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McCAGUE BORLACK LLP

Dedicated to all types of litigation with a strong focus on insurance defence. We represent corporate entities, banks, and financial companies across Canada. Our aim is to hire talented assistants with strong skills and are team players. Are you a fit? Follow us - twitter or LI

Legal Assistant Positions

HERE WE GROW AGAIN! Updated February 2, 2021

Hiring a Legal Assistant for our Ottawa office, located in the heart of downtown

  • Required >> 5 to 10 years litigation experience in both AB and Tort. The successful candidate will work directly with two lawyers in a share. If you work well in a team, this is a great opportunity. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Open and Close files,
  • Draft correspondence and other legal documents as required,
  • Keep an up-to-date e-filing system,
  • Schedule discoveries, mediations, and other important events,
  • Manage calendar appointments,
  • Maintain the utmost professionalism in a team environment,
  • Communicate with clients, the courts, and opposing counsel, and
  • Other duties as requested.

Successful candidates will have the following:

  • At minimum 5 years of litigation, insurance defence experience in both Tort & AB,
  • Experience using Elite 3E would be considered an asset,
  • Work well under pressure and in a busy, fast-paced environment,
  • Professional communication skills, both written and oral,
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel,
  • Detail oriented and consistent in producing excellent quality of work, and
  • Strong organizational and computer skills are required.

Our compensation package includes a competitive salary including benefits.

NOTE: Remote 'work from home' during COVID-19 Pandemic only.

If you have at least 5 years of the required experience, strong skills and enjoy a busy practice, you will never be bored, and MB will be a good match for you.

If you are ready to make a change, we are ready to hire! Email your resume to the attention of Ms. Stroscher at jobs@mccagueborlack.com.

Please include where you first saw our ad in the subject line of your email. (ie. Website, LinkedIn, Facebook, Indeed, Twitter) Thank you.