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31 Jul 2020

Full-Time Corporate Commercial Legal Assistant

McLennan Ross LLP –  Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

Job Description

McLennan Ross LLP has an immediate opening for a
Full-time Corporate Commercial Legal Assistant
Yellowknife office

Position Overview:
Our Corporate Legal Assistant is responsible for providing legal and administrative support to lawyers in our Corporate Commercial Securities Practice Group. As a legal assistant, with 1-3 years’ experience, this opportunity includes:

  • preparing, drafting and revising legal documents and correspondence
  • working proactively and initiating follow up actions to expedite the flow of work
  • performing conflict searches, file openings and file closings
  • managing correspondence, booking appointments and diarizing deadlines
  • managing incoming mail and e-mail
  • regular interaction with clients and other lawyers
  • billing and other practice management tasks
  • maintaining organized and complete files within an electronic document management system

Our ideal candidate:

  • demonstrates strong time management and organizational skills
  • has strong interpersonal skills and prioritizes customer service
  • maintains professionalism, confidentiality and discretion
  • has excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • demonstrates excellent problem solving skills
  • is highly motivated, self-directed and detail oriented
  • is able to handle multiple tasks efficiently and work well independently with little supervision

Key Qualifications and Education:

  • post-secondary diploma or certificate in accredited legal assistant or paralegal program and/or successful career history in the role of a legal assistant
  • minimum 1-3 years’ experience in a busy corporate commercial practice
  • strong computer skills

What you will find at McLennan Ross:

  • a highly professional environment that is built on a strong culture and spirit of teamwork
  • flexible work hours, engaging work environment and lively social/staff committee
  • a proven high quality of service and commitment to our clients and to each other

Career Package:
We offer a challenging and progressive work environment together with an excellent
compensation package.

How to Apply

Qualified and talented candidates may submit their resume and cover letter including career highlights that demonstrate a strong fit to our requirements to:

Sonya Robinson, Office Manager
McLennan Ross LLP
Suite 300, 5109 – 48th Street
Yellowknife, NT X1A 1N5
Fax: (867) 766-7677

Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full-Time. Advertised until: 2020-08-30

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