Corporate Legal Assistant

  • Loopstra Nixon
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Feb 28, 2019
Full time Legal Assistant Legal Support

Job Description

Job Summary

Loopstra Nixon LLP, a mid-size Toronto law firm (located in northwest Etobicoke) is looking for a Legal Assistant to join our growing Corporate & Commercial practice group. The successful candidate should be organized, proactive, familiar with billing and docketing systems and confident managing the practice of multiple lawyers.

DUTIES:

  • Prepare and draft correspondence
  • Work on multiple transactions and matter simultaneously, and often with short timelines
  • Organize and maintain lawyer files
  • Liaise with clients for examination and review of corporate records
  • Assist with preparation and filing of corporate documents
  • Administrative support, including opening and closing files and billing
  • Administrative support for lawyers and senior law clerks, including opening and closing files and billing

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

  • A Legal Assistant diploma or demonstrable experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Decisiveness and ability to carry out law clerk responsibilities with minimal direction/supervision
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to coordinate/multi-task multiple files and deadlines
  • Able to work independently as well as actively participate as part of a team
  • Proficiency with FastCompany and Prolaw would be an asset

Minimum of 2 years of corporate experience.

Company Profile

Loopstra Nixon LLP is a full-service Canadian business and public law firm dedicated to serving clients involved in business and finance, litigation and dispute resolution, municipal, land use planning and development, and commercial real estate. LN was founded in 1973 and has grown to become Ontario’s premier mid-sized business and public law firm. We have built a reputation for delivering quality legal advice to corporate and government clients. Our head office is in northwest Toronto with satellite offices in Buffalo and New York City. The firm currently has a team of 46 lawyers.

Job Type: Full-time

 

Practice Area(s)

Corporate law

Experience

4 years