Position title
Legal Assistant (Float Team) - All Areas of Law - Temporary Position
Description

Boost Legal Support is both a recruiting and temporary placement agency that supports legal assistants, paralegals and law firms.   

Our client, a firm in downtown Calgary is looking for a legal assistant who has at least 3 years of experience working in a number of different areas of law for a temporary position on their resource/float team during the summer season.

Qualifications

Knowledge/Experience 

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word and Outlook);  
  • Understanding of Styles and proper paragraph numbering required;
  • 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;  
  • Flexible;
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills with the ability to adapt quickly 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 or equivalent experience; 
  • At least 3-5 years of legal experience; 
  • Comfortable drafting correspondence, preparing and filing documents;  
  • Ability to support various practice groups in a large firm setting.   Areas of law include Litigation, Labour & Employment, Commercial Real Estate, Banking & Finance, Tax, Securities and M&A, Oil & gas, and Regulatory

  •  

    Understand basic accounting principles and are familiar with legal accounting software such as Aderant, PCLaw or EsiLaw. 

 

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

Employment Type
Permanent
Beginning of employment
Immediate
Industry
Litigation
Job Location
Calgary
Date posted
June 17, 2021
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Position: Legal Assistant (Float Team) - All Areas of Law - Temporary Position

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