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Job Opportunity – Paralegal/Legal Assistant – MacGillivray Law

Are you a reliable team player who is passionate about helping people? Do you thrive in a fast-paced work environment and enjoy working with agile and forward-thinking professionals? If this sounds like you, MacGillivray Injury and Insurance Law is seeking a full-time Paralegal/Legal Assistant to work based out of their office in St. John’s, NL.

MacGillivray Injury and Insurance Law is a civil litigation boutique firm representing clients across Atlantic Canada and beyond.

Responsibilities include:

  • assisting lawyers in preparation for mediation and judicial dispute resolutions
  • preparing, drafting, and reviewing legal documents and correspondence
  • organizing and maintaining accurate records for filing and word processing
  • researching records, court files and other legal documents
  • supporting and contacting clients to schedule appointments, communicate case progress, and to obtain or exchange information

Qualifications:

  • post-secondary degree or diploma, or equivalent role-related education and experience
  • 1-3 years relevant experience as a Paralegal or Legal Assistant (a combination of relevant education and experience may be considered)
  • proficiency and aptitude for working with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe, and Case Management software
  • excellent attention to detail and proofreading skills
  • proven ability to work independently, take initiative and exercise sound judgement
  • strong written and verbal communication, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • able to be flexible, and adapt easily to change
  • experience working in the field of personal injury law is an asset
  • bilingual fluency in English and French is an asset

Interested applicants can apply to Heather Douthwright at hdouthwright@macgillivraylaw.com