Legal Administrative Assistant

July 22 2021
Industries Legal
Categories Administrative, Clerical, Generalist, Legal, Paralegal
Toronto, ON

Join the ranks of Stikeman Elliott, one of the most distinguished and respected corporate law firms in Canada. Our Toronto office is in the heart of the financial district, with prime access to public transit, which makes it ideal for commuters. Voted one of the Best Employers in Canada for the past 12 years, and winner of the Venngo Award of Excellence for Financial, Physical & Mental Wellness at the 2019 Canadian HR Awards, Stikeman Elliott is always seeking to recruit the best and the brightest talents.

We are looking for a Legal Administrative Assistant to support our Firm’s lawyers in Toronto!

The ideal candidates have 3+ years of experience (or a combination of education and experience, ideally in a law firm environment), will exercise good judgement in a variety of situations, and have the ability to balance multiple priorities. We currently have opportunities to work in various practice areas.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide proactive support to our busy lawyers in the following areas:
    • Legal Document Production & Management
    • Client File Management & Practice Activities
    • Accounts/Billing & A/R Financial Management
    • Marketing & Business Development Support
    • General Administrative Support
    • Calendar, Time & Email Management
    • Project Coordination

Qualifications

Knowledge and Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience working as an Executive or Legal Administrative Assistant (or a combination of education and experience)
  • Strong experience with calendar and legal practice management
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Able to learn and utilize various software programs utilized by the Firm
  • Comfortable in an environment of continuous learning with on-going formal and self learning opportunities
  • Solution oriented with sound judgement to make informed decisions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to use discretion when dealing with confidential information
  • Solid organization and time management skills
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to producing quality work
  • Professional, responsive, friendly, and able to build productive relationships

Stikeman Elliott is committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment process.

Apply now!

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