Legal Administrative Assistant

Legal Administrative Assistant

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Winnipeg, Manitoba

Office Professionals

Permanent

18/01/2023

201516

Our client, a boutique litigation firm in downtown Winnipeg, has partnered with Stacey Danley at Aplin on the search for a Legal Administrative Assistant. This is an ideal role for a strong administrative professional to specialize in the legal field.

Benefits and Perks:
  • A competitive starting salary
  • Employer paid benefits
  • A flexible and friendly workplace
Responsibilities:
  • Set up and maintain filing systems, utilizing knowledge of legal records and procedures and frequently controlling confidential materials and documents
  • Prepare correspondence and legal documents, such as deeds, wills, affidavits and briefs
  • Review and proofread documents and correspondence to ensure compliance with legal procedures and grammatical usage
  • Provide administrative support to ensure efficient operation of office
  • Answer phone calls, schedule meetings and direct clients as needed
  • Open, update (including data entry and scanning of documentation), organize, maintain and close legal files (paper and electronic)
  • Provide information to employees and clients by answering questions and requests 
The Ideal Candidate will have:
  • A post-secondary diploma in legal administration
  • Previous office administrative experience (previous in a law firm is a strong asset)
  • Demonstrated initiative and be a self-starter
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to provide polite and professional communication
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Must be able to effectively multi-task, manage time-sensitive documents and have exceptional organizational skills in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Experience with PC Law an asset


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