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Legal Assistant

No. 464
April 21, 2022
$50,000 to $70,000 per year according to experience
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A law firm specialized in commercial and tax litigation is looking for a management ace to ensure the support for the success of a multitude of legal files. If you are known as a resourceful and rigorous person who knows all legal terminology, a wide range of professionals are waiting for you. Our client, who has been in business law for over 30 years, is looking for a reliable and dedicated person to fill a legal assistant position for their law firm in downtown Montreal. Reporting to the Head of Department, the person will be responsible for supporting the partners in litigation.


  • Prepare, draft and review procedures as well as other legal documents.
  • Open al new files.
  • Finalize final proceedings and court filings.
  • Follow up for procedural timeframes.
  • Follow up with clients, bailiffs and court representatives.
  • Manage files and documents.
  • Answer calls and emails from layers.
  • Assist lawyers in prioritizing their agenda.
  • Maintain employee relations database.
  • Prepare expense reports.
  • Support lawyers in all aspects of business development.
  • Support lawyers and the entire team in all other duties related to the position.
  • If you are ready to take on new challenges, we would like to meet you!


  • 5-minute walk from McGill Metro.
  • Group insurance after 3 months.
  • Teleworking (2-3 days per week).
  • 3 weeks of vacation.
  • Possibility of contributing to an RRSP.
  • Company that cares about its employees.
  • Continuous training to help employees grow.

Job requirements

  • DCS in Paralegalism or ACS in Legal Secretarial or Office Automation.
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in the legal field.
  • Extensive knowledge of litigation procedures in Quebec.
  • Knowledge of procedures in the Federal Court, Tax Court of Canada and Supreme Court of Canada (an asset).
  • Being French-English bilingual, especially written.
  • Extensive knowledge of the Office Suite.

Desired profile

  • Have initiative and organization.
  • Be thorough in their work.
  • Be versatile and enjoy teamwork.
  • Be autonomous and resourceful.

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