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Legal Assistant Office

Location:
Brampton, ON, Canada
Posted:
November 03, 2019

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Surbhi Verma

** ***** ***** ****, ********, ON L*Y 0H7

Email: adaqy9@r.postjobfree.com

Phone: 437-***-****

SUMMARY

A strong, confident and enthusiast law graduate with 2 years of legal assistant experience that is currently in the progress of completing the National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) conversion exams and will be granted with Certificate of Qualification in January. An individual equipped with advanced Microsoft Word skills as well with excellent research skills using LexisNexis and have an energetic desire to become a fully qualified lawyer in the next one year.

SKILLS AND CAPABILITIES

Microsoft Office Suite

Communication

People Skills

Organization

Legal Research

Administrative Skills

Strong Analytical Ability

Problem-Solving

Drafting

Time Management

Attention to Detail

Able to work under pressure

Excellent at handling confidential information

Ability to work independently and in a team

Bilingual also learning other languages

EXPERIENCE

Anderson Law Firm, Leicester, UK, Legal Assistant, February 2015 – March 2017

My responsibilities in this role were to keep cases and corporate records organized; meeting deadlines; input information into file database. Secondly, I would maintain contact with clients through phones calls and emails; assisted lawyers with commercial transactions as well with drafting corporate/commercial agreements such as asset and share rollover agreements, loan agreements and many more. When it came to litigation, my duty was to research on commercial/corporate disputes and draft documents for litigation file. Furthermore, make court appearances and taking courtroom notes.

EDUCATION

2018 - 2019 NCA Law Exams, Federation of Law Societies of Canada, Calgary, AB, Canada

2014 – 2017 Bachelor of Laws (LLB), University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Start Date September 2014 – June 2017 Law Society, University of Leicester, Member

Start Date September 2014 – June 2017 Canadian Law Society, University of Leicester, Member

Start Date September 2014 – June 2017 Pro Bono Society, University of Leicester, Legal Advice Clinic Volunteer

PARTICIPATION/VOLUNTEERING

Volunteer at Legal Clinic for the Pro Bono Society of University of Leicester

Participate in KPMG Negotiation Competition of Law Society of University of Leicester

REFERENCES

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