Legal Administrative Assistant

Industry
Administration
Professional Services
Legal
Location
Ontario
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Legal Administrative Assistant
Toronto, ON
Reference # AC-13783

Our client, a leading national law firm, has an immediate opening for a Legal Administrative Assistant in the Corporate and Regulatory Insurance Industry Group within their Financial Services Department in their Toronto office.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Preparing legal documents from written, oral and taped instructions and precedents.
  • Drafting routine correspondence on behalf of lawyer.
  • Entering dockets and preparing accounts.
  • Applying proofreading and editing skills to documents and correspondence.
  • Obtaining information and instructions from clients and forwarding to lawyer.
  • Managing the lawyer’s calendar and high volume of emails.
  • Managing bring forward system and web-based file management system and keeping lawyers apprised of matters.
  • Assisting in management of lawyer’s practice, i.e., opening files, arranging meetings, scheduling hearing dates with government bodies and/or representatives, arranging travel and/or accommodations.
  • Coordinating and monitoring administrative functions to ensure completion of work accurately and within established time frames.
  • Providing support to other lawyers and staff as required and requested.

Your Qualifications:

  • College diploma in Legal Administration.
  • A minimum of 10 years previous legal assistant experience in a similar environment.
  • Proficient in MS Office 365 with advanced computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, be flexible and adapt to changing situations easily.
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities, meet deadlines and exhibit sound judgment.
  • Above average attention to detail.
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, as well as part of a team.

The Firm is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment comprised of people with diverse perspectives, backgrounds, identities and cultures. They provide accommodation for applicants with disabilities during the recruitment process in accordance with applicable laws.

To express interest in this opportunity please apply online by clicking “Apply Now” below. If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let Abhinav or Adam know.  

For more information contact Adam Creaghan, Senior Consultant, or Abhinav Mathur at amathur@kbrs.ca or 647-218-1134.

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