Legal Adminstrative Assistant- Student Field Placement

  • McMillan LLP
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Dec 15, 2017
Full time Legal Assistant

Job Description

McMillan is one of Canada’s leading business law firms. We deliver the legal expertise and guidance that our clients need to advance their business and take the lead.  McMillan prides itself on its dynamic, positive and team-oriented culture.  We offer an environment that nurtures mentoring, inspires enthusiasm and motivates employees to put forth their best efforts in achieving firm goals. We are also extremely proud to be one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People.

 The Legal Support Services Team in Toronto has an opportunity for a 16 week unpaid placement starting in January 2018 for students currently enrolled in a Legal Administrative Administration program. This is a terrific opportunity for students to get practical experience to complement their theoretical studies. Below are some key points that the selected student will gain  following their completed placement.

  • Working with numerous and experienced legal administrative assistants (LAA)
  • Exposure to multiple practice areas
  • Opportunity to support LAA’s on active files
  • Introduction to key practice area software and Document Management System (DMS)
  • Strengthen administrative skills such as e-filing, document preparation, calendar management

  Interested students -  please apply online BEFORE December 17, 2017. Students should provide a combined cover letter and resume.

 To be considered for this opportunity we are looking for students who are or have the following;

  • Currently enrolled in a Legal Administrative Assistant program- Diploma or Certificate
  • Availability to start January 2018
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills- MS Office
  • Strong Attention to detail
  • Flexible and able to work in a fast-paced environment

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.