Legal Assistant, Full-Time (Team Support/Floater)

  • MLT Aikins - Western Canada's Law Firm
  • Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • Jan 07, 2021
Full time Legal Assistant Legal Support Paralegal

Job Description

We are interested in hearing from qualified legal assistant applicants to join our team in Winnipeg.

This position will be responsible for providing legal, administrative, and clerical support for various lawyers in the Winnipeg office and will be a part of our team support group to assist with overflow, project support, and provide holiday coverage.

Our ideal candidate is self-motivated, highly organized, has a superior computer, proofreading, and time management skills, excellent interpersonal, and communication skills, and is able to work independently. We are also looking for that candidate who is able to follow instructions, often with minimum supervision, and able to thrive in a fast-paced, professional team environment.

Responsibilities/Qualifications Include:

  • Graduate of a recognized Legal Assistant Program (equivalencies may be considered)
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience as a legal assistant
  • Advanced computer skills including Word, Excel, Outlook, and document management software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have proofreading, writing, spelling, and grammar skills
  • Performing complex editing and formatting for correspondence and documents
  • Preparing various administrative tasks including file opening, billing, and following-up to review outstanding accounts
  • Following instructions with minimum supervision and being able to thrive in a fast-paced, professional team environment
  • Maintaining an efficient electronic file system, having strong organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail

A friendly, co-operative atmosphere typifies the working environment of the Winnipeg office of MLT Aikins LLP.

If this sounds like you, please submit your resumé and cover letter using the form below. Please note that only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Application deadline: 2021-01-08

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Benefits:

  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Flexible schedule
  • Life insurance
  • Vision care

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
Visit our COVID-19 Resource Centre for information and resources designed to help you navigate the changing business and legal environment.

https://www.mltaikins.com/service/covid-19-resource-centre/

Experience:

  • paralegal: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Legal Assistant: 2 years (Preferred)