Summary Oil And Gas Property Paralegal near Kentville (NS)

Find key facts and figures about working as an oil and gas property paralegal. The following information is applicable to all Paralegal and related occupations (NOC 4211).

Description

Paralegals prepare legal documents and conduct research to assist lawyers or other professionals. Independent paralegals provide legal services to the public as allowed by government legislation, or provide paralegal services on contract to law firms or other establishments. Notaries public administer oaths, take affidavits, sign legal documents and perform other activities according to the scope of their practice. Trademark agents advise clients on intellectual property matters. Paralegals are employed by law firms, by record search companies and in legal departments throughout the public and private sectors. Independent paralegals are usually self-employed. Notaries public are employed by government and in the public and private sectors or they may be self-employed. Trademark agents are employed by law firms and legal departments throughout the public and private sectors, trademark development and search firms or they may be self-employed.

Skills

  • Assist lawyers by interviewing clients, witnesses and other related parties, assembling documentary evidence, preparing trial briefs, and arranging for trials
  • Prepare wills, real estate transactions and other legal documents, court reports and affidavits
  • Research records, court files and other legal documents
  • Assist lawyers in preparation for mediation and judicial dispute resolutions
  • Draft legal correspondence and perform general office and clerical duties

Wages

$21.98/hour

Median wage in Nova Scotia

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Outlook

Fair

The job outlook is fair in Annapolis Valley Region

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Requirements

College or apprenticeship

College education or apprenticeship training usually required

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Jobs

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