Position title
Legal Assistant Employment Law
Description

We are looking for a full-time legal assistant who has experience working in employment law

The following is a permanent placement in a firm located in the downtown core.  The ideal candidate must have: 

Knowledge/Experience  

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word and Outlook);   
  • Excellent at administrative tasks such as opening and closing of files, file management, proofreading and scheduling appointments;   
  • Strong attention to detail;   
  • Ability to work independently and to multi-task and prioritize;   
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills with the ability to adapt to a variety of working styles;   
  • The ideal candidate must speak, read and write English fluently.  

 

Legal Specific  

  • Graduated with a legal assistant diploma at an accredited school;  
  • At least 2 years of employment law experience;  
  • Comfortable drafting correspondence, preparing and filing pleadings;   
  • Familiar with reminder or limitation systems for deadline dates as dictated by the Rules of Court;  
  • The ability to assist lawyers in drafting of standard litigation proceedings, collective agreements and various legal documents;  
  • Prepare various documents, letters and forms related to employment law (legal opinions, legal agreements, etc.);   
  • Experience working with the Alberta Labour Relations Board;  
  • Prepare, organize and maintain client files as well as independently perform follow-up procedures;  
  • Experience performing Court searches, scheduling various applications, questionings and court dates.  

 

We thank all applicants interested in this position; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.  

Employment Type
Full-time
Industry
Employment Law
Job Location
Calgary
Date posted
November 16, 2019
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Position: Legal Assistant Employment Law

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