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Cartel inc. Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
Oct 17, 2017
As a Temporary (2 months)  Legal Assistant, you will play an integral role in the In House Legal department of our National Client.  You will work closely with the Litigation team to provide legal assistance on litigation files.  This exciting in-house role is based in our Client's downtown Moncton office.  The hired legal assistant will: Provide clerical and administrative support such as scheduling meetings, photocopying, drafting correspondence, preparing pleadings, creating / updating trial binders, etc. Work with your assigned lawyers in managing workflow, monitoring calendars and  meeting various deadlines Interact with clients to schedule appointments; exchange / obtain information; communicate case progress as required Dicta-typing / word processing and general office duties Update knowledge by participating in educational opportunities   Your Skills   Legal Assistant Certificate from a recognized post-secondary institution A minimum of 2 years’ experience in the legal industry, with a solid background in litigation Strong document management skills with the ability to learn and utilize various software programs Excellent attention to detail and sound proofreading skills Ability to prioritize and organize Excellent communication, listening, organizational and interpersonal skills Ability to work independently, exercise sound judgment and take initiative Demonstrate a disciplined approach to work
Aon Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Oct 17, 2017
Full time
Job Description   Aon Is Looking For A Legal Consultant/Account Executive   As part of an industry-leading team, you will help empower results for our clients by delivering innovative and effective solutions as part of the Legal Expense Insurance team within the Professional Services Group at Aon Risk Solutions, in Toronto, Ontario. As a Legal Consultant/Account Executive, you will report directly to the National Leader of the Legal Expense Insurance Practice.   Your Impact As A Legal Consultant/Account Executive   Job Responsibilities   Under the direction of the National Leader, Legal Expense Insurance Practice, servicing brokers and account managers as well as clients in identifying, analyzing and transferring exposures related to litigation risk. Researching legislative, regulatory and judicial developments in the areas of Legal Expense Insurance and Litigation Financing. Assist and contribute to the publication of internal and external advisories, alerts, whitepapers, marketing sheets and state of the market reports examining litigation risk. Create and present educational seminars internally and externally. Assist account executives in prospecting by providing marketing material and by presenting to clients, prospects and organizations. Producing new business and assisting in the development of sales and marketing strategy designed to cultivate revenue generation opportunities. Participate in conference calls with clients and present at client meetings when needed. Participating in industry sponsored events and maximize opportunities to become involved with various industry committees. Maintain and cultivate relationships within the legal community.   And such other responsibilities as Aon may assign from time to time.   Education   Law degree (civil law degree preferred, with provincial Bar membership).   Solicitor or Barrister of England & Wales   We Offer You   A competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.   Our Colleague Experience   From helping clients gain access to capital after natural disasters, to creating access to health care and retirement for millions, Aon colleagues empower results for our clients, communities, and each other every day. They make a difference, work with the best, own their potential, and value one another. This is the Aon Colleague Experience, defining what it means to work at Aon and realizing our vision of empowering human and economic possibility. To learn more visit Aon Colleague Experience.   About Aon   Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.   By applying for a position with Aon, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Aon's employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position.   Aon is committed to a diverse workforce as an Employment Equity employer (Women, People with Disabilities, Aboriginal Peoples, and Visible Minorities).   Disclaimer   Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.     10/16/2017 12:48:32
Government of Alberta Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Oct 17, 2017
Full time
As an administrative assistant at Alberta Community and Social Services/Children's Services, every day will be different. Our offices are fast paced and deadline driven all while providing compassionate service to vulnerable Albertans. Reporting to the Divisional Coordinator, the ideal candidate is responsible for providing confidential and timely administrative and specialized support to seconded Justice lawyers and their team members. As an integral part of the Legal Services administrative team, the ideal candidate is responsible for preparing correspondence, briefing notes, legal documents and other materials according to established legal standards, implementing a broad range of Ministry administrative policies and activities, responding to external requests, and using adaptability and creativity in working with staff to meet deadlines. In addition, the position provides electronic file and document management support as a part of an administrative support team. We are looking for team players who can think and work independently as well as support team members doing a variety of duties while adhering to time sensitive processes requiring a high degree of accuracy. You will exercise your strong talents in Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, to ensure the day to day administrative duties are carried out smoothly. As the perfect candidate for this role, your attention to detail and well-developed decision making skills will help you prepare correspondence, agendas, action requests, tables and charts, and under the direction of the lawyers, the preparation and/or drafting of contracts, agreements and other legal documents, as well as reviewing documents for accuracy. Your exceptional organizational and prioritization skills will assist you in meeting deadlines while producing quality work that will lead to your success. In addition to your resume, please include a mandatory cover letter that describes how you meet the qualifications below. Qualifications High school diploma and a minimum of 2 years of related experience are required. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel) is required. Knowledge and understanding of the legal environment is considered an asset. Salary $1,691.44 to $2,066.65 bi-weekly Notes This competition may be used to fill future vacancies with the Government of Alberta. How to Apply Online applications are preferred. Please ensure that you include your contact information including email address on resume. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition. If you are unable to apply online, please submit your cover letter and resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Cindy Zaiffdeen, Human Resource Services, 8th Floor, Park Plaza, 10611 ? 98 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5K 2P7. Phone: 780-644-2545. For individuals who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada, it is recommended that you obtain an evaluation of your credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) and include the assessment certificate as part of your application. Further information on IQAS is available at: Position Profile Please see the attached position description for a detailed list of the job responsibilities: Closing Statement We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted, via email.
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