Robert Half International Legal Assistant in Toronto, Ontario

Description

Robert Half is helping assist our client in finding a Legal Assistant in commercial, business, and corporate law; real estate law; securities law; and tax law.This opportunity is for 6 months, downtown Toronto!

Description:

  • Dictation (transcribe from dicta tapes);

  • Create and/or work with lengthy Word documents and make edits to them from hand-written mark-ups (accurate and quick turnaround);

  • PCLaw (full cycle: enter dockets accurately; prepare bills);

  • Must be open to following direction and taking feedback.

  • Provide special reception and secretarial support

  • Prepare a variety of documents and correspondence

  • Prepare correspondence and pleadings, plan out service on parties

  • File hard copies of documents as well as maintain the electronic document system

  • Uphold confidentiality at all times

  • Answer incoming calls and assist in handling high volume phone lines

  • Assemble court filings, sometimes electronically when required

  • Maintain the case calendar and observe deadlines

  • Aid attorneys with key discovery and client intake

  • Assist in preparation of exhibit binders for depositions, hearings and trials

For immediate consideration, please send your resume to [email protected] with the subject line "Toronto Legal Assistant." Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Requirements

Requirements:

  • Strong ability to transcribe accurately and quickly from tape;

  • Strong ability to use Word and make revisions to documents etc. as directed;

  • Familiar with PCLaw docket entry and billing cycle;

  • Ability to read handwriting;

  • Willing to follow direction and receive constructive feedback;

  • Knowledge of Teraview;

  • Knowledge of corporate processes and searches via web or agencies.

For immediate consideration, please send your resume to [email protected] with the subject line "Toronto Legal Assistant." Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted. .

Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions and document review matters. Our dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training.

Call your local Robert Half Legal office at 888.798.2974 to discover more about this position. Apply for this job now or contact our branch office for additional information.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

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Salary: DOE

Location: Toronto, ON

Date Posted: December 7, 2018

Employment Type: Contract Legal Professionals

Job Reference: 05090-0010761194

Staffing Area: Legal