Corporate Legal Assistant

  • Cox & Palmer
  • Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Jan 13, 2021
Full time Legal Assistant Legal Support Legal Secretary

Job Description

Careers | We’re Hiring

Cox & Palmer is committed to diversity and inclusion in the
workplace and is a member of the Law Firm Diversity and

Inclusion Network (LFDIN) and Pride at Work Canada.

Human Resources | Cox & Palmer
NBCareers-SaintJohn@coxandpalmer.com

 


Corporate Legal Assistant | Saint John

Our Saint John Office has an immediate opening for a Corporate Legal Assistant. Position is permanent,
full-time.

Cox & Palmer is a full-service, award winning Atlantic Canadian law firm with the knowledge and experience
clients rely upon for solid legal solutions. The firm prides itself on a collegial work atmosphere and supportive
team environment. We hire self-motivated, team-minded individuals with a strong work ethic, integrity and a
commitment to client service. At Cox & Palmer, our support staff is an essential part of our team effort to deliver
outstanding service to our clients.

Cox & Palmer provides a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits:

  • 100% Employer paid premiums for individual or family health and dental benefits;
  • Pension with matching employer contribution;
  • Employee assistance program; and
  • Annual Health & Wellness allowance.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain detailed and accurate client and administrative files;
  • Draft a wide range of legal documents and correspondence;
  • Experience in corporate reorganizations, incorporations, review and updates of corporate minute books,
sale/purchases of shares/assets, preparation and filing of various forms with the Corporate Registry
  • Meet deadlines, ability to multi-task and reprioritize;
  • Have the ability to problem solve with minimal supervision;
  • Proofread, data entry, photocopy and other office related duties;
  • Establish and maintain a calendar and reminder system; and
  • All tasks must be performed with a high degree of detail and accuracy.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Spoken and written proficiency in English is a must;
  • 2 + years of corporate legal assistant experience;
  • Legal Assistant or Paralegal diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution;
  • Above average proficiency in Microsoft applications and typing skills;
  • Excellent proofreading, spelling and grammar skills. Excellent analytical skills, detail oriented; and
  • Superior organizational abilities, time management. Detail oriented and a self–starter.


This position will remain posted until successfully filled. Qualified candidates who are interested in this position
should send a covering letter and resume. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those
selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

Careers | We’re Hiring

Cox & Palmer is committed to diversity and inclusion in the
workplace and is a member of the Law Firm Diversity and

Inclusion Network (LFDIN) and Pride at Work Canada.

Human Resources | Cox & Palmer
NBCareers-SaintJohn@coxandpalmer.com

 


Corporate Legal Assistant | Saint John

Our Saint John Office has an immediate opening for a Corporate Legal Assistant. Position is permanent,
full-time.

Cox & Palmer is a full-service, award winning Atlantic Canadian law firm with the knowledge and experience
clients rely upon for solid legal solutions. The firm prides itself on a collegial work atmosphere and supportive
team environment. We hire self-motivated, team-minded individuals with a strong work ethic, integrity and a
commitment to client service. At Cox & Palmer, our support staff is an essential part of our team effort to deliver
outstanding service to our clients.

Cox & Palmer provides a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits:

  • 100% Employer paid premiums for individual or family health and dental benefits;
  • Pension with matching employer contribution;
  • Employee assistance program; and
  • Annual Health & Wellness allowance.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain detailed and accurate client and administrative files;
  • Draft a wide range of legal documents and correspondence;
  • Experience in corporate reorganizations, incorporations, review and updates of corporate minute books,
sale/purchases of shares/assets, preparation and filing of various forms with the Corporate Registry
  • Meet deadlines, ability to multi-task and reprioritize;
  • Have the ability to problem solve with minimal supervision;
  • Proofread, data entry, photocopy and other office related duties;
  • Establish and maintain a calendar and reminder system; and
  • All tasks must be performed with a high degree of detail and accuracy.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Spoken and written proficiency in English is a must;
  • 2 + years of corporate legal assistant experience;
  • Legal Assistant or Paralegal diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution;
  • Above average proficiency in Microsoft applications and typing skills;
  • Excellent proofreading, spelling and grammar skills. Excellent analytical skills, detail oriented; and
  • Superior organizational abilities, time management. Detail oriented and a self–starter.


This position will remain posted until successfully filled. Qualified candidates who are interested in this position
should send a covering letter and resume. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those
selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

                     

Practice Area(s)

Corporate Law

Experience

legal