Legal assistant
Desjardins
Toronto, Canada
16d ago

Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, and one of the largest employers in the country. It offers a full range of financial products and services and is home to a wealth of expertise in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, wealth management, services for businesses of all sizes, securities brokerage, asset management, venture capital, and secure, leading-

edge virtual access methods.

Job Level

NV-05The person in this position assumes various operational support responsibilities related to activities and processes in the unit that require processing, analysis, and follow-

up with the person in charge of the file, using activity reports, debriefings and statistics, etc.

General Information on the Position

Main Responsabilities

  • To provide confiential administrative support of legal Counsel in areas pertaining to Employment and Disability and Life Insurance
  • Schedule discoveries, mediations, Notice of Intend to defraud
  • Aid legal Counsel to manager their time (i.e. diary, Scheduling appointments, preparing and following up on meetings or cases and writing up of reports
  • Using computer Tool, complete various tasks connected with revising, updating and producing documents and / or reports
  • Acts as an operational ressource within the unit
  • Helps develop and implement new work methods and procédures to improve productivity
  • Qualifications

  • College diploma in a Legal Secretary discipline
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience (exposure to Employment Standards, Employment law (important asset)
  • Customer focus
  • Action and Results Oriented
  • Professionalism and attention to detail
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Initiative
  • Integrity / Turstworthy
  • Other working conditions

  • Number of jobs available : 1
  • Job Family

    Administrative Support and Operations (G)

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