Jr. Law Clerk/Legal Assistant

Full-time, Permanent

$38-47k

3 days ago in Administrative and Office Support

Job Description:

Our client, a law firm located in North York is seeking a Junior Legal Assistant/Law Clerk to join their team. This position is an entry-level position and requires at least one year of work experience. You will be reporting to lawyers, law clerks, and other professional staff.

Responsibilities:

  • General administrative duties, including but not limited to scanning, filing, printing, data entry, photocopying, performing administrative duties with respect to opening and closing files, etc.
  • Maintaining workflow of occupancy closings for various projects at the same time
  • Liaising with other team members to coordinate workload
  • Reviewing and screening incoming calls, mail and fax communications
  • Preparing and editing emails, correspondence, reporting letters, invoicing and other documentation
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years related work experience an asset
  • Post-secondary degree, diploma or certificate in Paralegal, Law Clerk or Legal Assistant
  • Experience working in real estate industry a strong asset
  • Proficiency in Excel, Outlook and Word
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Detail-oriented with strong proof-reading skills, and a desire to provide high quality, accurate work product
  • Superior time-management
  • Excellent judgement and the ability to exercise discretion when dealing with confidential and sensitive matters
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to prioritize work effectively, meet deadlines and work well under pressure
  • Requirement to work both independently and as part of a team and excel in both situations
  • Takes initiative and seeks out opportunities to support team members
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral to liaise with lawyers, clients and other staff members
  • Client service focused and results oriented
  • Friendly attitude and willingness to learn new things
  • Flexibility to occasionally work overtime

To apply, upload your resume and complete the required information in the “Apply For The Job” section located to the right of the posting. Alternatively, quote the position title and email your resume to: Jillian; j.tishman@tdspersonnel.com

If you are already registered with TDS Personnel please contact your Consultant.

TDS Personnel is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodations within reason due to a disability or medical need are available on request for candidates taking part in the recruitment process.

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