Legal Assistant – Corporate Finance (3245) Full Time

Job Description

Our client is a large full service law firm in Toronto with an impressive 120 years of practicing law. They are seeking a Corporate Legal Assistant within their Financial Services Department with a minimum of 5 years’ experience. The ideal candidate must have strong technical skills and excellent time management. If you are interested in this opportunity then please contact us in confidence.

Salary:  $55K - $68K

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 general duties as required

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years previous legal assistant experience with an emphasis on finance
  • Legal Assistant diploma plus additional courses an asset
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to interact professionally with all levels of staff and clients
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities while paying attention to detail 
  • Excellent interpersonal and client service skills, strong initiative and ability to work in a team oriented atmosphere 
  • Confident and dependable, with strong initiative and ability to work both independently and in a team oriented atmosphere Strong technical skills in Microsoft Word (2007), Excel and PowerPoint, Internet applications and digital dictation software

To apply, please forward your resume to Sabrina Ungar, Manager- Legal Support at

Job Overview

  • Contact Sabrina Ungar
  • Phone 416-359-1971
  • Email
  • Posted Jul 26th, 2018
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $65,000.00 - $70,000.00
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