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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-Litigation Department

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.

Legal Administrative Assistant-Corporate Department

Our busy Corporate department is seeking a full-time Jr. 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. You are self-motivated, you have excellent attention to detail and accuracy.

Qualifications & 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)
  • Knowledge of minute book reviews
  • Knowledge of annual report filing
  • Ability to meet deadlines and to work under pressure
  • Ability to maintain excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to organize the workload effectively
  • Positive work ethic
  • Ability to multitask

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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