Paralegal/Legal Assistant/Law Clerk

Barrett Tax Law - Vaughan, ON (30+ days ago)

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Barrett Tax Law is a boutique taxation law firm, with an immediate opening at our Vaughan office.

We are seeking a full-time, bright, energetic and engaged paralegal, law clerk, or legal assistant to join our growing team.

The successful candidate will be an intelligent, efficient, and organized individual with the ability to problem solve and take initiative. We are particularly interested in finding someone who is detail-oriented, dedicated to customer service and who thrives in a fast paced, entrepreneurial, small business setting.

Qualifications:

  • One to three years experience in a legal setting
  • Strong Microsoft Office and general computer skills
  • Proficient in legal technology and software, including experience with e-discovery and electronic document management
  • Strong research skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Efficient problem solver
  • Ability to synthesize relevant information
  • Detail oriented
  • Numerate / Mathematical - logical
  • Emotionally intelligent
  • Professional

Responsibilities:

  • Assist lawyers primarily in tax dispute resolution, litigation and tax planning
  • Read and interpret statutes, regulations, rules, and case law
  • Drafting CRA representations, transactional and court documents
  • Gather and review client and CRA documentation
  • Synthesize information and build a case
  • Communicate professionally with clients and the Canada Revenue Agency
  • Handle administrative details

Applicant must be available to start immediately.

Please forward your cover letter, CV, transcripts and salary expectation. All documents must be submitted in PDF format. Reference letters and writing samples are highly encouraged.

In your submission, do explain why you would be a successful candidate.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • legal work: 1 year (Required)

Location:

  • Vaughan, ON (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Paralegal or Law Clerk (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Required)
  • French (Preferred)