Legal Assistant – Corporate (3307) Full Time

Job Description

With more than 100 practicing lawyers, our client is a downtown Toronto law firm with extensive experience, creativity, and expertise in business law. They are looking for a Corporate legal assistant to assist 2 partners and an associate. The ideal candidate must have initiative and able to work with minimal supervision as well as part of a team. If you are interested in this opportunity then please contact us in confidence today!

Salary: Up to $58K

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 2+ years of experience in Corporate Law
  • 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
sabrina@cartelinc.com

Job Overview

  • Contact Sabrina Ungar
  • Phone 416-359-1971
  • Email sabrina@cartelinc.com
  • Posted Apr 10th, 2018
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $58,000.00
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