Legal Assistant (float) – Litigation Group

February 18 2023
Categories Generalist, Litigation
Vancouver, BC • Full time

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP is currently seeking a Float Legal Assistant to work in the Litigation Group in our Vancouver Office. This position will appeal to candidates who enjoy a busy and challenging position in an office with a great culture. The primary responsibilities of the position are outlined below:

The Role

  • Assist our Litigation Group, providing vacation and sick leave coverage for Legal Assistants, in addition to overload assistance;
  • Edit, format, print and revise letters, memos, reports, forms, labels and other printed material using Word, Excel, PowerPoint, from dictation or other instruction as required;
  • Initiation of documentation and correspondence on files;
  • Assisting with opening and closing client/matter files;'
  • Updating client file lists;
  • Maintain an efficient file management and bring forward system;
  • Attending at the Court Registries to file legal documentation;
  • Scanning, photocopying and compiling court documents and briefs;
  • Prepare cheque requisitions and courier packages for delivery;
  • Handling incoming and outgoing mail;
  • Perform administrative and related duties as assigned and assist others in the department as required;
  • Perform a variety of routine tasks as well as special projects as required.

Skills and Abilities

  • 1 - 2 years of experience in a Legal Assistant position preferably with Litigation experience;
  • Graduate of Legal Administrative Assistant program or relevant experience;
  • Advanced PC skills, particularly with Microsoft Office Suite (Chrome River, SAP, MS Teams, iManage knowledge would be an asset);
  • Able to work with minimal direction or instructions
  • Able to delegate work appropriately to other service departments and/or Administrative Clerks
  • Able to manage, organize and prioritize work independently;
  • Able to maintain excellent working relationships with all staff;
  • Excellent spelling and grammar skills.

Please note that Norton Rose Fulbright Canada requires all Firm members to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace. Applicants who receive an employment offer will be required to provide proof of full vaccination upon arrival to the Firm as a condition of employment. Norton Rose Fulbright has a duty to accommodate those who are unable to get vaccinated due to religious, medical or other protected grounds. For applicants who require an accommodation, please canvanhrtalent@nortonrosefulbright.comto discuss further.

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global legal firm. We provide the world's pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 3800 lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.

Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare.

Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, Norton Rose Fulbright Australia, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP and Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc are separate legal entities and all of

them are members of Norton Rose Fulbright Verein, a Swiss verein. Norton Rose Fulbright Verein helps coordinate the activities of the members but does not itself provide legal services to clients.

Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity is an important firm value. We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and to providing a workplace which is free from discrimination and harassment. This means that all job applicants, employees and partners will receive equal treatment regardless of race, colour, ethnic or national origins, sex, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

To apply, please visit the Careers page of our website at We thank all candidates for their application, but will be contacting only those whom we select to invite for an interview.

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP has an accommodation process in place that provides accommodations for employees with disabilities. If you are unable to apply for a position online or require any further accommodations during our recruitment process, please .

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