Disputes Paralegal *NEW*

Posted: Friday October 1st, 2021
Closing Date: Friday October 29th, 2021

Our client is a leading and innovative law firm who is seeking a Disputes Paralegal to join Disputes Group legal team.  This is an opportunity to work closely with lawyers and legal support staff to provide the highest level of service to clients while having the opportunity to cultivate your skills as part of a dynamic and successful national team.

Key Responsibilities

The key responsibilities of this role are:

  • You will actively participate as a contributing member of the legal team to manage matters and provide excellent client service
  • You will assist with identifying Paralegal tasks and proactively offering solutions to drive efficiencies in the Practice Group through utilization of the Paralegal role

  • In addition to being responsible for daily file management, you will assist the Firm’s lawyers performing land title searches, managing limitation periods, drafting and maintaining electronic briefs, document production and the questioning process, drafting other court documents and preparing for hearings and trials
  • The work that you will do here is exciting and challenging and the circumstances are often demanding. Collaboration, teamwork and unwavering commitment to excellence are the order of the day, every day

Key Competencies

  • Knowledge and understanding of the Alberta Rules of Court and the litigation process required
  • Community College or Legal Assistant Diploma is an asset
  • Relevant working experience as a legal assistant or paralegal
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent ability to take direction and work independently
  • Highly organized with time management skills
  • Knowledge of iManage, ACL, Kofax PDF, Word, Excel and Outlook
  • A team player with a strong work ethic and a desire for continuous improvement

If this role sounds llke your next career move, then please send your resume, in confidence, to shona@urbanlegal.ca

At Urban Legal Recruitment we guarantee discretion and confidentiality.  We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.