Legal Assistant (Float) - Business

May 24 2023
Categories Commercial, Corporate, Business, Generalist,
Vancouver, BC • Full time

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP is currently seeking a Float Legal Assistant to work in our vibrant Business Group in our Vancouver Office. This position will appeal to candidates who enjoy a fun, challenging position in an office with a great culture. The primary responsibilities of the position are outlined below:

The Role:

  • Assist our Real Estate and Banking Groups, providing vacation and sick leave coverage for Legal Assistants, in addition to overload assistance;
  • Edit, format, print and revise letters, memos, reports, forms, labels and other printed material using Word, Excel, PowerPoint, from dictation or other instruction as required;
  • Preliminary drafting of correspondence;
  • Initiation of documentation and correspondence on files;
  • Assisting with opening and closing client/matter files;
  • Keeping client file lists;
  • Maintain an efficient file management and bring forward system;
  • Handling incoming and outgoing mail;
  • Miscellaneous administration duties, including entry of time and bill preparation;
  • Perform a variety of routine tasks as well as special projects as required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • 1 - 2 years of experience in a Legal Assistant position preferably with Real Estate and/or Banking experience;
  • Graduate of Legal Administrative Assistant program or relevant experience;
  • Advanced PC skills, particularly with Microsoft Office Suite (Chrome River, SAP, MS Teams, iManage knowledge would be an asset);
  • Ability to work with minimal direction or instructions;
  • Ability to delegate work appropriately to other service departments and/or Administrative Clerks;
  • Ability to manage, organize and prioritize work independently;
  • Ability to maintain excellent working relationships with all staff;
  • Excellent spelling and grammar skills.

Why join our team:

  • Pension plan with employer contribution
  • Benefit premiums paid by the firm
  • Telemedicine services
  • Wellness matters: Flexible health and wellness allowance that covers much more than gym memberships!
  • Training and development programs based on your interests and needs

Ready to join a proactive and modern firm that provides an exceptional career experience in an inclusive and collaborative environment? Come join us!

As a global law firm, we embrace a culture of excellence and working hard, but always with a focus on flexibility, respect, diversity and openness. We strive to create an equitable, inclusive environment where everyone can bring their whole self to work and realize their career potential.

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Please note that applicants who receive an employment offer may be required during their employment with Norton Rose Fulbright to provide proof of vaccinations recommended from time to time by government or public health authorities. Norton Rose Fulbright has a duty to accommodate those who are unable to get vaccinated due to protected grounds. For applicants who require an accommodation, please contact to discuss further.

We thank all candidates for their applications, but please note that we will be contacting only those whom we invite for an interview.

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