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Legal Assistant

No. 464
November 8, 2022
Location
Montréal
Salary
$50,000 to $70,000 per year according to experience
Job category
Legal
Type of job
Permanent
Schedule
Day shift from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 37.5 hours per week
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.

Tasks

  • 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!

Advantages

  • 5-minute walk from McGill Metro.
  • Benefits package fully paid by the employer
  • Group insurance offered from the 1st day.
  • Hybrid work mode offered by the employer (40% telework and 60% presential)
  • Vacations negotiable according to experience
  • Company that cares about its employees
  • Continuous training related to the job, paid by the employer

Job requirements

  • DCS in Paralegalism or ACS in Legal Secretarial or Office Automation.
  • At least 1 to 3 years of experience in the legal field.
  • Extensive knowledge of litigation procedures in Quebec, an asset.
  • Knowledge of procedures in the Federal Court, Tax Court of Canada and Supreme Court of Canada (an asset).
  • Being French-English bilingual, especially written to meet the needs of the bilingual clientele.
  • Extensive knowledge of the Office Suite.

Desired profile

  • Have initiative and organization.
  • Be thorough in their work.
  • Be versatile and enjoy teamwork.
  • Ability to manage priorities and work under tight deadlines.
  • Be meticulous.

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