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Boughton Law

Legal Administrative Assistant

LAA's – Vancouver, British Columbia
Department LAA's
Employment Type Full time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Who We Are

Boughton Law is a Vancouver-based law firm.  We do things differently. We are committed to excellence, integrity, professionalism, community and development. Our values foster a collaborative and stimulating work environment.  If you crave meaningful work and embrace innovation like we do, we want to hear from you. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages (e.g. flex leave time, wellness program, professional development opportunities and more) to ensure we attract and retain high-quality professionals. We are an innovative law firm continuing to redefine the way we practice law.

Who We Are Looking For

Boughton Law is currently recruiting for a Legal Administrative Assistant. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing a variety of administrative, clerical and legal support to two lawyers. This is a great opportunity for a Legal Administrative Assistant looking to gain experience in the legal industry and grow their career.   

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare correspondence, faxes, documents, etc. using Digital Dictaphone, email instructions, copy typing and handwritten notes: using application software (Word & Outlook)
  • Draft and prepare letters, memos and correspondence
  • Open files and maintain filing system
  • Assist with travel bookings
  • Set mediations and arbitration hearings
  • Prepare invoices to clients (using Acumin accounting software)
  • Set appointments for clients
  • Post time sheets (using Acumin accounting software)
  • Perform other related duties as required

Qualifications

  • Graduate of Legal Administrative Assistant Program
  • Minimum 1 - 3 years’ experience as a Legal Administrative Assistant
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications
  • Excellent English, oral and written skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Able to draft standard correspondence with minimum supervision
  • Exceptional attention to detail and drafting skills
  • Able to take directions, show initiative, ask questions
  • Professional, mature attitude with a sense of humor
  • Able to communicate with clients, lawyers and staff
  • Familiar with billing/invoicing processes in a legal environment

 

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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
    LAA's
  • Employment Type
    Full time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
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