Securities Litigation Legal Assistant

  • Cartel inc.
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Jan 05, 2022
Full time Law Clerk Legal Assistant Legal Support

Job Description

Securities Litigation Legal Assistant 

Looking for a job that would help you succeed in your career and establish your foundation in the field of securities litigation? Search no more!


Our client, one of Canada’s leading securities litigation boutique firms, is seeking a legal assistant to join their team. This busy practice requires a candidate with the ability to prioritize and multitask on a regular basis as well as aid their dedicated team of lawyers with administrative tasks. Exceptional organization, communication and interpersonal skills are essential for this role.  


If you want to be part of a professional team focused on providing exceptional results and a friendly work milieu, then this is the job for you! Seize this golden opportunity, APPLY NOW! 

Salary
: up to 68k

Location: Toronto 

Responsibilities include:
 

  • Processing/revising/drafting/transcribing/blacklining legal documents from written, oral and taped instructions 
  • Initiating follow up as required; Organizing and expediting work flow 
  • Drafting routine correspondence on behalf of lawyers 
  • Applying proofreading and editing skills to documents and correspondence 
  • Scheduling appointments/meetings and calendar management 
  • Obtaining information and instructions from clients 
  • Assisting in management of lawyer’s practice, i.e., opening files, arranging meetings, arranging travel and/or accommodations 
  • Performing administrative duties with respect to accounting, opening and closing files, docketing, billing, etc. 
  • Managing bring forward system and keeping lawyers apprised of office matters 
  • Providing administrative support to lawyers as required 
  • Other general administrative duties as required   

Requirements: 

  • Minimum 3 years of litigation experience. 
  • Superior communication skills, outstanding organization and multi-tasking abilities 
  • Excellent technical skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Visio experience an asset 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work collaboratively with both internal and external clients 
  • Familiar with Internet applications as well as digital dictation software 
  • Ability to be organized, multitask, prioritize, meet deadlines and exhibit sound judgment with minimal supervision 
  • Able to work well under pressure, be flexible and adapt when necessary 

 How to Apply: 


To apply, please forward your resume to Sabrina Ungar, Manager - Legal Support at sabrina@cartelinc.com 

Practice Area(s)

Securities Law