Legal Administrative Assistant

March 28 2024
Industries Legal
Categories Generalist,
Toronto, ON • Full time

We're always keeping an eye out for talented Legal Administrative Assistants to join our exceptional Administrative Services team! Whether you're just starting out your career in administration or are a seasoned expert in your field, Stikeman Elliott is a great place to grow your career! Come join one of the most distinguished and respected corporate law firms in Canada.

Our Toronto office is located in the heart of the financial district and is just steps to the TTC and GO Train Station. Our Legal Administrative Assistants can also take advantage of hybrid work (minimum of three days per week on-site, once you finish training). Voted one of the Best Employers in Canada for the past 14 years, and counting, Stikeman Elliott is always seeking to provide an excellent employee experience. We have a culture that values teamwork, service excellence and mentorship. Aside from working with an incredible team, we also have a fantastic benefits program, learning and development assistance and RRSP (Registered Retirement Savings Plan) matching. If you like a fast-paced environment, a team structure that provides support, training, and development - we'd love to hear from you!

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

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience working as an Legal Administrative Assistant, Administrative Assistant or Executive Assistant (or a combination of education and experience) is a strong asset - we frequently hire LAAs with various levels of experience, depending on our business needs
  • Education or certification in legal administration, Law Clerk or law-related field is a strong asset
  • 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.

Please Note: Our firm has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy which requires all firm members to be fully vaccinated with a Health Canada approved COVID-19 vaccine. You will not be asked to disclose your vaccination status during the interview process. If you are offered employment, you will find a vaccination clause in your offer of employment providing that prior to commencing any employment with the Firm, you must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and provide proof of a Health Canada approved COVID-19 vaccination. The Firm will make reasonable accommodation efforts if you cannot be vaccinated due to medical, religious, or other grounds to the extent protected by applicable human rights legislation.

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