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Legal/Admin. Assistant
Title LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – FLUENCY IN MANDARIN REQUIRED!
Categories Legal/Admin. Assistant
Salary TO $55K ++ depending on expeience
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(NEW!) – LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – FLUENCY IN MANDARIN REQUIRED!- LEGAL ADMIN. ASSISTANT EXPERIENCE AN ASSET – NOT MANDATORY

Growing team requires an additional assistant to assist lawyers in Asia Pacific Practice Group. This highly sought-after role assists practices focused on the areas including, but not limited to: Litigation, Corporate, Wills & Estates, Real Estate, and Business law.

Your primary responsibilities:

  • Preparing and drafting various correspondence, legal documents, and court submissions
  • Corresponding with clients in English and Mandarin, both written and verbally
  • Maintaining an efficient file management and bring forward system
  • Maintaining calendars, managing emails and managing lawyers’ practices
  • Interacting with clients
  • General administrative duties
  • Other duties as assigned

You have proven success in bilingual working environment, demonstrating excellent client service, with the following attributes:

  • You are comfortable translating between English and Mandarin both written and verbally
  • You have demonstrated experience running a busy practice
  • You have exceptional communication skills and a superb client service focus
  • You are adept at learning new technology and working with new systems
  • You are able to prioritize work assignments, meet deadlines, and respond to changing priorities

Your benefits: include excellent compensation to $55K+ depending on experience, plus …

  • Flexible benefits package effective from date of hire
  • Group RRSP plan with employer matching contributions
  • Education and fitness allowance
  • Workplace wellness activities and initiatives

KYI Partners would like to thank all candidates for their interest; only those selected for interviews will be contacted, at this time. 

Please send your resume in confidence, ASAP for immediate interviews to legalresumes@kyipartners.com



Title LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (CONTRACT) – EMPLOYMENT/LABOUR
Categories Legal/Admin. Assistant
Salary To $55K++
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(NEW!) – LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (CONTRACT) – EMPLOYMENT/LABOUR -WORKING HOLIDAY VISAS, WELCOME (UK/AUS/IRELAND++ COMMONWEALTH LAW)

Our client, one of Vancouver’s best law firms requires a LAA for a Maternity Leave Contract for approximately 1 year plus. Position is open to experienced LAAs with Working Holiday Visas with exposure to commonwealth law, to join this dynamic team. Candidates MUST have a valid Canadian work permit. Excellent references, professional communication skills, and PC aptitude required.

As a Legal Assistant, success means:

  • Excellent communication skills and a superb client service focus
  • Previous experience as a Legal Administrative Assistant
  • Maturity and an ability to work under pressure while maintaining a high degree of confidentiality
  • A strong working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong computer skills and experience with dictation
  • The ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • The ability to multitask, prioritize work assignments, meet urgent deadlines, and respond to changing priorities

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • All document production functions, including general correspondence, opinion letters, witness statements, minutes of evidence, court documents, complaint applications, statutory declarations & injunction materials
  • Liaising with the Labour Relations Board, Supreme Court, arbitrators and various tribunals
  • Maintaining an efficient file management and bring forward system
  • Maintaining calendars, managing emails and managing lawyers’ practices
  • Interacting with clients
  • General administrative duties
  • Other duties as assigned

Compensation: Competitive salary depending on experience – to $55K+

Benefits offered:

  • Education/professional development allowance
  • Annual fitness allowance
  • RRSP matching
  • MSP coverage
  • Flexible health and dental coverage
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Many social and wellness events and initiatives

KYI Partners would like to thank all candidates for their interest; only those selected for interviews will be contacted, at this time.

Please send your resume in confidence, ASAP for immediate interviews to legalresumes@kyipartners.com



Title LEGAL ADMIN . ASST. (LITIGATION)
Categories Legal/Admin. Assistant
Salary OPEN
Location Downtown Vancouver
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(NEW!) – LEGAL ADMIN. ASST. (LITIGATION) – NICEST LAWYERS! BENEFITS GALORE!!

