legal assistant - criminal law in victoria

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CA$ 40,000 per year
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victoria, british columbia
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Administrative Support
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CA$ 40,000 per year
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job description

We are currently looking to fill a Criminal Legal Assistant position with a Victoria local law practice. They are looking for someone who is a self-starter with very strong attention to detail with at least 2 years experience in criminal law as well as experience in family law. If you are a team player, enjoy a challenge but like a slower paced environment this could be the perfect position for you!

Primary Responsibilities for the Criminal Legal Assistant:
* Assist 1 lawyer
* Prepare and edit of correspondence and legal documents
* Calendar/schedule management
* Act as main point of contact for client files, both internal and external
* Maintain and organize client files
* Carry out correspondence and communication with internal and external clients
* Provide backup to other team members during time of absences, vacations, etc.

This position will support a lawyer that practices both criminal and family law. Experience in both is definitely an asset but if you are experienced in one area and open to learning and working in another this role would be a great position!

* 100% company covered medical and dental benefits
* Free downtown parking available
* Downtown Victoria firm
* Established law office
* Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
* 3 weeks vacation
* Depending on experience compensation starts at $53,000 +

* Minimum 2 years of Criminal Law experience
* Legal Assistant Diploma
* Solid understanding of criminal Law rules and court filing processes
* Strong technical skills
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to work well under pressure
* Ability to manage multiple priorities while paying attention to detail
* Excellent interpersonal and client service skills
* Confident and dependable, with strong initiative and ability to work both independently and in a team oriented atmosphere
* Confident, dependable team player with initiative

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you! Please register online at and one of our staffing consultants will review your application, or email your resume to All applications are welcome but only those who meet the requirements will be contacted.

Randstad oversees various temporary and permanent roles such as: Reception, Administrative Assistants, Executive Assistants, Customer Service/Client Support, Inside Sales, Data Entry, Human Resources, Marketing, Accounting, Warehouse, General Labour, Operations, and Skilled Trade roles. If you happen to have experience in any of these roles please feel free to reach out to us to discuss future possibilities!

Any questions? Call us at 250-383-1389.

Thank you to all interested candidates!


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