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Receptionist / Law Office Administrative Assistant


Are you looking for a position in a really cool neighbourhood with fabulous people? Our client is a downtown Victoria law firm located in the heart of historical landmarks, amazing culture and cuisine. They are looking for a professional law firm receptionist and administrative assistant. Exceptional client service skills, professional and courteous manner, ability to deal with complex and confidential matters, and a flexible communication style are fundamental skills necessary for this engaging reception and law office administrator position. Knowledge of general office administration is important. Law firm experience is preferred. Completion of legal office assistant or general office administration program is an asset. Reception experience is essential.


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

Corporate Legal Assistant


Our client is a Victoria law firm is looking for a legal assistant for their corporate law practice. Candidates will have experience with corporate transactions, reorganizations, corporate organization, company resolutions, annual filings, incorporations, minute book preparation and maintenance. A solid working knowledge of ALF, BC Online, Corporations Online, Microsoft Office Suite, and ESIlaw is essential. Willingness to learn, a mature work ethic and the ability to work independently are important. Competitive salary commensurate with experience, together with extended health benefits are provided.


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Lawyer – Real Estate Development


Our client is a Victoria full service law firm who is offering an opportunity for a solicitor with experience in commercial real estate development to provide legal services to their established client base with an opportunity to grow your own solicitor's practice with a focus on business law. The successful candidate will have the ability to work in a fast paced team environment with a mature work ethic and dedication to providing outstanding client-centered service. Although the ideal candidate will be a member in good standing of the British Columbia Law Society with experience in real estate development, our clients are open to inviting candidates with varied backgrounds in a solicitor’s practice as they are looking for an outstanding team member.


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

Residential Real Estate Conveyancer - FLEXIBLE WORK OPTIONS AVAILABLE including contract and remote


Our client is a downtown Victoria law firm looking for an intermediate to senior conveyancer. Experience and proficiency in real estate transactions, E-conveyance, 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. Above-market salary commensurate with experience, extended health care benefit package, flexible work hours and environment, and yearly bonuses all offered to the right candidate.


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

Legal Bookkeeper – West Shore – Must Love Dogs!


Our West Shore client is looking for an experienced full-time legal bookkeeper to join their small office. The successful candidate will be organized, accurate, detail-oriented, with the ability to communicate clearly. They are looking for someone with a minimum of two years of legal bookkeeping experience. Experience with Quickbooks (desktop and online) is essential. Experience with Esilaw and CLIO law firm accounting software is an asset. Candidates should have experience in trust and general bank reconciliation, payroll, GST remittance, payroll and payroll remittance and T4s. Qualified candidates will be familiar with BC Law Society regulatory requirements for bookkeeping, handle information of a confidential nature, be very resourceful and client-oriented. Free on-site parking at this dog friendly office.


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Estate Planning Legal Assistant

Our client is highly regarded Victoria law firm who is looking for a client-centered legal assistant with experience in estate planning including: drafting wills, insurance declarations, powers of attorney, health care representation agreements, and accompanying documents. Completion of a legal office assistant program is essential. The successful candidate will have excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and effective communication skills. Common sense and a mature work ethic are important. This is a family friendly firm looking for the right team member that will compliment their team of long-term employees.

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Full-Time Law Firm Bookkeeper


Our client is a full service law firm looking for a full time law firm bookkeeper with experience working in a mid-sized to large law firm (for local standards). Knowledge of payroll, bookkeeping, law firm trust accounting, and familiarity with the BC Law Society regulatory requirements are essential. The successful candidate will have the ability to liaison with agents and government authorities, a mature work ethic and dedication to providing outstanding client-centered service. They will possess strong interpersonal skills and an ongoing willingness to work collaboratively as a part of a dedicated team and to participate as a team member, and provide excellent client service and with good communication skills. Prior use of Esilaw (or comparable law firm accounting software), Excel and Adobe is an asset. Compensation package including health benefit plan available.


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

Junior to Intermediate Real Estate Conveyancer

Our client is a Victoria law firm looking for a real estate conveyancer with some experience in real estate transactions, E-conveyance, LTSA, Corporate Online, BC Online, PPSA Registry required. Eagerness to learn, attention to detail, document productions skills, professional attitude and demeanor, 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. Above-market salary commensurate with experience, extended health care benefit package, and a friendly work environment is offered to the successful candidate.

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

Intermediate Legal Assistant - General Litigation


Victoria litigation group is seeking an experienced legal assistant or paralegal. Candidates must be a graduate of an accredited Legal Administrative Assistant or Paralegal Program, have advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office, and have a minimum of three years of litigation experience. Knowledge of BC (Civil) Rules of Court and litigation procedures and an interest in administrative law is preferred; as are excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and effective communication skills. Common sense and a mature work ethic are important. 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

Corporate Legal Assistant


Our client is a Victoria law firm with a newly renovated office looking for a legal assistant with experience in corporate transactions, corporate organization, company resolutions, annual filings, incorporations, minute book preparation and maintenance. A solid working knowledge of ALF, BC Online, Corporations Online, Microsoft Office Suite required. Attention to detail, document productions skills, professional attitude and demeanor, 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. Above-market salary commensurate with experience, extended health care benefit package, and a gorgeous work environment with a lot of natural light is offered to the successful candidate.

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

Commercial Real Estate and Development Conveyancer


Our client is a downtown law firm looking for an intermediate to senior commercial real estate conveyancer to work with an established team in their complex and sophisticated commercial real estate and development practice. Experience and proficiency in real estate transactions, E-conveyance, LTSA, Corporate Online, BC Online, PPSA Registry, and ALF 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. Above-market salary commensurate with experience, extended health care benefit package, additional health spending account, flexible work hours and environment, family friendly attitude, and yearly bonuses all offered to the right candidate. Suitable for candidates with a great attitude and excellent work ethic.


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

Lawyer – General Litigation

Our client is a Victoria full service law firm. They have an exciting opportunity for an associate litigator with a minimum of three years experience to provide legal services to their established client base with an opportunity to grow your own litigation practice. The successful candidate will have the ability to work in a fast paced team environment with a mature work ethic and dedication to providing outstanding client-centered service. Although the ideal candidate will be a member in good standing of the British Columbia Law Society, our clients are open to inviting candidates with varied backgrounds in other jurisdictions with an aim to becoming a member in good standing of the British Columbia Law Society.


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

Lawyer – Family Law

Our client is a client centered law firm with a focus on family law and general litigation. They have an exciting opportunity for a lawyer with a minimum of three years experience to provide legal services to their established client base with an opportunity to grow your own family law and litigation practice. The successful candidate will have the ability to work independently and as part of a fast paced team environment with a mature work ethic and service philosophy.  Although the ideal candidate will be a member in good standing of the British Columbia Law Society, our clients are open to inviting candidates with varied backgrounds in other jurisdictions with an aim to becoming a member in good standing of the British Columbia Law Society.

Please forward your resume in confidence to: 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 legal assistant for their interesting and complex solicitors group. Experience with preparation and registration of the following land title documents is an asset, but not essential including 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.


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Lawyer – General Solicitor


Our client is a progressive well established Victoria full service law firm. They have an opportunity for an experienced solicitor with to provide legal services to their established client base with an opportunity to grow your own solicitor's practice. The successful candidate will have the ability to work in a fast paced team environment with a mature work ethic and dedication to providing outstanding client-centered service. Although the ideal candidate will be a member in good standing of the British Columbia Law Society with experience in real estate development, our clients are open to inviting candidates with varied backgrounds in a solicitor’s practice as they are looking for an outstanding team member.


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