Full Time Administrative Assistant Position

Are you a positive person who enjoys interacting with people in a dynamic, energized team environment? Do you get excited about organization, administration and multi-colored post-it notes? Do you embrace challenges, have a can-do attitude and a strong work ethic? Are you passionate about client service and delivering an exceptional client experience? If so, then you might be Digby Leigh & Company’s next exceptional hire!

Digby Leigh & Company is located in the Edgemont Commons building in the community of Edgemont Village, North Vancouver. Approachable, friendly and conveniently located, we are not your stereotypical law firm. What truly makes us different is our approach to company culture. Our shared set of beliefs, values and practices provides the infrastructure for our firm. Our team of accomplished lawyers bring years of downtown, large firm experience to the North Shore, practicing business law at the highest level. In addition to our core focus of business law, we also have a complimentary practice in estate planning and real estate.

We are currently seeking a full time Administrative Assistant. As part of the administrative team, you will be primarily responsible for the daily administrative operations of our firm, which includes accounting/bookkeeping related tasks and HR Support as well as providing backup reception relief.

This role is best suited for someone who:

  • has a team oriented approach but can also work independently;

  • relishes the challenge of handling a wide variety of customer service and administrative tasks in a fast paced environment while maintaining a calm demeanor;

  • is dedicated to providing outstanding client service;

  • has the ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion and tact.

This role requires:

  • exceptional attention to detail and determination to get things right;

  • strong organization and time management skills;

  • excellent oral and written communication skills;

  • high level of proficiency with MS Office programs;

  • knowledge of Esilaw (or similar accounting program) as well as knowledge of accounting principles and accounts payable/receivable is preferable.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who possesses the above-described skill sets and who is excited to be part of a collaborative and supportive team, to gain valuable experience in law firm administration and further their career with a progressive firm that supports internal growth and advancement.

If this opportunity sounds like it would be a good fit for you, please send your resume with cover letter to our Office Manager, Wendy Allan at wallan@leighco.ca. Be creative and show your personality. We want to know about you, not just about your qualifications!

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.


UPDATE: POSITION FILLED - Full Time Legal Administrative Assistant Position

At Digby Leigh & Company we believe there is a different way of practicing the law. We are committed to constantly seek out and implement new, better ways of doing things rather than be content with our industry’s status quo. Our desire for change drives the way we treat our clients and each other and the role we collectively play within the legal community. We’re unafraid to rethink how we work, the way we hire, and even where we work choosing to grow our firm in the vibrant community of Edgemont Village in North Vancouver.

We are an experienced law firm made up of more than just our founder and senior members. Our success depends on our entire team coming together. Our collaborative nature and transparent ways are unique in the legal industry and we believe experience is only truly valuable if it is shared.

We are humans first and lawyers second. We believe in smiles and humanity before business and handshakes. At the end of the day, we are people helping people.

Our firm is currently seeking a full time legal administrative assistant to join our team and provide support to our corporate paralegals. The successful candidate will possess strong computer skills and embrace technology, will love organization and administration and will have relentless attention to detail and getting things right. This position requires a client service approach, and an ability to prioritize and manage a high volume of work in a fast paced environment.

Above all else, we are looking for an individual who generates positive energy, has a can-do, solution oriented attitude, a strong work ethic and most importantly, has passion for what they are doing.

Whether you are an experienced legal administrative assistant or a junior candidate who is driven to become a fantastic legal administrative assistant, this is an excellent opportunity for someone who possesses the above-described skill sets and who is excited to be part of a collaborative and supportive team, to gain valuable experience in the corporate area and further their career with a progressive firm that supports internal growth and advancement.

If this opportunity sounds like it would be a good fit for you, please send your resume with cover letter explaining why you want to work at Digby Leigh & Company to our Office Manager, Wendy Allan at wallan@leighco.ca. Be creative and show your personality. We want to know about you, not just about your qualifications!

While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


Full Time Client Services Assistant Position

We are currently looking to add a full time member to our administrative team.

Are you a positive person who enjoys interacting with people in a dynamic, energized team environment? Do you get excited about organization, administration and multi-colored post-it notes? Do you embrace challenges, have a can-do attitude and a strong work ethic? Are you passionate about client service and delivering an exceptional client experience? If so, then you might be Digby Leigh & Company’s next exceptional hire!

