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Legal Assistant

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This is a Full-time position in Ottawa, ON posted August 31, 2017.

Legal assistant required for our client, a medium sized boutique law firm located in the downtown core. They are looking to add a fluently bilingual professional to support 3 lawyers in their prestigious office. This is an opportunity for a candidate who has worked as an assistant in the legal field for approximately 3+ years and wants to become a part of a reputable team.

Roles and Responsibilities
Performs full clerical, administrative, organizational and general office duties for 3 lawyers.
Preparing legal correspondence and legal documents.
Sets up and maintains filing systems, utilizing knowledge of legal records and procedures.Liaises with client, courts and opposing counsel in a professional, effective and efficient manner.
Follows proper file opening and closure procedures.
Qualifications and Experience
Must be fluent in French and English (oral and written).
Have 2-3+ years of legal assistant experience as a legal assistant.
Must be independent as well as a team player, be a self starter and like to support others.
Thorough knowledge with the Microsoft Office Suite.

Skills Required

  • Education level: High school
  • Work experience (years): 3-5 years

Package

Salary: N/D