Legal Assistant- Trade (3845) Full Time

Job Description

Our client is one of Canada’s leading law firms and known for their top work benefits. They are currently seeking a Trade (litigation) Legal Assistant with a minimum of 3 years’ experience. Don’t miss your chance to take your career to new heights at firm with a fantastic morale. Stunning offices, excellent benefits, bonuses, and an opportunity to expand your skills. Apply today in confidence! 

Salary: Up to $65K

Primary Duties Include

  • Preparing, editing, formatting, printing, scanning and revising correspondence
  • Coordinating and dispersing tasks to be performed by various resource groups
  • Maintaining and updating due date lists, calendars and personal reminders of deadlines and pleadings for lawyers
  • Proofreading documents and checking for appropriate formatting, spelling, grammar, and clarity
  • Working with Records Management and Administrative Clerks to create, maintain and store client files as appropriate
  • Updating database with changes in client contact and address information
  • Opening and closing files
  • Maintaining daily contact with clients
  • Faxing, photocopying, scanning
  • Other duties as required
  
Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years of working experience as a trade (litigation) legal assistant
  • Legal assistant diploma plus additional courses an asset
  • Superior word processing, spelling, proofreading and editing skills
  • In-depth knowledge of legal terminology, court rules and procedures
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • 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
  • Confident and dependable, with strong initiative and ability to work both independently and in a team oriented atmosphere
  • Strong technical skills (including Microsoft Office)
  • Flexibility to occasionally work overtime.
                    
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 Jul 3rd, 2019
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $65,000.00
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