Law Clerk/Legal Assistant

Full Time
Posted 3 weeks ago

We are currently looking for a full time Law Clerk/Legal Assistant in the area of corporate-commercial-commercial law. Successful candidate will be enthusiastic, eager and thrive in a fast paced and youthful environment.

Essential Functions:
Responsible for clerical, administrative and general office duties, including:
• opening files, filing, arranging meetings, managing calendars
• coordinating and monitoring administrative tasks to ensure completion of work accurately and in a timely manner
• liaising with clients to obtain information and instructions
• liaising professionally with clients, other law firms and support staff
• completing a substantial portion of all files in a variety of areas of law
• drafting and completing corporate documents such as Articles of Incorporation, Dissolution, Amalgamation, Amendment, Continuance, Revival; preparing by-laws, organizational resolutions, ledgers and minute books
• drafting commercial closing documents for business purchase and sales
• coordinating the purchase and sale of businesses and assisting lawyers in transaction; client communication and communication with opposing counsel
• managing all procedural and administrative tasks
• performing independently residential real estate transactions and financing transactions completely, including reporting
• recording your time dockets and preparing accounts

Qualifications and Skills
• Legal Assistant diploma/Law Clerk diploma
• Member, Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario – Associate level
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience
• Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
• Computer: Word, WordPerfect, Excel, Outlook, Teraview, legal research software
• Able to multi-task and deal with significant workload
• Excellent organizational skills with ability to work well under pressure
• Able to work with minimal supervision as well as part of a team
• Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills
• Demonstrates discretion and professionalism when handling confidential information and sensitive issues
• Experience in and/or exposure to tax law would be an asset.
Bonus
• Knowledge of Do Process corporate software Fastcompany and Will builder
• Knowledge of PracticePanther, Clio or Amicus Attorney file management systems
• Knowledge of citrix conveyancer and Teraview
Salary commensurate with experience ($45,000 +).

Please forward Cover Letter and Resume to reception@kalfalaw.com

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