Legal Assistant

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Overview of the opportunity:

We are currently searching for an experience Legal Assistant to join our Toronto Team.  This role will support lawyers with document processing and client services responsibilities. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who enjoys a team work environment with client contact. The successful candidate will demonstrate initiative, strong attention to detail, and organizational skills, with a desire to work in and promote a client first focused culture.

What you will do:

  • Process, edit, and proof-read a range of legal documents in MS Word, including complicated legal agreements, presentations and correspondence
  • Generate comparison versions of  legal documents using Track Changes
  • Compare, and maintain version control
  • Attending to electronic filing of corporate-related legal documents
  • Organization of meetings, including booking space, meeting invitations in MS Outlook, etc.
  • Prepare, submit and track legal counsel’s time and expense reports
  • Attend to travel arrangements for legal counsel
  • Administer the processing of invoices directed to legal counsel

What you bring to the role:

A successful candidate will possess the following skills and behaviours:
  • Community College Certificate or Diploma, or equivalent combination of experience;
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience as a Business Law Legal Assistant.
  • Working experience in the area of Financial Services and/or corporate is considered an asset;
  • Experience with supporting corporate transactions is considered an asset;
  • Strong document processing skills are required (e.g. formatting and revising in Microsoft Office and Adobe, converting styles, cross-referencing, etc.);
  • Excellent organizational/follow up skills; attention to detail, proofreading and accuracy are required;
  • A positive and enthusiastic and team work approach to day-to-day workflow is considered an asset;
  • Advanced computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;Strong interpersonal and client service skills

Learn more about where a career at KPMG can take you.


Our Values, The KPMG Way


We lead by example | We work together | We respect the individual 
We seek the facts and provide insight | We are open and honest in our communication 
We are committed to our communities | Above all, we act with integrity

KPMG is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. KPMG encourages applications from all qualified individuals and will accommodate applicants’ disability-related needs, up to the point of undue hardship, throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Any assessment and selection materials or processes used during the recruitment process will be available in an accessible format to applicants with disabilities, upon request. If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact the HR Shared Service Centre by email at or by phone at 416-777-8002 or toll free 1-888-466-4778 (Option 1). KPMG will consult with all applicants with disabilities who request accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure that the accommodation provided takes into account the applicant’s individual accessibility needs.


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