Legal Assistant

  • Deloitte
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • May 17, 2022
Contract Legal Assistant Legal Support Legal Secretary

Job Description

ob Type: Temporary Contract
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
All Available Locations: Toronto


Are you an experienced legal assistant looking for a new challenge?

What will your typical day look like?

As a member of the Toronto Employment & Labour and Tax groups, you are actively involved in all stages of files. You will work closely with all members of our team, including partners, associates, and our legal administrative support groups. Your organizational skills, initiative, and strong work ethic allow you to coordinate the deadlines of multiple files.

About the team

Deloitte Legal Canada LLP (DLC) is a national law firm with offices in Calgary, Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver. Our assistants work closely with the lawyers and with each other to provide our clients with an exceptional service experience. DLC is affiliated with the professional services firm of Deloitte LLP.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you

You are someone who is/has:
  • Legal Assistant or paralegal diploma/degree
  • Minimum of 5 years’ work experience in a legal environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Passion for working in a team environment, willing to help others and comfortable with sharing work assignments
  • Attention to detail, proofreading and accuracy are required; proven ability to produce a high quality and quantity of work under tight timelines
  • Technical proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Knowledge of accounting / time entry systems and document management systems
  • Excellent organizational and follow up skills; ability to exercise sound judgment in setting priorities
  • A high-level of discretion, sensitivity, and confidentiality. Professional client and telephone manner and a proven track record of working with confidential information

Deloitte Legal Canada is a national law firm. Our team of lawyers has extensive experience in multiple specialties including tax controversy, tax litigation, tax advisory, employment & labour, and data privacy & cybersecurity law. The law firm of Deloitte Legal Canada is privileged to be affiliated with Deloitte, a professional services firm with global eminence.

Deloitte is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates that represents the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes candidates from Indigenous communities in support of living our values and our commitments to our Reconciliation Action Plan. Please advise the Recruiter to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process. Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


Deloitte Canada has 30 offices with representation across most of the country. We acknowledge our offices reside on traditional, treaty and unceded territories as part of Turtle Island and is still home to many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples. We are all Treaty people.