Legal Assistant/Paralegal – Jones Emery Hargreaves Swan LLP – Victoria, BC

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Jones Emery has been a leading law practice in Victoria for over 50 years. We are looking for strong, proactive assistants who wish to get experience while enjoying a work-life balance in one of the most beautiful cities in Canada.We are currently seeking a full-time Legal Administrative Assistant/Paralegal to support our Wills and Estates Department. The function offers a chance to operate in an enjoyable, effective team environment with a focus primarily on Wills and incapacity preparation and is based in-office. We offer our workers an excellent work-life balance, a competitive salary and an advantages bundle commensurate with experience as well as a congenial workplace. The successful prospect will handle

file development to completion, report to clients, and also take care of the day-to-day administrative duties of a busy practice(jobs lists, file company, appointment reservations, diarizations, preparing accounts, filing). The effective candidate needs to also be detail-oriented, a self-starter, precise, and exceptional multitasking, interaction, and company abilities.

Our company uses competitive incomes commensurate with our assistants’ experience level. We intend to speak with you!

Credentials Include:

  • LAA/Paralegal certificate from a recognized program
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Wills and Estates
  • Experience in estate preparation including preparing wills, insurance coverage declarations, powers of attorney, healthcare representation arrangements, and accompanying documents.
  • Assisting with the preparation of estate planning documents, Wills, Powers of Attorney and Representation Agreements;
  • Assisting with the preparation of trust files including Trust Deeds and Resolutions
  • Experience with MS Office
  • Ability to work separately and as part of a group
  • Ability to focus on work and meet tight deadlines
  • Exceptional attention to information, superior analytical and organizational skills
  • Exceptional interaction and interpersonal abilities

Obligations Include:

  • Drafting and modifying wills and inability preparation files
  • Completing files for signature
  • Transcribing dictation
  • Developing and keeping filing systems
  • Opening and arranging customer files and managing file timelines
  • Processing performed client files and preparing reporting letters
  • Assisting with client billings and preparing invoices and account letters
  • Keeping as much as date contact info
  • Liasing with customers
  • Collaborating with Estate Administration legal assistance group
  • Communicating internally with legal representatives, and personnel on numerous matters
  • Administrative responsibilities consist of handling calendars, coordinating conferences

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From $39,652.00 each year

COVID-19 considerations:
Double vaccination is needed, social distancing and minimum capability rules remain in location.

Capability to commute/relocate:

  • Victoria, BC: dependably commute or strategy to relocate before starting work (preferred)


  • AEC/ DEP or Skilled Trade Certificate (preferred)


  • legal assistant: 1 year (preferred)

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