Legal Assistant

  • Category
    Office, clerical & administrative - Legal Assistant
  • Job type
  • Location
    Toronto, Ontario

Legal Assistant-Temp to Perm or Permanent Opportunity

Adecco Toronto Professional is currently recruiting for a Legal Assistant, our Client is a Law Firm located Downtown Toronto. Our Client has a wonderful opportunity for a Legal Assistant Temp to Perm or Perm depending on experience. They primarily represents asset and portfolio managers, including investment dealers, pooled fund managers, hedge funds, private companies, publicly listed entities and investors. They are a dedicated team of professionals working together in a fast-paced industry and are eager to have a Legal Assistant join their team and be part of making a difference.

The successful Legal Assistant candidate will be responsible for:

Providing administrative support to several lawyers
Managing the docketing of time entries
Communicating with clients
Formatting, indexing, setting up of paper files and revising marked-up legal documents
Preparing legal letters, receiving and distributing mail, sending courier packages
Producing reports and creating presentation documents
Scanning documents and saving then to the firm’s document management system
Running blacklines and converting Word documents into PDFs
Creating client files in accordance with firm procedures
Scheduling meetings with clients and assisting in managing lawyers’ calendars
Providing rotational Reception/Office clerical relief duties

Our Client offers an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive base salary, performance-based bonuses, excellent benefits, recognition for your accomplishments, and opportunities for personal and professional growth.

THE IDEAL Legal Assistant will possess the following attributes:

As a qualified candidate you possess:

2 to 5 years of legal assistant experience at a law firm
Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint)
Experience with Worldox or similar document management system
Working knowledge of Foxit PDF, ContactEase and PC Law are an asset
Excellent organization and time management skills
Strong attention to detail
A self- starter and team player with a professional manner
Ability to meet tight deadlines while balancing different priorities
Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
Experience in and/or exposure to investment funds or corporate finance work would be an asset

Are you a Legal Assistant with these qualifications looking for a new exciting Legal Assistant job with a growing Law Firm or simply a change, then apply now. Only the qualified Legal Assistant candidates will be contacted.


  • Apply with Adecco

Reference number CA_EN_2_026575_30159

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.

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