Job Opportunity with Express Employment Professionals
World Skills Employment Centre is working with Express Employment Professionals to recruit for the position of Legal Assistant.
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Our client, a small sized Law Firm located in the Downtown core, is looking for a Legal Assistant to join their team. This is a full-timepermanent opportunity that offers a great work atmosphere, opportunity for growth and a challenging environment.
Duties may include, but are not limited to:
File opening/Conflict checks
Contact with clients, foreign associates and external governmental bodies
Compose, draft, revise and report documents/correspondence
Document filing with Courts
Review, update and maintain dockets
File management and billing
Other duties as assigned
Required Skills and Experience:
Minimum 1 year experience as a Legal Assistant
Legal Assistant Certificate or Paralegal Diploma
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to work well independently as well as part of a team
Strong organizational, multitasking, and problem solving skills
Keen attention to detail
Ability to work overtime if necessary
Salary:$30,000 - $40,000 per year, commensurate with qualifications and experience, Medical and Dental Benefits. 3 weeks’ vacation as well as a Pension Match.
We thank all applicants for their interest in Express Employment Professionals; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
Express Employment Professionals is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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