We are looking for a full-time, self-motivated Legal Assistant/Paralegal. The successful candidate needs to be able to work independently in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, demanding environment. The successful candidate must have a minimum of three years’ experience in a law office and be a team player.

The primary responsibilities of the Legal Assistant will be to assist in the day to day activities for one of our senior lawyers. The duties may include but are not limited to the following:
– Able to assist with a busy legal practice including billing and reporting on transactions.
– Capable of handling residential real estate transactions (backup conveyancer);
– Familiar with corporate documentation
– Familiar with Wills, EPA’s and PD’s
– Familiar with applying for an Application for Grant of Probe
– Handling multiple tasks and prioritize appropriately
– Scheduling appointments
– Drafting correspondence
– Dictation to a high quality and accuracy with attention to details
– Opening and closing files
– Communicating with clients and lending facilities
– Diarizing files
– Land Title searches

Experience Expectations:
At least three or more years experience as a legal assistant, a high level of professionalism, and an understanding of discretion and client confidentiality.

Required Skills:
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook), dictation, and general office equipment. Strong communication and organizational skills, strong proofreading skills as well as a strong understand of general administrative tasks.

How to Apply:
Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to send resumes, cover letters and references to Linda Manning, Office Manager at Applications received without the requested documentation may not be considered.
Rackel Belzil LLP