Careers
Current Openings

We are always interested in hearing from individuals who wish to join our team.

Please send supporting documents in pdf format only

Email
Senior Litigation Legal Assistant - Victoria, BC

 

Woodward & Company LLP is seeking a senior Legal Assistant to join us as a full-time member of our team. This position requires a confident, outgoing and engaging individual who displays professionalism, common sense, self-motivation and a mature work ethic.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Preparing documents including: drafting, formatting, editing, correspondence, memos, agreements, reports, pleadings, and court documents
  • Attending to all procedures surrounding the filing and serving of court pleadings and documents
  • Coordinating with court registries to arrange for hearings, submissions, and trials

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Grade 12 graduation supplemented with at 5 + years litigation experience
  • Preference may be given to candidates with the completion of a Legal Assistant program from an accredited educational institution in Canada

 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), Adobe, BC Online
  • A knowledge and appreciation of legal practices, terminology, and procedures
  • Able to interpret rules of court in various levels of court
  • Maintaining and organizing electronic and paper filing systems.
  • Organizing and maintaining lawyers’ calendars and Bring Forward (BF) system
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills and resourcefulness
  • Willingness to learn new technological applications
  • Über keen attention to detail
  • Work well autonomously and within a team
  • Reliable and dependable attendance is an essential function of this position
  • Previous experience in a Management capacity is an asset

BENEFITS & PERKS:

  • Competitive salary to commensurate with experience
  • Group Health Coverage
  • Employer RSP contribution (4.5% of gross salary)
  • Annual Professional Development allowance
  • Paid vacation, sick days, and personal days to help balance outside commitments
  • Transportation allowance
  • Outgoing and friendly firm culture that provides for lots of social opportunities to connect with your co-workers

 

Please forward your cover letter and resume in confidence to the attention of Jamie Zyla, Human Resources Manager at employment@woodwardandcompany.com


Please submit your application materials in PDF format only.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Thank you for considering Woodward & Company