Experienced Legal Assistant - Wills and Estates


Progressive Victoria law firm is looking for an intermediate legal assistant with experience in wills and estates. Candidates must be a graduate of an accredited Legal Administrative Assistant or Paralegal Program, have proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite, and have three to five years law office experience. Attention to detail and the ability to work independently are important.


Please forward your resume in confidence to: director@ascendlegalrecruiting.com

Real Estate Conveyancer


Friendly, client focused boutique Oak Bay Notary's office is looking for a conveyancer with 2 to 3 years of real estate conveyancing experience. Experience and proficiency in real estate transactions, ProSuite, LTSA, Corporate Online, BC Online, PPSA Registry required. Strong document productions skills, ability to communicate in a professional, mature and courteous manner, knowledge of Law Society trust accounting, the ability to multi-task and work well independently and as well as part of a team is essential. Competitive salary commensurate with experience.


Please forward your resume in confidence directly to the attention of: director@ascendlegalrecruiting.com

Legal Assistant - Solicitor's Practice


Respected Victoria law firm devoted to providing legal services to local governments in British Columbia is seeking a junior to intermediate legal assistant for their interesting and complex solicitors group. Experience with preparation and registration of various land title documents such as leases, rights of way, covenants, easements, subdivision plans, complex land exchange or real estate development files from a government perspective and expropriations, contracts including service contracts, development contracts, and construction contracts, and bylaws. The successful candidate will have the ability to work both independently and as part of a hands-on team.


Please forward your resume in confidence to: director@ascendlegalrecruiting.com

Experienced Legal Administrative Assistant - Corporate/Commercial


Well respected Victoria law firm is looking for a legal assistant with a minimum of five years experience for their sophisticated corporate and commercial practice. Candidates will have experience preparing documents for corporate reorganizations, commercial transactions, company resolutions, annual filings, incorporations, minute book preparation and maintenance. A solid working knowledge of ALF, BC Online and Corporations Online is essential. A mature work ethic and the ability to work independently are important. Competitive salary commensurate with experience, together with extended health benefits are provided.


Please forward your resume in confidence to: director@ascendlegalrecruiting.com

Legal Assistant - Litigation


Our client is seeking a Legal Assistant with a minimum of 3 to 5 years’ litigation experience to join their team. This position requires a confident, outgoing and engaging individual who displays professionalism, common sense, self-motivation and a mature work ethic (a great sense of humour is also welcome).

Position Summary:
Working as a valuable and integral member of a team by providing legal support for up to four lawyers.
A knowledge and appreciation of legal practices, terminology, and procedures.
Able to interpret rules of court in various provinces and levels of court.
Assisting with reviewing and assembling documentary evidence, and managing complex evidence records.
Coordinating with court registries and judicial review boards to arrange for hearings, submissions, and trials.
Preparing documents including: drafting, formatting, editing, correspondence, memos, agreements, reports, pleadings, and court documents.
Coordinating the timely filing and service of court documents.
Maintaining and organizing electronic and paper filing systems.
Organizing and maintaining lawyers’ calendars and Bring Forward (BF) system.

Qualifications:
Certificate or Diploma from a recognized Legal Administrative program.
3 to 5 years’ litigation experience.
Advanced MS Word formatting skills including: multi-level lists, integrated table of contents and internal document cross-referencing.
Working knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Adobe Acrobat DC.
Willingness to learn new technological applications.
Keen attention to detail.
Strong problem-solving skills and resourcefulness.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Work well autonomously and within a team.
Reliable and dependable attendance is an essential function of this position.

Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include: Group Health & Dental Plan, MSP coverage, Employer RSP contribution (4.5% of gross salary), generous vacation, and a friendly, supportive working environment.


Please forward your resume in confidence to: director@ascendlegalrecruiting.com

Legal Assistant - Family Law


Our client is a downtown law firm looking for a legal assistant with law office experience for their family law practice. Family law experience is preferred. Candidates must be a graduate of an accredited Legal Administrative Assistant or Paralegal Program, have proficiency with Microsoft Office. Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and effective communication skills are essential for this position.


Please forward your resume in confidence to: director@ascendlegalrecruiting.com

you're cleared for take off

 

Legal Assistant - Family Law and Real Estate


Our client is a downtown sole practitioner looking for a mature legal assistant with law office experience. Family law experience and knowledge of the Family Law Act and BC Supreme Court and BC Provincial Court Rules are required; as is some conveyancing experience. Candidates must be a graduate of an accredited Legal Administrative Assistant or Paralegal Program and have proficiency with Microsoft Office. Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and effective communication skills are essential for this position. 


Please forward your resume in confidence to: director@ascendlegalrecruiting.com