Top Tier downtown law firm requires a SUPERSTAR! Position is open only due to retirement – comments from last person … “you couldn’t find better bosses!!”. Minimum 1-2 years experience as a LAA in Litigation, and completion of a LAA certificate is required. Lawyers are open to various levels of experience from junior to senior. Candidates must have a valid work permit and be a resident of the metro Vancouver area. Excellent English communication skills, wonderful interpersonal communication style, and ability to bring out the best in others is REQUIRED. Position offers excellent benefits, salary, great work environment, and a great boss!

Your primary responsibilities:
· Running complex files from beginning to end
· Preparing and drafting various correspondence and legal documents
· Maintaining an efficient file management and bring forward system
· Maintaining calendars, managing emails and managing lawyers’ practices
· Interacting with clients
· General administrative duties
· Other duties as assigned

In addition, you possess the following traits:
· You thrive in a fast-paced team environment
· You have demonstrated experience running a busy litigation practice
· You have exceptional communication skills and a superb client service focus
· You have a background specializing in Civil or Commercial Litigation

A generous compensation package is available, commensurate with experience.
Your benefits:
· Flexible benefits package effective from date of hire
· Group RRSP plan with employer matching contributions
· Education and fitness allowance
· Workplace wellness activities and initiatives

KYI Partners would like to thank all candidates for their interest; only those selected for interviews will be contacted at this time.

Please send your resume in confidence, ASAP for immediate interviews to legalresumes@kyipartners.com



Title COMMERCIAL LITIGATION – LAA
Categories Legal/Admin. Assistant
Salary $60K+FLEXIBLE
Location Downtown Vancouver
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COMMERCIAL LITIGATION – LAA

Prestigious downtown firm requires your energy, excellent interpersonal skills and professionalism to join their team ASAP! Position will suit candidates with 6-10 years experience in commercial litigation, with excellent references. This position will not suit senior level candidates. Solid experience in a Canadian law firm is required. Salary to $60K++ with excellent benefits.

KYI Partners Inc. would like to thank all applicants in advance for their interest, only those shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.

Please send your resume in confidence, ASAP to: legalresumes@kyipartners.com



Title CIVIL LITIGATION – INT. LAA
Categories Legal/Admin. Assistant
Salary $60,000 + range
Location Vancouver
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CIVIL LITIGATION – INT. LAA

Small firm with great lawyers needs your assistance ASAP! Minimum 5 yrs. experience as a civil litigation LAA. Position will suit an intermediate level legal admin. assistant with excellent English communication skills and professional demeanor. Small to mid-size firm experience is a definite asset. Excellent salary $60K+ range, with benefits.

KYI Partners Inc. would like to thank all applicants in advance for their interest, only those shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.

Please send your resume in confidence, ASAP to: legalresumes@kyipartners.com



Title INTERMEDIATE COMMERCIAL/CIVIL LIT — LAA
Categories Legal/Admin. Assistant
Salary NAME YOUR DOLLAR$$$
Location Downtown Vancouver
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INTERMEDIATE COMMERCIAL/CIVIL LIT — LAA

Excellent firm! Excellent $alary!! Excellent Lawyers!!! . . . looking for EXCELLENCE!!!! Ideal candidate will have minimum 5 years experience as a Litigation Legal Admin. Assistant (civil/commercial) in a Canadian law firm. Proven success, supported by references, solid employment history, professional demeanor and solid litigation exposure is NECESSARY. Position will suit intermediate level LAAs with 4-8 years experience; position will not suit grads, juniors, senior (level), or PPI, at this time. Immediate interviews for qualified candidates. NAME YOUR $$$.

KYI Partners Inc. would like to thank all applicants in advance for their interest, only those shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.

Please send your resume in confidence, ASAP for immediate interviews to: legalresumes@kyipartners.com



Title JUNIOR/INTERMEDIATE LAA – LITIGATION
Categories Legal/Admin. Assistant
Salary To $55K +++
Location Downtown Vancouver
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(NEW!) – JUNIOR/INTERMEDIATE LAA – LITIGATION

Excellent downtown firm requires your LAA certificate, 1 year experience, to assist great lawyers in litigation/dispute resolution. Position will require perfect English communication skill, LAA certificate, minimum 6 months to 1 year experience in a law firm, as a Legal Administrative Assistant and professional presentation. All candidates are required to have Canadian work permit or Visa. References will be required to support your experience. Please send your resume ASAP. KYI Partners would like to thank all candidates for their interest; only those selected for interviews will be contacted at this time.

