David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with one of Canada’s leading law firms, to recruit an intermediate Corporate Legal Assistant to work with the Paralegal Business Services Department.
The right candidate will have experience in corporate and commercial real estate and will work with a variety of the firms team members. They will be responsible for completing commercial and corporate services transactions, including but not limited to general search and registration services as well as assisting paralegals with due diligence searches and reporting.
We are looking for a candidate that has the ability to work within a team environment and participate in facilitating a culture of collaboration.
Use word processing, spreadsheet, database or presentation software to prepare correspondence and legal documents in support of corporate transactions
Schedule appointments, questionings and meetings, greet visitors and handle administrative and business details
Transcribe correspondence and legal documents from digital recordings or handwritten notes
Manage lawyers and paralegals’ diaries and update electronic calendar Review correspondence (including faxes and e-mail), co-ordinate the flow of information, update calendar and respond to routine inquiries
Review and proofread outgoing documents to ensure they are correct and comply with legal procedures Access and use online legal resources
Operate office equipment such as voice mail messaging systems, photocopying machines and computer scanning equipment Handle routine accounting procedures: billing, cheque deposits/requests, time entry, etc.
The Ideal Candidate:
2+ years of experience preferably working on a variety of corporate and commercial transactions
Recognized 2 year Legal Assistant Diploma
Experience in commercial lending would be an asset
Advanced computer skills
Pro-active and self-sufficient
Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail
Strong analytical skills and problem solving with minimal supervision
Ability to prioritize effectively and handle high pressure deadlines
If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Suzanne Gosse, Consultant, Aplin Legal, Sales & Marketing. Visit our website at www.aplin.com to view our job opportunities, career tips and tools. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. #LI-EDM
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