DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, positioning us to help companies with their legal needs around the world. Our mission is to be the leading global business law firm. DLA Piper (Canada) LLP is one of Canada’s leading law firms with a team of innovative, proactive and dedicated lawyers, administrative and support staff who serve our clients in Canada and around the world. We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a generous, top-rated employee pension plan.
If you are talented in providing unprecedented service, are enthusiastic and a team player, we are looking for you. We are currently looking for a Resource Legal Administrative Assistant (“Floater”) and a Legal Administrative Assistant in a teamed position to join our firm and we invite you to review the job description. This is a great opportunity to join a fantastic firm. Working on the float team, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to meet people from across the firm and utilize their skills in a variety of different practice areas and specialized areas of law.
The Resource Legal Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing legal administrative support to teams in all areas of law, for covering desks during short and longer term absences (everything from sick days to pre-booked vacations to extended leaves), and for overflow work when other LAA’s are busy. We are looking specifically for candidates that like to stay busy and who are very flexible and adaptable, resourceful in their own learning and who have a strong sense of customer service orientation and a “can do” attitude.
Looking to our needs in the future, there is a strong possibility that there will be position(s) opening for permanent roles with teams of lawyers, of which this candidate would be welcome to apply.
We are flexible to hiring this position on a one year contract position or on a permanent basis.
Duties & Responsibilities
Knowledge, Qualities & Experience Required
We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Job Type: Full-time