Legal Assistant – Business Law (3699) Full Time

Job Description

One of Toronto's leading full service law firms is looking for a Business Law legal assistant to join their team and support a group of law clerks! The ideal candidate must have a legal assistant certificate/diploma and at least 3+ years of Business Law experience. This is your chance to shine within a prominent law firm that offers a welcoming environment and generous benefits. Apply in confidence today! 

Salary: Up to $58K

Primary Duties Include

  • Prepare, edit, format, revise and modify a variety of complex legal documents, and presentations adhering to the Firm’s practices
  • Coordinate and disperse tasks to be performed by various groups
  • Open new files, maintain large complex files, utilize an orderly filing and retrieval system
  • Coordinate calendar management, travel arrangements, travel expense reports, etc.
  • Reformat documents using Styles and Cross-Referencing
  • Liaise with other team members to coordinate workload
  • Work with Finance to coordinate new client and matter openings (KYC)
  • Review and screen incoming calls, mail and fax communications as directed by lawyers
  • Other general duties as required 

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications
  • Minimum 3 year of experience in business law
  • Legal Assistant diploma or equivalent
  • Exceptional technical skills particularly in MSW 2010, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong word processing skills including superior accuracy and proofreading
  • Ability to work well independently with minimal supervision as well as in a team setting
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to follow-up on files and delays with minimal supervision
  • Strong organizational, time management, attention to detail and prioritization skills
  • Flexibility to occasionally work overtime

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

Job Overview

  • Contact Sabrina Ungar
  • Phone 416-359-1971
  • Email
  • Posted Feb 28th, 2019
  • Location Downtown Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $58,000.00
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