Legal Assistant, Tax & Estates

Full-time, Permanent

$60-70k

4 days ago in Administrative and Office Support

Job Description:

Our client is currently seeking an experienced Legal Assistant to join their Tax and Estates team. Our ideal candidate will provide practice management support to two lawyers and have experience in various aspects of Tax, Estates and Business law.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with preparation of correspondence and legal documents relating to areas of taxation, estate planning and business law including corporate reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, as well as complex wills, family trusts and estate administration;
  • Maintain tickler systems to monitor key dates for task management;
  • Schedule meetings and co-ordinate appointments as required;
  • Organize, open and manage client files;
  • Ensure time-sensitive documents are managed effectively;
  • General administrative duties including entering dockets and processing accounts; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a Legal Assistant diploma program
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience within a Tax, Estates and/or Business Law practice
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 (including Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Pro/Kofax and DocuSign
  • Experience working with a document management system, e.g., IManage
  • Possess well-developed organizational and time management skills in order to manage multiple priorities with ease in order to meet tight deadlines
  • Strong communication skills to help build relationships and provide excellent client service
  • A confident self-starter, who works well both independently, and in a team environment
  • Operate with a high degree of accuracy and strong attention to detail
  • Show good judgment and respond well to constructive feedback

 

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: Lindsey; l.title@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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