At Digby Leigh & Company we believe there is a different way of practicing the law. We are not content with the status quo of our industry. We are constantly seeking out new, better ways of doing things. Our desire for change goes into the way we treat our clients and each other and the role we collectively play within the legal community. We’re unafraid to rethink how we work, the way we hire, and even where we work choosing to grow our firm in the vibrant community of Edgemont Village, North Vancouver.

We are an experienced law firm made of up more than just our founder and senior members. Our success depends on our entire team coming together. Our collaborative nature and transparent ways spread and breed experience amongst the Digby Leigh & Company team. To us, experience is only truly valuable if it is shared.

We are humans first and lawyers second. We believe in smiles and humanity before business and handshakes. At the end of the day, we are people helping people.

Digby Leigh & Company is currently seeking a full time Client Services Assistant. As part of the administrative team, you will have primary responsibility for reception duties and shared responsibility for the daily administrative operations of our firm, including accounting/bookkeeping related tasks.

This role is best suited for someone who:

- has a team oriented approach but can also work independently;

- relishes the challenge of handling a wide variety of customer service and administrative tasks in a fast paced environment while maintaining a calm demeanor;

- is dedicated to providing outstanding client service;

- has the ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion and tact.

This role requires:

- exceptional attention to detail and determination to get things right;

- strong organization and time management skills;

- excellent oral and written communication skills;

- high level of proficiency with MS Office programs;

- knowledge of Esilaw (or similar accounting program) as well as knowledge of accounting principles and accounts payable/receivable is preferable.

If this opportunity sounds like it would be a good fit for you, please send your resume with cover letter to our Office Manager, Wendy Allan at wallan@leighco.ca.  Be creative and show your personality.  We want to know about you, not just about your qualifications!

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.


YES Talks - June 6th, 2019

Digby Leigh & Company is pleased to announce that we will be hosting our 6th annual YES Talks event June 6th at the Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier. 

YES Talks aims to provide people in business with streetwise/practical ideas that they can immediately incorporate into their businesses. We hope you can join us for an action packed afternoon as our four speakers deliver talks highlighting their own entrepreneurial stories that will focus around delivering actionable takeaways for the participants.

This year's speaker lineup includes:

DANNY SITNAM,   PRESIDENT & CEO  HELIJET

DANNY SITNAM,
PRESIDENT & CEO HELIJET

CLAIRE BOOTH , FOUNDER & CEO  LUX INSIGHTS

CLAIRE BOOTH,
FOUNDER & CEO LUX INSIGHTS

KATT STEARNS , OWNER  KATT STEARNS CONSULTING

KATT STEARNS,
OWNER KATT STEARNS CONSULTING

NEIL BELENKIE , CO-FOUNDER  SPLODA TECHNOLOGIES INC.

NEIL BELENKIE,
CO-FOUNDER SPLODA TECHNOLOGIES INC.

AGENDA:

  • Attendees begin to arrive and light lunch served until first speaker/opening remarks;

  • 2 Speakers, 20-25 minutes each;

  • 20 minute fireside chat style Q&A with both speakers and moderator;

  • 20 minute break/email catch-up/mingle session;

  • 2 Speakers, 20-25 minutes each;

  • 20 minute fireside chat style Q&A with both speakers and moderator;

  • Closing remarks; and

  • Post-session cash bar reception with complimentary passed hors d'oeuvres.

Learn more at www.yestalks.org.

We hope to see you there!

UPDATE: POSITION FILLED - Full Time Legal Administrative Assistant

UPDATE: POSITION FILLED - Full Time Legal Administrative Assistant

At Digby Leigh & Company we believe there is a different way of practicing the law. We are committed to constantly seek out and implement new, better ways of doing things rather than be content with our industry’s status quo. Our desire for change drives the way we treat our clients and each other and the role we collectively play within the legal community. We’re unafraid to rethink how we work, the way we hire, and even where we work choosing to grow our firm in the vibrant community of Edgemont Village in North Vancouver.

UPDATE: POSITIONED FILLED - Full Time Corporate Records Assistant

UPDATE: POSITIONED FILLED - Full Time Corporate Records Assistant

At Digby Leigh & Company we believe there is a different way of practicing the law. We are committed to constantly seek out and implement new, better ways of doing things rather than be content with our industry’s status quo. Our desire for change drives the way we treat our clients and each other and the role we collectively play within the legal community. We’re unafraid to rethink how we work, the way we hire, and even where we work choosing to grow our firm in the vibrant community of Edgemont Village in North Vancouver.