Intermediate Legal Assistant -- Employment Labour Litigation

Downtown Toronto
July 11, 2013
August 11, 2013
Job ID 1535
Contract Type
Full Time
Experience Level
5-9 years

Intermediate Legal Assistant -- Employment Labour Litigation 
Salary: $60K+

Do you like to stay a busy bee? Well our Client is looking for someone to rely on! They are a pre-eminent, global legal practise that is a bee hive of bright and renowned legal practitioners. They are on the lookout for an Intermediate Legal Assistant to support a lawyer known as the nice guy in the Employment and Labour Department. He is in need of someone quick on their feet and on the ball to be his right hand person. If you have 5+ years of litigation and some employment and labour experience, then you could be eligible for a confidential interview. Apply today to become a part of an amazing  group and reap the rewards of success!

Primary Duties Include:

  • Preparation and drafting of legal documents and correspondence 
  • 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

  • 5+ years of litigation and/or employment and labour law experience
  • Legal Assistant diploma plus additional courses an asset
  • Strong knowledge of court proceedings and procedures
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • 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 advanced features of Microsoft Office)

(Job ID# 1535)

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