Legal Assistant - Resource Team

  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Dec 19, 2019
Full time Legal Assistant Legal Support

Job Description

The Team

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada is currently seeking a permanent full-time Legal Assistant role for our Resource Team. This role will provide support to all departments within the firm. The Resource Team is comprised of legal assistants with experience in all areas of law who have chosen to dedicate their skills to providing absence relief for other assistants. Assistants are expected to maintain familiarity with all technology and policy updates.

The Role

  • Prepare correspondence and legal documents from precedents, handwritten notes and dictation
  • Prioritize workflow to ensure completion of accurate work within established deadlines
  • Maintain files, including daily filing, file organization, opening and closing files
  • Schedule appointments and boardroom bookings
  • Handle telephone calls and correspondence
  • Time entry and bill preparation
  • Scheduling travel
  • Other administrative duties as required

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Legal Assistant Diploma from an accredited institution
  • 6 to 9 years of experience as a legal assistant
  • Litigation experience considered an asset
  • Advanced technical skills, particularly with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team atmosphere
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple competing and urgent deadlines
  • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills
  • Highly motivated and personable

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global legal firm. We provide the world’s pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 3800 lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.

Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare.

Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, Norton Rose Fulbright Australia, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP and Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc are separate legal entities and all of them are members of Norton Rose Fulbright Verein, a Swiss verein. Norton Rose Fulbright Verein helps coordinate the activities of the members but does not itself provide legal services to clients.

Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity is an important firm value. We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and to providing a workplace which is free from discrimination and harassment. This means that all job applicants, employees and partners will receive equal treatment regardless of race, colour, ethnic or national origins, sex, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

To apply, please visit the Careers page of our website at We thank all candidates for their application, but will be contacting only those whom we select to invite for an interview.


6-9 years