Legal Assistant

City: Edmonton, Alberta

Description

Company Name David Aplin Group
Job Type Full-time

David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit for a Legal Assistant.

David Aplin is working with one of Western Canada's top law firms to recruit for a Legal Assistant with a minimum of 2 years of experience. If you have litigation that is an asset, but we are looking for other areas as well.

This firm offers a competitive salary, a full benefits package, a pension plan after 1 year and an additional 10 days of vacation (after 1 year) added to your 3 or 4 week’s holidays. They also reimburse for training/education and there is a free gym membership.

The Role:

Prepare legal documents, dictation, drafting letters, client correspondence
Document management duties, including filing
Calendar/meeting organization
Schedule travel arrangements
Enter information into ProLaw database
Expenses & billing
Building a positive rapport with staff, lawyers and clients
Provide administrative assistance and general office duties as assigned

The Ideal Candidate:

Post-secondary education from an accredited Legal Assistant program and/or equivalent experience
Minimum two years' experience in a legal support position, Litigation experience is an asset
Proficient with computers, particularly Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
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
A strong team player; demonstration of a positive work ethic
Ability to multi-task and handle a fast-paced work environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please send your resume in confidence directly to Suzanne Gosse, Consultant, Aplin Legal, Sales & Marketing 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. #LI-EDM

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 4 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@quaeaplin.com

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