Senior Legal Assistant – Commercial/Civil Litigation

Downtown Toronto
Up to $60K
July 11, 2013
August 11, 2013
Job ID 1505
Contract Type
Full Time
Experience Level
5-9 years

Senior Legal Assistant – Commercial/Civil Litigation
Salary: Up to $60K

The corporate ladder has never looked so accessible! Our Client, a conglomerate with significant national and international presence has opened its doors and is looking for a mature, professional and hardworking Legal Administrative Assistant. The successful incumbent will be working with a Partner of the firm and become a part of a fast-paced and highly energetic administrative team. Put your 8+ years of experience to good use! The top of the ladder has never seemed so close! Chic offices, friendly staff, generous benefits and vacations honoured! Apply today in the strictest of confidence to obtain an interview.

Primary Duties Include:

  • Prepare, draft and revise legal documents and correspondence 
  • Assist with trial preparation, examinations and other tasks as required
  • Manage accounts and billing procedures
  • Maintaining calendars, scheduling, and travel arrangements
  • Managing incoming mail and emails
  • Act as liaison between clients and clerks/lawyers
  • Other administrative duties as required

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • 8+ years of commercial/civil litigation and administrative experience
  • Legal Assistant diploma plus additional courses an asset
  • Capable of implementing and maintaining practise management systems on behalf of professionals
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including strong knowledge of grammar and exceptional spelling and proofreading abilities
  • 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
  • Confident and dependable, with strong initiative and ability to work both independently and in a team oriented atmosphere
  • Strong technical skills (including Microsoft Office, Hummingbird DM, Bighand, Deltaview, Interaction and Carpe Diem) and fast and accurate typing speed
  • Ability to work overtime when necessary to meet deadlines



(Job ID# 1505)

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