Legal Assistant

City: Edmonton, Alberta

Description

Company Name David Aplin Group
Job Type Full-time
Job Location Edmonton

David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with a full-service, mid-size downtown law firm, to recruit a Legal Assistant to assist a very busy Associate in their practice.

The right candidate will have at least 3 years of direct experience in a legal assistant role in at least one of these areas; commercial real estate, residential real estate, commercial leasing, wills & estates, or litigation. This candidate must be exceptionally self-driven, organized and have the ability to manage multiple priorities. The position requires the ability to work with tight deadlines and shifting priorities to meet client needs. They offer a competitive salary, a brand new facility and the opportunity to learn and work in a variety of areas of law!

The Role:

Day-to-day administration of a primarily solicitor-based practice
Drafting general correspondence, opening/closing files, tracking timelines, entering time
Calendar management , coordinating meetings
Reporting and billings
Maintaining and organizing client contacts and files
Liaising with clients, paralegals and other parties

The Ideal Candidate:

Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Commercial Real Estate
Formal Legal Assistant education an asset
There is a paralegal team to utilize, but a bonus if s/he has the ability to prepare commercial contracts, including asset and share purchase and sale transactions, shareholders agreements and various other legal documents (applications for probate) requiring great attention to detail
Accurate and detail-oriented and possess sound judgment and initiative
Dedicated to providing quality service to clients
Able to remain productive within a time-sensitive and fast-paced environment
Self-starter and team player

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please send your resume in confidence directly to Suzanne Gosse, Consultant, Legal Professionals at sgosse@aplin.com. Visit our website at www.aplin.com to view our job opportunities, career tips and tools. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

WE APPRECIATE YOUR INTEREST IN DAVID APLIN GROUP.

If this is your first introduction to us, we invite you to become one of our satisfied candidates. David Aplin Group has been Canadian owned since 1975. Our professional consultants are passionate about helping you find a fulfilling job or career and ensuring your complete satisfaction with our process. Our proven track record, nearly four decades long, is largely due to our team of highly skilled and successful specialists. Through superior service and a commitment to long-term relationships, we provide deep specialization in core areas for complete recruiting and HR solutions across Canada - all from one source. We look forward to exceeding your expectations!

Learn more about David Aplin Group and view all of our current job opportunities, career tips, and tools at www.aplin.com.

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Email: sgosse@etaplin.com

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