Junior Corporate Commercial/Real Estate Legal Assistant - Calgary

  • Lawson Lundell LLP
  • Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Jun 27, 2018
Full time Legal Assistant

Job Description

Lawson Lundell LLP is a leading regional Canadian business law firm with offices in Vancouver, Kelowna, Calgary and Yellowknife, who is known for its practical, strategic, approach to legal and business problems. We have been recognized by Chambers Canada as the #1 reg ional law firm in the country, by Canadian Lawyer magazine as the #1 regional firm in British Columbia, Alberta and the territories since 2010, and our lawyers have received national and international recognition in numerous legal directories and publicati ons. Our clients are leaders in the jurisdictions where we are located and around the world. Lawson Lundell LLP is seeking a Junior Corporate Commercial /Real Estate Legal Assistant to join our Calgary office. The Legal Assistant will assist their assigned lawyers and support the busy team . This position is full -time, Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm. Standard Responsibilities • Preparing and drafting various correspondence and documents • Drafting documents in support of corporate and commercial transactions • Time entry and billing • Maintaining an efficient file management and bring forward system • Maintaining a full calendar, email management and managing lawyers’ practice • Liaising with legal assistants, paralegals, lawyers and clients on file progress • General administrative duties as required Qualifications • Minimum 1 -2 years ’ of experience • Legal Administrative Assistant certification from an accredited institution • Exceptional aptitude in Microsoft Office • Ability to multi -task, meet deadlines and solve problems in a fast paced environment • Has the ability to work both independently and a s part of a collegial team • Excellent organization and time management skills • Displays extraordinary customer service in a professional, mature and courteous manner • Highly dependable and adaptable with great work ethic • Exceptional interpersonal skills • Strong verbal and written English communication skills • Real Estate experience considered an asset If you are interested in becoming part of our dynamic environment and w ould like to apply for this position, please submit your resume with a covering letter to the attention of Kristi Smitas at ksmitas@lawsonlundell.com . Although we thank all applicants for their interest in Lawson Lundell LLP, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Practice Area(s)

real estate law