Paralegal – Litigation

February 20 2021
Categories Generalist, Legal, Paralegal, Legal, Paralegal, Litigation
Vancouver, BC
Description

The Team

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP is currently seeking a Paralegal to work in the Litigation Department in our Vancouver Office. The successful candidate will possess strong analytical skills, excellent file organization abilities, familiarity with fact investigation, drafting capabilities and computer skills. Candidates must have extensive knowledge of litigation law and procedures and will be pro-active in keeping current with changes relating to legal procedures, filing and limitation dates, Acts and Regulations

The Role

  • Drafting pleadings, including motion materials and lists of documents;
  • Obtaining and gathering all relevant investigative materials;
  • Management and organization of all materials gathered for each file;
  • Reviewing transcripts from Examination for Discovery, obtaining and providing various requests;
  • Drafting letters to clients and mediation summaries;
  • Assisting with chambers and trial preparation;
  • Frequent communication with client, investigators, and witnesses;
  • Trial coordination, including scheduling all witness testimony and issuing subpoenas;
  • Monitoring and ensuring service of all reports in accordance with the Rules of Court;
  • Proactive management of files including keeping lawyers informed and up to date on the status of files.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelors or college degree, with Paralegal certification from a recognized program;
  • Minimum of 3 years of Litigation paralegal experience;
  • Knowledge of electronic legal research data bases, such as Quicklaw;
  • Exceptional written and communication skills, meticulous with details and follow-up;
  • Highly organized, take initiative, prioritize with the ability to multi-task and juggle multiple files in a fast-paced environment;
  • Strong attention to detail with the flexibility to accommodate work demands;
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a national team;
  • Demonstrate good judgement and utmost professionalism at all times and particularly when working under pressure.

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 www.nortonrosefulbright.com. 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 contact canvanhrtalent@nortonrosefulbright.com.

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