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Legal Assistant - Corporate Clerks

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The Legal Assistant provides administrative support to Law Clerks within the Corporate Law department.  This position is responsible for coordinating a variety of administrative procedures to ensure a high standard of quality and customer service.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Preparation of correspondence and legal documentation including extensive editing and quality assurance
  • Coordinate external and internal communication including mail, e-mail, fax and telephone calls
  • Maintain corporate database
  • Obtain various corporate searches from government agencies
  • Address client inquiries as required
  • Maintain client files
  • Prepare client files for closure and storage
  • Preparation of accounts
  • Preparation of mail and courier packages
  • Assist with other projects and support other departments as required

Qualifications: 

  • Completed post-Secondary education in Office Administration or Law Clerk diploma from a recognized post-secondary institute or suitable combination of education and administrative related experience is preferred
  • Minimum one year of legal office experience, preferably within a corporate law environment
  • Strong working knowledge of PC desktop tools such as word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, e-mail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and professional presentation
  • Basic office equipment experience
  • Customer relations experience
  • Experience preparing and editing correspondence

Skills Required:

  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize job tasks in order to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to respond effectively and professionally to changes in schedules and priorities
  • Ability to ensure consistent attention to details
  • Ability to work independently within a team environment
  • Ability to exercise discretion when dealing with sensitive information
  • A positive, supportive and professional attitude

Interested applicants should forward their resumes to careers@perlaw.ca.