Legal Assistant, Litigation

November 16 2020
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Legal, Paralegal, Administrative, Clerical, Litigation, Management, Administration, Professionals, Support staff, Office Automation Technician
Levis, QC

Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, and one of the largest employers in the country. It offers a full range of financial products and services and is home to a wealth of expertise in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, wealth management, services for businesses of all sizes, securities brokerage, asset management, venture capital, and secure, leading-edge virtual access methods.

Job Level


As a legal assistant, you assist litigation lawyers in the Pelletier D'Amours law firm at Desjardins General Insurance Group.

Additional responsibilities

  • Complete documents requiring an attention to detail and specialized legal knowledge (e.g., legal procedures, correspondence, opinions)
  • Carry out various operational activities related to the unit's business processes (e.g., conduct research and analysis, follow up on internal and external client requests, route files)
  • Manage lawyers' agendas
  • Manage and follow up on deadlines for court and legal proceedings
  • Manage instructions for bailiffs
  • Establish and maintain systems for filing and producing legal documents, in accordance with established principles for managing legal documents and procedures
  • Open and distribute mail, email and other documents and coordinate the flow of information internally and with other departments and bodies

Other working conditions

  • Workplace : Teleworking position
  • Travel: 20% of the time at the Montréal or Lévis site
  • Number of job available : 1


  • College diploma in a related field
  • A minimum of one year of a relevant experience

Please note that other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered.

  • For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that a knowledge of French is required.

Specific knowledge

  • Strong writing skills (spelling and grammar)
  • Knowledge of JurisÉvolution (an asset)

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Action oriented, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Innovation

Key competencies for the job

Communicates effectively, Complexity, Drive results, Plans and aligns, Situational adaptability

Work Location

6777, boul. Guillaume-Couture Lévis

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