Come join our team! If you are looking for a career that is both challenging and rewarding, with an organization that values diversity, equity and a shared sense of purpose, look no further.

The Law Society of BC offers work/life balance, a collegial atmosphere, and an excellent benefits package, including: extended health benefits, a dental plan, a generous health care spending account, and more.

Our Discipline department is seeking a full-time Paralegal. The Paralegal Discipline, works as part of a team to support the work of the Discipline group of the Professional Regulation Department, in particular supporting Discipline Counsel in effectively carrying out the Discipline Committee directives related to discipline hearings and interim proceedings. This position works closely with lawyers and other staff in Discipline and other groups within the regulatory department and reports to the Director, Discipline and External Litigation.  

The duties of this position include:

  • Organizing evidence, reviewing documents for relevance and privilege, preparing disclosure indexes and assembling disclosure materials. 
  • Assisting and supporting Discipline Counsel with hearing preparation.
  • Maintaining the Discipline group’s research and resources databases and library and citation outcome reports.
  • Providing research and other support to the Director, Discipline and External Litigation on files handled by external counsel.
  • Performing such other duties as the Director, Discipline and External Litigation may require.

Qualifications

  • A paralegal diploma supplemented by approximately two years of relevant experience in an investigative or litigation environment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proficiency with computer software including: Microsoft Office, Excel, case and document management programs, and database and knowledge management systems.
  • Advanced legal research, writing and analytical skills.  
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Detailed-oriented along with a demonstrated ability to handle and effectively prioritize a volume of work.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to personnel@lsbc.org with the subject “Paralegal, Discipline”. The closing date for this competition is October 1, 2021. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

This position is located at the Law Society of British Columbia office in the Yaletown area of Vancouver, BC.

845 Cambie Street

Vancouver, British Columbia

V6B 4Z9

 

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