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Careers at Linley Welwood

Linley Welwood is always looking to add to its exceptional team of Lawyers, Paralegals, and Legal Assistants. Our “open door” environment provides a healthy, positive, and enjoyable work environment for all team members. Each member of our office is responsible for an important role that is vital to our continued success. We believe in work-life balance, and promote teamwork and excellence, always fully committed to providing the best solutions for our clients. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, and a tremendous opportunity for growth and career development.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Articled Student 2023/24

Linley Welwood is committed to hiring articling students and developing them as a new Lawyer. While academic standing is a major factor; we are looking for an exceptional student with a broad range of interests and skills. You appreciate the lifestyle that Abbotsford has to offer and a desire to contribute to the community.

You will work directly with staff to learn legal work from the bottom up. You will also conduct research, attend court, draft documents, and assist in transactions. You will be encouraged and supported to be involved in our community.  You will work directly with clients, associates and partners on a broad range of litigation and solicitor matters. We will start by creating a written articling plan with you, and commit to following through with it.

Preference may be given to those applicants applying in person by appointments only.

please include:

  1. cover letter
  2. resume
  3. undergrad transcripts
  4. law school transcripts
  5. list of references
  6. writing sample maximum 2 pages

DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS:  June 30, 2022

Litigation LAA/Paralegal 

Our firm is looking for a full-time, highly motivated Legal Assistant, with a minimum of 2 years of law firm experience. As a Legal Assistant, you will work collaboratively to provide legal administrative support to the lawyers practicing in all areas of our litigation department. You will be responsible for a variety of legal administrative tasks requiring you to exercise judgment.

The successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Scheduling trial dates, mediation, etc.
  • Arrange court filings and application
  • Track court dates and limitation dates
  • Court document preparation
  • Preparation of court applications, and trial briefs
  • Drafting and preparing correspondence
  • Maintain efficient file management and BF system
  • Maintaining lawyer calendars
  • Management of emails
  • Understanding of BC civil litigation practices and procedures
  • Familiarity with BC Supreme Court Civil Rules

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal
  • Strong client service skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and proofreading skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Must be highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to multi-task & prioritize
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Corporate LAA

Our busy Corporate department is seeking a full-time Corporate Legal Administrative Assistant.  The right candidate will have a keen interest in working in corporate records.

In this position, your responsibilities will include, but not limited to record-keeping, annual report filing, invoicing, diarizing, incorporations, extra-provincial registrations, and minute book reviews. As a successful candidate, you are self-motivated, and you have excellent attention to detail and accuracy.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Ability to organize the workload effectively
  • Ability to maintain excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask
  • Positive work ethic
  • Ability to meet deadlines and to work under pressure
Available Job Postings

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit applications to personnel@linleywelwood.com.  All applicants will remain confidential. We thank all applicants for their interest in our positions; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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