KYI Partners Inc. would like to thank all candidates for their interest; only QUALIFIED CANDIDATES selected for interviews will be contacted at this time.

Please send your resume in confidence, ASAP for immediate interviews to legalresumes@kyip



Title LAA TRAINEE – NEW GRADS!!
Categories Legal/Admin. Assistant
Salary to $40K++
Location Downtown Vancouver
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LAA TRAINEE – NEW GRADS!!

Rare opportunity for a recent grad of the LAA program to join one of Vancouver’s best! Qualifications include a recent Legal Admin. Assistant certificate, professional demeanor/presentation, excellent work ethic, references and proven success of performing quality work. Completed the LAA program, and need a break? This is your opportunity to get your ‘foot-in-the-door’. Salary to $42K + excellent benefits.

KYI Partners Inc. would like to thank all applicants in advance for their interest, only those shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.

Please send your resume in confidence, ASAP to: legalresumes@kyipartners.com



Title LEGAL ADMINISRATIVE ASSISTANT – JUNIOR TO INTERMEDIATE LITIGATION
Categories Legal/Admin. Assistant
Salary TO $60K+++ EXCELLENT BENEFITS START DAY 1!!
Location Downtown Vancouver
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(NEW!) – LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – JUNIOR TO INTERMEDIATE LITIGATION-2 POSITIONS

Excellent downtown firm needs your proven success as a Legal Administrative Assistant! 2 Positions available due to a retirement and a move out of province. Rarely available, this firm has little to no turnover. Great lawyers, dynamic team, awesome opportunities and respectful environment. Candidates are required to be a graduate of the Legal Administrative program with 2+ years recent experience in same/similar role, who thrive on performance excellence. Proven success will be demonstrated by excellent employment references, confirming your attention to detail, and excellent communication skills. Position will suit junior to intermediate level Legal Admin. Assistants, who want to elevate their career to an A List firm.

Qualifications include: 2-5 years recent experience in Litigation (Commercial/Civil), with certification as a LAA. Perfect command of English (oral and written), PC Aptitude, and second-to-none communication skills. Ability to excel in a busy environment and superb client-focus is required.

Firm offers: Excellent compensation structure include benefits start on your first day! Education, wellness allowance, and group RRSP +++ Excellent opportunity for advancement and salary progression, based on performance, also offered.

Your primary responsibilities:
· Running complex files from beginning to end
· Preparing and drafting various correspondence and legal documents
· Maintaining an efficient file management and bring forward system
· Maintaining calendars, managing emails and managing lawyers’ practices
· Interacting with clients
· General administrative duties

Only candidates who reside in the metro Vancouver area, with valid work permits will be considered at this time. 2+years working holiday visas, with exact matching qualifications will be considered, if residing in the metro Vancouver area.

KYI Partners Inc. would like to thank all candidates for their interest; only QUALIFED CANDIDATES selected for interviews will be contacted at this time.

Please send your resume in confidence, ASAP for immediate interviews to legalresumes@kyipartners.com



Title LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT -CORPORATE COMMERCIAL/LITIGATION
Categories Legal/Admin. Assistant
Salary TO $60K+
Location Downtown Vancouver
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(NEW!) – LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT -CORPORATE COMMERCIAL/LITIGATION 

Designated position to report to two partners, in Corp/Comm, and Litigation. 65%Corp/35%Litigation split, will suit Floaters wanting a designated role. Excellent organisational skills, recent solid experience in a law firm, perfect English communication skills and minimum 3-4+ years experience as a LAA in midsize to large firms are necessary. Professional presentation and demeanor, please. Nice department and respectful coworkers with excellent morale. Solid references are required for this role. Excellent salary and benefits offered. 

