Legal Assistant- Will & Estate (4134) Full Time

Job Description

Legal Assistant- Wills & Estate
To $50K  

Tremendous opportunity with one of Canada’s premier business law firms. This highly recognized client is known for providing superior service. You will be working for a Partner and a Law Clerk primarily managing the daily operations within that department. They are looking for a Legal Assistant with 2+ years of Wills and Estates experience. Attention to detail, strong initiative, and high energy will be essential for this role. Great location, amazing perks and benefits- all offered here!

Responsibilities

  • Review and finalize all estate planning documents including Wills, Powers of Attorney, Trusts and reporting documentation
  • An appreciation for time-sensitive assignments and flexibility with the changing demands of the job
  • Scan and e-file a large volume of documentation
  • Manage a large number of emails
  • Attend as a second witness for client signatures
  • Communicate professionally with all internal and external clients
  • Handle administrative details with respect to maintaining contacts, e-filing, updating client/contact list, accounting, opening and closing files and billing, etc.
  • Calendar management including arranging meetings, reminders and follow-up with clients
  • Assist with Vault Coordinator duties

  Qualifications or Skills Required:

  • Three years’ previous legal experience, preferably in Wills & Estates
  • Successful completion of a post-secondary legal assistant and/or law clerk program
  • Strong technical skills using MS Office
  • A willingness to learn our specialized Wills and Trusts databases and wills drafting program
  • Efficient, organized and systematic
  • Attentive to detail
  • Ability to take initiative, ask questions, prioritize and multitask
  • Adaptive to changing circumstances
  • Team player with a strong work ethic

To apply, please forward your resume to Sabrina Unger, Manager – Legal Support at sabrina@cartelinc.com  




Job Overview

  • Contact Sabrina Ungar
  • Phone 416-359-1971
  • Email sabrina@cartelinc.com
  • Posted Mar 3rd, 2020
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $50,000.00
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