Bilingual Corporate Legal Assistant

Industry
Professional Services
Legal
Location
Ontario
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Bilingual Corporate Legal Assistant

Ottawa, ON
Reference # - AC 16288

 

Meridia Recruitment Solutions have partnered with one of the premier independent Ottawa law firms with an international reputation. Their commitment to client focus and their exceptional team has helped them become one of Canada's National Capital Region's largest independent law firms with an international reputation as an industry leader. They are looking to add a Legal assistant to their Litigation team.

 

The Bilingual Legal Assistant provides administrative support within a professional legal environment. The Legal Assistant is responsible for coordinating a variety of administrative procedures to ensure a high standard of quality and client service.

 

Role Description:

  • Preparation of correspondence and legal documentation including extensive editing and quality assurance
  • Coordinate external and internal communication including mail, e-mail, fax and telephone calls
  • Address client inquiries as required
  • Maintain client files
  • Daily preparation of dockets
  • Preparation of accounts
  • Coordinate and organize meetings, conference calls and maintain agenda
  • Coordinate travel arrangements as applicable
  • Assist with other projects and support other departments as required

Your requirements:

  • Office Administration – Legal or Law Clerk diploma from a recognized post-secondary institute or suitable combination of education and experience
  • Minimum one (1) year of law office experience would be considered an asset
  • Strong working knowledge of PC desktop tools such as word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, e-mail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and professional presentation
  • Basic office equipment experience
  • Customer relations experience
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize job tasks in order to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to respond effectively and professionally to changes in schedules and priorities
  • Ability to ensure consistent attention to details
  • Ability to work independently within a team environment
  • Ability to exercise discretion when dealing with sensitive information
  • A positive, supportive and professional attitude


To express interest in this opportunity, please click on the "Apply Now" button below.


For more information, please contact Adam Creaghan, Partner at acreaghan@kbrs.ca or 647-336-1416 or Gauri Mohgaonkar, Recruitment Specialist at gmohgaonkar@kbrs.ca or 613-266-8242. If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let Gauri Mohgaonkar know.


Meridia Recruitment Solutions connects leading organizations with top talent by building strong relationships and creating ideal matches with candidates because we are only successful when you are. We appreciate your interest in this opportunity.

 

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