McMillan LLP

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3 job(s) at McMillan LLP

McMillan LLP Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Jul 23, 2020
Full time
ob Details Description Your Next Opportunity Would you like to be a part of Canada’s leading and progressive Business Law firm? McMillan has an exciting opportunity as a Legal Administrative Assistant in our Calgary Litigation group. As a member of the team, you will play a key role in managing legal and administrative aspects of the practice for three successful Legal Professionals. What You’ll Do You will be the go to person for your team who will depend on your guidance and support to keep them organized. As their champion, you will be involved in a wide variety of administrative tasks, including: drafting correspondence, management and organization of documents in our document system, file organization, preparation of accounts, coordinating and scheduling meetings, and, calendar management. Your Litigation tasks include: drafting court documents in various jurisdictions, court searches and filings, scheduling various applications, case management, meetings, commercial bookings and questionings, pre-trial and trial preparation, as well as managing the maintenance of all trial binders and limitation systems. What You Bring You have established yourself as a key resource in your successful legal career. Your history includes a Legal Assistant Diploma, coupled with a minimum of one to three years of litigation related experience. You have strong administrative, organizational and interpersonal skills. You are detail-oriented and are able to effectively meet deadlines, work well in a team setting, and provide an exceptional level of client service. You embrace evolving technology and have excellent skills in Microsoft Word (charts, automatic paragraph numbering and tables). You also have strong skills in Excel and PowerPoint. You are confident in your Windows Client Management and Adobe Acrobat Pro skills. You have prior experience with Desksite, IntApp and 3E. In addition you have experience compiling large Affidavits of Records using eDiscovery software such as Relativity. Finally, your legal experience includes commercial litigation and arbitrations, insurance defense and employment & labour disputes. McMillan Offers You Growth Mentorship and Support Training as Software Evolves Commensurate Compensation and Benefits Package Fun Work Environment McMillan = You Inclusion and diversity are essential elements of our culture at McMillan which coincides with our core values of respect, teamwork, commitment, client service and professional excellence. We are extremely proud to be one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People four years in a row. At McMillan, we know we will achieve the most success by attracting and retaining the best talent, and by representing and supporting communities from which we draw our members, the communities in which we live and work and the communities to which we provide legal services. We are a law firm that prides itself in sustained quality and excellence in service while fostering a positive and collegial work environment which nurtures mentoring inspires enthusiasm and professional excellence. We commit to putting our best efforts forward in achieving our goals, and the goals of our clients. You can help us in that journey! Need another reason to consider McMillan? Let’s work together to help you achieve your professional goals and career development. Let’s get started If this position is you, and you reside in or around the Calgary area, we look forward to hearing from you. We like cover letters too so don’t forget to include one along with your resume when you click on the Apply Now button.   McMillan is committed to providing accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please email us or contact us at 1.888.622.4624 to submit your accommodation request.
McMillan LLP Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Mar 24, 2020
Full time
Job Details Description Your Next Opportunity Would you like to be a part of Canada’s leading and progressive Business Law firm? McMillan has an exciting full-time opportunity as a Legal Support Assistant/Document Specialist in our Vancouver Legal Support Services Department. As a member of the team, you will play a key role in providing Legal Assistant overflow support as well as national document processing support. What You’ll Do The main responsibilities and duties of this position will include, but are not limited to the following: Provide coverage for Legal Assistant vacations and absences as assigned by the Coordinator, Legal Support Services including drafting correspondence, filing, office and file organization, entering dockets and preparation of accounts, coordinating and scheduling meetings, maintaining calendars and bring forward systems, and other duties as required. Provide advanced document processing support, including creating documents through transcription, copy-typing, and mail-merge; making document revisions; converting electronic files from one format to another; formatting documents; working with styles, bookmarks, cross-referencing, and tables, applying proofreading and editing skills to documents and correspondence. Provide document-related troubleshooting support and problem resolution; promote firm standards wherever possible. Participate in new technology and department initiatives; continuously strive to expand knowledge and learn new skills.   