A Paralegal May...

Some tasks that a paralegal may perform include:

  • researching legal questions;
  • where they have the necessary skill and experience, give legal advice or represent clients before a court or tribunal, as permitted by the court or tribunal, (BC Code, Chapter 6, rule 6.1-3.3);
  • preparing memoranda;
  • attending to all matters of routine administration;
  • conducting negotiations of claims and communicating directly to the client, provided that the lawyer reviews proposed terms before the paralegal accepts a settlement.