Work at Cardinal 

Are you interested in working at a leading multi-service law firm and garnering holistic experience in the legal field? If so, join us by applying for a vacant position below.

Legal Clerk

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Full-Time, Entry-level

We are looking for a Legal Clerk to assist our Attorneys with day-to-day administrative operations and the oversight of clerical aspects of legal matters. 

Responsibilities

  • Assisting with the preparation, filing and service of pleadings.

  • Acting as liaison among all parties including court or other neutrals for scheduling and sharing information.

  • Organizing and managing documents, including the creation of records in database and databank systems.

  • Coordinating the collection, review and production of documents.

  • Assisting with trial preparation including the assembly of exhibits, witness binders and appendices for court filings.

  • Scribing witness interviews for preparation of statements, summaries and affidavits

  • Diarising important deadlines, court dates and client consultations.

  • Searching court and registry records for necessary information and documents.

  • Other administrative tasks.

Requirements/Skills

  • Experience in dealing with customers/ clients in a polite and non-abrasive manner at all times.

  • Strong writing and communication skills along with attention to detail and the ability to build strong client relationships.

  • Highly organised with the ability to juggle multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Interest and ability to learn quickly and retain procedural details, as well as to engage in training where necessary to develop legal knowledge and skills.

  • Flexibility to work beyond standard times where necessary and see matters through to completion by consistent, dedicated and timely attendance at work. 

  • Honesty, reliability and the ability to perform tasks on your own initiative.

  • Discretion and an understanding of confidentiality issues.

Deadline

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Applications

Applications must be emailed to career@cardinallawfirm.com before the above deadline for consideration. Short-listed applicants must be ready to attend an interview during the week of 25th April 2022.

23rd April 2022