KYI Partners Inc. would like to thank all candidates for their interest; only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Please send your resume in confidence, ASAP to: legalresumes@kyipartners.com



Title LEGAL ADMIN. ASSISTANTS
Categories Legal/Admin. Assistant
Salary TO $55K++ DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE
Location Downtown Vancouver
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(NEW!) – LEGAL ADMIN. ASSISTANTS

2 New positions for Superstar LAA, or Floaters. Junior position requires 1 year experience; intermediate requires 3 years experience. Both positions require perfect English communication skills combined with excellent references. Ideal candidate will have experience in a Canadian law firm, or experience/exposure in commonwealth law firm, ie Australia, UK, etc. Solid PC skills, certification as a LAA, genuine desire to succeed is necessary. Professional environment, excellent reputable employers, excellent competitive salaries and benefits are offered for the right candidate. Please send your resume in confidence ASAP. KYI Partners would like to thank all candidates for their interest; only those selected for interviews will be contacted at this time.

KYI Partners Inc. would like to thank all those who apply, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Please send your resume in confidence, ASAP to: legalresumes@kyipartners.com



Title SOFTWARE/DOCUMENT SUPPORT SPECIALIST
Categories Legal/Admin. Assistant
Salary $$$ FLEXIBLE HOURS/DAYS!
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(NEW!) – SOFTWARE/DOCUMENT SUPPORT SPECIALIST

Flexible hours and days offered for qualified candidates!

A firm founded on teamwork that offers you support at every stage of your career, requires a software expert!

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Creation of various legal documents including leases, prospectuses, agreements, letters, memos, litigation documents, etc., through copy typing, transcription and other methods;
  • Coaching users via helpline on many of the desktop applications available
  • Converting documents to firm standards in Word and ensuring that proper and consistent formatting is applied
  • Creating and revising Excel files inclusive of creating and converting charts from Excel into images for insertion into Word or other files
  • Creating PowerPoint presentations, including creative slide transitions and animation
  • Scanning documents using optical character reader (“OCR”) software and formatting into firm standard documents
  • Creating, converting and scanning documents to .pdf
  • Scanning of photos and images for insertion into Word and PowerPoint
  • Downloading files (including images and logos) from the web and other sources
  • CD creation/ copying using various software as available
  • Other administrative duties as required

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years’ experience within a document production team or in a legal assistance would be considered an asset
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and document management systems
  • Experience working with digital dictation
  • Experience comparing documents using both Track Changes in Word, and other comparison software
  • Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes with some notice if business needs dictate
  • Strong grammar, spelling, punctuation and proof reading skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Resident of the Metro Vancouver are is definitely preferred!
  • Valid work permit/visa is required

Compensation and Benefits include …

A generous compensation package is available, commensurate with experience.

Benefits start 1st day of employment!

Group RRSP plan with employer matching contributions

Workplace wellness activities and initiatives

KYI Partners would like to thank all candidates for their interest; only those selected for interviews will be contacted at this time.

Please send your resume in confidence, ASAP for immediate interviews to legalresumes@kyipartners.com



Title LEGAL ADMIN. ASSISTANT – LITIGATION/INSURANCE LIT.
Categories Legal/Admin. Assistant
Salary TO $60K +++
Location Downtown Vancouver
Job Information

(NEW!) – JUNIOR/INTERMEDIATE LAA – LITIGATION

Our client, reputable downtown firm requires an exceptional assistant to work with senior partner and associate. Position will have lots of “meat” to keep you interested in this practice. Variety of duties include drafting correspondence, legal documents, maintaining calendars, interacting with clients, general admin. duties++. Solid experience in litigation, legal admin. certificate, and excellent English communication skills are necessary. Proven success at running a busy litigation practice, superb client service focus, savvy with new technology and systems, excellent quality of work, confirmed by excellent references are required. Firm offers excellent benefits including education/fitness allowance, workplace initiatives, healthy work environment, and benefits on first day. Excellent salary offered, depending on experience. 

KYI Partners Inc. would like to thank all candidates for their interest; only QUALIFIED CANDIDATES selected for interviews will be contacted at this time.

Please send your resume in confidence, ASAP for immediate interviews to: legalresumes@kyipartners.com