knowledge of PC Law, ACL, Primafact (or other document assembly software)
    -Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment
    -Capable of learning quickly and taking initiative
    -Can exercise good judgment in pressure situations
    -Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
    -Must be a flexible team player with a good sense of humour
    -A great attitude with a strong work ethic

    *Applicants who receive an offer of employment will be required to provide proof of vaccination (2 doses or more). The firm will consider requests for accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to health or religious reasons.




    Summary
    If this sounds like a position you are interested in, we would love to hear from you! Please send your resume to brittany.v.thomas@randstad.ca or apply directly to Randstad.

    Randstad Canada is committed to fostering a workforce reflective of all peoples of Canada. As a result, we are committed to developing and implementing strategies to increase the equity, diversity and inclusion within the workplace by examining our internal policies, practices, and systems throughout the entire lifecycle of our workforce, including its recruitment, retention and advancement for all employees. In addition to our deep commitment to respecting human rights, we are dedicated to positive actions to affect change to ensure everyone has full participation in the workforce free from any barriers, systemic or otherwise, especially equity-seeking groups who are usually underrepresented in Canada's workforce, including those who identify as women or non-binary/gender non-conforming; Indigenous or Aboriginal Peoples; persons with disabilities (visible or invisible) and; members of visible minorities, racialized groups and the LGBTQ2+ community.

    Randstad Canada is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace for all its candidates and employees by supporting their accessibility and accommodation needs throughout the employment lifecycle. We ask that all job applications please identify any accommodation requirements by sending an email to accessibility@randstad.ca to ensure their ability to fully participate in the interview process.