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Job Title: Legal Assistant NEW ( ID: C5753 )
Career Category: Administrative
Posted Date: 2020-08-17
Location: Montreal, Quebec
Description:  
Overview

Our client, a well-established and forward-thinking company, is looking to add a Legal Assistant with at least 5-7 years of strong, relevant experience, to support their legal team. The successful candidate should be proactive, organized and able to work both independently and within a group setting.


Responsibilities:

• Open files and maintain the filing system in accordance with the professional regulation of lawyers and notaries;
• Oversee the calendars of the department’s team;
• Write letters and emails on behalf of the department;
• Fulfill administrative tasks, including but not limited to filing, typing, copying, binding, scanning, etc.;
• Arrange conference calls/rooms, hotels, flights, and prepare expense reports;
• Set up purchase orders and process expenses; and
• Receive, sort and distribute the post.

Requirements:

The ideal candidate will:

• Have a minimum of 5-7 years of pertinent experience in a comparable role;
• Have strong organizational skills and attention to detail;
• Have superior time management skills and the ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision;
• Have strong interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to build trust and work in a collaborative manner within a team setting;
• Be bilingual with strong French skills (oral and written) and English skills (oral); and
• Have advanced proficiency in Word, Power Point, Excel and Outlook; and
• A legal background will be considered an asset.

This is an excellent opportunity for a professional and efficient Legal Assistant to join a dynamic and innovative company.

        

 

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