What You Bring Your history includes a minimum of three (3) years of legal administrative assistant experience. You have strong administrative, organizational and interpersonal skills. You are detail-oriented and are able to effectively meet deadlines, work well in a team setting, and provide an exceptional level of client service. You have solid leadership capabilities and enjoy a fast-paced working environment. You embrace evolving technology and have advanced Microsoft office 2010 skills. Experience in Litigation, Real Estate, Banking, Corporate Finance, Securities or Business Law (or a combination thereof) is an asset. Proficiency in Workshare Compare and other legal specific software is an asset. McMillan has developed an extensive training program that will prepare candidates for the position and expand their knowledge and skills. McMillan Offers You Growth Mentorship and Support Training as Software Evolves Commensurate Compensation and Benefits Package Fun Work Environment McMillan = You Inclusion and diversity are essential elements of our culture at McMillan which coincides with our core values of respect, teamwork, commitment, client service and professional excellence. We are extremely proud to be one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People fours years in a row. At McMillan, we know we will achieve the most success by attracting and retaining the best talent, and by representing and supporting communities from which we draw our members, the communities in which we live and work and the communities to which we provide legal services. We are a law firm that prides itself in sustained quality and excellence in service while fostering a positive and collegial work environment which nurtures mentoring inspires enthusiasm and professional excellence. We commit to putting our best efforts forward in achieving our goals, and the goals of our clients. You can help us in that journey! Need another reason to consider McMillan? Let’s work together to help you achieve your professional goals and career development. Let’s get started If this position is you, and you reside in or around the Vancouver area, we look forward to hearing from you. We like cover letters too so don’t forget to include one along with your resume when you click on the Apply Now button.   McMillan is committed to providing accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes by way of the clear legal job board in British Columbia. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please email us or contact us at 1.888.622.4624 to submit your accommodation request.
McMillan LLP Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Feb 04, 2020
Contract
Your Next Opportunity Would you like to be a part of Canada’s leading and progressive Business Law firm? McMillan has an exciting opportunity as a Legal Administrative Assistant in our Toronto Commercial Real Estate Group. This is a contract position covering a one-year maternity leave. As a member of the team, you will play a key role in managing the legal and administrative aspects of the practices of three successful legal professionals. What You’ll Do You will be the go to person for your team who will depend on your guidance and support to keep them organized. As their champion, you will be involved in a wide variety of administrative tasks, including: supporting the day-to-day requirements of two Partners and one Associate with their Municipal, Land Use Planning, Construction and Expropriation practices; preparing daily correspondence and documents; assembling and filing of tribunal hearing documents including, but not limited to, affidavits, motion records and books of authorities; handling all administrative details with respect to filing, accounting, docketing and expenses; monitoring and maintaining tickler systems, schedules and calendars; opening and closing files as required. What You Bring You have established yourself as a key resource in your successful legal career. Your history includes a minimum of three years' experience as a legal assistant, preferably in Litigation or Administrative Law. Knowledge of the Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure. Experience working with the Rules of Practice and Procedure of the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (formerly Ontario Municipal Board) is considered an asset, but not essential. You have strong administrative, organizational and interpersonal skills. You are detail-oriented and are able to effectively meet deadlines, work well in a team setting, and provide an exceptional level of client service. You embrace evolving technology and have strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Prior experience with Desksite, IntApp and 3E or similar document management, file opening and accounting software required.   McMillan Offers You Growth Mentorship and Support Training as Software Evolves Commensurate Compensation and Benefits Package Fun Work Environment Continuous Learning & Development McMillan = You Inclusion and diversity are essential elements of our culture at McMillan which coincides with our core values of respect, teamwork, commitment, client service and professional excellence. We are extremely proud to be one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People four years in a row. At McMillan, we know we will achieve the most success by attracting and retaining the best talent, and by representing and supporting communities from which we draw our members, the communities in which we live and work and the communities to which we provide legal services. We are a law firm that prides itself in sustained quality and excellence in service while fostering a positive and collegial work environment which nurtures mentoring inspires enthusiasm and professional excellence. We commit to putting our best efforts forward in achieving our goals, and the goals of our clients. You can help us in that journey! Need another reason to consider McMillan? Let’s work together to help you achieve your professional goals and career development. Let’s get started If this position is you, and you reside in or around the Toronto area, we look forward to hearing from you. Click on the Apply Now button.   McMillan is committed to providing accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please email us or contact us at 1.888.622.4624 to submit your accommodation request.