Legal Assistant - Corporate Commercial

  • Ogilvie LLP
  • Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Sep 01, 2023
Full time Legal Assistant

Job Description


LEGAL ASSISTANT – Corporate Commercial

Ogilvie LLP currently has an opening for a full-time Corporate Commercial
Legal Assistant.


Ogilvie was built in 1920 on a tradition of building relationships and working alongside our clients, and that is still our philosophy an entire century later. Our specialized teams of lawyers work beside clients, and businesses to ensure their issues are resolved. A regional firm, leaders in Corporate Commercial, Real Estate, Litigation & Dispute resolution, Insolvency, Wills & Estate, Family, and Administrative Law.

Ogilvie provides its staff with an opportunity to be challenged and rewarded by working in a dynamic, team-oriented environment alongside some of the top lawyers in Edmonton and Calgary. Putting our clients first is at the center of all we do at Ogilvie, and our specialized legal teams work side by side with our clients to help them achieve and further their business goals.

Creating successful client relationships is central to our work culture, and we are always looking for talented new people to grow our pool of expertise and provide quality service to our clients. If you think you would be a great addition to our team, we would love to hear from you.


  • Open, draft, review and prepare files
  • Prepare detailed reports to all necessary parties, entering complete file progress on applicable systems
  • Manage workflow for team of lawyers
  • Coordinate and schedule meetings and maintain calendars
  • Preparation of accounts and time entry
  • General administrative tasks including data entry, photocopying and scanning, and file management
  • Respond to daily inquiries from lawyers, legal assistants, and clients
  • Others duties as assigned


  • Strong understanding of legal procedures, scheduling, and deadlines in relation to corporate commercial files
  • High professionalism and the ability to respect confidentiality
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Be able to multi-task and prioritize
  • Internal and external customer service skills
  • Self-starter who takes initiative
  • Reliable and accountable
  • Has excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work independently as well as within a team environment


  • Must have a strong base in MS Excel, Word, Outlook
  • SOLUNO knowledge an asset
  • ACUMIN knowledge an asset
  • Worldox knowledge an asset
  • Familiarity with ALF or other corporate governance program an asset


  • Be a graduate of an accredited legal assistant program
  • Corporate Commercial experience an asset
  • 1 - 3 years of experience preferred, but not necessary

Ogilvie offers a competitive salary based on experience level, in addition to a positive and engaging work environment.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care