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Norton Rose Fulbright Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Jul 22, 2019
Full time
The Team This permanent, full time role provides administrative support to a partner and an associate in the Calgary Real Estate Department. The Role Prioritize workflow to ensure completion of accurate work within established deadlines Maintain files; including daily filing, file organization, opening files, closing files, etc. Handle telephone and mail correspondence, both incoming and outgoing Administration duties, including time entry and bill preparation Ensure proper receipt, handling and disbursement of trust funds Prepare draft correspondence and documents Assist on various projects Other duties as required  Skills and Experience Required Completion of a recognized legal assistant program is preferred 1-4 years Legal Assistant experience Real estate experience considered an asset Above average technical aptitude with a strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Exceptional attention to detail Strong organization skills Highly motivated and personable Able to prioritize work Capacity to work effectively within deadlines and short-time frames Willing to take initiative Responds to everyday tasks with little supervision Maintains professionalism, confidentiality and discretion Able to work both independently and in a team environment Norton Rose Fulbright Norton Rose Fulbright is a global legal firm. We provide the world’s pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 3800 lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia. Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare. Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact. Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, Norton Rose Fulbright Australia, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP and Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc are separate legal entities and all of them are members of Norton Rose Fulbright Verein, a Swiss verein. Norton Rose Fulbright Verein helps coordinate the activities of the members but does not itself provide legal services to clients.  Diversity and Inclusion Diversity is an important firm value. We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and to providing a workplace which is free from discrimination and harassment. This means that all job applicants, employees and partners will receive equal treatment regardless of race, colour, ethnic or national origins, sex, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief. To apply, please visit the Careers page of our website at www.nortonrosefulbright.com . We thank all candidates for their application, but will be contacting only those whom we select to invite for an interview. Law around the world nortonrosefulbright.com
The Region of Peel Peel Regional Municipality, ON, Canada
Jul 22, 2019
Full time
Are you an experienced Legal Assistant looking to work for a progressive, exciting and rewarding municipal employer?   Do you have strong verbal and written communication skill s combined with keen attention to detail?   Do you have 5 years of relevant Legal administration experience and familiarity with Real Estate Law?   This is the opportunity for you on this legal job board!   Reporting to Senior Legal Counsel, you will provide legal administrative and office administrative support to Senior Legal Counsel, Legal Counsel and other Legal Services staff within the Real Estate Law Team.   Responsibilities: Organize and maintain a high volume of legal files including electronic document management Organize and maintain filing systems and law reference library; respond to information requests via correspondence, email and telephone calls Coordinate and monitor file activity, independently and as directed; screen incoming correspondence and respond or prepare draft responses; initiate and maintain follow-up Organize meetings and maintain solicitors’ calendars Develop and maintain collaborative internal and external working relationships to obtain necessary information to assist with responding to requests and inquiries Compile and maintain data records as directed Maintain and operate a docket keeping system, prepare journal entries and internal charge-backs Prepare high quality correspondence of a confidential/technical nature, contracts, reports, by-laws, memos, opinions, briefing notes and tribunal pleadings Manage purchasing and document execution procedures Prepare purchase orders and related documentation Qualifications: Post-secondary education in Legal Office Administration and/or minimum of five years relevant experience in a law office Law Clerk Diploma or equivalent is considered an asset ; ILCO membership is considered to be an asset Familiarity with legal processes and municipal government operations and documentation Proficient dictation and word processing skills combined with a keen sense of accuracy and attention to detail Knowledge in agreements, procurement processes and litigation and administrative tribunal documentation is considered an asset Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills to deal with legal staff, client departments, Councillors, senior management and government agencies Effective organizational and time management skills Strong computer skills, utilizing MS Office and Teraview A positive problem solver with the ability to work well under pressure; ability to work independently, take initiative and possess a self-starting attitude Ability to work in a deadline-oriented environment Excellent grammar and spelling Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal Strong judgment, tact and problem-solving abilities Hours of Work : 35 hours/week – Monday through Friday Location: 10 Peel Centre Drive, Brampton, ON   If this opportunity matches your experience and qualifications, please apply online.   About Us The Region of Peel serves more than 1.4 million residents and approximately 163,000 businesses in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga. We deliver a wide range of resident focused services across the Region. Our 20-year vision for Peel is “Community for Life.” Our goal is to create a place where everyone enjoys a sense of belonging and has access to the services and opportunities needed to thrive in each stage of their lives. Our 2015-2035 Strategic Plan outlines the work we're focused on to bring this vision to life. To learn more about the Region of Peel, explore peelregion.ca Additional Information At the Region of Peel, we respect diversity and treat one another in ways that are fair, courteous and compassionate, recognizing everyone’s contributions. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Peel is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.   Please be advised, the Region of Peel uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the position and your application will be removed from the competition.
City of Edmonton Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Jul 22, 2019
Full time
Lawyer - Solicitor     Perm-Term up to Dec 31 2020 Legal Job Board Number :   36558   Are you a motivated lawyer with a keen interest in public sector law? Consider working in a dynamic team environment within the Law Branch. We value hard work and a strong work/life balance. Reporting to the Legal Supervisor, Municipal Services & Enforcement Group, Solicitors’ Section here’s how you’ll make a difference to the City of Edmonton as a Solicitor with primary duties involving enforcement advice, general legal advice, and legal drafting:  Appear before City Council and/or Council Committees  Provide sound legal advice and recommendations regarding various issues including enforcement and contract law  Research and apply the law in divergent factual situations  Gather facts through discussions with clients and documents  Draft legal agreements, documents, and opinions  Take a proactive role in providing recommendations to avoid risk/liability Additional related duties as required Qualifications : Membership with the Law Society of Alberta or the ability to attain immediate membership with the Law Society of Alberta upon appointment  Experience in municipal, enforcement, or animal protection law are assets Demonstrated ability to work independently with confidence under time constraints Good verbal, negotiating, and written communication skills  Strong analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills  Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team environment  Strong legal research skills and computer literacy  We are an equal opportunity employer.  We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.    Up to 1 permanent full-time position on a temporarily funded project  until up to December 31, 2020 
Cartel inc. Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jul 21, 2019
Full time
On of our top-tier law firms is seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant/Executive Assistant to join their corporate department at their Toronto office. You will be working for a busy Lawyer who is looking for someone who can keep him two steps ahead of the game! If you are looking for a job that offers long-term commitment, you are organized, tech savvy, and pro-active then this is the job for you! You don’t want to miss out an opportunity to start building your career with one of the best in the field! Apply now! Salary: Up to $70K Primary Duties Include   Answering phone calls, taking messages and provide routine information to callers Maintain daily appointment calendars, arranging meetings, scheduling Edit and finalize various documents from dictation Maintain records of all client files Coordinate and monitor administrative functions to ensure completion of work accurately and in a timely manner Prepare and edit correspondence and legal documents Other duties as required     Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications Minimum 7 years’ experience working as a Corporate Law Legal Executive Assistant.  Successful completion of Legal Assistant diploma Advanced technical skills (including Microsoft Office Suite) Knowledge of decentralized billing, and ability to complete other financial transactions Ability to manage multiple priorities while paying attention to detail Strong verbal and written communication skills Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to professionally interact with all levels of staff and clientele Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to work well under pressure   To apply, please forward your resume to  Sabrina Ungar, Manager – Legal Support at sabrina@cartelinc.com  
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