Legal Assistant – Municipal & Land Use Planning (3046) Full Time

Job Description

Our client is a large service law firm in Toronto with an impressive 120 years of practicing law. They are seeking a Legal Assistant with at least 3 years’ experience focusing on Municipal, and Use Planning & Environmental Law. You will require excellent organizational skills, have the ability to work under pressure and adapt to changing situations easily.  

Salary: Up To $55K

Primary Duties Include

  • Preparation and editing of legal correspondence and documents
  • Entering dockets and preparing accounts
  • Drafting usual correspondence to and communicating with clients on behalf of the instructing lawyer
  • Obtaining information and instructions from clients and forwarding to lawyer
  • Maintaining daily contact with clients and keeping lawyer apprised of matters in the office
  • Other general administrative duties as required
 
Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • 3 years of experience as a Legal Assistant in Municipal, Land Use Planning and Environmental Law
  • Legal Assistant Diploma
  • Knowledge of the Building Code Act, 1992, the Planning Act, the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997 and municipal by-laws
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong technical skills (including Microsoft Office 2007 a must, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet applications and Digital Dictation Software) 

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

Job Overview

  • Contact Sabrina Ungar
  • Phone 416-359-1971
  • Email sabrina@cartelinc.com
  • Posted Oct 19th, 2017
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $55,000.00
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