Legal Assistant
Fiera Capital
Montreal, QC
5d ago

POSITION SUMMARY

Reports to the Senior Vice-President, Chief Legal and Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary, the successful candidate will have the following responsabilities :

  • Provide administrative support to the Senior Vice-President and the members of her team;
  • Assist in the drafting of correspondence and the preparation and review of legal documents and agreements in both official language;
  • Examine and analyze documents in accordance with established procedures and guidelines;
  • Coordinate the participation of several internal parties to ensure the production of legal documents within the required time frame;
  • Organize and maintain the filing system;
  • Prepare contracts from templates and amend them as required.
  • Participate in the review of various documents;
  • Receive and process routine requests or forward them to the appropriate person, if necessary;
  • Implement and maintain a reminder system (tasks, measures to be taken, follow-up);
  • Participate in the preparation and updating of legal documents and templates, including precedent and case law documents;
  • Participate in the formatting and review of legal documents and presentations;
  • Create and maintain a legal database by downloading related contracts and documents and keep it up to date by regularly checking the accuracy of its content;
  • Perform all other related clerical and administrative tasks (expense account, photocopies, mailings, etc.);
  • Participate in the preparation of legal presentations;
  • Execute special projects upon request.
  • EDUCATION / ACCREDITATION :

  • Paralegal certificate and / or three to five years of relevant work experience;
  • Strong client service skills and the flexibility to support the work of other executives;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Time management, planning and organizational skills;
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint;
  • Autonomy, versatility and attention to detail;
  • Fluently bilingual;
  • Able to perform flawless work, even under pressure.
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