Resource Assistant



  • Legal
  • Job Code: 9S5525551022
  • Posted: December 20, 2018
The Job has been filled
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit for a Resource Assistant.

Come join a top tier international law firm that is ranked as "Best Employers in Canada" and as "Top Employer for Young People". We are looking for a Resource Assistant to help with project work and more in the corporate and litigation departments. It is a great opportunity for someone with some experience in either or both. In return, you will get a modern and engaged work environment with current technology, extensive medical/dental benefits, and numerous perks making working here a rewarding experience.

They are passionate about customer service, so if you like to work closely with the paralegals and lawyers and have the ability to engage positively (and a sense of humor is a bonus) then we want to hear from you!

The Role:

  • Provide administrative support to assistants/lawyers throughout the litigation and corporate departments
  • Build a positive rapport with staff, lawyers and clients
  • Participate in project work
  • Manage calendars/emails and electronic/hardcopy filing
  • Maintain files in accordance with standard procedures, including opening and closing files
  • Update and maintain diary systems
  • Proofread, prepare and revise legal documentation
  • Transcribe information from various sources (i.e. voicemail, dictation software, etc.)
  • Revise, edit, format letters, memos, reports, forms, labels and other materials using Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Input time entries and process accounts
The Ideal Candidate:

  • Post-secondary education from an accredited Legal Assistant program and/or equivalent experience
  • Minimum one year of experience in a law firm
  • Familiarity with corporate commercial law and/or litigation law an asset
  • Fast, accurate keyboarding skills
  • Strong transcription skills
  • Excellent proofreading skills
  • Highly organized and able to prioritize work
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Respond to everyday tasks with little supervision and take initiative
  • A strong team player; demonstration of a positive work ethic
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Technical aptitude for learning various computer programs

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, Legal Professionals. Visit our website at to view our job opportunities, career tips and tools. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


If this is your first introduction to us, we invite you to become one of our satisfied candidates. David Aplin Group has been Canadian owned since 1975. Our professional consultants are passionate about helping you find a fulfilling job or career and ensuring your complete satisfaction with our process. Our proven track record, nearly four decades long, is largely due to our team of highly skilled and successful specialists. Through superior service and a commitment to long-term relationships, we provide deep specialization in core areas for complete recruiting and HR solutions across Canada - all from one source. We look forward to exceeding your expectations!

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Suzanne Gosse

Sales & Marketing / Legal Professionals



  • 780.229.2005

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