(Part-time) Legal Assistant – Wills & Estates (3656) Part Time

Job Description

Our client, a highly respected national law firm is known for providing superior service to their clients. The firm is actively seeking a Wills & Estates Legal Assistant to assist their two friendly Partners on a part-time basis. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 2 years of Wills and Estates experience and be able to work 3 days a week. Attention to detail, initiative, and high energy will be essential for this role. This firm offers an outstanding working environment and a generous compensation package. Apply now to be considered! 

Salary: Based on experience


Primary Duties Include

  • Preparation, revise and editing of correspondence and legal documents including probate applications, Wills, Powers of Attorney and Trusts, passing of accounts, other court forms and reporting documentation
  • Daily manage two busy Partners in the Wills & Estates department
  • Review documentation and claims from new files
  • Assist with authorizations, undertakings, discoveries and productions
  • Opening and closing files, calendar management, arranging meetings and diarizing court-related dates
  • Maintaining daily contact with clients
  • Other administrative duties as required  

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years of experience working within Wills & Estates
  • Legal Assistant diploma (plus additional courses an asset)
  • Strong technical skills (including Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure relating to estates
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal and client service skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities while paying attention to detail
  • Confident and dependable, with strong initiative and ability to work both independently and in a team oriented atmosphere
                             
To apply, please forward your resume to Jennifer Mulligan, Manager – Temporary Services at 
jennifer@cartelinc.com  
  

Job Overview

  • Contact Jennifer Mulligan
  • Phone 416-359-9000 ext 202
  • Email jennifer@cartelinc.com
  • Posted Jan 24th, 2019
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $0.00
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