Legal Assistant - After Hours

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Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP is one of Canada’s leading business law firms. Advising many of Canada’s corporate leaders, as well as U.S. and international parties with extensive interest in Canada, our over 400 lawyers are based in offices in Toronto, Montréal, Ottawa, Calgary, Vancouver and New York.

Osler prides itself on attracting and maintaining some of the brightest talent in the legal arena. Our lawyers, students, management and staff have created a unique firm culture which nurtures mentoring and the exchange of ideas. Osler is a dynamic and exciting place to begin a career or carve out a new path.

We currently have an opening for a Legal Assistant – After Hours. This position requires a client-serviced individual who can produce large volumes of high quality work under tight deadlines. The successful candidate will have exceptional technical skills (able to work with corrupt/damaged documents) and the ability to work both independently as well as in a team environment. In addition, the incumbent must be detail and results oriented, with superior proofreading and organizational skills.

If you are a self-starter who shows strong initiative, then this may be the position for you!

New graduates welcomed!


Hours of work:  5:00PM to 12:30AM, Monday to Friday

Position Requirements:

Education and Experience

  • Successful incumbents will have a Community College Certificate in a Legal Administration program or equivalent
  • Corporate and/or litigation experience would be considered an asset
  • Strong technical skills (Adobe Pro & MS Office – Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
  • You will be a team player, have a positive attitude and professional image
  • Possess a minimum of 1 year of experience in a similar role. 
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience is acceptable. 

We thank all applicants for their interest in Osler; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted. Osler is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment, and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities and people with diverse backgrounds, identities, and cultures. For candidates with disabilities, accommodations are available upon request in all phases of the selection process.

Please note that any offer of employment will be conditional upon background and reference checks, including a criminal record check, credit check, and employment and educational verifications.

If you have the required background with the ability to provide exceptional customer service and wish to work in one of Canada’s leading law firms, please reply in confidence with a cover letter and résumé by the closing date to:

Closing Date: Friday, October 25, 2019

No agencies or phone calls/emails please.

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