Legal Assistant

  • Volkswagen Canada
  • Ajax, Ontario, Canada
  • Jan 31, 2023
Hybrid Legal Assistant Legal Support

Job Description

Legal Assistant (12 Month Contract) -* GRO001070*
Primary Location: Canada-Ontario-Ajax

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We love our cars, but it’s the people behind them who make them what they are. To market, sell, and service great cars, we need great people. That’s why at Volkswagen Group Canada, we are passionate about our cars and our brand and foster this same passion and drive in our people. We know that the right people in the right positions can do incredible things, and we love making that happen.

We are currently looking for a Legal Assistant (12-month contract)* at ou*r Corporate Offices in Ajax, ON

The successful candidate will serve as the administrative assistant to the General Counsel and provide general administrative support for the legal department.
**This is a flex hybrid model, requiring 2 days in the Ajax office**

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Management of General Counsel's calendar and appointment schedule
  • Administration of company automobile fleet insurance policy and renewal process.
  • Assisting corporate law clerk with maintenance of legal department litigation and corporate files.
  • Processing of legal department invoicing and mail
  • Scheduling meetings for legal department
  • Making travel arrangements and preparing and submitting expense reports for payment
  • Processing claim backs to factories for reimbursable product liability and related expenses, audit inquiry letters
  • Preparation of department purchase orders
  • Administrative filings
  • Claims settlement processing
  • Assisting in maintenance and management of corporate trademarks
  • Provincial registrations management
  • Other general administrative tasks for legal department as a whole (including regulatory)


  • Legal Assistant Degree/College Diploma
  • 1+ years of experience in an Administrative role, preferably as a Legal Assistant but not required.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills - word processing/spreadsheet management
  • Strong communication skills - interpersonal and written
  • Ability to work independently and as part of team
  • French language an asset but not essential

What you’ll get in return:

  • A flexible, collaborative, dynamic, and fast-paced work environment with an award-winning employer
  • Many opportunities for personal and professional development
  • Opportunities to participate in exciting company events that give back to the community
  • And much, much more!

**Please note that we appreciate the interest of all candidates, however only those under consideration will be contacted.
Additional information: Volkswagen Group Canada is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities during all phases of the hiring process including the application process. If you require an accommodation because of a disability, we will work with you to meet your needs. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. If you are selected for an interview and require an accommodation, you are encouraged to advise the Recruiter who will consult with you to determine an appropriate accommodation. #LI-Hybrid.