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Hybrid Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Location: West Kelowna
Category: Legal
Type: Full Time
Pay: To be disclosed to short-listed candidates only
Hours: TBD

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Description

Our client, Eyford Partners LLP, is a law firm with a focus on civil litigation with offices in Vancouver and West Kelowna. They are seeking to add to their team a full-time hybrid Legal Assistant/Paralegal who will work in the areas of municipal, expropriation, and property law. This position is located in their West Kelowna office.

This position will work with one lawyer/partner in the firm handling both legal and paralegal work.  They must be a team player who is hard-working, self-motivated, and interested in ongoing learning.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Liaise with clients, opposing counsel, etc.
    • Writing and formatting correspondence documents/pleadings
    • Work with Land Title Office handling searches and documents
  • Maintain and exercise a basic understanding of legal procedures such as Acts, Rules, Regulations, etc. within the areas above, and within the scope of their role.
  • Manage billing processes for one lawyer
  • Continual learning and keeping up-to-date on changes.
  • Perform general administrative tasks including file management (opening/closing of files, filing, data entry, etc.).

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1+ years of experience legal experience, preferably litigation.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
    • Experience with Land Title Office documents and processes
    • Litigation experience, including assembling Application/Petition Records
  • Strong communicator and team-minded (we can’t do it alone!)
  • Problem-solving skills and attention-to-detail
  • Working knowledge of PC Law is an asset
  • Paralegal experience and/or certification

Eyford Partners offers competitive salaries, and their employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits package which includes, extended health and dental benefits, fitness and learning and development subsidies.   Eyford Partners is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to HR Manager, Okanagan Staffing Services Inc. at:  jobs@okanaganstaffing.com.  Please place “Legal Assistant – West Kelowna” into the subject line.