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employment-law-bpIf you are interested in becoming part of an exceptional team of legal professionals, then Baker Newby LLP is interested in you! The lawyers and support staff of Baker Newby LLP contribute to the success of our clients and the Firm by exceptional client-focused relationships, together with building strong team skills.

Open and effective communication, innovation and superior performance are the standard by which we ensure our clients continually receive the very best legal services available. We foster outstanding teamwork within our Firm by combining mutual respect, loyalty and trust with an ongoing dedication to performance excellence and continuing education.

Baker Newby LLP provides a healthy, positive and caring atmosphere which enables both their professional and personal goals and, to that end, we are proud to offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that is very competitive.

 

We are looking for an intermediate legal assistant with at least 5 years experience. Your position involves assisting in the day to day management of 150 to 200 files; opening and closing files; billing files monthly; maintaining a limitation journal (bf system); drafting correspondence; preparing and filing pleadings; interlocutory applications/desk order applications and other legal documents; preparing and registering Land Title documents; scheduling discoveries, mediations, trials and appeals; scheduling meetings; receiving instructions from clients; and performing property and asset searches.

The programs you are required to be proficient in are:

  • Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • BC Online (Land Title, BC Assessment, BC Registry, Personal Property Registry)
  • Land Title Survey Authority – Electronic Filing System
  • Court Services Online Preferred candidates will have strong knowledge of the following:
  • Supreme Court Rules
  • Small Claims Rules
  • Builders Lien Act
  • Court Order Enforcement Act
  • Creditors Remedies

While we appreciate all applications, only those experienced applicants who are considered will be contacted.

Established in 1937, Baker Newby LLP is one of the largest law firms in the Fraser Valley with offices in Chilliwack and Abbotsford.

We continue to seek an experienced Legal Assistant with four years + of Civil/Commercial Litigation experience. While not mandatory, previous experience in Administrative or Employment Law would be an asset.

We ideally would like someone with existing roots in Chilliwack, or a desire to develop new roots in the beautiful Fraser Valley. We are looking for someone who can work independently, while still maintaining a strong sense of a team oriented environment with other experienced assistants.

While we appreciate all applications, only those experienced applicants who are considered will be contacted.