Litigation Legal Assistant

  • Full Time
  • Ottawa


Thank you for your interest in the Litigation Legal Assistant role. While this position has been filled, your journey with TAG HR is far from over! We have similar positions opening up on a regular basis, and we’ve kept this position open to continue connecting with professionals like you. Apply to this posting to join our network, receive early access to opportunities, and proactively promote your profile to our clients. If there is a fit, one of our Recruitment Consultants will reach out to get the conversation started.

Are you looking to join a growth-oriented team that prioritizes professional development and expands your skills by working with some of Canada’s best lawyers and consultants? We have the opportunity for you!

Our client, an Ottawa-based, multi-service law firm, is seeking an experienced Litigation Legal Assistant to join their diverse team.

About you

To be considered, you should have:

  • 7+ years of experience as a Litigation Legal Assistant/Law Clerk
  • Strong knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, Adobe DC Pro and PCLaw
  • Highly organized and strong attention to detail with the flexibility to accommodate work demands
  • Ability to take initiative, prioritize and multitask
  • Be comfortable with working independently and collaboratively within a team environment with a strong work ethic
  • Demonstrate good judgment and utmost professionalism at all times, particularly when working under pressure
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and exercise discretion at all times
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

About the role

If hired, you will:

  • Draft/prepare and complete all necessary litigation documentation such as claims, defences, motion records, pleadings, notices, affidavits, etc. in Superior Court and Small Claims Court, Court of Appeal
  • Scheduling mediations, examinations, motions, pre-trials and trial dates, amongst other scheduling tasks
  • Familiarity with the Online Submissions Portal and Caselines
  • Vigilent of processes and deadlines for serving and filing court documents
  • Ensuring all filing is organized and up to date, both physical and electronic
  • Handle administrative details concerning calendar and task management, client meetings, accounting, closing files and docketing
  • Other administrative duties as required

Perks & Benefits

  • Competitive salary range: $65,000-$70,000
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits plan
  • Team building & learning activities
  • Collaborative work environment
  • And more!

Have questions about the role or unsure if it’s the position for you? Let’s talk! Connect with me on LinkedIn or email me at [email protected] to get the conversation started.