Legal Administrative Assistant- Capital Markets

  • McMillan LLP
  • Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Nov 08, 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 Montreal Capital Markets Group. As a member of the team, you will play a key role in managing legal and administrative aspects to a team of Legal Professionals.

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: supporting day-to-day requirements of the group members, drafting and editing correspondence, management and organization of documents in our document management system, office and file organization, preparation of expense reports, coordinating and scheduling meetings, calendar management, requesting conflict searches and opening new client matters, assisting with monthly billing requirements, organizing meetings, travel, attendances at conferences and leveraging technology to service clients in an efficient and effective manner. You may also assist with transactions and closings including preparation of all relevant materials for closings.

What You Bring

You have established yourself as a key resource in your successful legal career. Your history includes a minimum of three to five years' experience as a legal assistant, preferably in a business law or transactional setting. 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, and provide an exceptional level of client service. You embrace evolving technology and have strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Prior experience with Desksite, IntApp and 3E or similar document management, file opening, and accounting software required.

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 coincides 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 Montréal area, we look forward to hearing from you. We like cover letters too so don’t forget to include one along with your resume



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.