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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 friendly atmosphere to work. 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.

Available Job Postings

Legal Administrative Assistant

Our busy Litigation department is looking for a highly motivated Legal Administration Assistant with experience in construction law. As the successful candidate you will be responsible for a variety of duties pertaining to the role and providing direct support to one Partner and Associates.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as the first point of contact for client inquiries as well as maintaining client contact
  • Scheduling Trial Dates, Mediation, etc.
  • Arrange court filings and applications
  • Track court dates and limitation dates
  • Court document preparation
  • Prepare and draft various correspondence and documents, including court pleadings
  • Preparation of court applications, trial briefs
  • Drafting and preparing correspondence
  • Maintain efficient file management and BF system
  • Maintain lawyer calendars
  • Management of emails
  • Understanding of BC civil litigation practices and procedures, with an emphasis on construction law
  • Familiarity with BC Supreme Court Civil Rules

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal
  • Inexperienced candidates who have completed a Legal Assistant/Paralegal certificate or diploma may also be considered
  • Must have strong client service skills
  • Excellent attention to details 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

Our firm provides competitive salary and benefits, positive and friendly atmosphere and a healthy-save working environment.

How to Apply

Please submit applications to personnel@linleywelwood.com. Preference may be given to those applicants applying in person. 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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