Position title
Junior Corporate Commercial Legal Assistant
Description

We have a downtown firm offering a great opportunity for a junior corporate legal assistant. 

If you are looking for a new opportunity, and have the following skills and knowledge, please contact us for an interview at jobs@boostlegalsupport.com 

We look forward to meeting you!

Responsibilities

Knowledge/Experience 

  • Proficiency and aptitude to train to advanced level in Microsoft Word and specifically large documents (formatting using styles, numbering, cross-referencing, table of contents, merges, etc.), document comparison software and Adobe Acrobat;
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of other Microsoft Office programs (Excel 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;  
  • The ideal candidate must speak, read and write English fluently.  

 

Legal Specific 

  • Graduated with a legal assistant diploma at an accredited school; 
  • Up to 4 years experience in corporate commercial law; 
  • Assisting lawyers and paralegals involved in corporate, commercial and other practice areas;
  • Coordinating meetings in person and by video and teleconference and assisting with preparation for meetings;
  • Managing files including searches, conflicts, retainers, opening, organizing, maintaining, billing and closing;
  • Drafting, formatting and revising email and letter correspondence, memos, agreements and other documents;
  • Conducting various searches for due diligence and other purposes;
  • Submitting documents for registration at Land Titles, Personal Property Registry and other registries;
  • Drafting and revising documents, checklists and organizing materials for meetings, transactions, closings;
  • Preparing closing books and assisting with organizing and updating corporate records;
  • Administration of time entry and billing of client files;
  • Supporting marketing and business development activities; and
  • Performing other legal and administrative tasks assigned from time to time.
  • Other duties or tasks as required.

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

Employment Type
Full-time
Duration of employment
Permanent
Industry
Corporate Commercial
Job Location
Calgary
Date posted
February 24, 2022
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Position: Junior Corporate Commercial Legal Assistant

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