Our client is a law firm located in downtown Ottawa. They are looking for an experienced, fluently bilingual legal assistant to join their IP litigation team on a full-time, permanent basis.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Organize and expedite the flow of work through the professional's practice, initiating any follow-up action as appropriate
Accurately prepare legal documents and correspondence with minimal direction
Transcribe and type legal documents and correspondence
Liaise between the legal professionals and various internal and external individuals, groups and clients at all levels
Work proactively in the day-to-day support of the professional's practice
Use initiative and good judgement to relieve the professionals of administrative detail
The successful candidate will have the following:
2+ years’ experience in Intellectual Property; experience in Patent and/or Trademark prosecution files would be considered an asset
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Fluently bilingual in French and English is a requirement
Good keyboard and dicta-typing skills are required
Ability to work in a team environment with a professional demeanour
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to multi-task within a fast-paced environment
Strong organizational and administrative skills
Thorough, conscientious and strong proofreading skills
About the Job
Salary will depend on experience.
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