Legal Assistant

  • Pushor Mitchell
  • Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
  • Mar 30, 2020
Full time Legal Assistant Legal Support

Job Description

Career Opportunity: Legal Assistant

Experienced Legal Assistant with a background in Tax or Corporate Law or Trusts. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a firm that prides themselves on providing the very best to their clients and they want to do the same for their employees.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Preparation of documents to appeal Canada Revenue Agency decisions including extension requests, Notices of Objection, and submissions to Appeals Officers/Auditors;
  • Preparation of Tax Court documents including pleadings, submissions and other court documents;
  • Drafting correspondence to the Tax Court, Canada Revenue Agency and to clients;
  • Document and file organization;
  • Preparation of corporate documents and society documents, maintaining records and filings including document binders in paper and electronic form;
  • Preparation of documents to create and maintain charitable foundations;
  • Maintaining an up-to-date file and diary system;
  • Building a positive rapport with clients;
  • Managing administrative aspects of the lawyers' practice/calendar with minimal supervision;
  • Experience with solicitor transactions, incorporations, dividends, redemptions, rollovers, amalgamations and dissolutions;
  • Establishment of trusts and tax transactions;
  • Service and filing of court materials;
  • Maintenance of all trial, document and appeal binders and limitation systems; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a Legal Assistant Diploma from an accredited College;
  • Experience in one or more of the foregoing responsibilities is a requirement;
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure and be flexible in order to adapt to changing situations easily;
  • Must be able to juggle multiple priorities, meet deadlines and exhibit sound judgment
  • Exceptional attention to detail and communication skills;
  • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint as well as digital dictation software;
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision as well as part of a team.

We reward your commitment and efforts with a competitive Total Compensation program that reflects your education and experience, an annual Bonus program, monthly Wellness credits and personal learning and Professional Development opportunities. We also offer a comprehensive benefit package which includes extended Health and Dental, a Health Spending Account, and matching RRSP program. Please contact us if you are interested to learn more and explore opportunities with our outstanding PM team! Apply in confidence via email with resume to Lisa Blue, Human Resources Advisor

Practice Area(s)

Legal Support

Experience

1-2 years'