Ottawa – Legal Administrative Assistant – Regulatory

Dentons - Ottawa, ON (12 months ago)

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The Dentons Ottawa Regulatory Group is seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant with 2+ years’ of experience. The position will require a confident, reliable and business-minded team player with the ability to manage multiple tasks and adapt to changing priorities.

The successful candidate will be organized, discreet, detail-oriented, and have a client-first approach to work. The person in this role will demonstrate this commitment through taking an active interest in all aspects of our client requirements. We are committed to providing exceptional service levels to the lawyers and our clients.

Responsibilities
Drafting, editing and proofreading routine correspondence, letters and other related documents;
Maintaining and organizing client contacts, files and various calendars;
Prioritizing workflow to ensure completion of accurate work within established timelines;
Managing administrative tasks, including time entry, billings, scheduling of appointments and coordinating meetings;
Liaising with clients on a regular basis; and
Other duties to support the Regulatory Group as required.
Requirements
Post-secondary education in business or related discipline (Legal Administration and/or Law Clerk Diploma preferred);
2+ years’ experience in a similar role with working knowledge of Regulatory Law (preferred);
Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written) with the ability to maintain excellent customer service by handling questions and concerns with professionalism;
Strong follow up and proofreading skills, attention to detail, and accuracy;
Ability to work under pressure and complete accurate work in a timely fashion while maintaining a positive, team driven attitude;
Seasoned problem solving skills and the ability to work with little instruction or supervision;
Excellent technical proficiency in Microsoft Office applications;
Knowledge of accounting/docketing systems and data management systems (preferred); and
Demonstrated commitment to privacy and ethical conduct.

Qualified applicants should submit their cover letter and resume by email:

Ottawa Talent Department
Dentons Canada LLP
Email: resumes.ottawa@dentons.com

  • We thank all applicants who apply, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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At Dentons, we believe that diversity and inclusion are essential to the success and strength of our firm and the quality of our advice to, and representation of, our clients. We are committed to providing a flexible environment where everyone respects, supports and learns from our collective skills, talents and differences. By attracting, supporting, promoting and retaining individuals from all backgrounds, inclusive of race, ethnicity, faith, religion or spiritual beliefs, gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, abilities, social perspective and other characteristics, we create a dynamic and inclusive work environment that is critical to our success.