Legal Administrative Assistant - Litigation

McMillan LLP - Montréal, QC (6 months ago)

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Would you like to be a part of Canada’s leading and progressive Business Law firm?

McMillan has an exciting opportunity as a full-time, bilingual, Legal Administrative Assistant in our Montréal office.

What You’ll Do

You will be a key addition to the fast-paced Litigation team, maximizing your strong skills in Microsoft Office and strong attention to detail. You will be involved in a wide variety of tasks, including:

Preparing/drafting and revising correspondence and various court documents
Awareness of processes and deadlines for notifying, serving and filing court documents
Scheduling mediations, pre-trials and trial dates, amongst other scheduling tasks
The legal professionals in this group have document intensive practices with multiple priorities and tight deadlines.

What You Bring

You have established yourself as a key resource with your experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and PPT). You also have legal experience in a law firm environment as a Legal Administrative Assistant and are familiar with a variety of practice areas.

You have strong administrative, organizational and interpersonal skills (both oral and written). You are proactive, detail-oriented and are able to effectively meet deadlines. You work well independently and in a team setting and provide an exceptional level of client service. The candidate must have a proactive and flexible attitude as well as keen attention to detail including thorough proofreading skills in both languages. Candidates should be flexible with respect to working overtime on an as-needed basis.

The ideal candidate will have five years’ experience and possess a good working knowledge of The Quebec Civil Code of Procedure.

McMillan Offers You

Growth

Mentorship and Support

Training as Software Evolves

Commensurate Compensation and Benefits Package

Fun Work Environment

McMillan = You

Inclusion and diversity are essential elements of our culture at McMillan which coincides with our core values of respect, teamwork, commitment, client service and professional excellence. We are extremely proud to be one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People three years in a row.

At McMillan, we know we will achieve the most success by attracting and retaining the best talent, and by representing and supporting communities from which we draw our members, the communities in which we live and work and the communities to which we provide legal services.

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We are a law firm that prides itself in sustained quality and excellence in service while fostering a positive and collegial work environment which nurtures mentoring inspires enthusiasm and professional excellence. We commit to putting our best efforts forward in achieving our goals, and the goals of our clients. You can help us in that journey!

Need another reason to consider McMillan? Let’s work together to help you achieve your professional goals and career development.

Let’s get started

If this position is you, and you reside in or around the Montréal area, we look forward to hearing from you. Click on the Apply Now button.

McMillan is committed to providing accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please email us or contact us at 1.888.622.4624 to submit your accommodation request.