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Industry Legal
Client Information Law firm
Job ID 1042
Title Legal Assistant – Corporate/Commercial
Position Overview Our client currently has an opening in their Calgary office for a Legal Assistant in their Corporate practice group. This will involve domestic and international transactions, financings, mergers & acquisitions, etc. The lawyers work in the areas of Construction, Energy, Corporate Finance and Securities, Corporate Governance and Environmental.
Responsibilities
  • Managing the practices of one Partner and two Associate
  • Manage time, resources, workflow and deadlines of the lawyers - maintaining a filing system for all documents, compiling and organizing materials required for legal professional’s work-in-progress, opening up new files, etc
  • Interact with clients to schedule appointments and exchange information
  • Provide clerical and administrative support such as filing, making travel arrangements, scheduling meetings, transcribing Dictaphone notes, performing research photocopying and binding materials, etc
  • Draft correspondence and memoranda
  • Perform client account administration
Education Legal Assistant diploma
Experience
To qualify, the successful candidate must have:
  • 5+ years experience as a Legal Assistant with a strong background in corporate/commercial law; experience in oil & gas law an asset
  • Superior writing, proofreading, and technical skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a strong client service focus
  • Ability to organization and time management skills
  • The ability to multi-task while working in a fast-paced environment and produce high quality work under tight deadlines
  • A positive and professional attitude with a team-oriented mindset
Date Posted 11/22/2012
City Calgary
Province Alberta [AB]
Compensation & Benefits Overview A competitive salary package will be offered to the right individual.
Comments
  • We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates to be considered for an interview will be contacted.
  • Candidates must be authorized to work in Canada to be considered for this role.
Consultant Janelle Kuropatwa
Consultant Email janelle.kuropatwa@questus.ca
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