Corporate Legal Assistant

  • Ogilvie LLP
  • Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Mar 12, 2024
Full time Legal Assistant Legal Support

Job Description

Corporate Legal Assistant CORES Level II - Edmonton

ABOUT OGILVIE LLP

Ogilvie was built in 1920 on a tradition of building relationships and working alongside our clients, and that is still our philosophy a century later. Located in downtown Edmonton, we are leaders in Corporate & Commercial, Real Estate, Litigation, Insolvency, Wills & Estates 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. 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.

THE OPPORTUNITY

We are currently inviting qualified candidates who are interested in dealing with a variety of corporate matters to join the Corporate team in our Edmonton office. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, well-developed interpersonal skills, a strong work ethic, a willingness to learn, and a positive and professional attitude.

Our positions offer the opportunity to work within a positive work environment, and competitive compensation based on qualifications and experience.

Hours of work are 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Monday to Friday.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Filing Alberta and Federal Annual Returns
  • Familiarity with extra-provincial, NWPTA and MADI-B registrations
  • Maintaining minute book records
  • Registering and maintaining limited partnership registrations
  • Responding to daily inquiries from lawyers, legal assistants and on occasion, clients
  • Drafting agreements and auxiliary documents, including those relating to incorporations, amendments, dissolutions and various other types of corporate transactions
  • Conduct due diligence minute book reviews, including recommendations regarding deficiencies
  • Others duties as assigned

DESIRED SKILL SET

  • High professionalism and the ability to respect confidentiality
  • Strong understanding of legal procedures, scheduling and deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Be able to multi-task and prioritize
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Reliable and accountable
  • Has excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work independently as well as within a team environment

TECHNICAL ASSETS

  • Must have working knowledge in MS Excel, Word, Outlook, Teams
  • Experience in a corporate database system (ALF Cloud preferred)
  • ACUMIN knowledge an asset
  • Net Documents knowledge an asset

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Must have CORES (Minimum Level 2) Certification
  • Be a graduate of an accredited legal assistant program
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience as a Legal Assistant

APPLICATIONS

Interested applicants may apply in confidence by submitting a cover letter and resume to: HR@OgilvieLaw.com. We thank all applicants for their interest in Ogilvie; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.