Legal Administrative Assistant

Location: Ottawa, ON
Company: Express Employment Professionals
Salary: $45,000 - $55,000
Industry: Legal
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 4 days ago

Our client, a medium sized Law Firm located in the Downtown core, is looking for a Legal Administrative Assistant (Real Estate Department) to join their team. This is a full-time permanent opportunity that offers a great work atmosphere, opportunity for growth and a challenging environment.

Why work for this organization?

  • Competitive salary
  • 3 weeks' vacation
  • Health and dental benefits after probation
  • Pension match after 1 year of service
  • Work life balance
  • Centrally located
  • Reputable organization
  • Professional development

Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Support a Partner by managing their calendars, scheduling meetings, appointments and conferences
  • Preparation and initial drafting of correspondence including editing and quality assurance
  • Prepare precedent based documents as needed
  • Title sub-searching and preliminary review of title searches
  • Coordinate workflow and assist lawyer in prioritizing and following up on outstanding items
  • Coordinate external and internal communication including mail, e-mail, fax and telephone calls
  • Prepare client files for closure and storage (30+ files)
  • Assist with other projects as required
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Office Administration € Legal or Law Clerk diploma
  • Minimum 1.5 years€ experience as a Legal Assistant ideally in real estate
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient with MS Office
  • Experience with Unity and Teraview considered an asset
  • Ability to work well independently as well as part of a team
  • Strong organizational, multitasking, and problem-solving skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability to work overtime if necessary

Salary: $45,000 - $55,000 per year based on experience

Hours: Monday € Friday € 9:00am € 5:00pm

If you are interested and believe you meet the specified qualifications, please reply to this ad in confidence with your Resume.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Express Employment Professionals; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Express Employment Professionals is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Web Reference : AJF/359127767-167
Posted Date : Wed, 22 Jun 2022

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