Legal Administrative Assistant - Regulatory/Competition

  • McMillan LLP
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Jan 23, 2023
Full time Legal Assistant Legal Support

Job Description

Your Next Opportunity

Would you like to be a part of Canada’s leading and progressive Business Law firm?

McMillan has an exciting opportunity as a Legal Administrative Assistant in our Toronto Regulatory Group. As a member of the team, you will play a key role in managing the legal and administrative aspects of the practices of five successful legal professionals.

Please note that this role offers a hybrid workweek. Each week will combine both working at home for a few days and working in the office for the balance. Your hybrid schedule will start once you join McMillan!

What You’ll Do

You will be the go to person for your team who will depend on your guidance and support to keep them organized. You will be involved in a wide variety of administrative tasks, including: document production, drafting correspondence, opening new client matters, management and organization of documents in our document management system, billing and docket review, calendar management, and coordinating meetings. You will also oversee the maintenance of client contact information, assist with tracking business development activities, prepare marketing material, make travel arrangements, and prepare registrations for conferences. Leveraging technology, to service the legal professionals and clients in an efficient and effective manner, is key.

What You Bring

You have established yourself as a key resource in your career. Your history includes a Legal Assistant or Office Administration Diploma, coupled with a minimum of three to five years of administrative or executive assistant experience, supporting the practices of multiple legal professionals or senior executives. You have strong administrative, organizational and interpersonal skills. You are detail-oriented and are able to effectively meet deadlines, work well in a team setting, manage fast-paced workloads, and provide an exceptional level of client service. You have a keen interest in learning, embrace evolving technology, and have strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat Pro. Prior experience with Desksite, IntApp and 3E or similar document management, file opening and accounting software is helpful. Experience in marketing and design, social media platforms, and French language skills, are also an asset.

McMillan Offers You


Mentorship and Support

Training as Software Evolves

Commensurate Compensation and Benefits Package

Fun Work Environment

Continuous Learning & Development

McMillan = You

Inclusion and diversity are essential elements of our culture at McMillan which coincide with our core values of respect, teamwork, commitment, client service and professional excellence.

At McMillan, we know we will achieve the most success by attracting and retaining the best talent, and by representing, and supporting, communities from which we draw our members, the communities in which we live and work, and the communities to which we provide legal services.

We are a law firm that prides itself in sustained quality and excellence in service while fostering a positive and collegial work environment, which nurtures mentoring, inspires enthusiasm and professional excellence. We commit to putting our best efforts forward in achieving our goals, and the goals of our clients. You can help us in that journey!

Need another reason to consider McMillan? Let’s work together to help you achieve your professional goals and career development.

Let’s get started

If this position is you, and you reside in or around the Toronto area, we look forward to hearing from you. We like cover letters too so don’t forget to include one along with your resume when you click on the Apply Now button.


McMillan is committed to providing accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please email us or contact us at 1.888.622.4624 to submit your accommodation request.

McMillan LLP is committed to fostering a culture of inclusion and diversity. We respect and embrace the unique backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of individuals at all levels of the firm. This enables us to provide innovative client service, contribute fully to our communities and advance our firm’s values.