Corporate Legal Assistant, Cores Level 1 Required
The successful candidate will performs legal administrative work of a responsible and confidential nature under the direction of the manager of the corporate services department and one or more corporate services law clerks.
Organize and expedite the flow of work through the corporate services department, initiating follow-up action.
legal documents with directions according to general precedents or instructions from manager or law clerks;
letters, memos, etc. of a confidential nature, which may be drafted independently for review by supervisor or may be prepared from dictation or hard copy;
Liaise between the department’s various internal and external individuals, groups, and clients at all levels.
Assist in the management of the bring forward or diary system/database to ensure important dates/deadlines are met.
Prepare special reports, which may include gathering and summarizing data.
Exercise initiative and judgment to relieve supervisor of administrative detail.
Create, monitor and maintain client files for better file management and client service.
Coordinate administrative tasks e.g.: accounting; opening and closing files; docketing; billing; etc.
Assist with projects as required
2+ years business law experience
Legal Assistant Diploma from a recognized post secondary institution
Cores Level 1 Required
Ability to communicate effectively with other Firm members, with the aptitude to take care of clients’ needs in a professional and courteous manner
Ability to use discretion when dealing with confidential information
Capacity to work independently, as well as in a team environment
Produce a high quality and quantity of work product, occasionally under tight timelines
Able to prioritize and to redefine priorities when necessary
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
If you are a driven and self-motivated legal assistant or paralegal, we want to hear from you!
Our client offers exceptional benefits and compensation packages
We thank all interested applicants however only candidates with the required experience will be contacted.
All inquiries and applications will be handled with the highest level of confidentiality.