Intermediate Legal Assistant – Securities Law

Downtown Toronto
$43K - $46K+
July 11, 2013
August 11, 2013
Job ID 1564
Contract Type
Full Time
Experience Level
5-9 years

Intermediate Legal Assistant – Securities Law
Salary: $43K - $46K+

Looking for stability and credibility in your next move? Well you’ve come to the right place! Our Client is a leading national and full-service law firm recognized for their integrity and mutual respect for their staff. This highly sought after conglomerate is in need of a Legal Assistant to work in their Securities and Capital Markets practice group. Get ready for a whole new world of awesome! The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal and organization skills, as you will be working directly with two brilliant Partners of the firm. Be ready to roll up your sleeves and put the pedal to the metal! Extremely friendly firm that runs on a first name basis and rewards hard work! Downtown Toronto location, generous benefits and vacations honoured! Don’t miss out on the best move you could make for your future!

Primary Duties Include:

  • Preparation, drafting and transcription of legal documents and correspondence
  • Organize and expedite flow of work
  • Responsible for follow up with lawyer concerning work activities
  • Act as liaison between clients and clerks/lawyers
  • Maintaining calendars, scheduling, and travel arrangements
  • Managing incoming mail and emails
  • Client intake
  • Opening and closing files
  • Other administrative duties as required

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 5+ years of corporate/securities law experience
  • Legal Assistant diploma plus additional courses an asset
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to interact professionally with all levels of staff and clients
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities while paying attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and client service skills, strong initiative and ability to work in a team oriented atmosphere
  • Strong technical skills (including Microsoft Office)
  • Ability to work overtime when necessary



(Job ID# 1564)

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