Intermediate Legal Assistant – Private Client – Vaughan

  • Miller Thomson Lawyers
  • Vaughan, Ontario, Canada
  • Oct 27, 2017
Full time Legal Assistant Legal Support

Job Description

We are seeking an Intermediate Legal Assistant for a full-time opportunity within our Private Client (Wills and Estates) practice group.

To be successful in this role, you should have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience as a Private Client Legal Assistant and have a Certificate or Diploma from a Community College or equivalent.

This is a great opportunity for a Legal Assistant who enjoys a fast-paced, high volume and dynamic desk. This position requires someone with strong administrative and organizational skills. Knowledge of and experience with processing wills/related documents is required.

In this role, some responsibilities will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Draft/revise/proofread legal documents and correspondence;
  • Support with estate administration including probate applications, court filings, etc.;
  • Maintain confidential files and folders in both electronic and hard copy with the utmost discretion;
  • Administrative duties such as: manage agenda’s & calendars, process accounts, coordinate meetings, appointments, travel arrangements, etc.;
  • Act as the first point of contact for client inquiries as well as maintain client contact to ensure prompt response times.

We are currently looking for an individual who has the following qualifications:

  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience as a Private Client Legal Assistant and have a Certificate or Diploma from a Community College or equivalent;
  • Experience in Emergent is considered an asset;
  • Strong attention to detail with the flexibility to accommodate work demands;
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team environment;
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and exercise discretion when necessary.

If you are interested in this position, please forward your resume, quoting the above job title, to:

Attn: Specialist, Talent and Recruitment
Miller Thomson LLP
Scotia Plaza
40 King Street West, Suite 5800
P.O. Box 1011
Toronto, ON Canada
M5H 3S1
E-mail: recruitment@millerthomson.com

While we thank all applicants for their interest, due to the volume of applicants we receive, we are unable to respond to individual inquiries and only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or agencies please.

Miller Thomson will provide accommodations on request throughout the recruitment, selection and assessment process for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodations, please inform our Talent Management department of the nature of accommodations that you may require, to ensure your equal participation.

Practice Area(s)

Wills and Estates

Experience

5 years'