Legal Assistant - Resource Team

MLT Aikins LLP - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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MLT Aikins is an expertise-based, full service law firm of 240 lawyers serving clients across Western Canada from offices in Regina, Saskatoon, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver and Winnipeg.

As a growing and dynamic firm we are interested in hearing from qualified legal assistant applicants for our Calgary office of MLTA Aikins which prides itself in having a friendly and co-operative atmosphere working environment.

This position will be responsible for providing administrative and clerical support for various lawyers in the Calgary office and will be a part of our resource team who provide holiday coverage and project support.

Our ideal candidate is self-motivated, highly organized, has superior computer, proofreading and time management skills, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and is able to work independently. We are also looking for that candidate who is able to follow instructions, often with minimum supervision and able to thrive in a fast-paced, professional team environment.

Responsibilities/Qualifications Include:

  • Graduate of a recognized Legal Assistant Program (equivalencies may be considered)
  • Minimum of two years of experience as a legal assistant
  • Advanced computer skills including Word, Excel, Outlook and document management software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong proofreading, writing, spelling and grammar skills
  • Perform complex editing and formatting for correspondence and documents.
  • Prepare various administrative tasks including file opening, billing and follow-up to review outstanding accounts.
  • Maintain an efficient filing system (physical and electronic files)
  • Other duties as assigned

If this role sounds like a for you, please submit your resumé and cover letter.

Application Deadline: September 27, 2019

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Experience:

  • Legal Assistant: 2 years (Required)