Litigation Law Clerk, Bilingual

  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Office, clerical & administrative - Legal Assistant

Adecco is currently recruiting for a Litigation Law Clerk for our client is in Ottawa, ON. Ideal candidate must be able to work on-site.
The Litigation Law Clerk will have the following responsibilities:

  • Review and revise pleadings for tribunals and most court levels including but not limited to Small Claims, Superior Court, Ontario Court of Appeal, Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal
  • Prepare necessary forms for filing and file same with appropriate body
  • Arrange and coordinate service of documents when appropriate
  • Assisting lawyers in preparing for depositions, hearings, trials and conferences; completing many administrative tasks, including, working on individual cases
  • Investigating the factual evidence of a transaction or case and preparing exhibits, charts and diagrams to display information
  • Preparation of Affidavit of Documents, Bill of Costs, and other court related documents
  • Research caselaw and prepare Books of Authorities
  • Review factums and finalize with hyperlinks to authorities, tables of authorities, etc.
  • Organizing and tracking firm and matter deadlines and maintaining firm database re deadlines
  • File management including opening and closing files, filing all documents within the document management system and paper files, as required, communicating with clients and organizing meetings, etc.
  • The Litigation Law Clerk must meet the following mandatory requirements:
  • Bilingual: The Litigation Law Clerk will be required to speak and write in French and English
  • 3 to 5 years of law clerk, ideally with a law firm
  • Experience at all levels of court
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Accurate typing speed of approximately 60 words per minute
  • Advanced knowledge of OneKey, Caselines, Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and other systems implemented by the firm
  • Ability to think ahead and use initiative
  • Flexible and dependable
  • Able to remain calm under pressure and work in tight deadlines
  • Conscientious, approachable and enthusiastic
  • Able to quickly build confidence, respect and trust with others
  • Have a positive approach to daily tasks and have a solution-focused approach to challenge
  • If you are interested in applying to our Litigation Law Clerk position, please submit your resume as soon as possible by clicking on the 'Apply with Adecco' button.

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    Reference number CA_EN_1_027616_2045168

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