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Legal Assistant

excelHR

This is a Full-time position in Ottawa, ON posted July 12, 2017.

Legal assistant required for our client, a prestigious law firm located in the heart of Ottawa! This is a great opportunity for a professional who has a background in the legal field and has several years of experience supporting lawyers.
The 4 legal executives this role reports to are ideally seeking an individual who has a passion for the law and for supporting others.
This is a beautiful and modern office. This role offers a competitive salary, great benefits and others perks! Don’t wait, apply now!

Roles and Responsibilities
Perform full clerical, administrative, organizational and general office duties for 4 the lawyers.
Manage calendars, prepare for meetings, send reminder for appointments.
Prepare legal correspondence and legal documents.
Set up and maintains filing systems, utilizing knowledge of legal records and procedures.
Liaise with clients, courts and opposing counsel in a professional, effective and efficient manner.
Follow proper filing procedures.
Qualifications and Experience
3-5+ years of experience as a legal assistant or an assistant in a legal setting. Candidates with more years of experience area ideal. Must have strong communication skills in English; oral and written.
Must be independent as well as a team player, be a self starter and like to support others.
Thorough experience with the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook and Powerpoint).

Skills Required

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

Package

Salary: N/D