Employment Paralegal

November 28 2021
Categories Legal, Paralegal, Litigation, Labor, Employment
Surrey, BC

KSW Lawyers is looking for an experienced employment Paralegal to join our Employment & Labour Group. This is a full time position with the flexibility to work remotely or at our Surrey or Abbotsford offices. You will be doing true paralegal work with support from legal administrative assistants!

About Us

KSW Lawyers was founded in 1973. We are a community-driven, leading full-service law firm with multiple locations throughout the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley. We pride ourselves in having the resources and capabilities of a large firm without a "Big Law" mentality and while still maintaining heart and passion for our clients and the communities where we live.       

We value and respect our employees, who are given the opportunity to refine and enhance their skills and abilities while working in a collaborative and fast-paced environment – without the commute downtown. We welcome applications from driven professionals who are committed to serving others and achieving personal and professional growth through excellent client service and quality work.

Our Employment & Labour Law Group is quickly expanding to meet the demand of this fast-growing practice area. Led by Firm Partner Chris Drinovz, a recognized leading employment lawyer, our team represents clients in all areas of workplace law. This means each day presents new and diverse challenges in wrongful dismissal and human rights matters, labour law, and WorkSafeBC, You can read more about our Group here.

About You

We are looking for the following qualifications from candidates:

  • Recognized Paralegal education (diploma or degree preferred)
  • 3+ years litigation experience
  • Excellent verbal, communication and interpersonal skills with a client focused approach
  • Experience in employment, human rights or admin law is an asset
  • Proactive problem-solver

About The Role

The perfect candidate joining our Group will be working closely with our team on the following:

  • Assisting with employment, human rights, and admin files from start to finish involving BC Provincial & Supreme Court and Administrative Tribunals (ESB, BCHRT, CHRC etc.)
  • Drafting pleadings, demand letters, contracts and correspondence
  • Maintaining a BF and deadline system
  • Communicating with clients directly
  • Managing a busy case load
  • Working well in a team environment 
  • Prioritizing competing deadlines
  • Collaborating and working with 2 LAAs
  • Following instructions with minimal supervision and taking initiative
  • Recording time and preparing monthly billing statements
  • Other tasks as assigned

Compensation for a job well done

Our compensation packages are highly competitive with all firms in the region and include:

  • Competitive salary and bonuses
  • Benefits package including extended health, dental, disability, and life insurance 
  • Flexible work hours to suit your family needs and work/life balance  
  • Option to work remote or in office
  • Support for courses and continuing legal education 
  • Welcoming and supportive culture with fun social events

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter via email to Darcie Holdsworth at ***@***.**.** with the subject line Employment Paralegal.

We thank all interested candidates for applying, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Apply now!

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