Current Employment Opportunities

Current Employment Opportunities

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Associate Lawyer Positions

Although we do not have any specific associate lawyer positions available at this time, we will review unsolicited applications. If you are interested in moving your practice to McQuarrie, please email Renu Bains at rbains@mcquarrie.com.

Legal Support Staff Positions

We currently have a Conveyancer opportunity available working in our busy conveyance department.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Coordinate and file Form C Releases
• File openings and closings; able to complete a file from start to finish as per firm processes for retail conveyancing, including sales, purchases and mortgages
• Assist with miscellaneous requests such as cheque deposits, holdbacks and other accounting related items
• Conduct conflict searches on each new client
• Prepare legal documents in e-convey program as required
• Perform land title searches and other research as required
• File documents online as required
• Complete family transfers, joint tenancy transfers, etc.
• Communicate respectfully and cooperatively with clients, other legal counsel, financial institutions and/or realtors as required
• Assist with overflow work on conveyance files
• Book appointments as required
• Provide backup support managing file in-take
• Perform all other general conveyancing duties
• Responsible for covering absences in the conveyance department

The successful candidate will have:
• The LAA certification (is an absolute MUST)
• 1-3 years previous experience working as a Conveyancer in a law firm or notary office
• Previous experience using e-convey considered an asset
• The ability to work in a team oriented environment
• The ability to work in a fast paced working environment with the ability to multi-task
• A strong attention to detail ; able to produce an accurate work product
• The ability to stay organized and prioritize tasks

Compensation: commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Your application:  To apply, submit a cover letter and resume by email to: Renu Bains, Human Resources Assistant at rbains@mcquarrie.com

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

McQuarrie Hunter LLP is a multi-practice law firm that is optimally sized to meet the needs of a diverse range of business, individual and institutional clients. We believe trust is the foundation of every good client-lawyer relationship and we value the trust and confidence that our clients place in our firm. We work hard to earn that trust by understanding the diverse needs of our clients and responding to those needs with careful preparation, attention to detail and the ability to deliver proactive and practical solutions.

We are conveniently located in the Central City Tower conveniently accessible by sky train in downtown Surrey, one of the fastest growing business communities.

We currently have a paralegal opportunity available working in our ICBC department.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Preparing various documents such as pleadings, lists of documents, case plans, applications, affidavits, mediation summaries, trial briefs, trial records, books of authority, books of documents and bills of costs
  • Drafting and finalizing correspondence
  • Analyzing files to ensure relevant records and documents are obtained and reviewing records and documents for relevancy and privilege
  • Conducting legal research as requested
  • Managing limitations per the Limitation Act and Supreme Court Civil Rules
  • Assisting with pre-trial tasks such as notifying and/or subpoenaing witnesses, preparing witnesses and identifying trial exhibits, preparing trial books
  • Instructing LAA’s on non-billable tasks
  • Maintaining organized, efficient, and up to date binders
  • Attending client meetings
  • Other paralegal and/or administrative tasks as required

The successful candidate will have:

  • Successfully completed the Paralegal program
  • 5+ years of experience as a litigation paralegal, with an emphasis on general insurance defence litigation and / or personal injury work
  • ICBC Billing Number or eligibility
  • High attention to detail
  • The ability to work under pressure and ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Experience with Microsoft office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Compensation: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Your application:
To apply, submit a cover letter and resume by email to: Renu Bains, Human Resources Assistant at rbains@mcquarrie.com

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

McQuarrie Hunter LLP is a multi-practice law firm that is optimally sized to meet the needs of a diverse range of business, individual and institutional clients. We believe trust is the foundation of every good client-lawyer relationship and we value the trust and confidence that our clients place in our firm. We work hard to earn that trust by understanding the diverse needs of our clients and responding to those needs with careful preparation, attention to detail and the ability to deliver proactive and practical solutions.

We are conveniently located in the Central City Tower conveniently accessible by skytrain in downtown Surrey, one of the fastest growing business communities.

We currently have an opening in our Office Services department for an Office Services Clerk / Junior Legal Administrative Assistant.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Reception and switchboard relief
  • Replenish and stock various supplies throughout the firm
  • Responsible for maintaining cleanliness throughout the firm
  • Distribute internal mail, assist with with couriers and regular postage; Prepare outgoing mail
  • Assist with preparation for in-house events and meetings
  • Change printer toners and coordinate necessary service maintenance on equipment
  • Complete file openings and closings
  • Schedule appointments
  • Prepare and draft basic correspondence
  • Photocopying, filing, scanning
  • Other administrative tasks as needed

The successful candidate will have:

  • Completed Legal Administrative Assistant program an asset
  • Strong computer skills (MS Word & Outlook essential)
  • The ability to learn quickly
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • Pleasant telephone manner
  • A positive and proactive approach to daily tasks
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work well in a team and independently

This position will work very closely with the Office Services team, Receptionists and with our Legal Administrative Assistants.

Compensation:  commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Your application:
To apply, submit a cover letter and resume by email to: Renu Bains H.R. Assistant at rbains@mcquarrie.com

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

 

We believe trust is the foundation of every good client-lawyer relationship and we value the trust and confidence that our clients place in our firm. We work hard to earn that trust by understanding the diverse needs of our clients and responding to those needs with careful preparation, attention to detail and the ability to deliver proactive and practical solutions.

McQuarrie Hunter LLP is a mixed-practice firm offering services in the areas of corporate and commercial law, real estate and land development, estate law and family law, as well as commercial and general civil litigation and personal injury law. We are a regional firm servicing clients throughout Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, inclusive of large and small businesses and individuals. These are exciting opportunities to work in a firm of high professional standing while remaining within easy access of all of Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. The Central City Tower and retail complex are at the hub of the new Surrey city centre, immediately adjacent to the Surrey Central SkyTrain station and accessible by car via the Port Mann and Pattullo bridges.

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