Legal Assistant, Resource Team (Corporate & Litigation)

at Bennett Jones LLP (view profile)
Location Edmonton, Canada
Date Posted June 21, 2021
Category Lawyers (Litigation)
Job Type Contract Role

Description

Essential Functions:

  • Provide administrative support to various assistants/lawyers throughout the litigation and corporate departments; as well as participate in project work as needed
  • Proofread, prepare and revise legal and non-legal documentation
  • Transcribe information from various sources (i.e. voicemail, dictation software, etc.)
  • Input time entries and process accounts
  • Manage calendars/emails and electronic/hardcopy filing
  • Maintain files in accordance with standard procedures, including opening and closing files
  • Update and maintain diary systems
  • Build a positive rapport with staff, lawyers and clients
  • Other administrative duties as required

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education from an accredited Legal Assistant program and/or equivalent experience
  • Minimum one year of experience in a law firm
  • Familiarity with corporate commercial law and/or litigation law along with terminology and procedures an asset
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work in a fast-paced work environment
  • Excellent attention to detail and organization skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A strong team player; demonstration of a positive work ethic
  • Maintain professionalism, confidentiality and discretion
  • Technical aptitude for learning various computer programs

Apply To:

Human Resources

Bennett Jones Services Limited Partnership

3200 TELUS House, South Tower

10020 100th Street

Edmonton, AB T5J 0N3

E-mail:  hrdeptedm@bennettjones.com

All offers of employment are conditional upon the satisfactory verification of a Canadian criminal record check.  Determination of the factors that constitute satisfactory verification is within the sole discretion of Bennett Jones.

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

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