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Corporate/Commercial Legal Assistant — Edmonton

May 28 2022
Categories Commercial, Corporate, Business, IP, Patents, Trademarks, Legal, Paralegal
Edmonton, AB

MLT Aikins Edmonton is in search of an experienced Corporate/Commercial Legal Assistant to support our growing commercial practice as it relates to commercial real estate transactions, commercial leasing, corporate/commercial transactions, including the purchase and sale of businesses, lending and financing transactions. Please note this is a term position for 12 months covering a maternity leave.

The successful candidate is a graduate of a recognized Legal Assistant program (equivalencies will be considered) with a minimum of four years in law practice looking to transition into corporate/commercial law practice. Working closely with our team of corporate/commercial lawyers, ideal candidates for this position will be self-motivated and enthusiastic.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Performing complex editing and formatting for correspondence and documents
  • Preparing various administrative tasks including file opening, billing and following-up to review outstanding accounts
  • Maintaining an efficient file system (physical and electronic files), have strong organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail
  • Monitoring and following up on all post-closing documents
  • Day-to-day administrative tasks including file organization, diarizations, booking appointments and maintaining calendars
  • Attending to online filings with Corporate Registries

Qualifications Include:

  • Graduate of a recognized Legal Assistant Program (equivalencies may be considered)
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in any law practice area
  • Advanced Computer skills including Word, Excel, Outlook and document management software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain an efficient electronic file system with exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple deadlines and complete them under time constraints
  • Must have proof reading, writing, spelling and grammar skills
  • Ability to follow instructions with minimum supervision and be able to thrive in a fast-paced, professional team environment
  • A client focused approach and commitment to providing exceptional service to internal and external clients

We Offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • Comprehensive coverage for health and wellness benefits
  • Access to group savings plans and investment options
  • Options for flexible work agreements and vacation coverage,

Our Diversity Statement

MLT Aikins is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building an inclusive and diverse work environment. Our principles of diversity, equity and inclusion creates a space for everyone to collaborate, allowing us to deliver excellent, and increasingly innovative, legal service to our clients. We encourage individuals of a diverse group to apply to our job postings when they become available. network