Legal Assistant, Litigation

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Legal Assistant, Litigation

Ottawa, ON

Reference #AC-16828


Our client, a global law firm with offices across Canada, the U.K., Europe, the Middle East, and Asia is currently seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant to work within a team environment primarily practicing in litigation matters. The successful candidate will perform full legal administrative work of a responsible and confidential nature for one or more professionals.



  • Organize and expedite the flow of work through the professional's practice, initiating any follow-up action as appropriate.
  • Proficiency operating in an electronic and paperless environment.
  • Accurately prepare legal documents and correspondence with minimal direction.
  • Transcribe and type legal documents and correspondence.
  • Liaise between the legal professionals and various internal and external individuals, groups, and clients at all levels.
  • Work proactively in the day-to-day support of the professional's practice.
  • Use initiative and good judgement to relieve the professionals of administrative detail.


  • Administrative Assistant or Legal Administrative Assistant Diploma coupled with a minimum of three years’ experience working in a litigation role would be preferred, however equivalent experience and/or education would be considered.
  • Experience in patent and/or trademark prosecution files would be considered an asset.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Good keyboard and typing skills are required.
  • Ability to work in a team environment with a professional demeanour.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task within a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills.
  • Thorough, conscientious, and strong proofreading skills.
  • Ability to independently learn and use electronic tools, systems, and applications.
  • Bilingualism (French/English) would be considered an asset.

Employees of this firm benefit from a hybrid work environment.


An offer of employment will be conditional upon the successful candidate providing proof of full vaccination against COVID-19.   Any exemption request will be considered on a case-by-case basis and granted only where the request meets the requirements of applicable legislation.


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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