Legal Assistant - Labour & Employment (3612) Full Time

Job Description

Labour & Employment Superstars, it’s time to shine! Our client, one of Canada’s most well-established and reputed law firms is known for providing effective legal services to both the public and private sectors. The firm is seeking a bright Legal Assistant to join their Labour & Employment team and provide support to two lawyers within a busy practice. This firm wants the best of the best, so be sure to bring your “A” game! The ideal candidate must have 5+ years of recent Labour & Employment experience, a bright personality, exceptional organizational abilities and a professional approach. If you're willing to take initiative and go the extra mile, this job could be for you! With virtually no turnover and exceptional morale, there’s seldom an opportunity here.  Apply today to get an interview!   

Salary: Up to $58K
 

Primary Duties Include

  • Provide Legal Administrative support to two lawyers
  • Manage incoming mail and emails, legal documents and file Summaries
  • Liaise with Lawyers, Courts, Boards, Panels and Arbitrators
  • Assist with schedule and calendar management, digital dictation, expense reporting, dockets and Accounts
  • Maintain electronic and physical filing, tickler and bring forward system
  • Correspond with clients
  • Enter dockets as per firm policies and procedures
  • Assist in preparation of mediation briefs, appeal records, hearings
  • Other administrative tasks as required

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of recent Labour & Employment Law experience
  • Legal Assistant certificate/diploma plus additional courses an asset
  • Strong knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Experience with Arbitration, Collective Bargaining procedures and the OLRB an asset
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Superior organizational and multi-tasking abilities
  • Strong grammar and spelling skills
  • Stellar technical skills (including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Ability to work well independently under minimal supervision as well as in a team setting
  • Must be extremely flexible to meet the daily needs of the practice
  • Excellent technical abilities

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 Jan 31st, 2019
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $60,000.00
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