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Legal Assistant

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Job ID:

393

Location:

TORONTO 

Category:

Legal Assistant
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Job Views:

253

Employment Type:

Contractor

Posted:

02.10.2016
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Industry:

General

Job Description:

Crawford Chondon & Partners LLP is a well-established boutique labour, and employment law firm specialized in providing advice and representation to employers across all sectors. Our clients receive sophisticated, strategic and proactive advice and representation, with an emphasis on practical solutions. 
 

Job Requirements:


The successful candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to: 
  • Preparing legal documents from written, oral and taped instruction and precedents.·      
  • Drafting routine correspondence on behalf of lawyer.·         
  • Entering dockets and preparing accounts.
  • Applying proofreading and editing skills to documents and correspondence.
  • Obtaining information and instructions from clients and forwarding to lawyer.
  • Assisting in management of lawyer’s practice, i.e., opening files, arranging meetings, scheduling hearing dates, arranging travel and/or accommodations.
  • Coordinating and monitoring administrative functions to ensure completion of work accurately and within established time. 
  • Provide support to other lawyers and staff as required and requested. 

Education and Experience:     
  • College Diploma in Legal Administration.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of legal administration experience, with exposure to litigation. 
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills are required.
  • Strong Administrative and organizational skills as well as above average attention to detail.
  • Ability to be flexible, adapt to change and to work under pressure.
  • Ability to take action, be self-directing, innovative and make sound, common-sense decisions.
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Labour and employment law or tribunal experience is a plus.
  • Knowledge of PCLaw is an asset as is Worldox.  

Why commute downtown, when what you’re really looking for is right near home?  Paid underground parking is available and located near transit.
Company Info
Crawford Chondon & Partners LLP

TORONTO, ON, Canada

Phone:
Web Site: www.ccpartners.ca

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