Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

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2 job(s) at Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP Toronto, Ontario, Canada
May 18, 2023
Full time
Reporting to the Supervisor, Legal Support Services (LSS), the Legal Support Services Assistant will act as document specialist with a focus on corporate and real estate documents supporting our Toronto, Ottawa and London, UK offices. Hours of work are from Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Occasional pre-authorized overtime may be required to meet client needs. We are currently working a hybrid work arrangement. At Fasken, success means: Having a strong client service approach – you’re ready, willing, and able to put our clients first and exceed their expectations Caring about one another – you possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build harmonious working relationships within your immediate team, across other departments in the firm, and the community Working collaboratively – you’re a self starter who values working in a collaborative team based environment Possessing exceptional communication skills (both verbal and written) when dealing with lawyers, clients, staff and third parties Approaching your work with agility and the willingness to learn and utilise new technology Being adaptable to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment while being organized and maintaining accuracy with a high attention to detail Demonstrating strong research, investigative and problem solving skills with the ability to exercise judgement to resolve issues Treating sensitive and confidential matters with discretion and diplomacy at all times Primary Responsibilities Managing intake of work, logging incoming work requests and coordinating to meet deadlines Creating, transcribing, editing, formatting and proofreading a variety of legal documents, spreadsheets, and presentations Troubleshooting document issues and assisting with advanced document processing tasks such as mail merges, conversions, org charts, tables, graphs, excel charts, hyperlinks, bookmarks and cross-referencing Preparing closing books including bookmarking of documents Liaising with and providing exceptional client service to our Toronto, Ottawa and London, UK firm members Collaborating with and mentoring new team members in person and via Teams screensharing Assisting with other administrative tasks and assignments Required Knowledge and Experience Advanced-level technical skills in MS Office 365 (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Adobe DC and iManage, etc. MOS Certification would be an asset. Completion of a post-secondary Legal Assistant or Law Clerk course A minimum of three plus years of previous law firm experience as well as a recognized certificate in legal office administration (large firm experience would be an asset) In-depth understanding of business and legal terminology Diversity and Inclusion At Fasken we are committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive Firm. Our commitment includes ensuring equitable access to employment and equitable opportunities to advance and succeed at the Firm. Accessibility and Accommodation We always strive to provide an accessible candidate experience. Reasonable accommodations are available on request for eligible candidates. Background and Reference Checks Any offer of employment may be conditional upon references and full background checks including a criminal record check, a credit check, employment and educational verifications. Your Application We appreciate hearing from all qualified candidates, however, only those applicants whose background and experience match our requirements will be contacted. NO AGENCIES, PLEASE.
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Jan 06, 2023
Full time
Fasken is one of the leading law firms in B.C. We have excellent lawyers. We have great clients. We have interesting and top-level work. We provide our lawyers flexibility and support in their practices. We are respectful of tradition but innovative and creative in our practices. We have a service-oriented culture. We provide outstanding legal work and service to our clients, big and small, every day. We want our lawyers to enjoy practicing law in a collegial environment. COMMERCIAL LITIGATION LAWYER - VANCOUVER OFFICE (3-5 Years Call) We have an immediate opening for a litigation lawyer to join the Commercial Litigation Group of our Vancouver office. The successful candidate must have solid civil litigation experience and skills, with a focus on complex commercial matters. Previous courtroom and trial experience is preferred. We are interested in a service-oriented and responsive lawyer who is able to handle a broad range of complex files. Qualified candidates are asked to submit their application to Alison Cowan through the Fasken Careers page. Alison Cowan, JD Senior Director, Professional Development Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP 2900 - 550 Burrard Street Vancouver, BC V6C 0A3 Please note that we appreciate hearing from all qualified candidates, however, only those applicants whose background and experience match our requirements will be contacted.