Legal Assistant, Banking & Financial Services

Date Posted
Feb 17, 2022
Closing Date
May 31, 2022
Location
Toronto
Description

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 more than 1,000 firm members are based in offices in Toronto, Montréal, Ottawa, Vancouver, Calgary 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 further your career or carve out a new path.

We have a position available for a Legal Assistant in our Banking & Financial Services Department, supporting four Legal Professionals. The position requires Banking & Financial Services experience, a positive attitude, very strong communication and technical skills. The successful candidate must demonstrate initiative, high attention to detail, and the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines. In addition, strong client service skills, organizational skills and practice management abilities are required.

Position Requirements

Education and Experience

  • A Community College Certificate in a Legal Secretarial Assistant program or equivalent experience working in a Legal Assistant role
  • Minimum of three to five years of experience in a Legal Assistant role
  • Superior administrative management and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong team player, with excellent communication, organizational and technical expertise (MS  Office suite)
  • Excellent problem solving abilities and client service mindset

To protect the health and safety of firm members and visitors and to comply with the recommendations of public health authorities, employment at Osler will be conditional on the candidate submitting evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

We are currently working in a hybrid work arrangement, with a requirement to work partially in the office and an opportunity to work remote.

How To Apply

Accessibility and Accommodation

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. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates in all phases of the selection process.

Background and Reference Checks

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.

 

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