Legal Assistant
Robert Half Canada Inc
Toronto, ON
12d ago

Staffing Area : Legal


Description Our client, a downtown firm is looking for a legal assistant (floater) to assist in their business law group.

Position : Legal Assistant (Floater / Assistant Replacement)

Location : Downtown Toronto

Salary : DOE

Benefits : Comprehensive Benefits + Vacation


Interested candidates should submit a resume / CV to maraki.kifle All inquiries are 100% confidential.

Responsibilities :

  • Preparing legal documents from written, oral or taped instructions and precedents.
  • Drafting routine correspondence on behalf of lawyer.
  • Entering dockets and preparing accounts in an Elite environment.
  • Applying proofreading and editing skills to documents and correspondence in a Styles based environment.
  • Obtaining information and instructions from clients and forwarding to lawyer.
  • Assisting in management of lawyer?s practice, i.e., opening files, filing, arranging meetings, scheduling hearing dates with government bodies and / or representatives, arranging travel and / or accommodations.
  • Managing bring forward system and keeping lawyer apprised of matters in office. Requirements Qualifications :
  • College Diploma in Legal Administration.
  • A minimum of 2 to 3 years experience in a legal assistant replacement / floater position (or 3 to 5 years in an assigned legal assistant position) with an emphasis on corporate law and litigation.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 2007.
  • Experience with an electronic document management system.
  • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word (with an emphasis on styles and formatting).
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills as well as above average attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under pressure, be flexible and adapt to changing situations easily.
  • Ability to work well with all types of personalities and levels of responsibility.
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities, meet deadlines and exhibit sound judgment.
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, as well as part of a team.

    Interested candidates should submit a resume / CV to maraki.kifle All inquiries are 100% confidential.

    Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions on a full-

    time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions and document review matters.

    Our dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs.

    We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training.

    Call your local Robert Half Legal office at 888-490-5592 to discover more about this position.

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