Legal Assistant – Corporate (3322) Full Time

Job Description

Our client is one of Canada's leading business law firms. With approximately 240 lawyers conducting a national and international practice from their offices in Toronto, Montréal and New York, they are consistently at the heart of the largest and most complex commercial and financial matters. They are currently looking for a Senior Legal Assistant with a minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a Corporate Transactional Practice in a large scale Law Firm. If this sounds like the opportunity for you, apply today!

Salary:
  $55K - $65K

Primary Duties Include

  • Preparation, drafting, revising and editing of correspondence and legal documents
  • Entering dockets and preparing accounts
  • Obtaining information and instructions from clients and forwarding to lawyer
  • Assisting in management of lawyer’s practice, i.e., opening files, arranging meetings, scheduling hearing dates with government bodies and/or representatives, arranging travel and/or accommodations
  • Managing bring forward system and web based file management system and keeping lawyers apprised of matters
  • Coordinating and monitoring administrative functions to ensure completion of work accurately and within established time frames
  • Other duties as required  
Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 5+ years of Corporate Law experience in a law firm
  • Legal Assistant Diploma
  • A high degree of technical proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Strong administrative, organizational, interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Keen attention to detail (in particular in the case of word processing) with exceptional proofreading skills and the ability to complete tasks in a timely manner, while adjusting to changing priorities throughout the day
  • Enthusiastic, pro-active attitude; the ability to multi-task and manage a workload in a fast-paced environment
  • A demonstrated ability to adapt to technological changes in the workplace

To apply, please forward your resume to Sabrina Ungar, Manager – Legal Support at 
sabrina@cartelinc.com

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Job Overview

  • Contact Sabrina Ungar
  • Phone 416-359-1971
  • Email sabrina@cartelinc.com
  • Posted Apr 26th, 2018
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $60,000.00 - $65,000.00
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