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legal assistant - immigration


Source: Job Bank

Location

Surrey, BC
V3W4E8

Salary

$28.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Durée de l'emploi: Permanent
  • Langue de travail: Anglais
  • Heures de travail: 32 to 40 hours per week
  • Education:
  • Expérience:

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • or equivalent experience

Work setting

  • General law practice
  • Business or corporate law
  • Willing to relocate
  • Legal firm
  • Delivery and courier service
  • Business services

Tasks

  • Schedule and confirm appointments
  • Maintain filing system
  • Determine and establish office procedures and routines
  • Prepare and key in correspondence and legal documents
  • Review and proofread documents and correspondence to ensure compliance with legal procedures and grammatical usage
  • Perform basic bookkeeping tasks
  • Type and proofread correspondence, forms and other documents
  • Manage contracts
  • Complete legal documentation
  • Prepare invoices and bank deposits
  • Plan, direct and evaluate the activities of firms and departments that develop and implement advertising campaigns to promote the sales of products and services
  • Direct and evaluate establishments and departments that publicize activities and events on behalf of businesses, governments and other organizations
  • Draft legal correspondence

Supervision

  • 1 to 2 people

Target audience

  • Immigrants
  • College/University students
  • International students

Computer and technology knowledge

  • PCLaw in the Cloud
  • MS Word
  • MS Office
  • Electronic mail
  • MS Excel
  • MS Outlook
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Windows
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Legal software applications

Area of work experience

  • Contracts
  • Correspondence
  • Invoices
  • Immigration

Area of specialization

  • Legal services
  • Customs services

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Large caseload
  • Large workload

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Ability to multitask
  • Initiative
  • Flexibility
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement

Screening questions

  • Are you currently a student?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • What is your current field of study?

Experience

  • 1 year to less than 2 years

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