Legal Assistant - Energy & Infrastructure

January 14 2022
Categories Bank, Insurance, Financial Services, Generalist, Legal, Paralegal, Legal, Paralegal
Calgary, AB
Description

The Team

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP is currently seeking a Legal Assistant (Maternity Leave Cover) to work in our Calgary Office. This full-time temporary legal assistant role will provide support to lawyers in our Energy & Infrastructure practice. This position will play a key role in handling administrative items. We are seeking a highly organized professional individual with excellent client service skills, who thrives in a fast-paced, high performance culture. The primary responsibilities of the position are:

The Role

  • Docket diaries, reminders and limitations.
  • Prepare expense reports and oversee key account billing administration.
  • Manage and coordinate lawyers' schedules, including coordinating court dates, questionings, client meetings, conference calls and travel arrangements.
  • Draft and revisecorrespondence and e-mails.
  • Transcribe, modify and format documents.
  • Prioritize workflow to ensure completion of accurate work within established deadlines.
  • Maintain files; including daily filing, file organization, opening files, closing files, etc.
  • Handle incoming telephone, email and mail correspondence.
  • Other duties as required.

Skills and Experience Required

  • College Diploma from a Legal Assistant program.
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in Energy & Infrastructure assistant capacity.
  • Proficiency in MS Office 2010with a high level of overall technical ability.
  • Excellent attention to detail and proofreading skills.
  • Experience with styles and document formatting.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with clients.
  • Abilityto take initiative and work independently when necessary.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Capable of working well under pressure.
  • Ability to handle multiple competing and urgent deadlines.
  • Flexible and adaptable to change.
  • Positive outlook and the ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Ability to work in an environment where discretion and confidentiality are essential.

Please note that Norton Rose Fulbright Canada requires all Firm members to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace. Applicants who receive an employment offer will be required to provide proof of full vaccination upon arrival to the Firm as a condition of employment. Norton Rose Fulbright has a duty to accommodate those who are unable to get vaccinated due to religious, medical or other protected grounds. For applicants who require an accommodation, please contact CANCALHR_RH@nortonrosefulbright.com to discuss further.

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global legal firm. We provide the world's pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 3800 lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.

Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare.

Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, Norton Rose Fulbright Australia, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP and Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc are separate legal entities and all of them are members of Norton Rose Fulbright Verein, a Swiss verein. Norton Rose Fulbright Verein helps coordinate the activities of the members but does not itself provide legal services to clients.

Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity is an important firm value. We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and to providing a workplace which is free from discrimination and harassment. This means that all job applicants, employees and partners will receive equal treatment regardless of race, colour, ethnic or national origins, sex, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

To apply, please visit the Careers page of our website at www.nortonrosefulbright.com. We thank all candidates for their application, but will be contacting only those whom we select to invite for an interview.

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP has an accommodation process in place that provides accommodations for employees with disabilities. If you are unable to apply for a position online or require any further accommodations during our recruitment process, please contact CANCALHR_RH@nortonrosefulbright.com

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