Corporate Services
Jun 11, 2021

Senior Paralegal, Legal and Regulatory (Litigation)

Req Id: 284672

 

At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content – we advance how Canadians connect with each other and the world.

 

If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values, professional growth and employee wellness, we want you on the Bell team. 
 

Our Legal and Regulatory teams advance and help develop Bell’s corporate, legal and regulatory strategies by providing strategic advice and legal counsel, protecting Bell’s interests, and liaising with regulatory and government agencies. 
 

Bell Canada’s law department has an immediate opening in the Montreal area for a senior paralegal with strong analytical skills, superior oral advocacy skills, attention to detail, and preferably eDiscovery experience.

 

As a senior paralegal, you will be responsible to assist in a wide variety of litigation duties, foremost managing and representing Bell in small claims court actions. The role will also include general litigation support, ediscovery for litigation and regulatory proceedings, and general preparation of legal correspondence, court and hearing materials. 

 

General day-to-day duties & responsibilities will include:

  • Independently manage large volume of small claims court actions, including preparing defences, interviewing and preparing witnesses, attending mediations, and conducting trials from A to Z
  • Support and assist the litigation team in all matters, from small disputes to class actions
  • Collect, summarize and analyze evidence
  • Draft bills of cost
  • Additional administrative duties as needed to support the legal team

 

Additional eDiscovery duties & responsibilities will include:

  • Communicate and collaborate with the legal team, corporate security team and outside legal counsel, if need be, to meet upcoming deadlines for document production

 

Essential skills/competencies:

  • Diploma of College Studies (DEC) in Paralegal Technology or a certificate in law
  • At least 7 years of relevant career experience working in a law firm or legal department on litigation matters
  • Conversant with the Court of Quebec small claims division  rules with a solid knowledge of court and tribunal procedures and documents
  • Proven ability to multitask / manage many different files at once
  • Initiative and ability to work with minimal supervision in a team environment
  • Very strong written and oral communications skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Proficiency in French and English, spoken and written

 

Preferred skills/competencies

  • Knowledge of eDiscovery software

 

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Bilingualism is required (English and French); adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec.

 

Additional Information:
Position Type:
Management 
Job Status: Regular - Full Time 
Job Location: Verdun || Canada : Quebec : Montreal || Canada : Quebec : Verdun 
Application Deadline: 06/30/2021 

 

Please apply directly online to be considered for this role.  Applications through email will not be accepted.

 

At Bell, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace where every team member feels valued, respected, and supported, and has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.

 

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, simply email your recruiter directly or recruitment@bell.ca to make arrangements. If you have questions regarding accessible employment at Bell please email our Diversity & Inclusion Team at inclusion@bell.ca.

 

Created: CanadaQCMontreal

 

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