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SENIOR LITIGATION ASSISTANT

Insight, innovation, diligent and creative problem solving and honest advice exemplify the approach we take at Laxton Glass LLP. Laxton Glass LLP offers a collegial, professional and flexible work environment. We presently have a Senior Litigation Assistant opening.

As a fundamental role in our law firm, the legal assistants must be able to work for individual lawyers in a team dynamic. In order for counsel to meet the challenges of our files and the requirements of our clients, it is essential that each assistant have a strong skill set including superb computer skills and communication abilities.

Key Competencies

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in insurance defence handling a high volume of casualty, accident benefits (including LAT, priority and loss transfer) a property damage claims
  • Knowledge of the SABS and the Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Experience in drafting pleadings
  • Experience in trial and arbitration preparation
  • Strong attention to detail, with thorough proofreading and editing skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills, with ability to manage multiple priorities while meeting tight deadlines
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and client service skills
  • Advanced technical abilities, including experience with: MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Proficient in the use of Time Matters and PrimaFact preferred, experience using Lighthouse and Tymetrix is an asset but not required

We offer a competitive compensation package including firm paid benefits, casual dress and discounted gym membership plan.

Interested applicants should submit a Word or PDF formatted resume to hr@laxtonglass.com. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Laxton Glass LLP supports a barrier-free workplace; should you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, including accessible job postings, please contact our Human Resources Department.

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