Legal Assistant -Business Law

Description

Our Client located in the heart of downtown; an international law firm is currently seeking a Legal Assistant-Floater for their Business law group. The company offers great benefits and much more!

Floaters perform work assigned by their immediate supervisor. They may be required to work for more than one person in the same day at their own workstation or at the workstation of the assistant they are replacing.

Principal Duties

  • Transcribe/modify correspondence, agreements, contracts and other dictated or handwritten material
  • Create and update tables in electronic spreadsheets
  • Create and update presentations in PowerPoint
  • Perform all other duties related to secretarial work (photocopies, labels, updates, etc.)
  • When replacing an assistant, in addition to the above duties
  • Prepare correspondence and emails in draft form
  • Assume responsibility for the agenda and complete client contact forms
  • Follow-up daily on deadlines and ensure that they are respected
  • Maintain filing up to date
  • Take telephone messages and follow up on calls
  • Perform administrative tasks related to the position (billing, time charges, expense reports, etc.)

Skill and Experience Required

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a legal assistant in business law
  • Excellent knowledge of French and English grammar
  • Advances knowledge of Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Meticulous and detail oriented
  • Organized and able to manage priorities
  • Team-oriented and able to work under pressure
  • Positive attitude with a client service focus
  • Autonomous, proactive and able to work quickly
  • Sense of responsibility
  • Versatile and very flexible

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