Legal Assistant

  • Bird Construction
  • Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
  • Jul 26, 2022
Full time Law Clerk Legal Assistant Legal Support

Job Description

Legal Assistant


For Those Who Seek To Redefine


The greatest achievements in history are borne from the greatness within people – where human potential meets vision, and passion fuels evolution. Unlocking this potential is the most important thing we do at Bird.


As a leader in Canadian construction for over 100 years, the impact of our team is etched deeply within the core of our legacy. Beyond Bird, this impact is felt in the fundamental aspects of our everyday lives. From the critical infrastructure we depend on, to the energy and resources that keep us moving - we are powering our communities and shaping Canada’s skylines coast-to-coast. Entrenched in the foundation of a culture built more than a century ago is an enduring quest to reimagine what is possible. Our impact is greater than ever, and we are looking for those who seek to redefine their story.


We are a dynamic team of over 5,000 with a range of professions, backgrounds, and areas of expertise. This breadth of diversity in people and opportunities is one of greatest aspects of building your career with Bird. Every trajectory looks different. At Bird, you hold the pen and you write your story. As you unlock your potential, you are surrounded by a team that supports you every step of the way.


At Bird, we are focused on building a culture that brings together ideal team players who facilitate possibility every day. We are looking for those who have the courage and confidence to be humble; the self-motivated, ambitious professionals who are hungry; and those who never lose sight of their intuition, emotional intelligence, or the unequivocal impact of being people smart.


Reporting to the Chief Legal Officer, the Legal Assistant is accountable for providing administrative support to the company’s Legal and Risk Management team. This position offers an opportunity to learn and grow your career within the legal field.

This position is based in the Mississauga, ON office.





  • Providing administrative and general office support to the Legal & Risk Management team.

  • Arranging travel schedules, as required.

  • Calendar management and coordinating Legal & Risk Management team meetings.

  • Assisting in the preparation and editing of legal documents and reports.

  • Preparing legal documents and maintaining electronic files.

  • Handling accounting and billing matters including processing of invoices and preparation of expense reports.

  • Managing and maintaining the LawVu database, the Company’s matter and contract management software.

  • Handling incoming and outgoing correspondence.


What We Are Looking For

  • Completion of post-secondary program in business/legal administration or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Experience in a fast-paced legal environment is an asset

  • Experience in the construction industry is an asset, however not a requirement

  • Strong computer skills using a wide variety of software including Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

  • Knowledge of LawVu or other contract management software is an asset

  • Flexible and able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously challenges in a dynamic business environment

  • Effective and efficient problem solving and decision-making skills; thoughtful, proactive and creative

  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and strong commitment to achieving goals

  • Ability to forge, grow and maintain positive relationships with multiple groups

  • Strong written and oral communication skills


What We Believe In



Safety is a moral obligation. Our goal is zero harm.



Bird invests in its employees as partners in the success of the company. Together we will grow and create opportunities within a respectful, diverse, and healthy workplace.



We believe that the best results are achieved through the collaboration of our employees, customers, partners, communities, trade contractors, and suppliers.



We conduct ourselves in a manner of which we are proud, as individuals, and as representatives of our company, community, and industry.



We are honest, truthful, and fair. We conduct ourselves with integrity.



We are committed to balancing the sustainability of the company, communities, and the environment.

Practice Area(s)

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