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Groupe Montpetit Litigation Legal Assistant, spring/summer 2018 contracts Temporary in Montréal, QC

Groupe Montpetit

Branch Montréal QC CA

Position:
Litigation Legal Assistant, spring/summer 2018 contracts
Location:
Montréal, QC

Litigation Legal Assistant, spring/summer 2018 contracts. As assigned Legal Assistant or Reservist Assistant in Litigation, you will replace Assistants on…

WHY APPLY?

Our clients are looking for Legal Assistants in Litigation. There are still many openings for short and long term assignments starting in April – May 2018.

Law firms, In-house legal department and various companies are offering many opportunity to explore various legal fields, most particularly litigation, where you will leverage your knowledge as well as further it.

This is a wonderful opportunity to bonify your experience by joining l egal teams with excellent reputations. Many have been able to secure long term contracts or permanent positions following a first experience as a temporary employee.

Do not miss this opportunity!

YOUR ROLE

As assigned Legal Assistant or Reservist Assistant in Litigation, you will replace Assistants on vacation as well as provide a precious help to the team during busy time periods. You will either work for a group of lawyers from your own office or from that of the Assistants you are replacing.

Amongst your responsibilities, your tasks will include:
Drafting and reviewing correspondence, and ensuring its follow-up.
Preparing and drafting diverse legal proceedings and documents.
Formatting letters and documents based on dictated or hand-written documents.
Proofreading documents and correspondence to ensure they are compliant with legal procedures and grammatical usage.
Transcribing dictated texts in the two official languages.
Managing the professionals’ agenda and ensuring follow-ups.
Managing the professionals’ phone calls and ensuring follow-ups.
Managing file and deadline follow-ups.
Preparing client files (correspondence, supporting evidence, etc.) and ensuring a rigorous follow-up of all cases.
Managing the opening, the paper and electronic classification, the follow-up and the organization of files.
Undertaking some administrative tasks including billing.

YOUR STRENGTHS

DVS in Secretarial Affairs with a legal profile or any other combination of relevant training and experience will be considered.
Minimum of approximately 2 years of experience as Legal Assistant in Litigation.
Strong French and English skills, spoken like written.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
Organizational and priority management skills.
Outstanding team spirit and interpersonal skills.
Versatility, flexibility and detail-oriented.

THE EMPLOYER

Employers we represent are located on the island of Montreal, Laval, North and South shore of Montreal.

Interested by these challenges ?

Please send your application to: [email protected] stating the following job offer number 18-0206C .

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Montréal, QC, CA
Posted on: 2018-04-04
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