Legal Assistant, KLaw

kpmgca - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Overview

You’ve got big plans. We have opportunities to match, and we’re committed to empowering you to become a better you, no matter what you do.

When you join KPMG you’ll be one of over 219,000 professionals providing audit, tax, advisory, and business enablement services across 147 countries.

With the support to do things differently, grow personally and professionally, and bring your whole self to work, there’s no limit to the impact you can make. Let’s do this.

The opportunity:
KPMG Law Tax Litigation & Dispute Resolution section assists companies and individuals to protect against, prepare for, and respond to challenges by the tax authorities. KPMG Law is involved in each stage of the tax dispute from pre-litigation to litigation in provincial and federal courts and tribunals.

We are currently searching for an experienced Legal Assistant to support lawyers with document processing and client services responsibilities. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who enjoys a team work environment with client contact. The successful candidate will demonstrate initiative, strong attention to detail, and organizational skills, with a desire to work in and promote a client first focused culture.

About the team:
KPMG Law LLP is a national law firm with offices in Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary and Montreal. Our assistants work closely with the lawyers to provide a superior client experience. KPMG Law LLP is affiliated with the professional services firm of KPMG LLP.

To learn more about KPMG Law LLP visit our website here.

What you will do

Handle administrative duties for a team of lawyers
Prepare legal document packages and forms for court filings, client submissions and trial preparation and proceedings, including photocopying, printing and binding
Process, edit, and proof-read a range of legal documents in MS Word, including legal agreements, presentations and correspondence
Generate comparison versions of legal documents using Track Changes and Workshare Compare, and maintain version control
Attending to electronic filing of corporate-related legal documents
Organization of meetings, including booking space, and coordinating meeting invitations
Prepare, submit and track legal counsel’s time and expense reports
Administer the processing of invoices
General office support activities

What you bring to the role

College Certificate or Diploma, or equivalent combination of experience
Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Legal Assistant
Experience in filing in both B.C. courts (required) and the federal courts (an asset)
Excellent attention to detail, proofreading and accuracy in documentation preparation
A positive, enthusiastic team member who engages colleagues, partners and clients in a professional manner
Advanced computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
Superior organizational skills with the ability to work effectively in a deadline driven environment

Keys to your success:
Superior organizational skills
Strong communication and legal writing skills
Dedicated to providing outstanding client service

Learn more about where a career at KPMG can take you.

Our Values, The KPMG Way

Integrity, we do what is right | Excellence, we never stop learning and improving | Courage, we think and act boldly | Together, we respect each other and draw strength from our differences | For Better, we do what matters

KPMG is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. KPMG encourages applications from all qualified individuals and will accommodate applicants’ disability-related needs, up to the point of undue hardship, throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Any assessment and selection materials or processes used during the recruitment process will be available in an accessible format to applicants with disabilities, upon request. If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact KPMG’s Employee Relations Service team for support at email: cdnersteam@kpmg.ca or phone: 416-777-8002 or toll free 1-888-466-4778 Option 3. KPMG will consult with all applicants with disabilities who request accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure that the accommodation provided takes into account the applicant’s individual accessibility needs.