Legal Assistant/Junior Law Clerk
City : Guelph
Category : Support Staff
Industry : Legal
Employer : SV Law
About the Opportunity: As the successful candidate you will have a Legal Assistant or Law Clerk Diploma or equivalent, and a minimum of 1 – 2 years experience in a similar role. Your responsibility will be to provide administrative support to a Partner, including calendar management, digital and physical file maintenance, composing correspondence, communication with clients, lawyers and other professionals, opening and closing files as well as billing. The responsibilities will largely involve preparation of Wills and Powers of Attorney, preparing corporate annuals and providing administrative support in the Partner’s corporate/commercial practice.
About You: You are a team player who thrives in an environment that offers the opportunity to work with a dynamic group of individuals as part of a team. You possess excellent organizational skills, with high attention to detail, and must have the ability to multitask, all of which will assist you in working in this fast-paced environment. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, as well as a positive attitude are also a must for dealing effectively with clients, other lawyers and professionals in the interests of our clients. Strong knowledge of MS Office is a must and knowledge in the applications of Emergent, Adobe Pro and PC Law are considered assets.
If you are interested in joining our talented team, please submit your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 21, 2021. We are committed to the health and wellbeing of our team members and clients and are following all Provincial and local Public Health regulations and protocols as they relate to COVID-19.
At SV Law, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported, and are free from violence and harassment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and community. If you require an accommodation for the recruitment/interview process (including alternate formats of materials, or accessible meeting rooms or other accommodation), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.