Norton Rose Fulbright
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
This permanent, full time role provides administrative support to a partner and an associate in the Calgary Real Estate Department.
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.
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The Region of Peel
Peel Regional Municipality, ON, Canada
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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
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 email@example.com