• Valid City, State or Zip Code: London
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Friday, 29 March 2019
    Searching for a role with a well known firm?
    Do you enjoy working on different projects?

    We have partnered with our client in London and are seeking a full-time Legal Assistant for a 6 month contract to provide administrative support to Lawyers who practice Insurance Defence and Civil Litigation.

    What will the job entail?

    *Handling and prioritizing workload independently, while demonstrating initiative to provide excellent service our clients;
    *Processing large volumes of documents;
    *Meeting strict deadlines;
    *Excellent multi-tasking skills;
    *Attention to detail;
    *Problem solving as appropriate;
    *Communicating in a professional manner with lawyers and other team members;
    *Knowledge of Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (SABS);
    *Knowledge of the Automobile Insurance Act;
    *Other duties as assigned.

    What is required from you?

    *Secondary education, with minimum of 1 to 5 years of litigation experience in a legal environment;
    *Proven practice management skills, with demonstrated improvement in process of workflow, in your role in managing the practice of two or more lawyers;
    *Experience working with pleadings, motion records, mediation summaries, pre-trial conference memos, and understanding court requirements, as necessary, which includes filings and document preparation;
    *Knowledgeable in your use of the Rules of Civil Procedure;
    *Fast, accurate keyboarding skills; minimum 60 wpm; Strong dicta transcription skill;
    *Tremendous proofreading skills (ability to check typed material for grammatical, typographical, spelling, word usage and format errors);
    *Knowledge of basic Accounting, and strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Aderant Accounting software and Outlook

    This role is a 6 month contract, however has the potential to turn into a permanent role depending on candidate and needs!

    Please apply online and follow up with Charity Magowan at 226-752-8550 today.

    ManpowerGroup recognizes the importance of providing an accessible and barrier-free environment. We are committed to creating a welcoming, fair and inclusive environment by offering equal opportunity to access our services. At ManpowerGroup, we are committed to providing accommodations, and will work with you to meet your needs.