Legal Assistant

Seeking a Legal Assistant (Labour and Employment) for our client, a busy, downtown Toronto boutique law firm that specializes primarily in labour and employment, injury and disability law, is expanding and we needs an outstanding person to help them grow. 

They are looking for a legal assistant that is looking to learn, flourish, and become part of a very vibrant and friendly group. This position is full-time and suitable for a candidate with at least 2+ years of experience as a legal assistant particularly with regard to the civil litigation process, including the Rules of Civil Procedure, at the Ontario Superior Court and Small Claims Court levels. Experience in employment law would be considered an asset. 


We are looking for someone that is responsive, eager to learn, adaptable, and enjoys a fast-paced, and fun, environment. The right candidate will be someone who can assist with all administrative duties from filing and handling trust transactions to billing and binding, and is also very familiar with scheduling mediation, examinations, and pre-trials. 

INTERESTED CANDIDATES should send a resume in confidence to Lindsay.traves@roberthalflegal.com
Requirements
The Legal Assistant (Labour and Employment) ideal candidate will have: 
strong written and verbal communication skills; 
excellent attention to detail; 
keen organizational ability; 
flexibility to work independently or as part of a team; and 
the ability to prioritize and meet urgent deadlines. 

We welcome and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. 

INTERESTED CANDIDATES should send a resume in confidence to Lindsay.traves@roberthalflegal.com
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.

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