Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP is one of Canada’s leading business law firms. Advising many of Canada’s corporate leaders, as well as U.S. and international parties with extensive interest in Canada, our 400 lawyers are based in offices in Toronto, Montréal, Ottawa, Calgary and New York.
Osler prides itself on attracting and maintaining some of the brightest talent in the legal arena. Our lawyers, students, management and staff have created a unique firm culture which nurtures mentoring and the exchange of ideas. Osler is a dynamic and exciting place to begin a career or carve out a new path.
We currently have an opening for a Legal Assistant in our Toronto office to support the Corporate and Litigation practice groups. The position requires very strong communication and technical skills. The successful candidate must demonstrate initiative, high attention to detail, and ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment. In addition, strong client service skills, organizational skills and practice management abilities are required.
Education and Experience
The successful incumbent will have a Community College Certificate in a Legal Secretarial Assistant program or equivalent, strong technical skills (MS Office suite), be a team player, have a positive attitude and professional image, and possess a minimum of five years of experience in a Legal Secretarial Assistant role. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience is acceptable.
We thank all applicants for their interest in Osler; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted. Osler is an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Please note that any offer of employment will be conditional upon background and reference checks, including a criminal record check, credit check, and employment and educational verifications.
If you have the required background with the ability to provide exceptional customer service and wish to work in one of Canada’s leading law firms, please reply in confidence with a cover letter and résumé.