Legal Assistant, Corporate

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Legal Assistant, Corporate

Toronto, ON

Reference #AC-16825


Our client, a prominent Canadian business law firm, is looking for an experienced Corporate Legal Assistant to support one busy Partner. The successful candidate will possess a strong sense of pride and responsibility for their work and will have strong proofreading skills. If you are technically inclined, proactive, and organized, this could be a great position for you.



  • Handle a high volume of administrative tasks (ie. ensuring filing is done accurately and in a timely manner, arranging meetings, managing the partners calendar)  
  • Enter lawyers dockets and ensure they are accurately and consistently entered
  • Manage client file opening, conflict checks and  duties related to accounting including billing and collections
  • Compile Record Books
  • Proofread and check documents
  • Diarize and monitor deadlines for multiple files to ensure tasks are completed
  • Ensure filing is done accurately and on a timely manner
  • Communicate professionally with all internal and external clients by liaising with clients and other lawyers to take instructions, obtain information, and report on status
  • Assist with the preparation, drafting, editing and finalizing closing agendas and all transactional documents relating to lending and corporate transactions, and help prepare annual resolutions by organizing and tracking delivery of closing documents


  • 2+ years previous experience as a Legal Assistant in Corporate Law
  • Successful completion of a related post-secondary Legal Assistant or Law Clerk program
  • Handle time pressure situations and stress of multiple demands
  • Thorough knowledge, understanding and ability to apply working knowledge of the relevant corporate statutes
  • Knowledge of Workshare Compare or a similar document comparison program


  • Microsoft 365 suite of applications
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Familiarity with iManage and DocuSign
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good judgement and decision making
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Organized
  • Resourceful
  • Detailed

Not sure if you meet all the requirements? If you are excited about this opportunity but your experience does not align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.


Employment Equity Statement

Our client is committed to ensuring that all its employees feel valued, respected, and supported.


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For more information, please contact Devyn Kelly, Recruitment Specialist at or 647 480 1719. If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let Devyn know.


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