Legal Assistant - Business Law

Post Date: August 9, 2013

Miller Thomson LLP is one of Canada's fastest growing national business law firms, with more than 470 lawyers working in offices located in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Saskatoon, London, Kitchener-Waterloo, Guelph, Toronto, Markham and Montréal. We strive to offer each team member a great challenge, competitive compensation/benefits, employee perks, an emphasis on wellness plus, a positive, collegial work environment.

We are seeking a Legal Assistant for a full-time opportunity in the Business Law group supporting 2 Partners. This is a great opportunity for a Legal Assistant who enjoys a dynamic desk and being a solid contributor to a team. The successful candidate must have minimum 5 years experience as a Legal Assistant. Some securities or corporate/commercial experience is a definite asset.

The successful candidate will be a “go-getter” who takes pride in keeping practices organized and thrives on being a go-to person for any systems/procedures to keep things running smoothly.

The incumbent will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, quick turnaround time, a keen eye for detail especially in the area of document proofreading, basic correspondence drafting, a professional attitude and a genuine passion to go above and beyond. Strong Word and Excel skills and experience with dockets and accounts are a must.

This is an excellent opportunity for a legal assistant who wishes to become an integral part in building a successful practice.

Our ideal candidate is proactive, creative and always exploring ways to improve efficiencies and meet the needs of employees and clients.

If you are interested in this position, please forward your resume, quoting the above job title and office location, to:

Attn: Talent Management Specialist
Miller Thomson LLP
Scotia Plaza
40 King Street West, Suite 5800
P.O. Box 1011
Toronto, ON M5H 3S1
Fax: 416-595-8695
E-mail: recruitment@millerthomson.com

While we thank all applicants for their interest, due to the high volume of applicants we receive, we are unable to respond to queries individually and only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or agencies please.

Miller Thomson LLP is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, aboriginal peoples, visible minorities and people with disabilities.