Essential Functions

  • Provide full scope legal administrative support such as document preparation, drafting letters, client correspondence, binder preparation and billing
  • Oversee the processing of trust funds to and from trust and investment accounts on a timely basis in respect of various transactions
  • Complete due diligence searches (Corporate Registry, Personal Property Registry, Land Titles)
  • Calendar management and meeting organization
  • Document management duties, including filing and diary system
  • Building a positive rapport with staff, lawyers and clients
  • Provide additional administrative assistance and general office duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education from an accredited Legal Assistant program and/or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a legal support position; experience in commercial real estate an asset
  • Proficient with computers, particularly Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Demonstrates a high level of professionalism, confidentiality and discretion
  • Highly organized and able to prioritize workload
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Self-motivated
  • Responds to everyday tasks with little supervision and takes ownership of the role
  • A strong team player; demonstration of a positive work ethic
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


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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Details

Location
Edmonton

Employment Type
Full Time

Posted on December 22, 2020