Legal Assistant- Corporate/Securities
Cartel Inc.
Toronto, CA
16h ago

ABOUT THE JOB

Legal Assistant- Corporate / Securities

Are you a driven, responsible, and determined individual with experience in corporate law? Do you wish to work for an organization that gives you the chance to learn and grow professionally in a supportive environment?

If yes, keep reading because we have the perfect job for you!

Our client, one of Canada’s premier securities, corporate and business transactions law firms, is seeking a legal assistant to join their flourishing team.

The successful candidate should be highly organized, proactive, capable of working under high pressure and time constraint, have keen eye for details and exhibit strong interpersonal skills.

Location : Toronto

Responsibilities include :

  • Draft, edit, format, and revise agreements, correspondence, letters, memoranda and other documents
  • Prepare blacklines
  • Receive, handle, screen and / or direct incoming calls as directed by lawyers; respond to routine inquiries and requests from clients and take messages as required
  • Route or answer correspondence
  • Facilitate the creation and production of closing books, both paper and e-copies
  • Assist with transactional closings
  • Maintain lawyers’ calendars and contacts in Outlook and client relationship management databases
  • Organize physical and electronic legal files; assist lawyers with operation of the document management system
  • Coordinate and schedule meetings and conference calls, both internally and externally
  • Perform clerical, business development, and general office duties
  • Perform administrative duties with respect to expense claims, opening and closing files, docketing, billing, scanning, and photocopying
  • Provide support to other assistants who may be absent or managing multiple tasks and / or difficult deadlines
  • Provide support and back up to administrative positions as needed
  • Work proactively as a positive and productive member of the team
  • Other duties as required and consistent with the position scope
  • Requirements and Essential Skills :

  • 3+ years of Corporate / Securities law firm experience required
  • The successful candidate will have a Legal Assistant or Law Clerk diploma (or equivalent)
  • We are looking for a person who is self-motivated with a strong work ethic and a flexible attitude.
  • This person must be able to establish priorities, work well under pressure, work efficiently with minimum supervision, communicate effectively, and be a good team player.
  • Other key attributes include, but are not limited to, excellent attention to detail, solid problem-solving skills, as well as superior written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong computer literacy and proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, PCLaw, Elite 3E, OnePlace, iManage, and Workshare will also be taken into consideration.
  • Tagged as : Corporate, Legal Assistant, Securities

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